Stifling a Yawn (collab)

By Vintage Black and Bree Leto I am so tired so very, very tired of not feeling comfortable within myself I am so weary so very, very weary of putting my heart back on the shelf Tired         tired tiredWeary         weary weary Comfortable with nothing and weary with so little my shelfContinue reading “Stifling a Yawn (collab)”

Extra Courage (aka Monday Morning)

I need some extra courage to face the day ahead When all I really want to do is spend the day in bed I need to dust this sleep off put my feet upon the floor Get my shit together and head out the front door I need some extra courage to do the thingsContinue reading “Extra Courage (aka Monday Morning)”

Brighter Stars

Stars – They come out every night to remind us of how we are meant to live Shining next to each other on a tapestry of black each breathing light into the darkness Glowing in unison becoming an awe-inspiring sight Side-by-side stars appear even brighter and make hearts a little happier as we connect them together and create picturesContinue reading “Brighter Stars”

A Weighted Heart (Rhyming Sestina)

My love can be hard to see, My mind is busy and my heart is tired And I feel crushed under the weight on me, However, will I do what is required To open up my love and set it free? It’s often difficult to feel inspired. Tell me how love is inspired, With theContinue reading “A Weighted Heart (Rhyming Sestina)”

Self-rejection

Self-rejection sounds like the great name for a poem, but my own self-doubt won’t even permit me to pen a few awkward lines. I lock a chain on my words even before they have a chance to form in my mind, trek down my arm and through my fingers. I’m annoyed at my inability to forgettheContinue reading “Self-rejection”

A 7th letter from Secrets

My friends, we have had a few new faces join us recently on Secret Thoughts Within, so I will explain why I’m writing you a letter. The talented Jade at The Unsigned Writer has nominated me for a Mystery Blogger Award. Unfortunately, answering questions is not my personal style, however to honour Jade for nominatingContinue reading “A 7th letter from Secrets”