The Lies We Tell Ourselves

Life can be overwhelming at times, and lately it feels like everything is so much more acute. All of our feelings are so much more visceral and so much more 0 to 100, I don’t know if we’re willing to simply sit with out feelings a lot more. It’s all reaction based. A couple of…

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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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Sabotage

All this time, I claimed to know what I want,Now, it’s here in front of me,In all its calm, patient glory and I don’t know what to do with it,I’m so scared it’s a trap,The other shoe will drop,There will be a catch and I will realize why I’ve had my guard up this whole…

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Favourite Part

I love laying on your chest,So expansive and steady,Wrapped in your enveloping arms,My thoughts still,I walk my finger down your chest to my favourite part of you,The curve of your back,My hand fits there perfectly,Tracing circles,I drift and all my thoughts melt away,I kiss your shoulder,Land my finger into your belly button,Surrounded,Your leg pins me…

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Deep Gut

For the first time, I got this feeling,A sudden realization that I love you,I felt the ground beneath me move,Realign,Like all of my lenses were in sharp focus,A punch in the gut,Gasping for air,The love that will hurt, You have so quickly been wrapped into my world,I can no longer see it without you,I can…

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I Love Him

I love him I love himI love himThat’s all there is the say,I love him and all the spaces in between,I love him in moments when I don’t feel good enough,I love him when he doesn’t see how I could,I love him when my longing for him becomes overwhelming,I love himI love himI love himThat’s…

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Like No One Else

I look forward to knowing each crinckle in your nose,I look forward to all the noises you make when you sleep,To the particular way you like your breakfast in the morning,I look forward to the way you stamp your feet when you get in from outside,I want to know you like no one else, I…

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Millage

I often think about the roads that lead us to each other,The miles and miles of distance we crossed,For us to chance upon each other,The lives lived, the failed relationships,To bring us here. In the now.I look in your eyes and wonder about the heartaches behind us,For me to be so lucky to have you…

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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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