mentalmusings

I Knew

When did I know? From the first time I met you and my heart began to flutter. So nervous, I couldn’t stop talking, because I felt comfortable and safe. I knew, when I couldn’t bring myself to look in your direction, for fear of giving away how I felt, I knew when you listened and […]

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Bubbling

I teeter between telling you how I feel, And leaving it to chance, Somewhat afraid to tell you how deeply my feelings for you reach, Partially scared to speak them into existence, Because for a long time I never believed I was worthy, But, they persist, bubbling under the surface, Exciting and scary all at […]

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Girl

You are a wonder,Magical,Stronger than you have been lead to believe and much more resilient,Powerful,Water will part at your mere mention,Capable.Do not let the doubts, fears and expectations of others diminish your shine.You are born of Kings & Queens,Goddess.Your history and that of your people lap through your veins.You walk the streets they paved.Courageous,Your words […]

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Happier

This may come across like a dig, But please know, I do not intend for it to be so,I am happier,Without the stress of knowing the next time you will become the worst version of yourself,I am happier,Not having to be on alert for any sudden changes,I am happier,Knowing it wasn’t my job to do […]

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Dry Eyes

The sting of suppressed feelings and emotions,Burning through my throat begging to be let out,I take a deep breath and push it further down,Rub my dry eyes to wipe away the feeling,Now is not the time to show your weakness,I sit, plaster a smile on my face and go through the motions,It’s what they all […]

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