Poetry Category

Anxiety

[Poetry] My OCD hits me like a whisper in a crowded room.

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A Life At Sea

The tide rushed in, emotions ran high, and life was never ending. But alas, the tide always fell away, erasing all of my footprints from the sand and leaving no trace that I ever had my feet on solid ground.

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Lost at Sea

My ship is torn apart, the wrack creating new obstacles to overcome. A choking breath, a staggered heartbeat. One more fight for survival. Sheets of ice prove how unforgiving the sea can be. Unforgiving but not impossible.

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In the Dark

The lion greets the sky as he mounts his celestial throne. The breeze bows in reverence to the king of the morning. I sit in the light, I breathe the fresh air, but my thoughts remain in the dark. An innocent moon travels ’round a world of pure imagination. The fools offer their wisdom to […]

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Praise To My Muse

A form without shape,
A life of pure soul,
My muse doth wake,
Ambitious and droll

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Fall Forward

If you give it your all
You’ll still fall forward
It will hurt
But this is not the end

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Golden Heart

A chill in the wind carries summer from sight
The storm overtakes my mind
A chill in the wind brings a shiver of fright
Love of a harrowing kind

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Is This Not Me? (Writing Prompt #27)

Only my shadow’s twin dances beyond the portal, but my own reflection remains yet to be seen. Where has it gone? Am I so invisible to the world that not even the mirror recognizes me before it?

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Paper Heart

I slice my hands on your paper heart with every fold as I try to return you to who you once were. This lesson is one I should know cannot be mended with creases. Like the cuts on my fingertips masked with a bandage, a hidden tear still leaves a scar.

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Saving Time

When we feel as if we’re running out, we try to buy time. When we have a bit extra to spare, we spend it. When we want to show someone how much they mean to us, we spend it on them; when we can, we spend it together.

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