The light has gone out of my life

On her bad days I would tell her ‘without you my world would be darkness’. Unknowing I was bestowing a prophecy, I was naive to believe love was enough to keep a soul here that was destined to depart. There could never have been enough time with her. Had life given me a thousand years, I would…

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When you bruise her skin I will feel it

When you bruise her skin I will feel it. As she smooths concealer over herself to hide your marks, my own will wash away. You cannot hide what you have done, for I carry the weight of every harsh word and firm grip under the first layer of my skin. It remains as an armour to…