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Without

Without

I’m just a poet without a voice I’m just a girl without a choice I’m caught in a rainstorm without cover I’m in love without a lover
Not Again

Not Again

The rain slides down the windows and blurs the streetlights outside I open a window and watch the candles flicker in the soft breeze Our dinner sits cold, uneaten and forgotten I wonder where you are And I think to myself Not again  I put the food away but drink the...
Next Time

Next Time

My phone buzzes with a text at 2:45 a.m. You must be drunk and thinking again I used to try and read between the lines but that has proven a waste of my time You only want what you don’t have You’re only happy when you’re sad Once upon a time my...
Okay

Okay

I saw you tonight and I didn’t want to cry. People asked me how I was and I didn’t have to lie. I’m going to be okay.
What I Could Do

What I Could Do

I could get all dressed up And head downtown I could dance all night Until the bars shut down I could go out and find another guy to screw But he would probably just remind me of you  I could paint my nails Or go for a walk Call an old friend Just to talk I could go...
The Mandolin Player

The Mandolin Player

He had chartreuse hair and a crooked grin Stunning blue eyes and ivory skin He wore black Chuck Taylors & a pin-striped fedora Instantly I was drawn to his aura  His soul was kind and his kiss was sweet Without even trying he swept me off my feet Our time was...
Later

Later

The weight of your lies is bringing me down I’ve tried and I’ve cried so I’ll see you around Life is too short and the nights are too long There must be more out there so I’m moving on I’ll give you a hug and wish you good luck But to be honest, I don’t give a fuck...