Blog, poem, poetry

It was all a Mistake – Poem

Hewasn't looking for muchnot lovejust wanted wanted to fuck Hewent to the clubno trustkicked six shots of bourbon didn't stop till he was swervin'He swerved into her lanebroken hearts and conversationthey went back to her place but that one nightturned into monthsHe gave it lifegave it bloodgave it everything, butnever got much in returnnow, suddenly… Continue reading It was all a Mistake – Poem

poem, poetry, Writing

I Promise | A Poem

How I gave Alyssa her promise ring on Christmas ❤ From the sun’s firstrisetill its peachy andgentle setJust knowthat I promise From every tearsheddown your warmpink cheekto every smilethat beamsbeneath skiesof dreamsJust knowI promise From every longunforgiving dark nightwith no sunlight in sightto every brightwarming sunriseJust knowI promise From every highon every sky-like peakto every… Continue reading I Promise | A Poem

Blog, Blogging, Life

I’m going to be a Dad!

It was a few nights before Christmas. I was working when I got a text from my girlfriend. I have an early Christmas gift for you! I sighed with a smile as I wrote back, begging for her to wait till Christmas. Nope, you’re getting it tonight, she replied. Alyssa has always loved giving myself… Continue reading I’m going to be a Dad!

Blogging, Writing

A letter to my Lover #1

We met in the produce section of the grocery store by my apartment. Our hands touched and sparks flew as we both reached for the same eggplant. Our eyes locked, and it was like we both knew. Right now your brows are probably scrunching together as you wonder who I’m talking about because, well, that’s… Continue reading A letter to my Lover #1

Depression, poem, poetry

Don’t Think of Me – A Poem

I just I just really like you Jordan And I need something concrete Real I really want this relationship because we connect like we're meant to fit So here's everything that can be But wait Wake up Jordan It was all only a dream I just I really like you too ___________ but as I… Continue reading Don’t Think of Me – A Poem

Blogging, poem, poetry

She Keeps Me – A Poem

She's a sunrise the Universe never wanted to share and so the world remained dark without her light She keeps me grounded like the roots of a redwood stretching through the Earth reaching like thirsty fingers as mine slip through hers I grip them tight Her hand in mine Never wanting to let go ever… Continue reading She Keeps Me – A Poem

fiction, Writing

Flash Fiction: Then She was Gone

She told me she loved me before she left, just like she did every other morning. I felt a familiar smile tug at the corners of my lips as I told her I loved her to from where I stood in the kitchen. The coffee was still hot and I wanted to grab a cup… Continue reading Flash Fiction: Then She was Gone

Blogging, Mental Health, poetry

Hate / Love the Day – A Poem

I had a breakdown today Not a whole lot to say It was the first time I'd cried in 193 days The day was all right Found some new jobs online It's not what I wanna do, but I guess I'll give it a try I went ahead and applied just to say that I… Continue reading Hate / Love the Day – A Poem

Blog, short story, Writing

“The Woman in the Red Dress” – Short Story

The Woman in the Red Dress Six months had passed since ex-cop John Michaels had been forced to retire early from the Memphis Police Department—but the wound was still fresh. It was a Friday night at Blake’s Bar and Grill, a popular restaurant in the heart of the city, and just down the street from… Continue reading “The Woman in the Red Dress” – Short Story

poem, poetry

Dear Love – A Poem

Dear Love, A young boy, I was watching love on a silver screen dreaming one day I'd grow up You and I would meet While puddles formed on the concrete we'd connect beneath a streetlight But the thought was too much for me so I left that night Spanning from lonely broken streets to monster-filled… Continue reading Dear Love – A Poem