Past memories linger, Scrolling by on a slideshow, Painted black and white Those snapshots haunt me, Smiling faces mocking, Laughing at where I am now
So, with a small but knowing smile, The girl always thinks to herself, "It's okay, you don't have to love me."
You keep showing me kindness after kindness, A bittersweet realization that more Will never be within my reach The kindness that glimmers In your bright eyes and serene smile, Is really just a hidden cruelty
The Moon’s Sorrow
Oh, how the moon longed for it To be with her sun But deep down, in a sliver of herself The moon never wanted to acknowledge, There was crushing doubt Flooding insecurity Thoughts of how she'd never be bright enough To match the sun she so loved
The moon shines down, Casting a gentle aurelian glow Over a world descended into chaos Two halves suddenly severed, Lovers separated by the cruel hand Of a merciless fate