Shiny Objects

Rambling ruminations



In Love with This Moment

Another sip of white lightning tears its way down my throat, Settles hotly in my stomach. The world takes longer to load into my brain like this; I grasp at thoughts like the strings of escaping balloons, But I'm not... Continue Reading →


He was five when they told him not to cry So he cut that part of him out of his life And minerals filled in the space. He was ten when they told him his laugh was annoying So he... Continue Reading →

Dream Girl

The beeping dispersed you like smoke in the wind, and soon I was grasping at pillows. I bumped into you in a room crowded with cliches, and the memories came rushing back. I still love you, You never stopped loving... Continue Reading →

Save Me

It was two years, one month, and three days ago now, That I made that fulcrum decision. And for two years, one month, and three days now, I've been wondering if it was the right one.   You might have... Continue Reading →

Eviction Notice

Vibrations in my hands, Sun and sweat on my back, Aroma of gasoline and cut grass in my nose, Violent droning in my ears, And bitter taste in my mouth.   I've decided. Here, now, in this yard, I've decided.... Continue Reading →


This is one of the very first poems I ever wrote, I was 16 years old at the time. Hope you enjoy! Hope Depression is hard; It is desperate, It is desolate, comfortless, dark Hopeless A race from the blast... Continue Reading →

Things that have hurt me

A paring knife in the kitchen A bent spring from a pen in the bedroom Broken shards of plastic from the same pen, in the same room Half a bottle of Advil in the bathroom A razor blade from an... Continue Reading →

I Think of You

I think of you while Parked, Surrounded by running engines In a 70 mph speed limit zone. Too impatient, you say? Well what about now?   I think of you while While the bar tries To crush my throat But... Continue Reading →

A Stream of Consciousness

It's been a few days since I published anything, and I apologize for the delay! It's been a crazy couple of days with my family in town for graduation. I have a bit of time now, so I thought I'd... Continue Reading →

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