Emily B : Writing

my inner poet

my inner poet

A Poem by Emily B


I keep my inner poet Put away. She is dangerous. Doesn't understand her own power. She thinks she can fly And she'll make you believe That you c..
brother's keeper

brother's keeper

A Poem by Emily B


I tried, Lord, I tried.I protected him as oftenand with whatlittle strength I had.He punched mein the stomachwhen he thoughtthe neighbor wasn't watchi..
giving notice

giving notice

A Poem by Emily B


my world changed todayand nobody has noticed yeti don't like changedon't deal wellwith upheavalwith letting goeven when it is neededbut at least there..
qualifications

qualifications

A Poem by Emily B


a co-worker just confided that i am a better cookthan a colleague who considers herself an expert in the field.much surprised, i didn't think in my ye..
do you ever feel unwanted?

do you ever feel unwanted?

A Poem by Emily B


i don't know how longit has beensincei shut myselfoff from the worldaround mei reinforcedold boundariesclosed the gatesto new acquaintancesstopped tal..
stress

stress

A Poem by Emily B


under my blue polowith the emergency logoi think there is a holein my chestbut i am afraid to lookanother deep breathand anothersend the ambulanceto t..
small stitches

small stitches

A Poem by Emily B


i am finding my lifein small stitcheslatelymending the hemon a pillowcasedarning the holein a sockpatching a holein well-worn sheetsi am finding my li..
i found your face

i found your face

A Poem by Emily B


looking back at mefrom a 16th century paintingCount Alborghetti of Bergamo And His Sonit was your faceyour hairyour eyesyour handsi never had a photog..
while i'm being honest

while i'm being honest

A Poem by Emily B


and i know that i need to do some cleaning outi just might as well saythat i should probably start with mei started a stressful new jobaround the same..
please

please

A Poem by Emily B


I can't sleep.I can't remember.There are so many moments lost. And I understand that a lot of those memories were blocked to protect me. But I can't r..

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