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I am a woman. You are bright.
There's nothing worse than realising you were the lone creator of shared memories. Left with a box of fucked up, rotten, festering dreams as your chosen partner turns and flees. I am a woman. You are bright. I am attracted to your flame, Like a dampened moth I search Through dark duskened daily revolving nights. [...]
A Gentle Lingering
A Gentle Lingering Your gentle words make me cry, But there's no-one here to dry these eyes, Your gentle hands type their byes, But aren't here to quieten my sighs. Your gentle words make me cry, But your not here to dry my eyes. You didn't have to be a mess, I didn't have to [...]
You were a drug That I had to quit A link to a life That couldn't exist. A lifeline that ceased to function fine A sickening habit, mentally making me laugh and cry, As I exorcise myself of our shared hopes, My rotten box of dreams Still exists True strength and paths can only be [...]
Days Drag On… What do I find on my phone?
Crazy long day - feel dead and drained and I'm in no way prepared for the mess that will be tomorrow. MA class (not done my reading!) then shifts in another store, as part of my new job! The need to keep balancing between love of learning and money to keep learning, is a hard [...]