Awake

She arose so tired of this feeling No reason for anxiety to live inside, life is manageable, right? As they, all say. It's an overwhelming feeling driven by never reaching a finish line. Never being able to let go. Never finishing the ride. Every Saturday morning, mom would rush off to a part time job …

The Getaway

The getaway began simply He broke, she didn't notice He cried alone She lived in joy of their simplicity He stepped away and returned, but he was new Her senses noticed A taste once so sweet, now requires the consumption of bitterness for life The smell of another home Sounds once ignored became deafening The …

Forest for the Trees

She only saw the Trees He saw a labyrinth of confusion and missteps which had dictated his current perspective of the Trees She only saw the Trees He tried to get her to understand that beyond the Trees there was a life for which he could not protect her She did not need protection, she …

Lucky Girl

She tells herself often, she's a lucky girl He has included her in his gift His I has become We His vision is of them Success is not singular Plural thoughts travel through his mind like bands of waves crossing a vast sea Always moving Always incompessing His ideas transform into their realities She is …

Trust?

He'd broken her trust before they'd poured it's foundation Starting on an unstable base Elements would waver it's stance He couldn't let go of the numbers Embarrassed to include her existence His perpetual secret Exposed when beneficial, a required power move His calculated power couple Formulated as a business plan Marketed through channels visible only …