February 28, 2011


For my poetry class we were told to write an object poem of something unexpected so I chose tuna..aka one of my favorite things ever. We had to have a certain number of syllables per line which was kind of hard but I think it turned out good!

Mmmmmmmmmmmm, nothing compares to a tuna melt... but anyway, here's my poem!


Tin can like cat food,
smelly, soggy, squished.
Patterns - pink and tan
matching my tiny fingerprint.

The stench that I smell
so salty and sharp,
coats the room like a pungent paste
but I do not flinch.

Blanketed with cheese,
melted cheddar snow
from the sizzling heat
of my plugged in toaster oven.

Clothed in slick seaweed
crispy with a crunch
battered but without any harm
though sprinkled in zing.

A prey to felines,
the star of their dreams.
Swimming and swishing
proudly crowned “chicken of the sea”.

Please stray from planets
mercury, I mean.
I’d rather you stay closer to earth,
like in my stomach.

Fins flick and shimmer,
with insides so pink,
a bright splash of life
behind metallic robot scales

My breath begs, “please no”
but my stomach growls
I lick my lips - prepare to pounce
Tuna, Mmmmm, Tuna.

February 26, 2011

ways to live life to the fullest!

I "stumbled" across this website tonight and really liked what it had to say so I decided to share it. I deleted some of the ones that I wasn't a fan of though but I thought it was some pretty inspiring advice!

  1. Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.
  2. Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Become a person of minimal needs and you will be much more content.
  3. Develop an endless curiosity about this world.Become an explorer and view the world as your jungle. Stop and observe all of the little things as completely unique events. Try new things. Get out of your comfort zone and try to experience as many different environments and sensations as possible. This world has so much to offer, so why not take advantage of it?
  4. Remember people’s namesso that they feel appreciated and for your own future benefit when you want something from that person. To do this, say their name back to them when they introduce themselves. Then repeat the name in your head a number of times until you are sure you have it. Continue to use their name in conversation as much as possible to remove any chance of forgetting it. If you’re still having trouble, make up a rhyme about their name: “Dan the Man” or “Natalie flatters me.”
  5. Get fit!It’s ridiculous to think that we have one body, one sole means of functioning, and people are too lazy to take care of themselves. Fit bodies lead to better health, confidence and more success with the opposite sex. I’d say those are 3 very good reasons to get in shape.
  6. Learn to focus only on the present.The past is unchangeable so it is futile to reflect on it unless you are making sure you do not repeat past mistakes. The future is but a result of your actions today. So learn from the past to do better in the present so that you can succeed in the future.
  7. Even more specifically, live in THIS moment.Even 10 minutes ago is the past. If you live purely in this moment you will always be happy because there is nothing wrong in this split-second.
  8. Smile more often.Whenever you get a grin on your face, your brain is releasing serotonin, the happy hormone. Smiling is the natural way to force yourself to be happy. Many people even smile for five minutes straight in the morning to get themselves in a great mood for the day. It is a very powerful tool that is utilized less and less as we grow older and need happiness more than ever. Just remember that while happiness leads to smiles, smiles also lead to happiness.
  9. Drink water.Hydration is tremendously important for overall health. Soda has absolutely ZERO nutritional content; it’s like pouring a punch of sugar and syrup into your cup. Instead, fill it with life-replenishing water. It may taste plain at first if you’re coming off of a heavy soda-drinking streak, but you’ll soon find yourself addicted to it. 10 glasses per day is optimal, how many have you been getting lately?
  10. Don’t take life so seriously!Learn to laugh at the little things and this whole “existence” thing will be a whole lot easier. Be amused by your mistakes and failures and be thankful that you learned your lesson and won’t mess up like that again. And most importantly do things that you enjoy! Life is not strictly business, it can be mixed with pleasure.
  11. Think positive thoughts.When you find yourself thinking a negative thought, stop it immediately by any means necessary. Slap yourself in the face, yell something positive at the top of your lungs or jump up and down. Do whatever it takes to get back to a positive mindset as such is essential for continual happiness and success.
  12. Read books.No explanation needed.
  13. Get in the sun.Superman was completely re-energized when he flew out to space and soaked in some rays and you can do the same right outside your front door (if you live in a constantly dreary place, my apologies). The sun feels amazing: your entire body will be coursing with warmth and life.
  14. Help others.I’ll just give you a plethora of reasons why this is a MUST
    • Helping people has a ripple effect. If you help someone they will feel more obliged to help someone else, and so on. Pay it forward
    • You grow by giving and helping others. It can change you in ways you never expected
    • Your relationship with that person will become stronger
    • It’s the most fulfilling thing you can do on this planet. It not only feels amazing physically, you also feel like a good person
    • You might be able to call in a favor later when you need some help
    • Karma (if you believe in it)
    • Because there are more people in this world than just you
  15. Set aside a specific time to worry each day.Ponder all of your problems and anxieties during that time so that they will not distract you during work or moments of pleasure. This way you can be extremely efficient with your time and avoid focusing on negative things as much as possible. If you get all of your worry out of the way and have the mental fortitude to keep from reverting back to them, you will be much happier on the daily.
  16. Be honest at all times.Lies lead to nothing but trouble. Being known as trustworthy is an excellent trait to maintain and essential to having integrity.
  17. Sleep less.Fully adjusting to a new sleep cycle can take up to 21 days so don’t give up if you feel tired after switching to 5-hour nights. The “required” 8 hour/night is for normal people. If you’re reading THIS article on THIS site, you are not normal. So figure out how much sleep YOU really need and adjust accordingly. As enjoyable as sleep is, waking existence is much more fulfilling and efficient. IF this really sparks your interest, check out alternate sleep cycles with which you can be fine off of 2 hours of sleep per day.
  18. Figure out what your goals and dreams are.So many people wander aimlessly through life simply go for whatever small thing they want moment by moment. Instead, decide what your perfect life consists of and begin to put the steps in motion to reach that place. The most satisfying thing in the world (yes, better than sex, much better) is overcoming a challenge and reaching a goal. We are the happiest when we are growing and working towards something better.
  19. Start your day off right.Wake up and set aside an hour for personal development activities (meditation, self-introspection, observing nature, etc.) Do the things that make you feel blissful, optimistic and empowered so that you can set a positive tone for your day. I guarantee that once you start doing this, your days will be more enjoyable and fulfilling. