Trapped in Between

More than dyingI was afraid of living.Afraid of being somethingafraid of not being somethingafraid of lovingafraid of being lovedafraid of hurtingafraid of breakingafraid of acceptingafraid of rejectingafraid of fallingafraid of flyingafraid of beingafraid of not beingafraid of forgettingafraid of rememberingafraid of givingafraid of receivingand onlywhen I let my fears consume medid I understandthat I was … Continue reading Trapped in Between

Hidden messages

How can you possibly sayEverything's going to be okay?Little do you knowPieces of me are aching to let go. My mind is shattering, and here I amEscaping myself all over again. Pick me upLove me the sameEnd this hatredAnd this never-ending gameSave me from myselfErase this pain. InsecureMisunderstood DamagedRejectedOppressedWreckedNeglectedIgnoredNumbGuilty Or all of the above? (First … Continue reading Hidden messages

But tell me, have you found God?

You’ve lightened up candles in churchesand knocked on temple doorsyou lowered your head in a mosqueand cried on synagogue floors You sat on prayer matsand on benches made of woodyou cried day and nightand did you everything you could You voyaged to Mecca and Medinaand knelt on the groundyou took a bath in gangabut tell … Continue reading But tell me, have you found God?