Jagged scars

  Jagged scars across my heart. I have to consider now, Is this all I’m worth? Is this my destiny – My journey’s end? Why do I feel so deeply For people Who evidently begrudge my depth? Am I just strange? Why do words and thoughts Consume my every waking second? Where do I seek…

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Piano

After an excruciatingly long day, I retire to the love of my piano. Its lavish splendour And tranquility Fail to touch my tired soul as it used to. As I weep, My tears fall, Splash, Then settle upon the ebony and ivory below, Before escaping between the keys And out of sight. The truth shouldn’t…

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Mourning

Mourning has broken Like a cup to the floor. Mourning has taken The smile I once wore. A nightmare awakes me, Silence, surrounds me. Darkness, it scares me. Lonely once more. Utopic surroundings Block out my pain, Unhappy companions Lead me again. Use a pistol to shoot me, A dagger to stab me, Happiness, my…

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