Take Care of Things that Grow (Villanelle)

Take care of things that grow And take pleasure in the wild; Love can make things glow. Change unfolds gradually, as most know With time, small advances are compiled; Take care of things that grow. In the moments that bring you woe, Like the loud tantrums of a child, Love can make things glow. YouContinue reading “Take Care of Things that Grow (Villanelle)”

Salting my wounds

I grab a handful of salt rubbing it into the wounds of my mistakes,berating myself for thinking things I mustn’t and wanting things I shouldn’t. The sting takes over my senses as I spiral into self-loathing, wishing I was a better person than this. As I pour on the negative thoughts, the pain burns meContinue reading “Salting my wounds”

A Glimpse of Gold (with audio)

I have been warned that I fall in love with people too easily, but I have my reasons. I am not naive, I can see people’s faults and dark intentions, but I also see their hidden riches. I am captivated by the unusual and overlooked rarity in people. If there is gold in someone, IContinue reading “A Glimpse of Gold (with audio)”