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Nov 2 · 171
Flimflammer
You are
Fraud
Phony
False
Fake
Fraudulent
Forged
Feigned
And above all
A folly in my vocabulary

11/1/2019
Oct 30 · 126
Constellations
There are millions of stars
But we limit ourselves
To only a handful of constellations
To tell the stories
Of the sky

10/30/2019
Oct 30 · 26
Describe It
They asked me to describe
This feeling
That dominates my very soul
But you see
It's kind of-
Sort of-
It's like the heat waves of-
Some eternal flame
A dove-
That flies just in front of the sun
It's like a slipping rope
That makes you take hold of-
Everything and nothing
It seems to be void of-
Deprived of-
Bereft of-
Logic
Reality
Sensibility
But like the stars above-
It can chart your course
Into unknown terrains
And even as I speak
I fall short of-
This abstruse feeling
Called love

<3
10/30/2019
Oct 23 · 62
Healing
He does not mend
My fractured heart
But is the life force
Behind every heartbeat

10/23/2019
This one is for you Jake.
Oct 22 · 150
What The Moon Gives
The sun never shines on lovers
For it is at night under the covers

That the moon gives way to desire
To light their love with fire

10/22/2019
Oct 22 · 33
The Burden of Love
I gave you my heart on a silver platter
Not that it would even matter

Whether I adorned you in gold
Or loved you until we grew old

Your love was far too great a price
And there remains my one and only vice

To love to deep is such a burden
And on the stage of love
I draw the curtain

10/21/2019
Oct 22 · 47
Romanticism
If romanticism
Is the foundation of modern love
Then I will romanticize
Til' the day I die

10/21/2019
Oct 22 · 39
Ultimate Gift
You could've given me the stars
Wrapped in silver wrapping paper
And it still wouldn't be enough

10/21/2019
Oct 22 · 29
Dreamer
She desires the artist
And the dreamer
But is unwilling to pay the price
Of the dream

10/21/2019
Oct 22 · 40
Wildfire
She was a blazing wildfire
But what she didn't realize
Is that she danced with a prince
Who carried ashes in his pockets

10/21/2019
Oct 21 · 198
Piecing Myself Together
I never knew
That angels
Dressed in mundane clothing
Could enter my life
And offer up shards of light
To slowly piece together
My fractured heart

10/21/2019
Oct 5 · 89
Fading
The petals are wilting
My whole world is tilting
The love I had for him is failing
A red heart now paling

10/5/2019
Sep 25 · 20
Empty Words
My words are broken droplets
That never quite
Penetrate the surface
Matter without substance
Feeling without emotion
I may write my words
But you will never read them
I will speak aloud
But you will never listen

9/25/2019
Sep 25 · 20
Little Bird
I am a hollowed out tree
Awaiting the small woodpeckers
That will fill my *****
As I bear the most beautiful children

9/25/2019
Sep 21 · 720
Fairytail
I gave them fickle fables
Far from forging truths
Fair young women
With facades cast over
Their fear-filled eyes
As they realize
There is no fairy tail
For fabricated dreams
No Prince Charming
Will fall for them
It is the princess fallout
That happens to
All folly young women

9/21/2019
Sep 21 · 39
Masquerade
In a masquerade ball
You were the only one
Not wearing a mask

9/21/2019
Sep 21 · 35
Dreams
They play dreams
At my funeral
Because even they
Liked the idea of me
More than the actual me

9/21/2019
Sep 18 · 22
Chess Game
This was always a chess game
This Game
That you and I play
Again
And again
And again
And again
I have the checkmate
Locked in the deepest
Confide of my heart
While you play your queen
From all directions of the board
And with my hands up
I surrender my winning piece

9/18/2019
Sep 18 · 18
My Poetry
When you read my poetry
I hope that you can see
How my soul
Slipped through the cracks
As I etched words onto my heart
With my mind formulating the words

My poetry is an embodiment
Of my whole being
So if you would like
To understand me
Then start reading

9/18/2019
When they say it's just a hobby.
Sep 17 · 30
Something
It is so dumb
This humdrum
That is so tiresome
Troublesome
Bothersome
Wearisome
I just want some...
Thing

9/17/2019
Sep 17 · 130
Admiration
And so I sit
In a stunning
But old painting
Perfectly poised
Occasionally admired
But always forgotten

9/17/2019
Sep 6 · 58
A Dinner of Love
If you sit at a table where
Respect
Love
Compassion
And trust
Are not being served
Politely stand
Collect your plate
And leave

Do not dine
With pigs
Dressed in gentlemen's clothing

9/6/2019
Sep 6 · 22
Fascination
Have you ever seen the way
A child looks inside an aquarium?
Or the way a dog
Looks at a new pup
Who has joined the home?
It's that curiosity
That fascination
Bewilderment
That I want my lover to have
When they look at me

I want them to be fascinated by me
For all eternity
<3

9/6/2019
Sep 6 · 36
Tempting Kindness
I give compassion
Unto the weak
And the meek
But not those who seek
To herald up their deceit

Kindness is giving
Another person your fire
Do not temper with the flame
Or it will go up in rage
A fire
That cannot be tamed

9/6/2019
I do not wish to be
Your whole world
Your everything

Stand on your own soil
Own your foundation
Love your precious world
That makes up
All the imperfectly perfect
Things that are
So incredibly
You

Love yourself
Before you ever love me

9-4-2019
Sep 4 · 205
Lily Pad
My hands cup your face
Like a lily pad catches droplets of water
That fall from the sky

9-4-2019
Aug 30 · 328
Not Enough Words
2366 miles
8 years
10 emails
3 phone calls
Not a single word
To describe
The way I feel
For you

