A Night In

There they were, two friends, nothing more, on her couch searching through the selection of movies from the streaming service after agreeing to hang out with each other after several weeks of not seeing one another. Her: I’m glad you agreed to a movie night. I know how much you’re not into them, so I…

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…

Prince of Peace

Prince of peace, you hold our hearts Prince of peace, you live within us Before we breathed, you set us apart So for that, in you we put our trust We strive to live every day in your presence Knowing all that you sacrificed for our eternity Finding, seeing, feeling, all your love and its…

Just Some

In life there are certain things I’d like to have. Let me tell you what they are. I want just some fun. The kind of fun that makes life worth living. The kind that produces memories of a lifetime. I want just some love. The kind of love that reaches the deepest part of your…

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…

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.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…

Heart-Shaped Box

A mysterious heart-shaped box lies on her desk with pieces of paper inside. Picked up the first piece and it read, “for my future bride”. A smiled came across her face as she knew exactly who had written it. Grabbed another piece and that one read, “thinking of you every waking moment”. With many more…