Look // Listen // Learn

As a vaccine needs A sample of the disease As a cure for poison Requires a taste of the venom You will never understand What life is like on the other side If you don't live it yourself See the world through their eyes Experience the ways They fill their days Or at least take [...]

I Owe You Nothing

I should have been able to rely on you To open up to you To talk about darkness festering inside me To release the demons dwelling in the shadows But I could not Because all you ever did Was make yourself the victim Of the disease that was killing me You told me to keep [...]

Frantic

Frantically searching for answers To questions not yet asked Waiting for a bite on the line I haven't even yet cast Urgently grasping for minutes But time moves way too fast Trying to look to the future But always held back by the past   If you liked this, you should totally check out my [...]

White Lies

It's the little white lies That do the most damage Like the cut of a knife Over and over again You tell me that you're okay Even when I know you're not You tell me that it's nothing Though I know there's something troubling you It's these little white lies That mean I cannot help [...]

Depression

All I see and hear is hate And I feel it inside of me I long to find a way to escape A way to set myself free   I don’t know how much more I can take I don’t want to go on like this I need to find that sweet release True bliss, [...]

Ramblings: My Mask

I was inspired to write this by Ana's post Mask, in @bitter sweet diary. We all wear masks: to hide behind; to pretend we are someone else - for comedic, dramatic or other purposes; to live another life. We paint over damaged walls, to mask the cracks. We say words we do not believe, to [...]