by Brandy Taliafero
So what were the truest intentions? . . . were your desires met? . . as quiet as kept,
low-key I fell for you . . .hard.
I’m lowered into this dark place . . . A place I thought I left when I left you
Yet, in a strange dimension, I’m trying to run back to you,
With someone else, but it’s not working.
I’m not trying to replace you, it’s just . . .
I’ve always wondered if you’d be perfectly sane with losing me . .
Would the winds of your iniquities fly by?
Everything is demolished under the tempted admiration . . . damn.
I keep forgetting to stop doubting,
I keep forgetting everything I’ve worked for up until this point.
I just, feel so much insecurity. I don’t know why it’s changed now.
I’ve often sat and mesmerized you belonging
to me. How lucky would I be?
To be able to finally win that race
a race I’m losing against myself
because you choose to treat me like I’m someone else . . .
someone else that hurt you in the past. . . a foe.
I don’t know, maybe I’m just overreacting right now . . .
I continue to tear my intuitions apart by asking myself these same