The Problem with Exp… on Journal: Sixteen cjok15 on This is the goodbye you’…
You see life in everything – the curling of the wind around an evergreen tree, the crawling of a shadow along a burning pavement, the rhythm of the hail beating against your wind-ridden roof. You shout in anger at the … Continue reading
Tomorrow, I say, I will stop thinking about us. Tomorrow, I will throw out the last few pictures of you in the car, looking away from me, failing to realize how in love I was with you, failing to drive … Continue reading
Two brother laid their lives to rest on the same day Said the note from the younger: I seek to make life easier for everyone. I am not a good brother and I will never be so perfect as he … Continue reading
It was midnight when I heard you pass Away into the sleepless night And when I died two hours after, No one was left to notice The undying memory of a soul alight Or the quiet and unbalanced fight.
At some point, what I felt for you stormed through the oceans, lit itself on fire, and crashed against the rocks… all with one thought: to catch your passing glance as you caught a glimpse of some flash outside. I … Continue reading
Read through the whole thing, then read it without the parentheses, then read just the parentheses. They tell me (I) “have hope,” that I am a fighter, (am) still worth saving. They tell me that (addicted) as I am, I … Continue reading