Sarah Jane : Writing

Chaos Comes Quietly

Chaos Comes Quietly

A Poem by Sarah Jane


Intrusive thoughts are expensiveLike a fine wine, they ageAltering like shadows of a lampshadeWhen the bulb is looseThey bruise, like peachesLying sta..
Fit for a King

Fit for a King

A Poem by Sarah Jane


I have mouth sores that sting Like your backhanded compliments and I've been the swallowing shards Of your overabundance of chances But I stilI s..
Lucid

Lucid

A Poem by Sarah Jane


Water. Air. Lungs. Floating face down. Grasping, gasping. Water filled tongues. Ive been drowning since I met you. "You can't keep saving m..
Internment

Internment

A Poem by Sarah Jane


Soiled shirts, muddied with work Another hole in the dirt Gathered grief surrounding hurt Where guilt and obligation lurk Hurried goodbyes, on ..
Honour Thy Father and Thy Mother

Honour Thy Father and Thy Mother

A Poem by Sarah Jane


A parasite, predator, and a preacher Walk into a bar One is looking for false redemption One for the source of their obsession And one for spiri..
Progress

Progress

A Poem by Sarah Jane


Deep sleep yielding SpringLeaving Winter leaves palingKnowing Summer brings outMy preferred huesI wish I still felt warm, evenWith small percentages o..
You Misunderstand Me

You Misunderstand Me

A Poem by Sarah Jane


Shrouded in secrets That I do not commit to sending Maintaining that you are the mystery As if reading some poetry Makes me the transparent one..
Humoring Me

Humoring Me

A Poem by Sarah Jane


Palpable fabricationVivid fictionGrasping threadsFragmented“You are the only oneWho means anything”Thus ripping the seamsConnecting meThra..
Atonement

Atonement

A Poem by Sarah Jane


Mother cut off her legTo save herselfUp to the kneeTo surviveShow me the stumpBehind bloodied bandagesShow me the boneChecks and balancesRecord the wh..
Without Inspiration

Without Inspiration

A Poem by Sarah Jane


Acrylics with texture cover better Than pretty watercolor promises Or the splattering spray of solace You are a painter of shades Surprising ev..

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