I have always mocked my brothers for their mushy well put together strings of loving almost song like things they say to their wives and girlfriends while in my company. On some occasions I will pretend to need to wind down a window to throw up. They use affectionate names, and when in each others … More How Not to Write a Love Poem
I watched the words, drip over your swollen lips like glass. Cutting you and the tiny fragments glistening in the light, as they got caught in my clothes. You keeled over clutching your gut, as though each sharp sentence severed your insides on its way out, causing internal bleeding, and although I was the intended … More Why Don’t You Love Me?
Here, take it. I don’t want it anymore. Here, hold it, you have been careless with it, so it is my gift to you; to throw in the trash, like you did my words. Crumpled pieces of me that meant nothing. Like you did the gifts I gave you. Still lying unopened stuffed in cupboards, … More Take it, Take it all