the princess saves herself in this one
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"ah, life— the thing that happens to us while we’re off somewhere else blowing on dandelions & wishing ourselves into the pages of our favorite fairy tales." a poetry collection divided into four different parts: the princess, the damsel, the queen, & you. the princess, the damsel, & the queen piece together the life of the author in three stages, while you serves as a note to the reader & all of humankind. explores life & all of its love, loss, grief, healing, empowerment, & inspirations.
packed up all my poetry & took it with him. - first my heart, then my words. he promised to fix me & he left me more s h a t t e r e d than i had been before. - but now i’ve got gold in the cracks. i have so much love to give, but no one ever wants it. - a cup overfilled. if love is a battlefield, then i must have forgotten all of my armor at home. - a war i never agreed to fight. i spent my dreams picking my teeth out of the
able to know if it was a s u i c i d e or not. - the truth could free my soul. she once made a promise to save me when all along we should have been saving her from herself. - please come back. sister— wherever you are now, i hope there is a beach. - starfish will always remind me of you. fuck you, cancer, for taking away the possibility of the mother i will never ever get to have now. - 11/03/10. your death certificate
lovely as the tomatoes used to grow in your garden. - the shiny red hope that gets me through late nights. when my mother died i finally got to meet my father, who i had seen every day for nineteen years. it’s true what they say: the weight of shared grief can either bring you together or drive you apart. - it’s never too late for a relationship. when you choose to sit upon a throne made up of lies & the bodies of the people who mistakenly
night, the princess i the princess i the princess i the princess woke to feel the bed rocking back & forth back & forth back & forth back & forth back & forth back & forth back & forth back & forth back & forth at first, she thought a hurricane must be brewing— - i can’t. i’m sorry. you should never love anything more than you love your own children. you should never love anyone more than you love your own children. - how could you? where
plant a colorful garden in every brain.” “i am going to lace together a necklace of words for everyone i meet.” “for once in my life i am going to make sure someone finally hears me.” “i don’t know.” - & it’s okay not to know. fiction: the ocean i dive headfirst into when i can no longer breathe in reality. - a mermaid escapist II. i would like to eat one meal without feeling ashamed. - healing is ongoing. all of the oceans & galaxies