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4.0k · Dec 2018
do you, too?
Emily Dec 2018
I look at the moon and think of you.
2.2k · Dec 2018
your blue sweater
Emily Dec 2018
i feel your warmth
wrapped up
your old sweater

i guess
you left two things behind
that weren’t important
that day
Emily Aug 2019
Oh, my love
Can’t you see?
You deserve the universe.
The stars and the moon
Handed to you on a golden platter
Surrounded by red roses
And everything sweet in this world.
Yet I’m floating around this empty sky alone
All because we’re lead to believe  
To accept the love
We think we deserve.
So I’ll wait patiently
With a hand full of stars
Until you deem yourself worthy enough
To accept my galaxy

I hope you realise soon.
1.4k · Dec 2018
i’ll sea you soon
Emily Dec 2018
i look at the ocean
to remind myself of you
it gives me comfort knowing
once the tide leaves
it’s sure to return again
miss u :(
1.2k · Jun 2019
your worth
Emily Jun 2019
and just because
your problem seems a little less significant
than another
doesn’t mean
you aren’t worth to be given
a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day
1.1k · Jan 2022
Emily Jan 2022
a love lost,
is a love found.

a love for art
a love for earth
a love for literature
a love for life
a love for me

a love lost,
is a love found.

so thanks,
for allowing me
to find love
in myself.
1.0k · Dec 2018
Emily Dec 2018
i hope you can be happy with me
he said
i was happy before you
i replied
and i’ll be happy after you
Emily Oct 2021
there are so many things i want to say to you.

here i stand,
before you in silence.
watching your hair blow softly in the wind,
and your eyelashes kiss your freckled cheeks.

i had so many things i wanted to say.

i am frozen.
like a boat in the middle of winter,
drowning in your stormy blue eyes.

i can’t remember,
a word of which i wanted to say to you.

so i just say
and walk away
with a head full of thoughts
and a mouth full of words
772 · Dec 2018
a wish for 3am
Emily Dec 2018
it’s 2am and i’m dreaming about you
it’s 2am and i’m drowning
it’s 2am and i can’t fall to sleep
because all i can think about is you you and you
it’s 2am and
679 · Dec 2018
like water in my lungs
Emily Dec 2018
eyes as blue as the sea
i drown every time
you look at me
slowly i can feel myself
520 · Jun 2021
you before me
Emily Jun 2021
“till death do us part.”
little did i know,
i died the day i said
“i do.”
512 · Dec 2018
happier alone
Emily Dec 2018
i thought i’d feel empty if you ever decided to leave me
isn’t it strange
that these days i feel more full then i ever did when i was with you
I’m alone but I’m happier
503 · Dec 2018
Emily Dec 2018
if you’re the sun then i’m the rain
which colour should we be today?
496 · Jan 2019
chain reaction
Emily Jan 2019
all the stars in the sky could never amount to the light inside my chest
that switches on every time you look at me like that
477 · Nov 2018
Some people
Emily Nov 2018
Some people
bask in the sunshine,
soak up the rays
within their skin
and feel the warmth
swimming through their veins.
Others find happiness
in the rain.
Water droplets falling around them,
hand outstretched
into the storm,
feeling the rain hitting bare skin.

Some people
find sadness
in the rain,
umbrellas facing the cloudy sky,
rain boots splashing
in depthless puddles.
Others find sorrow
within the sun rays,
restless hands waving fans
in sweaty faces.

You can’t appreciate the sunshine
if you have never experienced the storm,
they say.
443 · Jan 2019
Emily Jan 2019
if i could get
my feelings about you
written down on paper
i’m sure i’d be
a famous poet
but no matter how hard i try
or how long i think
no words come to mind
just a tight feeling in my chest
and a warm fire inside my heart
434 · Dec 2018
i’m not like you
Emily Dec 2018
i was always amazed
how you were capable
of loving
while hurting.
and i guess
i’ll continue to be amazed
as you love me
while I hurt you
434 · Feb 2019
I hope
Emily Feb 2019
May the stars forever shine and the moon forever glow.
May your mind be forever beautiful and your heart forever kind.
May the tips of your fingers forever tingle with the feeling of love and light.
May you forever live happy, loved and carefree.
Emily Sep 2020
here it was dark,
there were no trees,
nor sunlight.
she wore her lipstick,
like a scarlet letter.
in the dusty light,
stood next to his car,
she found him.
painted like a fools fantasy.
on the verge of sinking,
was better suited to the dark.
in the light,
everything looked temporary
as if built by a giant toddler.
she reminded herself,
why she was here.
she took his hand,
and drove until the morning.
432 · Feb 2019
honey hour
Emily Feb 2019
golden dust
underneath my fingernails
fragments of stars
engraved on your skin
moonlight is a curse
buried within a promise
in which a new tomorrow
rises with the tide
389 · Feb 2019
Emily Feb 2019
i bleed in words
lying restlessly
with ink stained skin
messy thoughts
and messy feelings
painting my body
i’m drowning in an ocean
of my own self destruction

