Lexi Askew : Writing

Sweet Wine and Cigarettes

Sweet Wine and Cigarettes

A Poem by Lexi Askew


I wrote this while drunk and sad
Somehow Alone

Somehow Alone

A Poem by Lexi Askew


I’m loved And yet I’m alone I’m happy But I have a death wish Late at night When I’m the only one awake My pain makes ..
The Pretty Friend

The Pretty Friend

A Poem by Lexi Askew


“You’re so beautiful.” “I wish I looked like you.” “You’re definitely the pretty friend.” &ld..
Third Time’s the Charm

Third Time’s the Charm

A Poem by Lexi Askew


Throughout history in a million different religions, three is considered a lucky or sacred number. In every great series, all movies and shows are f..
Love Isn’t Enough

Love Isn’t Enough

A Poem by Lexi Askew


Love isn’t enough to hold us together. We’re both unhappy, and it isn’t fair to either of us to continue. I love you, and I know you..
Why Icarus Fell

Why Icarus Fell

A Poem by Lexi Askew


I'm Icarus with hand-made wings of goldI leapt from that window without hesitationI flew and flew so close to the sunBut it's heat burned meIt melted ..
I Don't Want Love

I Don't Want Love

A Poem by Lexi Askew


I don't want a romance or a slow burn or love at first sight, I don't want a love story or fiery passion or good morning kisses.I don't want a hand in..
Walking Through Your Mind

Walking Through Your Mind

A Poem by Lexi Askew


I will walk through you like a field of flowersMy hands will brush against every blade of grassAnd I'll stop to smell every roseI'll lay in your clear..
This is Living

This is Living

A Poem by Lexi Askew


Isn't it wonderful?Surreal even?To be alive and to feel all that we feel?Oh, it's so beautiful,This feeling of living.You get to experienceSuch small ..
A Choice

A Choice

A Poem by Lexi Askew


How do I walk such a fine lineWithout tipping or tripping?I fall one wayAnd I'm enabling bad decisions,I fall the otherAnd I become a dictator.I refus..

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