You sold me Half of you Disguised as whole Half truths Spoken as gospel You gave your children Less than half the father They deserved As it all unravelled And the rum bottle You hid behind And drowned your true self in Was always more than Half empty Years later we learned You truly were… Continue reading Deanna L. Raymond: Half Truths
Don’t Tell Me That Ambition Is A Seedy Dark Alley, And Isn’t Any Place For Someone Like Me Ben Never Don’t tell me that ambition is a seedy dark alley, and isn’t any place for someone like me. You don’t know what I am made of. I am ambition, I am my own seedy dark… Continue reading Ben Never: Don’t tell me…
Years upon years layer upon layer whip stitched slip stitched back stitched enclosing myself cocooning from any more pain for what good that did there was never enough stuffing or strong enough thread but still I would mend the tears till fingers bled I am too old now to keep hiding my fingers so cramped… Continue reading Deanna L. Raymond: I want to tumble out from the seams.
I know I have Been weak Crushed and bruised Under someone's thumb I know I have been low In deep caves of Subterranean depression I know I have done things To be loved, seen, wanted That made me feel Pathetic, dirty I know for years I no longer knew Who I truly was But I… Continue reading Deanna L. Raymond: I know this to be my deepest truth.
Redemption Ben Never Looking in each other’s eyes. Coming closer, hearts pounding in their chests. Holding their breath. Another look, a smiling glimpse. Hesitation. Closing in, longing for each other’s hands. Fingers intertwining, a kiss, soft and easy... Pulling closer, holding each other tight, a deep breath. Sighing, whispers… … Redemption. Finally, one day. Writer… Continue reading Ben Never: Redemption
I Know This To Be My Deepest Truth Ben Never I know this to be my deepest truth: With every dawn, I get a new chance. With every day, I grow. With every dusk, I rest assured I did my best. No one can take this away from me. Writer Name: Ben Never Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ben.never.writes/… Continue reading Ben Never: I know this to be my deepest truth.
I know this to be my deepest truth Veritas I have loved, I have raged, I have hoped, I have forgiven, I have lied and I have confessed; all wholly, passionately-forever and in equal measure. For all the intellect one can earn, Only the heart remains. Jx https://www.facebook.com/thebedlampapers https://www.instagram.com/thebedlampapers/ #TheGingerPost #100DayPrompt #TGP100DayChallenge