Words Upon Words, Hurt Upon Hurt by Colette D.D. You don’t realize, You don’t realize how words burn through my skin, Or how whispers slither through my mind, and never leave, You don’t understand, How your judging eyes … Continue reading Words Upon Words, Hurt Upon Hurt by Colette D.D.
By Colette D.D. Skeletal branches reaching towards unwavering light, illuminating the streets below. Raindrops crashing into nearby puddles, each creating a gentle ripple. A soundless cry for help, grasping for something to hold, searching for a safe … Continue reading Faltering Dreams
Remains by Colette Duelli-Duente My hands brush the charred remains of what was once my home. It crumbles at the touch of my fingertips, falling onto the damaged ground below. I can remember the smoke and the stench of … Continue reading Remains
By Colette: I hope. I hope for smiles upon every face, for children to laugh and play in the soft breeze of summer. I hope for the earth to gift us with beautiful flowers and trees, and for us to … Continue reading I Hope
Weeping Heart by Colette Duelli I said, The light always pushes the darkness away, Driving away the clouds into the bright, shining sun And for you it will become summer forever She said, The darkness comes back each night, … Continue reading Weeping Heart by Colette Duelli
By Colette D. D. Two pairs of eyes looked down to the floor of the hallway, not wanting to be noticed- constant desire to blend in. Her smile was merely a shadow and it slipped often. Her eyes were filled … Continue reading Two Pairs of Eyes
Walking through the streets littered with trash, I wonder how hard it would be to cut out all plastic from my life. Water bottles, plastic packaging – almost everything has some kind of plastic in it. This is where I … Continue reading Save the World