Pounce

He was waiting for me, On a warm night, little did I know as I hit the flush, That once I unlocked that door, He would pounce like a panther, Push me in to the cubicle, bash my head against the wall, I thought I’d scream, but no sound came, He stole more than just…

Still

My god, you’re the one I still don’t know if I can forgive, the only one. I still flinch when people touch my stomach and am reminded of how you punched me there. I still remember you pressing my arm against a hot spoon or flicking a lighter over my wrist, I still don’t put…

Extinguished

I set myself on fire wanted to burn myself to ashes but you wouldn’t let me. You came in trying to extinguish my flames first water, next foam then gas but nothing was quite enough. Nothing could stop the burning emptiness inside, a hollow chest, a heart that was only beating. I yearned to feel…

Pieces of home

It was one of those days where there was a cold bitter chill in the November air. She had missed her train with a half an hour wait for the next one. People had been making fun of her accent all day, usually she didn’t mind but today it made her feel that pang of…

Magnets

It was intense always, she smiled. His fixed stare, his hold on me. Every conversation purposeful, our love making passionate. The way the strength of his arms wrapped around me made me feel weak and strong at the same time. I thought we were magnets with our connection so intense, it could only attract, but…

Receipt 21

I collided with him like I was a star in the Big Bang.  The next one was bumpier like a plane landing on the runway. Then he crashed in to me like a train derails in to a platform. But you were calmer, more like the ocean hugging the shore, letting me breathe on my…