you don’t know my name

August 20, 2014 § 14 Comments

tumblr_static_tumblr_laa748og4f1qc9rjyo1_500_largeI carry you around like my favorite book—always in my heart, ever in the palm of my hand.
I had you memorized the moment i saw you, but you’ve never even read my name
(you don’t know my name).
And still, I carry you around.

Masks

August 19, 2014 § 12 Comments

large-7“She had blue skin,
And so did he.
He kept it hid
And so did she.
They searched for blue
Their whole life through,
Then passed right by-
And never knew.”
-Shel Silverstein

The Softest

August 13, 2014 § 12 Comments

b15a65b2c6qb8fd1.pngTHE SOFTEST BY: COCO J. GINGER

Arm’s Length

July 23, 2014 § 14 Comments

CourtingMadnessI created all these words, hoping you
would want one,
keep one, and
beg for more.
But the more I said, the less
you cared. And the more I cared, the less
you said. The less you showed, the more
I wrote—

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Tug-a-love-a-war

March 24, 2014 § 8 Comments

originalHe hates me and
I hate him.
He kisses me and
my heart bends.
Tomorrow night
we’ll do it again.

Sell Your Soul

March 18, 2014 § 8 Comments

“To sell your soul is the easiest thing in the world. That’s what everybody does every hour of his life. If I asked you to keep your soul — « Read the rest of this entry »

A Heart For A Heart

January 20, 2014 § 20 Comments

anka_zhuravleva_8600_600I refuse to believe you did not love me.  For I am too lovable, to not have been loved by a villain—
monstrous as you.
But if facts be true, being— your heart does not beat,
your soul cannot sing, and your conscience fled long ago,
then…I understand. You could not love—
lovable as I am—
but held me tightly, the only way you knew,
the way you had known love, being…
to destroy what you could not conquer and cage. 
And, if this is what you had to give, if this dark emptiness
is what filled your heart with dreamless beats, and you handed your dreamless heart to me…
Then,  I understand.
You gave, all the heart you had.
How naive I was
not to see, you gave just as much
as me.
A heart in exchange for a heart.

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