Listening As Opposed To Hearing

Everyone’s got something to say, everyone is geared up prepped with some reason or other why the next person is in the wrong. But, how often do we simply sit there and open up the doors of communication in order to simply hear someone out. Not in order to form a response, not a means…

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It Hurts, But It Helps

I can’t stop thinking about you, Try as I might, It hurts, but it helps, I wonder what you’re doing, how you’re feeling, I smile as I reminisce about the good timesIt hurts, but it helpsI write down my feelings, As it’s all so confusing for me, turbulentIt hurts, but it helps, Are you thinking…

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Finding Courage

This blog post came about in an interesting way, so the other day I was having a conversation with a friend who then said to me, “I wish I was as brave as you, you were unhappy in your personal situation and you decided to do something about it.” For a few seconds, I genuinely…

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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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Treasure

I know you will dismiss it when I tell you,But you are a treasure,Your patience and willingness to help never ceases to amaze me,Your smile and laughter lights up the room,Your gentle touch on the back of my arm reassures me,Your soft caress as we drive in the car,All things, I treasure and think of…

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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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Closet

I look forward to the day when you no longer hang your coat on the chair, To it hanging proudly and confirmed in the closet. Our closet. I look forward to the day, I no longer have to wonder when we’ll see each other,To being safe in the knowledge that your face will greet me…

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Words Fail

I may never be able to express the depth of love you make me feel,Language does not possess the adequate words,The areas of my heart you opened up,Regions I didn’t know existed,Places I was told to never peek into,Or was too scared to explore,You showed me trust and openness with such simple reassurance and steadiness,How…

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Love Teaches

Love teaches you so much about yourself,It mirrors some of the deep feelings you thought buried,It forces you to come face to face with your moments of weaknessThe times you need a little more tenderness Love teaches you to let go and let someone in To give love if you want to receive love, Love…

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Water

I delay stepping into the shower, all because I don’t want to wash you off of my skin, Your lingering smell, light touches and soft kisses,The bite mark on my neck and the trace of your fingers around my collarbone, As the water runs down my back, I think of your fingers that only just…

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