|H O L D ON // L E T GO.

Hold on because we need you, Hold on because the tumours haven’t wrapped themselves around all of you, Hold on because there is so much we have left to do together, we could take a canoe and paddle out across a wide lake breathing in the fresh air admiring the trees along the way Hold…

dancing with the angels

I am so jealous, gorgeous girl as I watch all these people dressed divinely walk through those same doors that we did after months of deciphering on ASOS. I see them come in and witness the committee heads being bossy about the decorations, I hope I was never that bad! I witness them take their…

‘Heartbroken’

Another shift, another receipt.It’s been a tough month and my heart has hurt over loss of two people that influenced my life. Although it is not broken, but only wounded. They call it heartbroken but I don’t get it. My heart is not broken, but wounded to its core. It will take a while but…

Temporary sky

You were like the sky to me, infinite and full of wonder. A little stormy sometimes but I always wanted to be your calm sea, gently reflecting on to you on those days. You had more stars in you than could ever be counted, more sparkle than could ever be quantified. There were so many…

Receipt 12 

I always thought you were too good, Even though you said you were the lucky one, Eventually you agreed like I knew you would, Now we act like strangers, nothing is said but all is gone

Receipt #5

Your grip so tight, I could feel your nails but it was your tears that caused my heart to ache, drops began to fall from my own eyes, the tighter I held your hand the more I broke and it was as if the strength in our grasp was trying to match the pain in…

Love Story

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Ghost

He’s here, he’s around, you never were. Except his hand doesn’t fit mine like yours did, He smells nice yet I don’t inhale him, He’s tall like you but I don’t feel quite as safe in his arms, He hates biting, but you left marks all over my neck, He’ll hug me at the end…