• Hannah Flowers

Close enough to touch

Is also close enough to cut

To open the floodgates

On an overflowing heart

The last time I let myself feel

I couldn’t make it stop

Once the light turns on, it stays on

And lying there, in plain sight

The debris of my whole mind

And you can swim away and I’m stuck

Standing in my own mess

Picking myself back up again

It’s not that I don’t want love

It’s that I have much too much

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the celebration

there's no celebration without mourning, and vice versa. but it feels wrong, surrounded by cheer to hold back my tears. i'll serve the cake and all, laugh together, then retreat. it is my pain to bear

With Current.

sixteen hours never felt so long but eight flow by like a breeze we said we'll wait and see where the wind carries but you know where i'll be, anywhere but home if you're not beside me. i wish i were


an unexpected error in my programming an oversight, a glitch in my system a skip in my heartbeat unaccounted for, verily i built myself from the ground up structured so carefully, strong to withstand