The Lake

Cool and butter-smooth, my limbs slice through the endless blue, I refuse to conform to the neatness of a butterfly stroke, Instead I move through the water like an awkward jellyfish, my face turned to the sun, I can see my body beneath the rippling surface, distorted by the sun's rays and the dark green … Continue reading The Lake

What a Beautiful Sadness

She is flat and empty, and irritation pushes against her chest like the dull edge of a knife. At times like this it settles on her, the weight of all the words she hasn't said, and places she hasn't been, and people she hasn't touched. Her whole life is before her, but it feels like … Continue reading What a Beautiful Sadness