And ever faithful he shall be for sea brought him more joy than she. Better a man live a life of leave with enlivened heart 'neath tattered sleeve.
Sometimes we know what monsters are inside us... It's the unassuming darkness we forget about.
Last night, I hung up the coat that shielded me high on the Cliffs of Moher in the closet that I seldom open, the hinges groaning in protest. The salt from the ocean spray, still clinging to the thick sleeves, left my fingers sticky and longing to return. A gentle yet abrasive reminder that, for once, I did it. I was a member of everything, and my eyes saw the vibrant colors of everything. My ears were buffeted with the pulse of everything, and its pulse became my pulse.
Surrounded by words But I find myself speechless Surrounded by air But I don't have what it takes to breathe In, out, in, forget it I could write every step to the perfect mess In, out, in, forget it I got hooked and now there's a hole in the heart on my sleeve Remind... Continue Reading →
When you wear your heart on your sleeve You build your walls paper thin I swear that doesn't make you weak Vulnerable is a heavy weight to begin So why would you layer façade Made of wood, gasoline, and gin Someone will come to maraud You'll be burned down by the arson So come... Continue Reading →