Posts tagged "death"
The Hidden

The Hidden

My mother broke every plate in the house that day. She had destroyed the plastic plates first, each artificial disk severed before meeting the kitchen floor. She had taken the paper plates too, ripping them with her delicate hands until they had reached the floor, a despondent end to the lively meals that they had...
Always For You

Always For You

I thought I knew life, grasped its seasons, its gentle hum.
Submersion

Submersion

tw: self harm, blood, death
Just Another Day at the Office

Just Another Day at the Office

Trigger Warnings: attempted suicide, abusive family reference  
The Beginning of the Rest of Your Life

The Beginning of the Rest of Your Life

My life happens in poems. I have measured out my most cherished memories in single images scribbled in my diary, and chronicled them in Word documents arranged by year. A habit of mine is to take the time to reflect through poetry whenever anything momentous, strange, interesting, upsetting, wonderful, or life-changing occurs. Many of these...