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 May 2020 IZ J
John White
I just want it to end.

The hopelessness, the fear,
the constant critic in my head:
I've lived with them all for too long.

All I've ever known is this war, this endless battle.
There's nothing wrong with wanting it to end.
To wish that it didn't is cruel.

But why can't the best solution be the simplest?
Why do I have to keep fighting?

At times it's deafening,
and I'm so exhausted.

Why can't I just lay down in no man's land
and let this battle fall silent around me?

Why can't that be the end?

Because... I'll never know what's possible.
 Mar 2020 IZ J
 Mar 2020 IZ J
My reality
Is completely binge worthy
Because it has you
 Mar 2020 IZ J
Wall it up
 Mar 2020 IZ J
I'm building up a wall,
And I'll paint it in smiles,
I want it colourful for the leps,
Glimmering for the kings,
And strong for the thugs,
So that my lie mustn't collapse.
 Mar 2020 IZ J
Micah G
 Mar 2020 IZ J
Micah G
Can I give a girl anything  
Except what she wants
 Mar 2020 IZ J
Michael Stefan
 Mar 2020 IZ J
Michael Stefan
Every now and then
The ink won't
Do what I want it to
Rebelling on the page

Just like you.

No matter
How I write your story
And dream my dreams of love
I cannot write a story
That you don't want
To play the lead role in
 Mar 2020 IZ J
Evan Stephens
You're sitting in profile
in your favorite red jacket.
Your one eye focuses
on maple pages,
a sweep of hair
recklessly dashes
across the water
of your brow.

When the connection drops,
you are frozen like that,
scalloped by shadow,
sleeveless purple shirt
drifting an eclipse
up your arm.

For a profile like that,
I would sell all of this...
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