Autumn is a figment of our imaginationI don’t know how to hold a bouquet of fireworksAutumn is a figment of our imagination11 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
within my chest but you light the spark anyway
and I swear every colour blossoms under my skin
and my bones tremble with every firecracker but
you smell like bonfires and home and your arms
are warm around my waist, you promise me that
summer is a state of mind, that my eyes are like
lilacs that never fade, my wisteria tears will aid
roses to unfurl in my cheeks, you whisper that
good comes from sadness if you let it go, let it
pour out; I drench you in a deluge of snow-thaw
and you turn it into mid-summer morning haze
and hummingbirds chorusing at noon, vibrating
in my ribs. I grow under your touch, under your
careful green thumbs. I am a garden bed waiting
for a boy like you to come and make me bloom, to
melt the winter’s frost. and you have been waiting
for a new project, spend some time on me and I will
repay you with daisies that will never die, peonies
that will not wither, eternal lavender perfumes.
(I will give you a l
How do I help youHow do I help you?How do I help you11 months ago in Emotional More Like This
No, really, how do I help you with your depression?
I just don't know how to deal with this anymore. I've had many people close to my heart dealing with depression and anxiety. I've come to understand many things about how it works, and what not to do.
But how do I help you? What do I do?
How can I help you climb a wall I don't see or feel?
I kind of have the opposite problem. While something inside of you stops you from moving, I see a vast openness that's almost scary and just run in all directions. While you can only be passive and crawl in what binds you, I see so many things that need me to work and I don't know where to start. While you get to the point that your suffering is so static you think that death can't be worse, my sad thoughts are all over the place at a speed I can't even follow and I'm scared of everything starting with death.
Maybe I seem more free to you, and that's why you are attracted to me. But I'm attracted to you because you are an amazing