He was desperate for an answer. The paper flipped under his fingers, wetted with his sandpaper tongue after every half-dozen pages or so. His mouth had gone dry from the nerves. The shakes had gotten ahold of his hands, making them crumple the corners of the diary in their attempt at being swift. Time was […]
Slow burn romance, a grazing touch Hot chocolate burn on your tongue The love I feel for you burn The breaking up burn in that same heart The burn of betrayal The burn of your letters up in flames and the burn as I breathe in its smoke The burns left on my hide in […]
The motions are flawless Risen and cleansed, fed Connected After a night of seeming death Off the pillow is my head But to what ends Other than doing it all over again? Not monotonous, these steps Are meant to be Not tiring, these hands that were dealt Life is made to be felt To be […]
She was extremely ugly. With boils and welts on her face glistening with oil and sweat. They seemed to move across her cheeks like bubbling lava. He looked the same, though I focused on her. I knew her. I had never noticed that her skin seemed like it was about to explode. But it was […]
The snowflakes melted on her cheeks, but she didn’t wipe them, just like she would never have admitted to the pain she felt, and as she walked away, the wind at her back was not whipping her face, so her cheeks stayed smeared with tears all too fake she dreamed she might one day release.