Monthly Archives: April 2014

Flashback

You were the star of my dream again last night Which is ironic Since you never liked to be the center of attention We sat on the dock behind your summer cabin In the company of no one but each … Continue reading

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Things I’d Tell My Daughter

I think some parentsNever tell their children about the real world.How things really work.They give sugar coated life lessonsAnd tell of a romanticized reality Their children dream of Prince Charming’sWho will sing them to sleepAnd kiss their scarsAnd give them … Continue reading

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Now We’re Strangers

My brain doesn’t wander into thoughts of you anymore I don’t get lost in the ways you made me smile I used to think of you in terms of sunshine and melodies You resembled the good things You slowly but … Continue reading

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Someone Asked Me to Describe Myself

I have green eyes But not the beautiful kind They don’t resemble emeralds, They’re more like the color of mushed peas You find in the baby food aisle I have straight teeth With a relentlessly yellow tint That defy overpriced … Continue reading

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Fleeting Infinities

Those moments.Those autumn-leaves-in-the-breeze moments.Those cozy-warm-blankets-around-a-campfire moments.Those walking-on-a-beach-barefoot moments.Those holding-hands-while-he’s-driving moments.Those right-before-the-kiss moments.Those “you-look-so-beautiful” moments.They last a secondBut in that secondLies infinityAnd that little infinityWillKeepYouHangingOn

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Flawed Language

The way your smile lights up my faceAnd accelerates the rate of my heartbeatLike increased pressure on a gas petalHas made me realize the shortcomingsOf the English language Feelings don’t translate well into words do they?I can’t explain how you … Continue reading

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Are You Ready For Another Bad Poem?

Someone once told me That the best poems are written drunkBut all I can think ofIs the pounding in my headAnd the aching in my heartReminding me that the one thingI crave more than anything Is unattainableI can’t write in … Continue reading

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