8/30/2019
Aug 21 · 49
Wounded
Although he's cut
I try to stitch together the hurt in him
Without realizing that the blood on my hands
Is from the gaping wound in my side
And he's holding the knife

8/21/2019
Aug 3 · 59
Sky
Sky
I take a flight through clouds
And mountains
To get to where you are
But when I fall from cloud nine
You are not there to catch me

8/2/2019
Jul 28 · 255
Beautiful
Beauty carved
Like a marble statue
A silhouette
Formed by the sun

7-28-2019
Apr 4 · 57
The What Ifs
What if my words could be an echo into your abyss, a light in the tunnel?
What if I engraved you in the palm of my hands and cradled you for an eternity?
What if I could kiss away all the scars on your body?
What if I told you I would've given the sun, the earth, and all I had just so you could know what sacrifice meant?
What if staying meant waiting in the living room for you to come home every day?
What if I had too much love to give?
What if you threw it all away?

4-3-2019
Mar 26 · 70
Air
Air
Before I could release your air from my lungs
You suffocated me
And took my life support

3-25-2019
Abusive relationships are destructive.
Mar 26 · 191
True Love
Tick tock
Time
Telling
Me
To
Take
More
Time
Turning
Tales
Into
Truths--

True love
Taking
Tormenting
Terrifying
Touching
Trusting

True love is timeless
True love demands time
So take your time

3-25-2019
Mar 26 · 50
Change The World
Change the world
Then do it again
Smooth out the curves of the jagged river
Grow trees amongst barren land
Make mountains upon mountains
Then climb it all
And jump to the deepest depths of the ocean
To the very bottom of a lightless land
Then in a moment of hyper speed
Go straight to the sun
Say "Hi"
Then come back to Earth
Back to your bed
And back to your dreams
Wake up
Change the world

3-25-2019
Feb 5 · 115
Acquaintance
How quickly can someone become a stranger
To your safe harbor?

2-5-2019
<3
Jan 25 · 142
Tiny Pieces
She gives him affection
In tiny jars
And her heart
In the smallest of fractions
Because if they only take the tiniest bit of you
It doesn't feel like your whole self is gone
When they walk out the door

1-25-2019
Jan 25 · 159
Checklist
There is an imaginary checklist
As she is evaluated
At Love's front door
Her leg is shaking
Because she fears
She might not meet the mark

1-25-2019
Jan 21 · 91
Warmth
I did not need to touch you
To feel the warmth of your skin

1-20-2019
Jan 14 · 127
Communication
There is imperfection in my words
Can you not feel the tremor in my voice?

So when I come off as inarticulate
Or fail when communication is needed
Forgive me for my shortcomings
For in my mind
I speak all the words
My mouth cannot seem to say

1-14-2019
Jan 14 · 84
Can You?
Can you accept the reality?
But can you also accept the fairy-tales
That await beyond the storm?

1-14-2019
Jan 10 · 264
An Ode to Costa Vida
O' Costa Vida
That the heavens might ring
For glorious is thine corporate name
The sauce which you so delicately craft
Flows through my veins
And the sweet pork
Oh, the sweet pork
With one bite I am enslaved
As the taste bursts within my mouth
With the strength
Of Zeus' great lightning bolt
The inhabitants of the land Utah
Praise thee all the day
And may thy glory reign
Forever and ever
Amen

1-10-2019
Insert humor here.
Jan 10 · 82
A Heart That Is Seen
She wore her heart on her sleeve
Like a home decor item
Tucked tightly in the corner of the living room
Always seen
But never acknowledged

1-10-2019
Jan 5 · 141
Ink on Skin
Words intended for paper
Are instead ink on her skin
She is decorated in cursive writing
Of painful poems now recorded
Because no matter how much
She tries to forget
The ink serves as a daily reminder
Of a broken heart
With broken words

1-5-2019
Jan 5 · 84
Another Language
I listen to music
In another language
Because it allows me to feel the emotion
And fill in the blanks
For my own story

1-5-2019
Dec 2018 · 158
Tears Can Be Paint
Kirsten Claire Dec 2018
Her once hazel eyes
Are now tinted with red
And her cheeks are flushed
With mother nature's own blush
Her lip trembles
As a raindrop slides down
The canvas that is her face
And although she weeps
It's more like a painting
Than a scene from a movie

12-29-2018
Dec 2018 · 136
Tired
Kirsten Claire Dec 2018
The exhaustion feels worse
Than stones tied across my back
It feels like eyes permanently shut
And days spent staring at a screen
Just to give your mind a place to go
It feels like life has become a carousel
And you are just there for the ride
Going but not living
When I am tired
It hurts

12-29-2018
Dec 2018 · 127
She Was
Kirsten Claire Dec 2018
She was pretty
But not beautiful
Talented
But not exceptional
Smart
But not brilliant
And quite frankly she wasn't a lot of things
But whatever she was-
Was ****** amazing

12-29-2018
Dec 2018 · 239
In That Old Room
Kirsten Claire Dec 2018
In the shadow of the night
The moon casts a beam of light
Into a room with fading wallpaper
And soda cans amongst other items
Strung across the floor
But on a bed that has lost its comfort
A young couple sleeps together
Intertwined like two souls melded together
They share the same breath
As they sleep
Dec 2018 · 273
Wild Words
Kirsten Claire Dec 2018
I write words with a blueprint in my mind
But somehow
Common sense always gets left behind

Like a parent trying to tame a child
I reign in the words
With an iron-grip bridle

But the words will do what they do
Because words my dear
Could never be controlled by you

12/17/2018
Dec 2018 · 83
Single Star
Kirsten Claire Dec 2018
She only asked for a single star
But he gave her his whole universe

<3
12/17/2018
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