Running

For a long time, all I did was run,Avoid my feelings, Mask the vulnerability and put on a brave face,Show the face I thought they wanted to see,Be strong, courageous and smile through the self-doubt,I didn’t need anyone, I had myself,No one could disappoint, if I didn’t let them get close enough to,So, I kept…

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I Knew Love…

If for whatever reason, I were to lose my memory,And reliant on you to deposit all the best bits,Simply tell me I knew love,All its irrational smiles when the phone buzzes,All the softness of your voice whispering in my ear,The light fingertips along my neck,The deep laughter in my chest,If I didn’t understand the feeling,Simply…

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Burst

You caused an unexpected explosion in my heart, Ripped open the part I thought had died, While others were slow, cautious and treated me with care, You came in and made your intentions clear Flooded with feelings I never expected Emotions I thought I was no longer capable of experiencing, Smilling to myself at the…

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I Wonder…

I wonder if you realise the pain you cause me, When you brush me aside so callously, Every time I take the time to tell you something, And you barely pay attention, I wonder if you realise the pang it shoots through me, When I offer myself, And you barely notice or even still- shoot…

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