TRACING LOVE

Love has strung together days, moments of

happiness for me.

Years went by without much of anything–

until we met.

Smiles, laughter, adventure, the newness of a newfound love.

I trace the days of “us” in your smile.

-tmtf

Photo from Pixabay.com, by AnnaER

via Daily Prompt: Trace

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EMPTINESS ADRIFT

Falling like a snowflake,

melting in the spring

I pry my eyes wide open

to feel the familiar emptiness.

It’s in my heart

It’s in my conscious

Maybe it’s always been there.

Emptiness is all encompassing,

swallowing me whole like a snake

eating it’s first meal of the day.

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MY MIND

In honor of May being Mental Health Awareness month, I was inspired to write this poem as my first Daily Prompt post.

My mind,

utterly numb and drained,

restless sleep

plaguing my being,

I descend into chaotic melancholy

that is depression

and anxiety.

The two devils sitting on my shoulder–

one screaming don’t care,

the other forcing worries into my ears Continue reading “MY MIND”