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Nov 2019 · 95
idk
Tess Murray Nov 2019
idk
How long does it take for the world to see how depressed you are?
How long to see the emptiness, the false air?
How long can someone pretend without losing themselves in the process?
How long does it take for someone to go numb?
Nov 2019 · 90
BG Pt. 1
Tess Murray Nov 2019
buoys,
a whole other topic
please stop
bringing it up;
grills
so much easier;
feels so safe,
feels so comfort
Nov 2019 · 302
tears
Tess Murray Nov 2019
drip drop
who knows
which will be
the last
like breath
no one ever
knows
no one ever thinks
to appreciate
either
Nov 2019 · 38
choice
Tess Murray Nov 2019
do I
or do I
not
so easy
but is it
really?
Nov 2019 · 115
life
Tess Murray Nov 2019
it really does
not
matter if you try
it only
truly
matter s
what people
see
Nov 2019 · 150
Today
Tess Murray Nov 2019
took double what
the label said;
first time
kinda scary
kinda don't care;
yet appropriate too
he needed to go
away
Nov 2019 · 41
paIn
Tess Murray Nov 2019
so powerful
yet so quiet
silent
produces
passion
like no
other

different kind of
ecstasy,
a necessity;
pain
blind to its own
power,
blind to its own
strength

voice encased in fear
holds the ability to change
to
Nov 2019 · 68
me
Tess Murray Nov 2019
me
what defines
it
who defines
it
I know

They
do

Me
who
they
want
me to
be
Nov 2019 · 160
Girls
Tess Murray Nov 2019
there was only ever
one
she was my saving
grace
Nov 2019 · 22
BOys
Tess Murray Nov 2019
there is
so
many
to choose from
yet
who would
ever think to like
lil ol' me
Nov 2019 · 89
trees
Tess Murray Nov 2019
can I like just
go in a forest
and fall
quietly
quickly
without people
hearing me
or will they
invade me
again
Nov 2019 · 69
math
Tess Murray Nov 2019
desperate,
picky
all in one
brain
romantic,
yet
logical
how can this
be
Nov 2019 · 29
Poetry
Tess Murray Nov 2019
despised
yet you desperately
need me to
communicate to
you for
your benefit
yet how do
you expect
me to communicate on
your terms
you cannot
expect
me to do
that
Nov 2019 · 134
zombie
Tess Murray Nov 2019
always on the
run from
you
but the virus
is already here
in my lungs
I cannot stop
it
I am already
done
Nov 2019 · 178
subtraction
Tess Murray Nov 2019
why do I find so much
emotional comfort
in a sweater
that represents so much
hate

things just don't
add
up

why won't they just let
me
be
angry for
once
Jun 2019 · 51
Keeping
Tess Murray Jun 2019
Dream a dream,
long and wide;
wake up and carry on
the day is yet to come.

— The End —