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Her Vows

I’m a bit nervous writing this today,confessing the words I know I can’t say.So, if you don’t mindI’d like to take the timeto say what isn’t mine. “I’ve loved you forever—I always have.We have more than enough love to last.And look at you now…You’re my Prince Charming, my kind-kindred soul”Seeing you happy, I’m losing it […]

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Forbidden Fruit

There,within reach,hangs an immature heart.It’s sweetness so temptingand having traveled far for its knowledge.Loneliness will be a memory now.Twisting and pulling,the fruit comes undone at your hand.Savor the taste of an unrequited love,not of your gardenbut of another.

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Just Not Ready

I take pen to paper and say the words I didn’t.Even while editing my mistakes, I can’t show any commitment.Instead, I stare at what I have—like watching grains fall from an hourglass. I’m not ready,I’m just not ready—ready for another love story. Outline after outline,I am not yet satisfied with it being just “All right.”Like […]

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Locket

I wear a special locket,naked to the eye and seen by me.It was worn when I was devoted—devoted to an illustrious dream. The contents remain unknown.Maybe there’s a smile or a little note.Even though I call it my own,I don’t want to risk letting it go. It’s my first ever locket—one I don’t care to […]

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