Category Archives: Poetry

courage

last night, i cried so hard that my ears hurt. today, i woke up with my throat screaming, too dry to open my mouth and let air in. my pillows were still wet, my eyes still puffy. when i plopped … Continue reading

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Icarus

Don’t get too close to the sun, for you will fall Don’t get to close to the water, for you will drown Instead stay on the ground, just safe and sound. So he did. Day by day, he’d waste his … Continue reading

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Greek Tragedy (pt. III)

Read pt. I here and pt. II here. — (music) Spring. The light filtering into the kitchen was the type of gray-white light that made her glow like a goddess. She was fastidiously picking through a bowl of cereal for … Continue reading

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Greek Tragedy (pt. II)

Read pt. I here. — (music) ∆∆∆ She placed the mug in front of him, she was warm just looking at him, it had been like that since the beginning. She could still remember all the steps to the dance … Continue reading

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Greek Tragedy (pt. I)

(music) Winter. She placed a steaming mug in front of him on the chipped mosaic table. He could see her hips, just at table height and just below the bottom of her large jacket. As she moved to slide into … Continue reading

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you

it’s you. only you. you are the one. and you have no idea. you are completely oblivious, i don’t think that thought has ever made an appearance in your mind, and i don’t think i have either. but, i wonder if … Continue reading

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Dear Father

Dear Father, Or should I call you that? Were you really a father to me, or simply a mere memory. Of someone I dreamed would be. But this letter isn’t a poem to you. I wrote one to mother months … Continue reading

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