Not Broken

As long as I have life to use,
I’ll not decry my every bruise,
I’ll not keep track of every crack,
Or rave about my every scratch,
I’ll not pretend each day is winter,
Bemoaning over every splinter.… Read More Not Broken

Not Tonight

She wonders what it would be like to swallow all her pills and fall asleep.
Thoughts darker than the night fill her mind. Pulling her from the feeble grasp of sleep.
Long days of silence broken only by his taunting undulating inhalations and exhalations.
A now-stranger lies a million miles away across the king sized bed.
The mattress where love was once made now presses firmly against her back.
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