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a mixtape of words I can’t bring myself to say out loud

Side A:  I have loved you for many moons and more to come.

Side B:  For now, I acquiesce to (y)our goodbye.


Don't date me

​Don’t date me.

I am constantly on my phone. Reading the books I stored on my drive. Scanning social media and figuring out what’s true and what’s not. 408 more words


Attracting admiration at every affair attended

She was the belle of the ball

But little did they know that the belle was bellicose

Invoking conflict, and oh so verbose…


Taking evening strolls, for our evening souls

Singing ballads unto the beloved moon

Knowing we’d need to part soon

We tried to make a pact in blood… 17 more words



Like constellations at night
You are a link, a connection, a chain
But like the scattered lights
You are just a speck of effort to sustain… 73 more words


Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill

Title: Dept. of Speculation
Author: Jenny Offill
Pages: 180
Year: 2014
Publisher: Vintage (Penguin)
Time taken to read: 3 days
Rating: 4/5

Goodreads synopsis: Dept. 632 more words

Book Review

I felt the cadence of your voice run through my veins

Whilst reading your letters

I thought that it was so romantic that you still wrote them, after all these years… 55 more words