Bitter tastes

Honeyed lies drank from poisoned lipsLaid my careful plans to wasteThose empty words and hidden bitesAte me up insideYet I’m still craving a taste.  Because all we really seem to wantIs what might kill us fastest.Consumed by our needsFor the food of our detriment And a sip of the deadliest drinkFilling up on love.  IContinue reading “Bitter tastes”

Lost words

I could spell it out for youBut my words, they hold no meaningFalling on deaf ears,Resting on mute tongues,Fading in deafening silenceAnd would they ever be enough?  I would spell it out for youBut my words, they hold no swayOver a focused mindAnd poignant emotionsHastily felt,  easily discardedAnd probably never enough.  I should spell itContinue reading “Lost words”

Topsy Turvy

When the world goes topsy turvyYou just turn yourself aroundAnd find the upside down wayTo keep your feet on solid ground.  Find the balanceFind the meanFind the middleUntil you find yourselfFirmly in the center.  It’s just a matter of perspective You need only find what you want to seeAnd then all of a suddenIt’s easierContinue reading “Topsy Turvy”

Puzzled

It’s when I stopped looking For you….All the time,Every time,That I found the time.  No more staring at the driveway,Or just glancing at the door,Waiting,Knowing you won’t come around no more.No more staring at my phone,Or looking for your name, on the list of who read what where,Waiting,Knowing you’re no longer there.  It’s when IContinue reading “Puzzled”

Crooked smile

‘It’s ok.’They tell me.‘You were just brainwashed,by him and the scene he painted.’ And I’ll smile a crooked smileAsking them ‘what brain?’‘I lost that way before him.’‘I’ve always been out of my mind.’ ‘It’s the heart that he stole.’‘And the love that he took,that now leave me feeling empty.’ It’s when their helpful eyes hardenIt’sContinue reading “Crooked smile”