i bleed in words
yet i have nothing to say
381 · Nov 2022
Emily Nov 2022
the sea became separate from the sky.
casting a golden glaze upon a million shades of soft blue.
the burning flame grew ferociously,
fanning it’s yellow fibres
between the round, fluffy clouds.
one breath,
comes and goes unconsciously,
as does the translucent ocean,
lapping upon the sparkling sand.
Emily Dec 2018
why do you like him?
he asked
he inspires me
she answered
simple as that.
333 · Dec 2019
double edged sword
Emily Dec 2019
i seek comfort
inside your arms
wrapped up with soft words
and gentle touches

i seek comfort
inside the galaxies
stolen from the sky
and placed within your palms

i seek comfort
in you

and oh
what a double edged sword it is
seeking comfort
in the person
that broke your heart
320 · Dec 2018
skin deep
Emily Dec 2018
see her naked
before you see her without her clothes
309 · Dec 2018
Emily Dec 2018
even flowers wilt in the sun.
289 · Dec 2018
don’t be so sure.
Emily Dec 2018
what makes you sure
you’re all i need?
what makes you sure
you’re the air i breathe
or the words i bleed?

if you’re really that sure
and let’s see
if you’re really
all i need
284 · Sep 2020
Emily Sep 2020
i was always amazed
how you were capable
of loving
while hurting.
and i guess
i’ll continue to be amazed
as you love me
while I hurt you
272 · Dec 2018
our secret garden
Emily Dec 2018
i wonder if flowers could bloom
purely by the power of the light you radiate.
if that should be true,
melt the snow beneath our feet
and lay me down in a bed of roses
265 · Jan 2022
to jump or not to jump
Emily Jan 2022
and that's how you left me.

in rain water,
and heartache.
surrounded by a pool
of emptiness.
the cold was unbearable
i couldn't bare to move.
knowing once I did
it would be
the end,

of everything.
265 · Aug 2019
pretty, like you
Emily Aug 2019
i want to lace the air
with pretty words,
that sparkle softly
like the stars.
pretty words,
that make my lips tingle,
and make your heart flutter
like the butterflies we saw on your birthday.
258 · Nov 2018
still living
Emily Nov 2018
I like to watch the world from above,
the bustle of the busy city below me.
People going about their everyday lives.
Maybe someone is going on their first date,
clammy palms and racing heart.
Maybe someone received bad new recently,
"sorry you're fired",
"sorry your grandmother didn't make it".
But yet,
here they are.
Meeting their friends for lunch,
laughing about something that happened moments ago.
Here they are,
still breathing,
heart still beating,
blood still pumping...
still living.
253 · Dec 2019
up there
Emily Dec 2019
i dream far too much about the galaxy.
long to float through a sky,
void of problems and cares.
caress the moon with a gentle hand,
and thank him for getting me through the long nights.
i want to shine as bright as the stars,
inspire all of the people below.
dance along the milky way,
and make friends with a shooting star.

let her carry me into the next world.
250 · Dec 2018
do not touch
Emily Dec 2018
you sparked a fire inside of me
hot enough to burn down my defenses
now i'm left in an empty house
with no way to put out the flames
229 · Dec 2018
Emily Dec 2018
you make me see the world
through brighter eyes.
with a prettier mind,
and a softer voice.
i’m dreaming in technicolor
and i’ll never go back to black and white.
226 · Dec 2018
a waste of ink
Emily Dec 2018
i could sit here
and write pages upon pages
about how I miss your smile.
about how your warmth
is slowly leaving the old sweater you left behind.
about how going to the supermarket at 2am isn’t so fun anymore
because I know when I arrive home
i’ll be eating ice cream alone
in an empty apartment.

i could sit here
and write pages upon pages
about that.
but i’ll just settle with
“i miss you.”
because i know
in the end
you won’t read it anyway.
224 · Nov 2018
Emily Nov 2018
she shined so bright
that he was surprised
he couldn’t taste the stars
dancing on her skin.
surprised he couldn’t smell
the wood burning
and hear the fire crackling.
but most of all
he was surprised
she didn’t know
that she was more spectacular
than the skies on the fourth of july.
220 · Nov 2018
Emily Nov 2018
it’s hard
to be alone
but it’s harder
to feel alone
next to the person
you love
213 · Dec 2018
bring back my stars
Emily Dec 2018
the stars aligned when I met you
209 · Jan 2022
Emily Jan 2022
not everything can be black and white.
some things were made to be viewed in full colour,
blinded by pretty pinks,
and engulfed by a sea of shades.

it may be easier to view the world with eyes shut tight.
ignore the things you despise,
and refuse to read between the lines.

but imagine how much beauty,
how much colour,
how much life.

