I hang out laundry at midnight and cry into the frozen arms of the full moon frosted grass licking at my feet and I wonder, how and when did I climb into this melancholic basin that finds me in tears at the turn of every day unable to let go of the things that stop me dreaming when perhaps dreaming is the problem
I can't have it all
"God grant me the serenity To accept the things I cannot change Courage to change the things I can And the wisdom to know the difference"
We worry about money like worrying it will fix what's wrong you blame me for what you call frivolous spending like the holes in my shoes will make it through the winter without getting wider I blame you for your addictions without saying a word because I don't need to when you say what's already unspoken by my lips our lives would be easier if you knew how to stop
We worry about money like worrying it will fix what's wrong like worrying will buy us a new bed one that doesn't have us going to sleep young ...
Once upon a time in a messy house there lived a mum, a dad, a big sister, a baby brother, and a parrot called Rat-Bird.
Rat-Bird liked to go on adventures in the messy house, there was always so much to explore.
Rat-Bird's favourite place to explore, as always, was the kitchen. Mum and dad would always leave out something on the kitchen bench for him. His favourite things to eat where apples. pears, spinach, sweet potatoes and cabbage. He once ate all the flowers out of a drink bottle vase, the flowers a gift from one of mum's friends. Mum wasn't sad that...
The lights flicker in a daytime house unnoticed by the casual observers who've never seen the shadows cast on the walls when the curtains are closed
To look at me you wouldn't know my soul hasn't seen the sun in days
I'm always fine when you can't see me I'm the brave face with the masquerade smile that'll pass for genuine if you don't look to close and these days no one looks that closely at my crumbling face to notice me at all
Today I cried myself awake and tonight I'll cry myself to sleep without being...