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It’s a Long Walk, and It’ll Never be Done

I dreamt I was in a time where women’s value was based on the honour they upheld, Something that could be lost by as thoughtless an action as a slip of an ankle exposed. The wind lifting our burkhas was the devil betraying the inherent immorality within us. Even an invasion of our own bodies … Continue reading

Lucidity

Feels like I’m walking through a picture book Taking steps while the rest of the world is on pause With a fever dream like fog Ripple effects vibrate through my corpse Every corner of my being pulsing with spirals spinning, expanding Chills and waves wandering my face Disconnected from the tarmac I’m treading I’m the … Continue reading

Heavy

i Depression Is a simple word that doesn’t seem to do the Reality Of the experience Justice For those who have never experienced it, I will try to ii The will to live Is ripped from your soul You are left with an empty mess of a shell Who has nothing to give And nothing … Continue reading

Tear It Apart

Wanting to tear my whole life apart Rip it to shreds, So I can start again The skin I’m in is dirty, Doesn’t fit right I need to be somewhere else, Anywhere but here Hope has abandoned ship, Confidence has taken flight Leaving me with vice and spite Whispering to me what I don’t want … Continue reading

Too Far Inside Myself

These feelings might change, but right now There is no place in this world I can find happiness I’m trapped in a prison of my own self sabotage Constantly kicking myself for traits I can’t change My essence is ugly Shouldn’t have told you those things that I’ve done That show I’m not right deep … Continue reading

Space

Space away from you Is a nice concept To clear my head, And think logically Is the rational thing to do You fog up my brain Like a car when the heater first turns on, On a frosty winter day Giving me temporary amnesia As I forget what it was like to feel cold towards … Continue reading

Splinter

This boy is going to break my heart He’s already shattered Any resolution I held To keep my emotions towards him platonic, With his smile and his way of drawing me in Like he cares Then he’ll talk of other loves While I just smile politely Splintering internally I see him consuming my mind in … Continue reading