She always walked With trepidation Caution, kept her From using Her voice She never thought That her words mattered Nothing, held her But thinking Those thoughts She found herself Suddenly changed Her life, shifted Once she knew To speak For someone else
Glass Shouldn’t hold The power to shape Self esteem Not When your mind Could focus on more Worthy things
I have never done anything unpredictable, but that changed today
Every step, I take Serves to clear A path For the smaller, Footsteps That follow Behind
Hold your smile Don’t let them see You’re everything They want you to be Polished performer You know what to do One small slip, Is the end of you Point your feet Perfect every move Don’t dare trip- You know what you’ll lose Head up straight Pools in your eyes If theyContinue reading “Preform”
My dreams Were so big For many years Drowning screams That asked for more My dreams Were so big Sometimes at night Hot tears stream As they crush me My dreams Were so big That they blocked out Any small gleam Of other paths My dreams Were so big They trapped meContinue reading “Nightmares”
There are times, The only thing keeping me Together Are the eyes, Watching everything I do Constantly Motherhood
His voice was soft, the words spoken gently, as if he was afraid to startle her. As if she might bolt out the door at any higher a decibel. Mary looked up slowly at the man standing across from her. It almost didn’t feel real.
Was it worth it One little snap decision made Was it worth it Watching the light slip from my eyes As your words, tipped with flame, burned me One moment to destroy my world Was it worth it
I wandered further down the street, looking at what was around me and wondering when the rest would let go.