Up and Down

Three Line Tales, Week 78 Up and down Round and round A dizzy mess, falling down.

Find Me

Hidden   Come see the bruise inside my lip, behind the smile and pink chap-stick Read the book behind my eyes, look beyond their pearl white size Listen to the broken words, sung like separated birds Hear the desperate cry for help, Wrapped inside melodic stealth Feel the blood beneath my skin Battered blue and…

You are no FRAUD!

Fraud She jumped; Eagerly at an opportunity Motivated by a promise That can never be filled. Failing to rationalize the impact; still, She continued, Faking emotions that gave way to life Moaning in relief under the doctor’s knife. Killing one, then two What else must a fraud do? You are no fraud, so who are…

Real

Superficial I am a real person But do you see me? Or do you see the man You think I should be. I have real feelings That can be hurt, I am more than the stain Standing out on my smelly shirt. I am a real person With all my flaws, Sometimes weak Sometimes wrong….

Believe

Believe Be willing to Elevate yourself Long enough to Ignite the fire Erupting inside Vigorously fighting to Enlighten this world.

Exception

Exceptional She expected to be an exception to the rule of use, and so she fantasized. Floating around like butterflies, unaware of the captors net. Dreaming and planning, planning and dreaming, ‘happy go lucky’. On day, he pulled the rug and in the hole beneath, she saw and heard the screams of others who had…

Breaking Tradition

Tradition  As per tradition she loved. As per tradition she gave. As per tradition she smiled and wished her pain away. Tradition said she should not fail, so silently she wailed As tradition cut the strings of things that gave her wings. As per tradition, she carried on, beautiful and unhinged. Calmly piercing ready veins…

She believed

Farce via Daily Prompt: Farce   In her head, it was jelly beans and cotton candy. The sky was blue with patches of white cumulus clouds. The gentle breeze was comfortable and prevented perspiration. Scents of mint, mangoes, cherry, sugar cane and lavender danced through the air. The birds sang sweet songs as they built…