I. Seems you’d like nothing more than to have that imaginary girl Gather her into your arms, run your hands through her short black hair Whisper in her elfin ears that you treasure her, you love her, whatever (ew) The imaginary girl who sounds like that does not exist So many things going on right … Continue reading Imaginary Girl (I & II)
All the undesirables of me I see those features in your face One that formed a beautiful one Who carried on and had another I never met you but I see you in my face And it scares the shit out of me Everything I do know about you Makes me think, get out of … Continue reading Our faces
I dodged a bullet by following my brain When my heart said it’d be worth it Having a mother like that Having a sister like that Having a home like that Having an end like that Hating the ones I love Arguing about who we are Who we were Who we’d be Whom I could … Continue reading “Dodged a bullet”
If only you could stay a while Not so long that you can’t come back Not for so long that it becomes a crime Just long enough that I’d drift away Believing the lie that you’d come along And when I return, I won’t panic I won’t follow you to where I can’t come back … Continue reading “thank you for your time”
I want to walk away, but walking away is as good as stabbing you in the heart with a knife I want to say nothing, but silence is violence like words and fists to your face I want to smile, but smiling is affection and that means I can’t let go I want to frown … Continue reading “When I see you again”
Thrifty millennial who hates avocados DESTROYS traditional grocery shopping experience with opinions and rationalization -- singlehandedly.
With this pandemic lockdown in full swing, most if not all of the public libraries in my area are closed. In their absence, I've started enjoying the offerings of several Little Free Libraries that popped up around my neighborhood in the last few years: cute, birdhouse-like boxes, often decorated with hand-painted designs and inviting colors, … Continue reading Riding the Bus with My Sister by Rachel Simon
At first she took it in silence biting her tongue until someone noticed and spoke up to her defense even so, there was no escaping retaliation Angrily, he criticized beat her with his words unrelenting insults “saving her from herself” everything was justified as defense from imaginary offenses And so she spoke up to defend … Continue reading “Abuse” – a poem
Hi, I'm Allison, and I haven't written anything (aside from some angsty poetry that won't see the light of day) in a long, long while. I've been through some interesting shtick, and now I live near some train tracks, so voiceover has been completely out the window, unless I can find some way to cutely … Continue reading What if Lyra Jones shapeshifted into a cat?
It's summertime and the weather is perfect for picnicking -- if you're a mosquito. But the bloodsucking bug isn't the only one that's attempted to bite me in the past couple of weeks. I'm happy to say, the voice-acting bug has bitten me again, and now I have something to do besides miserably itching, scratching, … Continue reading A Very Cliche Audiobook? Maaaaybe.