Poem: siren

you threw me over sacrificed my love to the whims of the sea i remember how it looked the world upside down watching the light slowly fade with the memory of what i used to be the darkness becoming more present than my love for myself i remember how it felt to become one with […]

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Poem: Origami

I was never created to be trapped kept in your pocket for the bleeding days when your needed something close Something to treat yourself for the dark thoughts that would blow through like a summer monsoon But I was there Penned in between denim fabric and your hands that petted me nervously to make sure […]

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Poem: The Art Of Manipulation

You took your sweet time Seeing my heart, exploring my mind And I, I was flattered. Mistaking understanding for love, Not seeing why you had made it Your full time job Getting to know every piece of my puzzle; Not knowing Every question you asked Was a document you would file away To open up […]

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Poem: Ocean Eyes

-ocean eyes-   the ocean in your eyes: depth and sadness, love and defeat rivers of my soul, they flow into you. broken through, are the dams of my mind floodwaters rising – darling, I can’t help it everything ends in you.     a. b. martin

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Poem: Next Memory.

Fixed on a future that can’t be ours, I’ll listen to my heart like a broken record And you’ll slip into the dusty horizon Where time and desire fade into intangibility… A dreamers love was always doomed. Doomed for heartache, Doomed for failure. You’ll pass out of sight but never Out of memory. I know […]

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Poem: Used To Be.

  All that is left Of my dreams of us Lays it’s limp neck off the noose Rope cutting in deep So deep I can nearly feel it myself. What once I treasured in my empty hands, This precious hope Now swings like a nightmare In the stinging wind– Property only of the gallows now. […]

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rescue

  my dear, you are not his rescue boat remember this, before he shouts “you’re my only hope!” as he climbs aboard and sinks you to the depths also.   a. b. martin

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without you

and I finally stepped out… enveloped by the sun letting him touch my skin as if for the first time. • for once in my life, i know who i am without you and most importantly i know who i’m not without you and i’m not afraid. • see my hands they don’t shake when […]

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Wanderer

  you wandered your world carrying your broken heart in your hands feet carrying you to places you wanted to belong. desperately searching for home within a woman’s arms you’d only ever break her heart as you tried to pile over to her the pieces of your own.   and just like fate your feet […]

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Why You Should Chase Meaning Over Happiness.

“Make yourself happy, and everything else will fall into place.” “Commit yourself to chasing your own happiness.” “Put people around you that are dedicated to making you the happiest you can be.” All of these and thousands of other quotes just like these are what we see on hundreds of social media accounts from hundreds […]

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