Take A Chance

Seattle’s summer skies began to turn a timid color gray, The night that I met you on a chilly August Saturday. I’m not sure why I decided to get to know you, Maybe I wanted to take a chance? You were not ideally what I was looking for — A brief, sweet and impermissible romance….

At A Loss

It was during Winter that you mesmerized me with your sleepy eyes. Before I knew it, you started to undress me with your childish lies. How could I become so blind, was your superpower to hypnotize? To think that this could last forever, when it would only end in foolish goodbyes.   Somehow I thought…

Is there a place?

Is there a place where you’d be proud to be called mine? Is there a place where our stars would eventually align? Somewhere far away — maybe a planet or two. Somewhere far away — together, just me and you.   I caught a glimpse of your shadow in the distance, please don’t run away….

You believed.

Why did you love me? Why did you love me when I was naive at nineteen? Why did you love me when I spoke words that were ever so mean? Why did you love me when your friends and family did not approve? Why did you love me whenever I’d push you far enough so…

They will mend.

Do you remember our last night together during the rainy month of May? We both cried rivers as you painfully begged me to stay. My heart told me no, but my mind assured me yes. I needed to leave in order for my life to eventually progress. You were still in denial, she was your…

Hopeful

Mommy, Firstly — thank you. Thank you for being you. Thank you for embodying someone I would like to become one day — or at least try to. You are someone who is well loved by many since you have the capacity to inspire with your values, charm and perseverance. I can’t name a single…