Undo Me

Unmake the scars that I bear. Those lingering memories of rejection. Unmake me. Undo the tears, the crying done in my father’s arms, the restless nights, the isolation and the fear. Strip me bare and unmake into a babe unmarked by life. Erase my name, forget my face and undo the scars that make me […]

Sleepless

Another sleepless night where i’m rolling in my bed, thinking of you a body, a mind, a soul who doesn’t exist Or did you? You came as you went and though I promised I wouldn’t I fell in love And now i’m laying here tossing and turning wondering if you were real or not thoughts […]

“Mary”

Mary called me at some ungodly hour of the night. I can’t complain—she’s my girlfriend. “Jasmine?” she said. I could hear the tears over the phone. I was used to it. Another one of her break downs. “What’s wrong, babe?” “I’m just tired of all this shit.” I guess she meant her quiet life, in […]