Twin Lovers

The woman’s eyes pair off As the twin brows had done To the left a man, and the right another Mirrored as men, but to whom the lover? The woman was young, beloved. Even still? Or have the curtains come down? Who is to answer? The man or the lover? For the woman, there was …

The Rebellion Against Self

Even when melancholia grieves my heart And the pain drowns my senses In stinging lashes of anguish; In frenzied death dances I choke lifelessly but no more hurt. The tears no more trip, as I slowly languish. The remnants of a wrecked world burnt to ashes Where mutilated dreams imbue the stale air, Where hopes …

Broken Seedling

The kindness in his eyes, The unwavering umbrella, Malice in disguise. Quivering and crying, “It’s okay, it’s normal.” Put yourself to sleep, lying. Can’t be down, show them your teeth, They might find out, That the dark clouds were underneath. Masked by absence of doubt, Don’t worry, it’s all over. You’re not the same . …