Why Not Us Both?Two sisters in a bunkWho didn't know lifeWithout each other.So how was the little girl,Who woke up alone,Expected to reactLeft with onlyHalf a soul?Momma told meShe was dead,Daddy told meShe was in the hospital.I lied in her bunk,Afraid to be so high,But more frightenedOf never seeing her again.I no longer mindThose lies,But the truthWould have been nice.My sister was a strangerBecause she wasn'tThe daughter of my mother.Why not me,Why not us both?
PosessionSpeaker of thoughtsLying in the shadowsWhilst rose in my handA blade of dripping bloodFrom a lover's bodyThis dagger rises to dryBetween the bones of my ribsLaugh he shall, it boomsMy best friend the shadowRising up behind our backs
Oh, Cinderella...Oh, Cinderella,How so beautiful?Cinder-tinged hairWrapped in blue curls,Meant love & adorationAfter provided painOf the unlovingCinderella, the truthIs beyond a godmotherHope is held tightIn the darkest chimney,Where the only lightBurns your skin asThe scars of foreverThere was no magicBut in the beliefThat a little extraWill get you more,But my dear princess -You didn't work, CinderellaHow's it to be handed a dream?Ashen eyes can't seeBut the face that controlsEvery action and thoughtTo be placed in the mindA mother from a placeDeeper than the remainsOf the charring woodNothing but drowning work,And an unnatural naturalityThat leads down the pathWhere the end is a givenOh, Cinderella,Didn't you hear?Fairy-tales are as trueAs the beliefs thatWe won't someday dieWhat lesson is truly thereBut to teach hope to reality,When here in this world -It simply can't processDreams are the ends of fingersThat are so covered i
He and Her HeartHe took her heartWith a look of love,Promised the worldAnd proved his word.He held her heart,Locked it in safe,And gave to herIts combination.He hurt her heartBefore she knew it,As she was afraidTo enter the code.He cracked her heartAs her fluttered mindBelieved his wordsAs he begged trust.He broke her heartWith a loss of respect,Sending her homeMending in tears.
I Didn't Eat TodayI didn't eat todayBecause I was hopingI could shrivel upBefore you could shrink meDown to your size.I didn't eat todayBecause I was afraidIt would tick you offInto a rampage.I didn't eat todayBecause I was hungryAnd a growling stomachReminds me I'm alive.I didn't eat todayBecause I was wantingTo just die and be doneWith everything you are.
Suicidal FantasyTell me what it's likeFor a bladeTo cross against your neckIt's chilling,Your nerves almost stopAnd your thoughts release,Prepared.Explain to meHow it felt when you steppedOff the stoolAdrenaline.It coursed all throughoutIn that beautiful agonyI always dreamed forShow me what it's likeTo die,But never be deadWhen you open your eyes,Your respect for life grows -The will to live never leaves -But neither does the want to not.
Test the BladeSilver so thin,So sharp,Tested againstFingertips -Eyes shut,Skin ravaged -Scars vastAnd beauty lost.Reality sharper,Clear skin -Not a scarBut forImagination
Reasons to WriteAs writers,We spill inkOn papersAs our communication To the world.Inspire othersTo have reasons,And vent emotionsOnly eyes can read.Becoming sprawlsOf the previously unheardTo be reminiscedIn forever's memory.