Fatal Lucidity

My adoration is deteriorating as I expose the extinction of loyalty.
I find that my fatuous behavior was pathetic; an endeavor to enchant royalty.
My cave is now somehow brighter with the serenity of my discovery,
yet I await in anxious fretfulness, recognizing that nonchalance will be pivotal in my recovery.  Continue reading

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The Silence of a Fallen Soldier

His eyes personify what anguish can awake,
glowing of deprivation; a mural of forsaken ache.
Retaining his broken wings, he struggles to soar
through life unaffected by those that implore
to discover the essence beyond his guarded shore.  Continue reading

Unrequited Love for Valentine’s Day

Unrequited Love – What an appropriate topic for the day before Valentine’s Day, huh?

Unrequited love. What a bitch it is, how it eats at us, how it kills our self-worth and our value, how it makes us wish well for someone who doesn’t wish the same for us. People say that loving is more important than being loved. Continue reading

It’s Not You, It’s Me

I feel like this is something we’ve all heard. I know I’ve heard it before, but I never believed it. When a relationship starts to sour, or even a friendship, I immediately assume I did something wrong. I didn’t say the right thing, I didn’t do the right thing, I don’t look the right way, I’m not as good as this person or that one. I then find myself walking into quicksand, trying to hold onto someone who is already gone. Continue reading

Eating my Words

To eat one’s words – to have to take back one’s statements; to confess that one’s predictions were wrong.

We’ve all had to do it at some point and some of us do it more often than others. Some of us don’t even like to admit when it’s happening… Continue reading