i think i know now why i held on for so long. it wasn’t that your stories were so grand or your eyes so enticing, not your laugh putting me at ease or your touch so inviting. it was the prospect of your love that i was truly reaching for no matter how i chose […]
i still can’t believe that for a second i actually believed and now i’m here, just in time to see it all again; but this time its new, and i’ll always be wondering, if i had acted first, would she be me? and i can see you doing everything with her, all the things i […]
[recording on soundcloud] oh it’s only recently become clear to me how completely unprepared i am to even give a smile or hold your hand- oh, i’m lost. why are your words in some foreign language that i simply cannot understand no matter how many times; how many days and weeks and nights i’ve studied […]
something different, something new; i’m seeing sun in different hues but none of them is as bright as you, though you’re not on my mind. wait- i guess that is a lie; because i am thinking of you. but not the way i usually do- no, this time it’s something new.
it started out like all the rest: a tiny hitch inside my chest. but you had them beat for sure- no, none of them had brown eyes like yours. i gave in and started watching your favorite show, something i never thought i’d do. to tell the truth it hurts a little bit, cause all […]
teach me how to love like that: start to run and don’t look back. talking late and holding hands; you like nothing more than the sound of my voice. teach me how to love like that: how to give no questions asked. you’re with me and i’m with you and that’s just fine. you’re with […]
(Two 18 year old girls CECELIA and KATHRYN crowd around a magazine, each holding one side of it. The stage is dim, with a soft glow illuminating them from where they sit stage left on a pink bed. The bed is attached to a small ‘wall’ with posters and decorations. They are riveted.) CECELIA (reading […]
“Yes, I’ll hold,” she spoke, propping the phone up with her shoulder as she sorted through the mail in front of her. Bills, bills, more bills, and a personal letter. Her eyes caught on the return address; the name was unfamiliar. While the elevator ‘hold’ music played in her ear, she sat at the small […]
i meant to ask all those years ago, but the words never left their place deep in my chest; where you used to keep all your secrets and lock them away until you found a new hiding place. and i meant to ask you if she keeps them as well as i did? and when […]
Do you know what you’re doing? Do you know what you’re doing to me When you say things like that? Those words from your lips hold more weight than I can carry; For I am weak and I don’t have anyone to lean on.