In the time since you left my
Hair has grown longer and lighter than
It ever did when it was wrapped in your hands
I’ve been kissed by faceless lovers against medieval walls, under
Stained glass windows, doused with prosecco from greedy mouths
Laid myself bare in the Mediterranean sun
The adventures you once swore we would take
I took, I didn’t wait, I scrubbed the tattoo
We got from my skin and covered it with another
Expunged the wicked taste your tongue left behind and
Found solace in the knowledge that even
After all this time, it’s my laughter dancing
Endlessly through your mind
3AM Thoughts // AKA “I Passed On Patience When They Were Handing Out Virtues.”
She called me by his
name without shame – I’ll let her
pretend for one night.
3AM Thoughts // AKA “Haiku 234.”
am i truly free
or have i stopped noticing
the bars of my cage
3AM Thoughts // AKA “Haiku 233.”
him: the one who held
me when i wasn’t sure i
would feel whole again
3AM Thoughts // AKA “Haiku 232.”
It hurts now, but that
doesn’t mean it was the wrong
choice for you long-term.
3AM Thoughts // AKA “Haiku 231.”
I want everything
and all at once, I never
3AM Thoughts // AKA “Haiku 230.”
I moved away from
all that no longer served me
well (and that was you).
3AM Thoughts // AKA “Haiku 229.”
i want your longing
to eat you alive, it’s the
punishment you’ve earned.
3AM Thoughts // AKA “Haiku 228.”
His life is brighter
where I touched it, everything
rests within his soul.
3AM Thoughts // AKA “Haiku 227.”
How do you love a
wild thing? With which words can you
pierce its savage heart?
3AM Thoughts // AKA “Haiku 226.“