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aug. 30 2013

i would not qualify as a “hometown hottie”

you are so sweet for trying
to tell me about my hips like they are baskets of flowers, 129 more words

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aug. 28 2013

tell me all the parts of yourself that you hate so i can kiss them.

i am folded in on myself like a paper swan, 10 more words

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aug. 27 2013

i live just down the street from the first boy who struck me,
three years healed
and even now, i am afraid to be recognized… 80 more words

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ILY/aug. 27 2013

it’s not that it means less;
the times before, i merely tapped it out with three fingers on a thigh,
salt-circled it to keep demons away. 61 more words

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heat/aug. 27 2013

i want to be angry again,
so i can touch the sky
and forget how bad it feels to be left on the ground,
to remember the slick of clouds on my hands. 60 more words

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aug. 23 2013

there will come a point where you are sick of being terrified.

i am marking the moment you grew with my bare feet;
i am reaching back to who i was at seventeen… 133 more words

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aug. 23 2013

i grew up and out of you

nothing scares me more than
finding out that at the end of the day-
we are one and the same. 97 more words

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