Internal Wars

Swarming, Swarming Crawling inside me  My thoughts scratch along my veins Becoming chains. Drowning, Drowning Underneath all my failures I’ve been in this place before So insecure Looking in the mirror The pressure is so severe, Time to eliminate those thoughts Before I disappear; I will not hold myself hostage And become a prisoner ofContinue reading “Internal Wars”

Poison (Haiku)

Don’t drink the poison Your mind serves you in the dark Those thoughts will kill you A gentle reminder that thoughts aren’t facts. Just because you think something, doesn’t mean it’s true. This is important to remember, especially when you’re feeling blue. Confession: I know most of my Haiku are actually Senryu. If it givesContinue reading “Poison (Haiku)”

The Interlude

Living in the interlude, I struggled to find peace, distracted by what had been, and desperate for what was to come. I waited for life to begin again– delayed in the interlude. Time stood still. An uninvited pause between movements, with nothing remarkable to show for myself. Ticks of the metronome, I felt dull, restrainedContinue reading “The Interlude”