Tag Archives: expectations

silently

silently kindness kills me i’m on my knees tears and snot thirty-one years of getting kicked i don’t know what to do when i am given a gift with no strings attached reflexively i look for the trap no one … Continue reading

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free

free beloved i am tired worn thin from being the object of your desires build me up let me be the subject of your love beloved i am dizzy sick from looking up at your pedestal of false superiority come … Continue reading

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Harassed by the Holidays – Letting go of the Christmas Crazy

My neck ached, stiff and sore.  It’s in dire need of hands to rub it.  (And not like my ex would, either tickley or rough, with the intent of sex.  No, it needs gentle hands intent on removing the sore.)  … Continue reading

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