scented candles

By: Shelbi Henny scented soaps and apple cider vinegarwith river water soaked in mango and minta fragrance of shea butter with hints of vanilla and cocoa beansthin skin of mahoganythe visiblity of shame and triumphto cater to the lonely definition of loads of laundry that i carrybeyond bouquets of rosesthat dance in conjunctionto pumpkin patchesi... Continue Reading →


By:Shelbi Henny on the shutters stained a serpent swirling the character of willowed despaircurling next to brickand stoneseparating the essence of contentment we wither arguing over minimusresolutionsand meanings that hold deeper infatuationand cursing us into unions that slowly eat at a centerof our darkest corewhile a snake seats at our doorslithers at our doorstepcamps at... Continue Reading →


By: Shelbi Henny Satsuma Mandarina tantalizing conundrumof separating a bitter sting rectifying a vine that crosses beneathmy valetrocking on a center piecethat swings to no despairand leaves crossing overbranches that no longersingle woodyet tests the listings of forgotten fruit we linger and lines dangle reflect a subtle neckand tangible spacesthat leave nothing leftthat hang nothing... Continue Reading →


By: Shelbi Henny In the tavernsthe significants of merely touchingthe diaphragmwe gasp to igniteand sip in kisses that take formbirthing this infection of uscasting the wits to see you nakedin physical and spiritual divinei won't lie and bare the explanation of how deepi fold into this spaceof wanting you near me yet afraid to say... Continue Reading →

unknown identity

By:Shelbi Henny wire laces bordering the true identitythat was hiding underneatha beautiful facesitting with a devilish smilewith arms to drain out every single lie then push the truth into cushioned wall roomsthat whisperand tie you down with injections of polygamynumbing hypothesesof treatment draining you in filththough withstandingthe outcome yet suffering in agonyyour skin burnsyour body... Continue Reading →


By; Shelbi Henny There was a dwindle of shattered glassin our circumferenceas we mixed sand from countlesshardships to encounter the cement that plagued our illustration of what love could never beour unlikely reactions and emotionssmoldering in acquaintenancewith dispositionswater stirring the admirationthat formed the manuscriptof bliss yet sustaining beautythat breaks the rays and combust in tangent... Continue Reading →

defining despair

By: Shelbi Henny the true definition of despair is the complete loss of hopeand as the tears dwindle down my face i calculate the indifferenceof the casualities ache in my belly as i drownand press on when stinging from honey beescollapse at each side of my lungsthat causes mild heartattacks when realizingthe empties and longingwith... Continue Reading →


by: Shelbi Henny the flames transpiringto deliver heat with frozeninterceptions to numbing every fiber of my beingcrawling an exemption to the battling of minds that wrap me into the mostdepressionthat normalizes the realitythat everyone pushes the movement of their lips to say move forthfreedom is ringing in your grasp yet the meaning of freedomwhen tranquil... Continue Reading →


by: shelbi henny a sanction indevouring the senses to vanquishing the disdainI've said your name 50 times todayive shed a tear each timeand though fear dangles in my spine as i wish you herethe regret bursting in languagesmoving me to dwindle in suffocateloving you was the phantomof eternityand hearing that this is temporary when the... Continue Reading →

after october

by: shelbi henny i was drawn to a metamorphosis transparency collecting a movement of emotions that stumble into categories of grief that define my moods in circumferences that raise the question how much more can i take how much more can i lose when in regret after the fact i was so wrapped up in... Continue Reading →

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