This is all so new to me
It's a new kind of love
It's not overwhelming
Like the others, no
It's slow and steady
A love filled with safety
Not a love planted in
The way he looks
No, it's the way he is
His talents and charm
Yes, that's what it is
This is all so new to me
It's a new kind of love
But guess what?
I like it

#love   #new   #like   #kind   #charm   #slow   #safety   #talent   #looks   #steady  

I feel secure in this little cocoon,
Never do I wish to metamorphosis;
I do not wish to take flight.

When I feel confident enough to take a peak,
I wish to sink back into my undamaging, innocent cocoon.
I do not like the idea of a ‘big world’.

Everything is not beautiful enough;
Its not as magnificent and imaginative like I want it to be,
Unlike this innocent and carefree cocoon I have molded my mental image into.

I am longing for some kind of change, but to afraid of the unknown to take it.

I am mentally unstable; I cannot handle the dangerous world,
I am much more safe and stable in this cocoon.
So leave me be in my little shelter,
I know it’s unhealthy you don’t need to remind me.

I’m I truly secure in this cocoon or is it all a fable?

I wish to be pure not mature,
Though sometimes I daydream of being both,
As I sleep away in the sheltered cocoon.

Everything is so frightening.
The outdoors that surround my cocoon are calling me,
But I can’t seem to shake away the worries.

“You’re so unsure of your own path, you never even take a step back,”
My thoughts sing song to me as I lull back to sleep.

I am to petrified of the outdoors of my own cocoon,
I can’t seem to win the battles of thoughts, even if it could save me,
So I stay silent and let it eat away at me never taking the chance.

times like these
when everything around you asks
for a step forward. up. come... believe.

and all you want to do is go back, back, back to where your heart pulls
where doubts live
but with the safety of your undeniable love.

#love   #fear   #heart   #hope   #new   #belief   #safety   #reminiscence   #doubts   #distances  
Lady Bird
Lady Bird
Jan 19

the traquilled waters flowed
awaking her inner child
light engulfs the darkness
enclosing her past behind

enchanting beauty shines
hidden under nature's blanket
something very special
calling her soul of pure bliss

deep and beyond the underworld
she has finally arrived safely
just where she was meant to be
home within the seams of the sea

#beauty   #darkness   #water   #sea   #bliss   #safety   #child   #shine   #enclosing  

I wouldn't say my story is funny cause it's quite tragic
and I don't mean to sound sarcastic,
cause the situation is pretty drastic

Sad faces staring back, in a faze
weird from my point of view, frozen in a gaze,
the echo of many cries

Dressed in black, a boy laid in display
pale skin, concealed eyes
as voices began to pray

A giant photo sits on the rack,
flowers are placed as I look back,
the casket closes.

#life   #teen   #society   #safety   #danger  

She knows how to ask and get,
But I love giving.
She knows when I need to forget
The hell I'm living.
She knows where to go
To escape it all
She knows how to know
When I'm about to fall.
She knows how to share her pain,
So I can share mine.
She knows how to love the rain,
But stay inside.
She knows when all I need,
Is a meal and a break.
And she knows how I feel,
But that's okay.

For K (again)
#love   #hope   #friendship   #safety  

Thin red thread
that binds my sanity
"vast isolation of pearls"

Optimistic humanity,
pentagon spheres
"fall to pieces"
and disappear

Crystal matter left behind
"dust storm"
tearing apart the fabric of time

#life   #teen   #society   #safety   #danger  
Sumit Ganguly
Dec 1, 2016

All the snails
have hard shells
like coat of arms
of pachyderms.
Beetles' hard sacks
save attacks
just as armors
of old soldiers.
Our safeguard
is to make skin hard
to let us glide
in ebb and tide.

1st Dec. 2016

Nov 30, 2016

He is screaming with frustration, throwing objects like fits, trying to contain his shrills but they break through in shrieks and I hold him. He grumbles and growls wanting me to leav. I just rub his back. Slow circles; with my other arm wrapped around him like he is still a child. I remind him to breath and tell him to try again tomorrow and he huffs but I can feel him releasing his anger and relaxing. The tension in his body dissipating until he is ready for me to let go. He picks up broken pieces from the floor and tries to put them back together the best he can and I leave him to do this. He never questioned my fear of the dark when I would sneak away from my bed at night, he always eagerly awaited to hear my stories and would hug me no matter how hard I pushed him away. This is a love that can withstand fights for the mirror and battles over school. He is ever changing, becoming someone new everyday but when I hold him he is still five and braver than I. He is stronger and kinder. When I was his age he could not understand why I would cry in the other room and bite at the ankles of anyone who dared to step too close. But I understand him. The anger that lingers beneath the skin always ready to consume and dominate. This household is like a pack of matches and once he ignites he is forgotten because we all burn up and out without listening to his pain. I remember that feeling, it never fully goes away. It is not something we speak of but something we feel and when he needs me to hold him I will never be too far. He has my ears, my arms, and always my heart.

Even if he ends up being a thousand feet tall I'll just hug his legs.
#love   #anger   #frustration   #sister   #hug   #age   #safety   #siblings   #brother   #puberty  

Feeding the little thoughts
The doubts
The dreams I'm lucid in
But for a second they wrap around me
They grasp me with their warm hands
Tell me there's more
More to this
Something magical could happen
If you just wake up and run

And I believe it
In moments of anger
On days I'm misunderstood
I believe it
When I feel stuck

Feeding the little thoughts
Giving them characters and stories
Taking away from my own reality
To fuel this dream

And I'm sinking
Sinking ship
I feed these thoughts
And you reach out
And you save me
Every time

#love   #dream   #broken   #reality   #thoughts   #escape   #belief   #safety   #fix   #saving  
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