The Space Between Optimism and Cynicism

Waking up with shards of sun and light in their happy eyes, Souls that go to sleep and get sweet rest at night – Colours shimmering in a sickening brightness Finding slivers of silver linings in darkness Smiling at strangers and soppy romance Sycophantic flattery – making plans Happiness Falling into bitter, But never getting … Continue reading The Space Between Optimism and Cynicism

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The Price of All of This

Little girls in rose and pearl, lining up to throw themselves at paper feet- Pretty pink ropes around their necks, picking at food, and dropping like flies. Little boys in green and blue, line up, told to throw themselves at little girls, Black chains around their feet, clambering for affection – taught to take love, … Continue reading The Price of All of This