Shadows Cast

Shadows cast by the street lamps.  Trying hard to catch his glance.  A moment since he arrived. But only moments left til he leaves.  Bold and brazen he showed up.  She hung her head low when she knew.  He didn't come to give her love. He didn't just show up out of the blue.  He …

Walk Away J

Watching you walk away was the hardest thing I've ever had to do.  I knew you had to do it, I knew the day would come. I knew you didn't love me. Not the way you should. I was just something to fill the time, an outlet for your desires. I was nothing more than …

Escape

Blaring music, drowning pain, Listless reverie, pouring rain.  Driving carelessly toward open road.  Inevitably, she knows his memory will explode. Into the darkness, she drives out of town.  Escaping those memories that have worn her down. ┬ęKRuchalskiWriter 2017

Hidden Pain

The things we keep inside. The pain we always hide. The raw wounds of yesterday's pain. The burning not extinguished by the rain. Of our tears. All the years. Intensify the longing of a lonely broken heart. Each look from a stranger that was once something more. Every memory of that smile as they walked …