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  Apr 1 Peacock Secrets
Aishu
I pretend to be happy

But deep inside
I'm screaming

Inside the laughter
I cry

I'm peeling my skin
To come out

I don't feel real
I don't feel alive

At every instance
I'm breaking my heart
And
I'm falling apart
My heart knows
I can't pretend forever
Can we just keep it real
-2015-
Last Friday,
my feisty Grandma traversed on,
on to her next life.
scented, shrouded,
en route to her forever-home.

She was 80 years young,
living with family.
They were so careful
She never went out
covid still stole her from us
We want her back

It's these f*cking politicians' fault
they eat, sleep, party, vacay
and all I want is my Grandma back
I love and miss you Grandma. I'll pray for you. I'll see you one again in the future, by our Lord's grace. I wish I could have been there with you, face to face, one last time. You know you were loved. You know how much I adored you. I love and miss you so much
My loneliness is drawn deeply from a well
bottomlessly plunged into singledom.
Staring into the well's abyss
I discern my beloved future husband
is not in this one
Y'all da struggle of single living is Real! it's a hot mess out here!
  Mar 10 Peacock Secrets
Memphis
you were
the most beautiful
red rose
i couldn't resist
picking you
and leaving
you to
die
Suffering

                    in silence

                                        is the world's

                                                        ­          most addictive

                                                               ­                                  substance.


        pills, drinks, syringes, lines... are just the Tools of Suffering
                for people whose prime preoccupation has become
                                   self-imposed silent suffering.

but Yoouu

                     are NOT on
  
                                                 that crap!
                          

                                                    So
        ­                                            Sis!
                                                    Stop!
      ­                                              Suffering!
                                                    Soundlessly!­
I message from myself to myself. I've never been an addict but I have sat in bad situations, too hopeless to Heroine myself out. Self, let's NOT do that again!
  Feb 21 Peacock Secrets
Zak
Why wait for the Light
At the end of the Tunnel
When in Time
You will learn to see
In the Dark
Her translucent gown
was spectacular
but her motive
in wearing it
was also translucent
to the nearby women
who watched the men
falling all over themselves
to get next to her.
The women saw right through
translucence.
ljm
Not always good to be the most daring dresser at a party.
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