Go to your journal archive and use the title of a random post as the first line of a poem. work from there. free write. whatever you choose. <3
my first line was: if you are broken then so am i
if you are broken then so am i
she said lying on her back
in the snow
little shards of glass
pushed deep under her fingernails,
freckling the smooth cream beneath them.
yesterday did not seem
as clouded over, a smudged mirror
that today makes
milkly eyed to the bright gray sky
she lays there, cold
all the glass broken and lip stick
made blood on the bathroom counter.
too much for such a pretty picture.