The Chase

The thrill of finding a new chase. The look of intrigue coming over my face. My heart setting itself up for a possible discovery. Despite the pain from past pursuits still having me in recovery. Sure, I can keep the desire at bay, so I keep my peace of mind. But what fun would it…

A Year Ago

(On August 1st, 2019, my prayer from the night before was answered) A year ago I didn’t know the journey I was about to embark on. A year ago I woke up with a completely new mindset. To let go of all the stuff from the past that hurt me. That stuff I always carried…

Ch. 12: The Engagement

With everyone ready to surprise her even more than she already was, I beckoned all of them to come out and celebrate our engagement. Surprise! Everyone yelled. She was so ecstatic. “I was about to call you”, she told her parents. She was so enamored with the engagement ring that her parents gave me to…

For Me and For Her

For as long as I remember, I’ve searched for her. I smiled at her. I talked with her. I laughed with her. I helped her. I worked with her. I became friends with her. I respected her. I adored her. All in hopes of finding out that the moment with her existed. The moment of…

Years Later

There she was the girl he fell for years before. It’d been years since they last spoke. Six, seven, maybe more. Still as beautiful as he remembered. Gorgeous as the day he first approached her. He went up to her to say hi, hoping she still remembered him. She did and even admitted that seeing…

What I Feel

Can I shed tears? Is it that serious? My mind is filled with thoughts about you. My heart's sad that I may never see you again. I want to yell in frustration. Loudly. Should I though? Am I out of my mind? Can these feelings be lying to me? My feelings for you are real.…

Ch. 11: The Proposal

As I walked up to the front door of our place, I thought it’d be better if I played up my witty side as to not give away the fact that I had an engagement ring in my pocket. It was the only way I could contain my excitement, by trying my best to be…

If You Loved Me

If you ever need me, I’ll come running, just call my name. If you shed a tear or feel your world crashing down I’ll be there in a heartbeat, not hesitating to ease your pain. For when we’re together, it’s nothing but pure joy that I feel. From the core of my heart, that’s the…

Feeling It Still

Just when I thought it was safe to smile again, thinking that I had had enough. You came on back and pulled me in with all your good stuff. The beautiful smile you possess, the angelic eyes that I love so much. Along with that special place in my heart that only you find a…

A New Day

It’s a new day, with new beginnings, new allegiances. Time to lay down all our past grievances. Forgetting the past, forgetting all the failed attempts. Looking ahead and turning weaknesses into strengths. Minds reprogrammed, hearts refueled, and spirits revitalized. Plugging into a second gear to becoming reenergized. Leaving our old selves where we belong, in…

Ch.10: The Blessing

Her father calling me was surprising, but I wasn’t nervous as we had gotten along well at this point. He began by saying, “I know how you two feel about each other, and I have to admit, I’ve never seen her as happy as she’s been since she first told my wife and I about…

Inside

At midnight, while I lay in my bed, All these thoughts start running through my head. Of a life lived and now forever gone. And yet of another life still to come, only at its dawn. Inside I know that the one that’s been sets to course for the one to come. Inside also lies…

Ch.9: Moving In Together

After we got back from our “christening trip” at the resort, we couldn’t keep our hands off each other. It seemed like every night we were getting more and more passionate. It was amazing to say the least. Still though, we were still focused and determined to find our dream home to move into as…

Picture Perfect

He was walking around outside with his hands framing different stuff when she approached him. What are you doing? She asks. I’m looking for a beautiful image to inspire my next poem, he says. How about the blue sky? It’s so pretty. she recommends. No. I don’t want pretty, he says as he continues to…

The Words of My Heart

Love, it’s all that I feel for you, that you can genuinely believe. If it weren’t for you, this soul of mine wouldn't come up for me. My happiest days are the ones you look at me like that. Staring into those eyes is all I need to get back on track. I wrote these…