Ode to twenty-one

Break the ice Of doubt and shame Write the walls With hopes aflame; Let lights guide And birds take flight It is now time To step into the light. Color the grays Into vibrant shades Open the skies Of sorrow and despair And let the thunder Crack them all away. Starting now Don't be afraid [...]


I am wearing Something people cannot see A thing that might be easily mistaken, A thing that can be easily shattered. I am also wearing That thing that others wear To let the sorrows The pain The chaos Hide and lurk within I am still wearing it To show that I can be brave Because [...]


Unfathomable lights swirl around his dark eyes as I try to stare him down. Even in his worst I find it appealing. For once, I thought it sparked. Or I guess it's wishful thinking. I feel deeply unsettled. What the hell is he thinking? Damn it. As I try to uncover his secrets, he suddenly turned [...]