Going through old files and found this old song I wrote back in 2011 (age 16). Liked the mood and changed it around to make it a poem. It is fun to stumble upon old stuff you forgot about!
Memories consume me,
Cities drawn in the sky.
Photos on tabletops
Of the lives that we led. Continue reading “City of Lies”
You roll around like a good old friend
Comfortable on that side of the bed.
The walls are playing with the thoughts in my head,
“1,2,3, replay the memories,” you say.
I want to yell, “go away!”
But my tongue is caught in my throat.
Continue reading “Insomnia”
One night, I had to take a midnight train to get away from all this pain.
Thoughts of you got carried by the wind, but memories wanted to linger and stay. Continue reading “Midnight Train”
I have been told I only live once
But how many deaths do I have? Continue reading “Childhood Home”
Some unknown peace.
But burning light
My heart is full of life.
I miss your kiss pressed against my lips,
Our bodies tangled between the morning sheets.
The proof from the night before used to lay with the pounding in our heads and the beat of our hearts. Continue reading “Through My Eyes”
Ode to my Mother
To my beautiful mother,
Who has seen much pain and sorrow.
I know of of no other
Who fought hard to see another tomorrow. Continue reading “Dear Mom”