I knew our relationship would end when I didn’t delete my breakup playlist. I stared at the lineup of songs That nursed me through our first and second love affair. I read through the titles with my thumb hovering over delete, But I couldn’t erase that playlist, Because I knew I’d need those songs again.
When I hear certain songs I think of him. We all have songs like that. Something about the way the lyrics squeezes your chest hurts in a good way. The memories of good times and bad rush together. Sometimes the scenes play like a fast forward movie, and other times there is only an overwhelming … Continue reading Relationship Deja vu: reliving your previous relationship over and over again
Writing Challenge: September 10, 2018 Prompt: "In the end I didn't miss him, I missed the memories from before" In the end, I didn’t miss him- not in the way everyone thought I did anyway. I didn't miss him, but I missed feeling secure. I missed feeling carefree. I missed feeling that my life … Continue reading I Didn’t Miss Him
I cried tonight The first time since we broke us The first tears since the last time That we failed to break the curse that keeps us apart. I cried tonight. The first time since I gave up. The first ache since I allowed numbness To replace sharp despair over how close we … Continue reading I Cried Tonight
Writing Challenge: May 9, 2018 Prompt: Write something inspired by the sentence "I wanted you back". I wanted you back. For years I wanted you- and every time I lost you, I wanted you back. We tried again and again. Every time it ended I swore to myself that it was the last time, … Continue reading I wanted You Back