Liberté

She sits in debris. Rubble presses into her thighs and she shifts, uncomfortable. She has always enjoyed mess but this is just so vast, she can’t seem to see the end of it. Picking up a shard of glass, she runs her fingers over the jagged edges knowing she will get cut. She does. It…

Darling

  I’ve finally run out of things to say to you. Run out of ways to explain how much it hurt when you left.   How bright the spark of hope was when you asked me back only to push me away again. How the brightness of each spark dimmed every time it happened. And…

The awakening

   I woke up this morning and wished I hadn’t.   Memories of the night before immediately sucker punched me in the stomach and I was fighting to breathe for a few minutes, clutching my pillow, squeezing my eyes shut, hoping that by some miracle that I could disappear. I looked at my phone. He…