every second minute hour or day that passes is another part of me that loses light. for a moment it seemed alright. you were there and it was still us. and i knew that at the end of all this i would eventually come home to you.
to the baby,who was born out of the strength of her motherwho was held and wrapped with lovewho saw the sky for the first time to the child,who felt and fell on the ground before ever rising from itwho looked at the world with big eyeswho spoke of things she read from books to theContinue reading “for you”
have a drink of your favorite beverage.read a page, a chapter, a book, or two.look up and thank your god for being able to breathe today.then close your eyes, take deep slow breaths, rest under your blanket,and allow yourself to sleep. you did what you can today.
i wanted to ask him if he could tell me something good,but then i looked up and saw thathis eyes were nearly shut. he was holding me closewith both his arms;whispered like a feather, “my love.“ this isn’t something good,it’s much more than that.
how crazy is it that we go from living our lives together everyday to not being able to see and feel each other for months on end; how crazy is it that i have to hang on to the last words i heard from you on the phone, or the last photo i took ofContinue reading “new normal pt. 2”
my body is in constant war between what i wantand what i think is right for me and when every bone in my body aches for youand every pulse builds myself up for the inevitable you with all your gentlenessand with all your lovelook me in my eyeshold my hands close to your chestand say“it’sContinue reading “coming home to you”
it is unhealthy for the mind and heartto give so much of yourselfand let all your passions out in a cryto people who cannot fathom the way you endure Art by @butterflyyboy
give it all that you’ve got, but don’t forget to give to yourself toobecause what good will all of it doif the one person who sees the world for all the good it hasand makes everyone around her see that goodcan’t even live in the light herself? — you can only carry so much. ArtContinue reading “you can only carry so much”
my thoughts are difficult to gathermy words are getting way too ahead of themselves to form the right thing to saybut there is no one right thing to say, is there? when you’re around mei lose myselfand whether or not this is a good or bad thingi wouldn’t have it any other way it’s aContinue reading “the bare minimum”
quiet nightsand warm conversations about the sky, the ground, and everything in between you take a deep breathand i brush my hair back and look up you take a sip of your drinkand feel the warmth flowing down your chest our eyes meetand i see the light of the moon reflecting back at me inContinue reading “happy birthday”