A semblance of serenity, her smile adorns
Enveloped, drowned. Sunken deep into the murky abyss. The darkness entraps in its depths those who dare gaze Inward. Light faintly glows, attempting to pierce the haze. I dare to traverse alone, with careful footfalls in the mist Impeded only by my will to continue. My doubts, I dismiss This inward journey did not take […]
Out of all the flavors you could choose to be, Even when your sense of taste is dulled as such, You just had to go ahead and be so salty. Though you have no taste, I know at least this much, Without shame, you try and whisper your sweet nothings, Even when your sense of […]
Just a little longer. Please, I want to wait here in the snow.
My family can wait. I’m in no rush to be at home.
No house could be so warm, none that I know.
My hands reach out. Only in dreams, you are there with me.
But like in dreams, I grasp and I hold Nothing. Taken aback.
…These long lines, I have no patience. The slow steady beeps of the cash register Understaffed, they close the long line. The angry customers migrate mercurially. They mob the next aisle over, an aimless blob Floating along with the flow, ending up wherever I didn’t want that gallon of milk that badly and yet, I stayed in […]
What am I not, or what I want to be…
Am I more or less than what I say?
Do those pretending to be friendly
Not end up as friends anyway?