I am no stranger to disappointment. She and I have spent many a night curled up in bed Watching tears roll down my cheeks Her poisonous words pooling in my heart The warmth of rejection heating my skin. She would crawl under my sheets Every time validation eluded me "You are not enough" she'd say … Continue reading Validation

The poem I’d been scribbling for years

"Is this seat taken?" I was trying to find a word that rhymed with 'now' when his voice cut through my thoughts, I looked up at him and my reply died on my lips. He was beautiful. "wow" I said. He leaned in closer and his smell washed over me, he smelled like water on … Continue reading The poem I’d been scribbling for years