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The night is young,
the night is ours.
Hand in hand,
we'll steal the stars
and all the lonely sunflowers
with no sun to face.
We loved in technicolor!
Your words, your laugh,
your smile and your soul
painting my life in colors
I never knew existed.
And then you left,
and the colors faded fast-
leaving me in a
grayscale gaze.
2d · 36
The Saddest Part
Your laugh
still echoes in
my mind,
my dreams,
and that's the
saddest part of all.
2d · 63
Tragically and tenderly-
It's the only way I knew how
to love you.
2d · 33
The Hungry Wolf
I fed the wolf too well
and now the beast barely
fits its sheep's clothing.
And now, the wolf must
hunt again to satisfy
its darker side.
2d · 48
Let them leave-
it doesn't matter.
If life is temporary,
how can they be permanent?
Nothing really lasts so
strap yourself in and
enjoy the ride.
2d · 44
It's never the right time
for us,
and since there is more us-
not now, not ever,
I will cherish 'us'
from our past
and from my dreams.
I will cherish 'us'
with my poetry,
and with the photographs
I still have scattered
in the shadows.
2d · 60
After the Ending
In all honesty,
I didn't like how it ended.
I tried convincing myself
that is was okay,
but it was never okay,
and it never will be.
But that doesn't mean
I wish it never happened.
I'm glad it did-
I needed it to,
and as much as I
wish to rewrite the ending,
I know I wouldn't be the person
I am today if it had
happened differently.
2d · 87
During this winter,
all I wanted was the warmth
of someone to love

7:31 PM
2d · 56
I can’t believe you-
I can’t believe those words came
straight out of your mouth

10:33 AM
2d · 35
city of love-
but without you,
it’s like separating
the Taj Mahal
from this
2d · 49
When some days
are not so bad as others
but you’re still drinking
and miserable.
the inching hatred
of who you are
but not what you’ve done-
that’s depression.
2d · 39
Can the aura of
this dream linger with me for
a little longer?

11:25 AM
2d · 56
My eyes still weep for
those memories lost to a
warm and distant past

7:22 PM
2d · 45
Three years already?
Where did all
that time go?
And why do I feel so
2d · 111
Sometimes I think I’m
not capable of feeling
the thing you call love

7:13 PM
Sep 29 · 200
Mitch Prax Sep 29
Nothing is quite so
heavy as the unsaid words
between you and I

12:06 AM
Sep 29 · 169
Target Practice
Mitch Prax Sep 29
She grazed my eyes
with an arrow set to stun.
She put another through my soul
and I fell hard, so very hard.
The next one is for my heart
and I am helpless to her
fatal shot.
Sep 29 · 220
She Was Beautiful
Mitch Prax Sep 29
She was beautiful,
but not like those girls on TV.
She was beautiful,
for the way she thought.
for the way her eyes
twinkled when she talked
about anything she loved.
She was beautiful,
for the way she made me
smile like no other could.
She wasn't beautiful for her material self,
she was beautiful right down the soul.
Sep 28 · 120
Mitch Prax Sep 28
Can the human mind
figure out the human brain?
Let's think about it

11:01 PM
Sep 27 · 1.1k
Mitch Prax Sep 27
Toasted inner thigh
glazed in our honey and sweat
was always your specialty

12:21 AM
Sep 27 · 120
The Switch
Mitch Prax Sep 27
Just like the switch
to this ******* room,
I wish there was a switch
to turn off this heart,
this soul and
this mind.
Sep 27 · 96
Time Flies
Mitch Prax Sep 27
Time seems to only fly
when you
don't want it to,
Sometimes our days drag on
and on like passing clouds-
other days, like shooting stars-
blink and you'll miss it.
Sep 27 · 391
Mitch Prax Sep 27
I never really cared
to dance in the twilight-
at least, not until I found someone
who hated the sun as much as I.
I still don’t care much to dance
but I at least have someone to sit with-
to feed off the moon
and the shadows-
having the time of
our lives.
Sep 24 · 128
She is a Black Hole
Mitch Prax Sep 24
She is a star
crushing under the weight
of yourself and everything around you.
She devours my light-
it breaks and bends to her will.
Nothing can escape your grasp,
your gaze or your touch.
The force of you is what
always repulsed me.
Sep 24 · 116
Mitch Prax Sep 24
When some days
are not so bad as others
but you’re still drinking
and miserable.
The inching hatred
of who you are
but not what you’ve done-
that’s depression.
Sep 24 · 241
Mitch Prax Sep 24
The witch of the woods
makes a home in my heart and
conjures her magic

