remembrance and bittersweet chocolate

melancholy smiles
and faded dreams
shattered pieces 
glued back together with the faint light of dawn
like feathers dancing around each other
circles spun out of mystery 
and hesitant glances
the music in my head 
makes me think of you
kisses on your forehead
but still you say that i'm your friend
paper airplanes
and tiny 
forgettable regrets
sad smiles
and eyes that wander farther than my face
peering curiously 
into who i am
hearts beating 
like little drums inside our chests
a symphony of life
that reminds me
how fragile I am 
and how much i want to be strong for you
wrapped up in a faded blanket 
the decrepit pieces of my life
fallen on the floor
as long as i have you to remember. 



17 years old

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  • The Boxes In The Corner

    Looming over your shoulders

    Each stack higher than its former

    Every thought and every scrap

    Of an idea too scared to ponder


    Every moment that hurt

    Each minute that lingered longer

  • Inadequacy

    How do I push the words out
    From behind my taffy tongue 
    Thick with salty tears 
    And full of grubby thumb 

    I’m a child 
    Pretending that I’m numb 
    To escape the overwhelming feelings 

  • Paper Frogs


    When feet fall soft but quick 

    Does the hallway extend

    And the hot breath of whoever’s behind me feel hotter 

    Why do I stay pressed to the wall 

    Like a stubborn gruby sticker