Tag: Husband

Times Mirror – A Poem

I have had a hard time loving myself. The mirror only shows me what I don’t want to look at but I’ve realized over time that I’m hearing the thoughts of other people. A previous boyfriend: “You’d be more attractive if you lost twenty… Continue Reading “Times Mirror – A Poem”

Voices I Let Go – A Poem

It is my fathers voice I hear first as it’s the one I have known the longest: “Why are you so fucking stupid? Can’t you do anything right?” The sound of the voice has changed over time, taking on the tones of my ex-husband… Continue Reading “Voices I Let Go – A Poem”

That Weightless Moment – A Poem

I was lost within your eyes and I found myself in your voice, took comfort in your touch the way that you put your hand at my back to support me. You let me place my hand in yours, both our hands forming a… Continue Reading “That Weightless Moment – A Poem”

The World That I Carry Within – A Poem

There are worlds we have discovered together, travelling to distant lands full of unknown terrains, our hands joined and our hearts as one. There are also worlds contained within me now that are brighter than they were before, all because of the love that… Continue Reading “The World That I Carry Within – A Poem”

The Power of Words – A Poem

When I open my eyes, I am in the dark forest again. The trees around me sigh as if they are content to have me returned to them. I wander among the trees that I know so well but it is as if I… Continue Reading “The Power of Words – A Poem”

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