Happiness, Heartaches, and Everything in between

Words are my weapons of choice to fight the demons of life.

Appearance Never Triumphed over Intelligence.



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Day 1: 10 Things I Want To Say To Ten Different People Right Now

  1. The end doesn’t justify the means … or in-betweens. Perhaps they aren’t even related. The abrupt end of what we built doesn’t take away the strength of it, more so, it simply put an end to everything. Walking away does not negate the times I stayed, it only negates the possibility of forever.

  2. I honestly don’t know where I would be without you. You haven’t just always been there for me, you’ve always been a key catalyst in my growth. There is no way I could ever repay you for everything you’ve done, but I hope my continuous friendship is a consolation. I appreciate you and look forward to continuing to grow with you.

  3. I pray that one day you’ll understand why I can’t be there as much as I’d like. My fleeting and inconsistent physical presence in your life does not in any way reflect my affinities. My love for you goes beyond the brevity of our lives and time spent together. You are my heart, I carry you everywhere I go.

  4. You became my muse in a matter of a week, but I haven’t written in three. There are times when I miss you, not just for the poems but for the comfort we found between our souls.

  5. Waking up next to you was comparable to a childhood Christmas morning.

  6. The facts still remain, you lied and left. No amount of conversation or apologies will ever change that.

  7. Keep your head up, nothing is worth losing your smile. 

  8. I regret not choosing you. I knew I had a choice to make and I took the easy route. I knew I wasn’t ready to hold the weight of being yours, I wasn’t at your level yet. I was afraid I would never be good enough for you, so I settled. I settled, and I regret it. I wish we could pick up where we left off but you deserve someone who would never choose another over you. 

  9. I always knew you could be the man you’re finally becoming. I am so proud of you for recognizing your full potential and working towards it. You are going to be a great man.

  10. I know it’s hard sometimes, but all you need to do is take a deep breath and understand that nothing is as bad as it seems. 

I hope this poem is swords to your psyche and daggers to your destruction.

I hate when people say they feel depressed as if it’s some sort of fleeting emotion that comes and goes as it pleases.

Depression is so much more than a passing raincloud or a bad day here and there. Depression is a war with endless battles. There is no beginning or end, it is ever flowing, ever present. Depression isn’t like hunger where you can feed it or starve it, it exists independently, relying on nothing and no one for strength to remain. Depression remains, even when the rain and thunder stops, it still lingers in the air.

You can’t just feel depressed one day and be cured the next. But, I’m in no place to police other people’s emotions so carry on… and I hope you find the strength you need.

Love really isn’t as rare as we perceive it to be.

Such is life.

It is as if our souls mutually decided on a future together … but neglected to ask our permission.

So here we are, floating along our infinity, trying to piece it all together.

She’s the same woman that left me

… and I don’t know if that’s terrifying or comforting.

10 Day Challenge

poeticartillery:

Day One: Ten things you want to say to ten different people right now.
Day Two: Nine things about yourself.
Day Three: Eight ways to win your heart.
Day Four: Seven things that cross your mind a lot.
Day Five: Six things you wish you’d never done.
Day Six: Five people who mean a lot (in no order whatsoever)
Day Seven: Four turn offs.
Day Eight: Three turn ons.
Day Nine: Two smileys that describe your life right now.
Day Ten: One confession

It has become almost tradition that I do this challenge every 2 years, so it’s that time again… I’ll be posting when I get off work every night.

I just want to stare at the stars and pour my heart out to someone willing to momentarily hold the weight of my world.

Mornings can be so taxing on the soul of a lonely lover.

Skewed Manhood: From a Gun’s Perspective (2/30)

poeticartillery:

Clip on my full clip
Does it make you feel like more a man?
Does raping my trigger at the expense of your spineless schemes make you feel powerful?
Go ahead, continue to show me off, flash and shine your metal of honor
Yes, metal, as in my gun metal, because you will never be honorable enough for a medal
Flex, but do not forget,
I felt the quiver in your index
The cowardly grip on my body
I squirmed in the sweat of your palms
Felt the fear in your feeble cock back
You say it’s gun down, get gunned down
But, you assaulted me in your battles for manhood
Made the concrete catch your downfalls
Paramedics clean up your acts
So, as the cause of a man down, 
I ask you, do you feel like a man now?

Keeping the faith.

Maybe my foundation in faith isn’t as strong as I thought because when calamities like this happen, I have trouble keeping the faith. When chaos consumes, I have trouble holding on to hope… Holding on to a greater power.

I have trouble understanding why a higher power would allow innocent lives to be lost.

That will never make sense to me.

👀👀 Here’s a slight sneak peek of what’s to come in my newest poetry video “This Morning”

temporaryinfinities:

late nights.

I held myself back for you 

… that’s not love. 

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