My Heartbeat

Slow down my heartbeat so it can keep up with your graceful cadence My spirit is being swayed to sleep by your harmony Sweet love, you caress me deeply You direct my senses to find their favorites Your smell creates a memory I remember laying on your chest My ears to your lifeline Your heartbeat…

The First Gen

We seek approval as if it’s air to keep breathing Our inner workings are in constant turmoil as we sit in the chairs in rooms we despise Playing the role you’ve cast us for Your breadwinner. Your success. Your need for validation Wrapped inside our treachery Guilted within our disconnect We aim to please you…

I Never Felt Like Enough

My entire life I’ve fought to fit in somewhere. I fought to fit into the expectations of those I love. I fought to be loved. I fought to be genuine in hopes that my authenticity would breed acceptance. I wanted to be accepted I wanted to be loved I wanted to be affirmed And I…

It’s Time.

The time had just struck 7:00. The lights were dim and the music was playing a quiet jazz tune in the background. My lips were moist from the wine I had just sipped and my legs were shaking in anticipation. “I’m here” , I heard him say. “I’m ready” My mind’s memory triggered a thought…