Writing in the dark

Christina Strigas

I write with my eyes closed

the light barely visible

dark shadows over the words

I cannot understand what the shape of my hand

is doing all over your toxic words and pages of angst

I search for the perfect adjective

but it never amounts to anything

grudgingly look the other way

avoid my gazes

and gawking eyes

crowds surround us in the streets of New York

but I only see your round eyes

that make me squirm

that tie me up in knots

those sky colored eyes that read my future

know my past

and want my present in the palm of his hand.

I toss my high heels for running shoes

and that’s when you notice the shape of my calves

in ponytails and sweats

you are a strange man.

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11 comments

  1. Eric Syrdal · October 22, 2015

    Oh no! Nothing strange about Ponytails and Sweats. Women are so absolutely gorgeous when they are just being themselves.

    This is amazing as always, Christina! I love it! ❀

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  2. Souldiergirl · October 22, 2015

    So beautiful my Tigress. Idk why I had to follow you again- wp is fking with me-just know I will always be following you and I don’t need a button for that 😘

    Liked by 2 people

    • Chrissy · October 24, 2015

      so glad you follow me! that was too funny when i saw you just followed me I was like wtf? lol
      you press all the right buttons for me πŸ™‚

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  3. megdekorne · October 22, 2015

    Natural beauty is so magnificent like you Chrissy and your stunning poems …love and hugs , megxxx

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