Farewell ParadiseFarewell ParadiseFarewell Paradise3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
I should have known
of your demise
You have been the loan
I never deserved
Karma has had me served
I am gone for good
Didn't think I ever would
but here I stand, alone
Only the wind will hear me moan
and only he can give me sympathy
Do you even still remember me?
or how you and me used to be "we"?
I still thought this could all go well
but our private heaven has turned to hell
And all the love songs that we sang
turned to ashes, gone out with a bang
The PullWhen I was younger, someone showed me a video gametoo weird for me, but it made her laugh, and she was pretty. You played as this little guy with a squishy hammer for a head, and you rolled a sticky ball around in front of you. As you rolled it, things got stuck until the ball was gigantic. And then... I don't know. I don't remember the point of the game, nor do I remember the name.The Pull3 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
But that image comes back to me every time I am anxious. I am that little person running around, pushing a ball, and things stick to it. Only they aren't cows or trees or parts of buildings: they are things that make me nervous. The attention of people. My sparse resume. The way I can never look someone in the eye when we first meet.
Oh. And I don't have a squishy hammer for a head.
Regardless, today is like that. I've talked to too many people and some weird man had told me he was my father and my mother was on the back of a book with a different name but the same damn face.
While I was walking home,