She Won't Forget.She refuses to believe all the lies. Refuses to believe that he isn't kissing another girl with the same passion he kissed her with. She refuses to remember the way he whispered sweetly into her ear, "I love the way you say my name." She refuses to touch the softness of her palm, trying to see if the tingle of his touch has remained. This young girl refuses to call any of her friends back, because she knows all they'll do is doubt that she still loves him. But what does she have left to doubt? She loved him. She gave herself to him. He was her many 'firsts.' She has nothing to doubt, except for lies. And she refuses to listen to those lies once more. She refuses to actually look him in the eye as he walks toward her one grey morning. She refuses to leer away in disgust, refuses to scream at him to leave. But as he tilts her quivering chin towards his face and says, "Once you've had me, you'll always want more," she knows she refuses to push him away. Because she'll always want hShe Won't Forget.5 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
the future is lacedi. his eyes are blood shot red, glassy, abhorrent. his nails bite into the skin of my arm, marking me. digging marks that are less permanent than the ones he's dug into my mind. it grows uncomfortable. i pull my arm away. his nails bite harder.the future is laced3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
ii. calculative. controlled. that's how he always made me out to be. "do you ever feel? do you ever lose your mind?" he had asked me once. yes. the world is spinning way too fast.
iii. his breath is thin, papery, stale. his lips cracked and the skin destroyed from his constant picking. his scratched finger tips run over the rugged skin. he's changed from biting into my skin, to now grasping it. holding onto me as if he's holding onto the line straight to my soul. do we have souls? we're said to have them. it is said that we are created from dust and divine breath. dust is rancid, dry, dirty. tasteless. is that what we are? dirty? tasteless? past its best? he always brought out the worst in humans. said we're nothing, hopeless. but as i sat and w