Hermit

I am a hermit, curled tight in my shell. Face pressed into the warmth of my creativity. I cannot rise above perpetual pain to be your beacon in the night. The world is larger than my mind can stretch. You will move beyond to the stars.

dip

the dip in the road approaches I feel it and I fear it all these days I was strong now so weary can I fight it?

snowball

the snowball that is me unravelling rolls downhill growing in size from one small thing the world starts to spin faster and wilder tumbling and falling ’til I crash in your arms squeaky voice tears soaking your shirt and hold on tight to your love

feel

fears diminished defeated by love as you patiently pick away at my walls and push me gently past the invisible barriers to break free and dare to feel