Tag Archives: heartbreak

An Almost True Story About Emails

I loved him the way a woman loves a man she never touches but writes  emails to and has tiny pictures of him stuffed in her wallet and I would have loved him even more if I sat outside his … Continue reading

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Tear Drops

She folds her heartbreak like origami transforming an ocean into teardrops. 

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Tricks

When I think of you, why do I hate the ways you tricked me just to hate how I let myself be tricked more?

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Sugar Cubes

The sky is a juice box the sun a straw hole I’m waiting for you to suck me up out of this fishbowl rough little fish I have spikes and sharp teeth I wonder: is it because you’re forgetful or … Continue reading

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Fingernails

New bed sheets high thread count new silk nightgown strapping me in the middle of the bed between you and bricks I thought I could write out of the wall of my brain with poetry but the words dropped me in … Continue reading

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Beast

I would call you a monster; but you’re just a human choosing to act like a beast. 

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Bloom

You planted me; a seed alone in the darkest soil so don’t be surprised to see how dangerously I grow and bloom. 

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Gamble

I gambled away my heart for someone I was not sure existed just to also lose faith in love.

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Dark Chocolate

I keep eating dark chocolate, for its darkness reminds me of you; how I would have the bitterness you left me with rather than none of you. 

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Years

I waited years for his promise to respect me only to watch him instantly respect another.

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