She walks on embers, but she doesn’t burn. Inside, she is cold. The one thought she had was to escape, but they stopped her with hot words and heated glares. Now, her room is a furnace and the air is filled with sparks. Her heart seizes after every beat, a neat little silence that fills […]
A heart that is broken still beats. A heart cannot break of sadness Or loneliness Or despair. My heart didn’t stutter when My lungs cracked apart And showed me how unforgiving Your ice really is. My heart was far from my mind As my stomach twisted until I could barely swallow. Or eat. Or think. […]
The light flickers. Your soul shows itself– Bared, no more flesh or bones to speak of. The woman sways in silence, unaware of your music hovering around her. She wishes for warmth. Darkness drowns her mind. She still can’t see you.