4:06 PM
Sep 21 · 124
Mitch Prax Sep 21
Every time I drink
tea I think of you and that's
a beautiful thing

6:15 PM
Sep 21 · 126
Number One Crush
Mitch Prax Sep 21
One, two,
crush on you.
Three, four,
miss you more.
Five, six,
my heart you fix.
Sep 21 · 152
Sweet, Little
Mitch Prax Sep 21
Oh, how she
longs for sweet, little
while I long for
her sweet, little
Sep 18 · 147
The Love You Are
Mitch Prax Sep 18
Everyone's in the search
for a love that doesn't exist,
without first knowing who they really are.
How are you supposed to know
what love you will find,
love you can give,
if you don't bother to know
the love you are?
Sep 16 · 114
Thank You
Mitch Prax Sep 16
I guess I’ll go back
to being cold and alone.
At least I had the privilege of
tasting those lips a dozen times-
but, honestly, I lost count.  
All I have left is a hazy daydream,
one that I think about
more than I should.
But the truth is,
you made me feel whole
for a couple weeks and I
couldn’t be more grateful for
your warmth and affection.
Good exchange in my opinion.
Take care of yourself.
Sep 15 · 186
Mitch Prax Sep 15
How much good must I
do in order to redeem
myself of my sins?

9:29 PM
Sep 14 · 160
Mitch Prax Sep 14
I wish her well in
an awful year and I hope
to make her forget

6:10 PM
Sep 14 · 360
Mitch Prax Sep 14
it is an odd thing
to hold someone close and
lose them regardless

12:27 PM
Sep 12 · 175
Mitch Prax Sep 12
One year later and
oh my god, I think I am
dreaming you again

7:44 PM
Sep 11 · 335
Will You Be My Angel?
Mitch Prax Sep 11
I wonder if you know
how to love me when I’m down.
Not only through affection, but  
to be a shining light in these
tunnels of darkness.
I constantly battle my demons-
will you be the angel by my side?
Are you able to fill the void
when a piece of me is
missing from my soul?  
I want you to be here through
the dark days, not only the bright.
Sep 10 · 367
Mitch Prax Sep 10
There’s a symphony
in her voice and it's playing
on all my heartstrings

10:19 PM
Sep 10 · 128
Mitch Prax Sep 10
we can just travel
from country to country and
we can disappear

9:40 PM
Sep 10 · 130
Mitch Prax Sep 10
why is it that we
only believe the bad things
they say about us?

9:27 PM
Sep 10 · 127
Heavy Heart
Mitch Prax Sep 10
I jumped into
the sea of your love
even though I couldn’t swim well.
The last thing I remember
was when I sank
tied to your heavy heart.
Sep 10 · 119
Empty & Sweet
Mitch Prax Sep 10
How am I
supposed to believe you
when all of your sweet
but empty words
and promises smell of
someone else’s name?
Sep 7 · 123
Your Heart Is A Puzzle
Mitch Prax Sep 7
How did they
break your heart?
I want to find new and
amazing ways of putting
it back together
Sep 7 · 452
The Saddest Party
Mitch Prax Sep 7
Have you ever noticed how
all your friends and family
could come together for
one big party and the
only thing we'd notice
is that the one person
we want to see
is not there.
Sep 7 · 266
Mitch Prax Sep 7
some days the rain falls
just a little too loud for
me to hear my heart

1:36 AM
Sep 7 · 340
Mitch Prax Sep 7
Finding the right soul
is like searching for life in
the dark space above

1:25 PM
Sep 7 · 682
The Temptress
Mitch Prax Sep 7
Beckon to me
and call me over-
I want to be seduced
into forgetting just
how lost I am
without you.
Sep 7 · 231
Mitch Prax Sep 7
I'm in need of your
love, warmth and affection to
guide me through the night

11:05 AM
Sep 5 · 220
What Would I Do?
Mitch Prax Sep 5
what would I do
in between kissing
and drinking with you?
I would be so lost
and alone
Sep 2 · 194
Modern Angel
Mitch Prax Sep 2
I know a
modern angel
who navigates the skies
with wings of steel
and a heart so real.
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