Something is happening inside of me like a light turning on in the darkness. I squint because it's so bright and not something I'm used to. Butterflies are in my tummy and my lips part a little to grin. Is this a glimmer of hope that I'm feeling? A candle's wick silently flickers dimly, in … Continue reading Light
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Me, me, wanna be
Fancy face and carefree
Oh my, my- with my head held high
Stiletto heels, showing off these thighs
This lady dawned a party dress
And I’ll bite your lips for much less
Stuck on thoughts from a former life
Hope you’re happy with your hapless wife
No, no, no more strife
Mice in your pie! Feel my spite!
Police carried me to the Home
And they don’t let me loose to roam
Padded rooms and bolted doors
Shooting me up with metaphors
Literary genius I wanted to be
Birds slam the window, I’m not free.
via Daily Prompt: Inhabit I am inhabited by the words of your mouth Your mouth that inhabits and lingers in the air The air that surrounds and drowns out my fears My fears that resonate and inhabit these tears These tears on my face drip down to my lips My lips that part slightly and … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Inhabit
At this moment I feel as if I'm being catapulted through a long, dark subway tunnel except I'm not on a subway car. Strange, because, I've never even seen a subway. I am on my own again. There's this invisible force pushing my body and at the same time pulling me away from everything familiar. … Continue reading Ramblings of the Lost
A starfish glistens upon the sand Languishing yet sparkling Lazily gripping the land.
Why am I not good enough? I don't understand. Except, there's this. I'm not thin. I'm not smart. I don't reach for your hand. I stare at your mouth and then look away- remembering every day. I'm a stupid bitch and a selfish little thing. I can't please you, why do I try? Everything I … Continue reading Inner Monologue