205 · Dec 2018
my sunshine
Emily Dec 2018
your smile could light up
an entire sky
yet you choose to brighten
only my day.
and maybe it’s selfish
that i want to bottle it up
and save it for the rain
then again
you don’t seem to mind
182 · Nov 2018
i miss you
Emily Nov 2018
I miss you
as much as the sky
misses the moon
and the stars
at 3pm.
The only difference is
I won’t see you tomorrow.
178 · Nov 2018
Emily Nov 2018
I want to laugh,
Experience heart break
and experience love.
I want to experience the sun and the rain
and the company and the loneliness.
I want to experience life,
every aspect of it.
One thing we should always remember,
there's always a tomorrow.
The sun will always rise
and the sun will always set.
Do what you love,
surround yourself with people who are good for you.
The type of people who talk too much
and make you feel every type of emotion.
People who ask if you're okay
or if you got home safely.
Take pictures of everything.
Record videos of late nights
and early mornings.
Collect memories,
write them on ink spilled pages.
Your thoughts are your most important aspect.
Scribble them down on the back of a napkin
of the restaurant you stumbled into
at 4am
with the love of your life.
Next year you'll smile
when you read
"tonight, I'm happy."
178 · Nov 2019
milky way
Emily Nov 2019
i painted the sky blue for you,
hand picked the stars,
that lace the milky way.
bundled them between my fingers,
until they engraved themselves onto my palms.
i befriended the moon,
and asked him for a favour.
in hopes we’d be able to relive this night,
again and again.

i painted the sky blue for you.
stained my fingertips,
with an entire galaxy.
welcomed it into my blood stream with open arms.

i painted the sky blue for you.
you never even bothered to look up.
Notice me
175 · Nov 2018
Emily Nov 2018
the ways in which
you love me.
makes me wish
i loved myself more.
174 · Jan 2019
Emily Jan 2019
i lost myself in you
lost myself
in your diamond mind
and your ocean eyes
i completely
lost myself
in you
i’m not
for a way out
173 · Nov 2018
last first kiss
Emily Nov 2018
do you remember
our first kiss?
because I’m sure
if you did
this wouldn’t be
our last
169 · Dec 2018
beautifully flawed
Emily Dec 2018
your outsides are so mesmerising.
i think to myself
as i watch you
stood in the middle of the path,
arms stretched out wide
with eyes shut tightly.
wet hair clung to your forehead,
rosy cheeks scrunched up happily
as long eyelashes kissed the soft skin underneath your eyes.
your coat was too big for you,
you were drowning in it.
similar to how i was drowning in you.
you smiled brightly,
melting the snow
purely with the heat you were radiating.

isn’t it a shame
your insides
don’t match your outsides.
159 · Dec 2018
Emily Dec 2018
A camera can't capture the true feeling of a moment.
It can show an image of two motionless hands,
clasped together in a strong embrace.
But a series of ink on a page
can’t be replaced by the warm caress of a hand,
the feeling of fingers lacing with yours.
The spark it starts in the tips of your fingers,
shooting through your veins like a bolt of lightning.
Moments like these are the very few
that seem to bring time to a stop.
It’s like the whole world stops revolving for a split second,
the birds fall silent,
leaves stop falling.
in a heart beat,
it starts again.
Starts with a small squeeze of the hand,
starts with laughter,
a first kiss,
a last.
Time shouldn’t be wasted,
moments like these should be cherished.
You never know when they will happen again.
Emily Jan 2022
if the walls could speak,
would they whisper thoughts of comfort?
would they soothe my sleepless nights with lullabies,
and fix my broken parts with words?

if the walls could speak
would they spill the secrets stored between the ceiling cracks?
the ones screamed out during fights,
with no one but myself.

if the walls could speak,
would they tell me it’s too late?
or would they say it’s too soon?

either way,
the walls cannot speak.
and i’m not sure i’d want to know what they think,
even if they did
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