Broken shoes

By: shelbi henny I tied a knot intoThe shoe lacesExplaining how long I have chased you Sketching and measuringThe distance since I Last seen the hatred Spew from your lipsAnd smother me Dismissing the foundationI cut each slit forOpportunity Knowing that I couldNever measure The inadequacy Of a distorted figureYou presume I can never beI... Continue Reading →

Was you

By: shelbi henny Carnage Loading the advisory Omitting the need to escapeAnd I lay hereCounting the minutesThat's been taken And you leave hoursBleeding the days Of my broken heartI feel devouredBetrayal at the front DoorAnd you spit and singThe usage of fleshAnd love drained From me A visionaryTo see me brokenA magician And twisting liabilityAnd... Continue Reading →


By shelbi henny Specs of adulteryLeaks of adequate spacesThat never realignTempting waterfallsInto fearing that I can beA victim to another crimeAnother sad fatal disaster Smoldering torch thatErupts like a volcano A dark murky lairNo trust in oxygenFate leading me to despairRepetitive tortureCrossing and stepping onCracksRats and vulturesAt the feet of a tombReaching for air When... Continue Reading →

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 →

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