Ambient in the Dark

A warm glow fills the room with ambient life. It dances it’s colorful song in abundance just outside my window. I peer into the light. My restless limbs heavy as I turn. My dreams all but faded into the subconscious. The light beckons as it burns. The sound of my heart broken by a passing […]

No Ice Cream

Alone in a room Sitting Sitting Sitting Slow Down, the melancholy of Radiohead Wholefoods, Mac-n-cheese offending my wallet Joyous, my tongue tastes organic cheeses melted Eyes dead set in a window Rain Falling Falling Falling Cold in a well heated room Bustling city, this inclement day has your attentions Holiday of me A self imposed […]

Running in Shadows

Some wounds run too deep. The sounds of cracking bones or the words of petty fools. I cannot see the scars. Time has washed them clear. I cannot feel the shot. The bullets have long since been removed. When all I ever wanted was to run away. I ran. Far away. Deep in the forests […]

Unhinged

Keep Pushing

  I think I am getting ready to become unhinged Sour notes struck across ill-tuned strings This wound stuck deep Enough to fester Not enough to kill Slowly bleeding out caustic anxiety No words for they sting caustic on my flesh Touch me and launch a thousand evils out of hell Condescending your lack of faith […]

Cassandra's prophecy by Chiara Fersini

I live

My gaze falls warm summer rain upon a soft pillow moon Stars glitter ancient code open clues above earthly mysteries A song lifeless unsung breath of reassurance upon my ear Winged ballerina dashing emerald wings sketch a portrait in my mind Beneath my feet the shadow’s cousin darker memories fall Clarity in broken clouds not blue but golden in […]

shy

The First Step

To be.. A woman in the world without a past Where childhood memories do not exist or last Lifelong friendships have frozen in time Lost to the moment she crossed the line Her future fear uncertain but true All in the name of living like you To cry and scream and love so deep Endless dreams aroused from […]

Hiding

Hiding

I pulled the blanket over my eyes Hoping you could not see me Or maybe it was really so that I could not see you My lump of unmoving flesh and bone still So still as to not draw your attention Or maybe it was so I could not feel The perception of motion lost […]