Friend, Foe or Family.. Loyalty

The blood running though our veins may connect us but what’s connection without love and loyalty It’s earned, it’s nurtured, it’s not a given It’s not a standard foregone conclusion Born from the same line but we’re strangers You don’t know me and I don’t know you It’s true, blood is thicker than water It … Continue reading Friend, Foe or Family.. Loyalty

If only you knew…

It’s not you against the world It’s you against you It's you against who they used to know You against what you used to think You against who you use to be Everyday competing, everyday fighting off the old to become more Everyday taking control It’s not you against them that’s where you’ve been going … Continue reading If only you knew…

High horses

Sanctimonious folk, high horses and one liners Riding high, skating on thin ice but they do not know The know it alls of this world The told you so’s, the finger wagging can’t wait to correct you folks All knowledge but no life experiences Preachers preaching what they do not know Have you faced addiction … Continue reading High horses

But still you stay..

Clutching at straws gasping for air begging for crumbs from the one who emptied your plate, the one who sucked the air from your lungs Leaving you void, leaving you on the side of the road like roadkill for the vultures to pick at But still you stay, asking for more, a gluten for punishment … Continue reading But still you stay..

Orchestrated snaps..

You look from the outside in yearning for what they have But you don’t see the cracks papered over with tissue paper You don’t hear the lies they tell each other or the facts they fail to mention You just see the smiling faces in orchestrated snaps and insta stories Friendships based on common enemies … Continue reading Orchestrated snaps..