Lit Poetry

Of all the boys I've thought I've loved, you're not particularly the one I imagined would make me cry. And I've found out that you're the only one who has...

218,632 words in the English language 35,000 words known to the average person 860.3 million words said in one lifetime Over 200 different ways to say “I...

Your hand claws through my blanket-soft curls like a guitarist strums their fingers on strings. Pastel-petal cheeks burn the ligatures of quarter notes. Voices and dice...

i. Sunlight reflecting off the shattered glass on the boy’s blue duvet blindingly attacks pale walls where laughter once resonated between. ii. A broken trophy case tasting more...

In the midst of long distance and confessionals with the moon, (to my heart) a star asks: “when did you stop believing in yourself?”        

Sleepless nights, and stoplights, and sunburned exhaustion. You make me want to wake up, even when I’m so tired I can’t see straight. My heart broke...

fairy lights and books surround me a comforting darkness a sanctuary for my thoughts, awful singing and sketches clothes on the floor music in the background words on pages trying to...

I have started to write this poem too many times. I have never finished it. I peel a clementine, pull it into segments, savor its clean crisp citrus. It wasn’t...

I would love to speak, .............For the ones with no voice. I would love to fly, .............Dance ballet through the open air, And I would love to be...

It didn’t stop the cold aching, slithering, curling its way around my arms, squeezing to expose a vain, to show that I was still living....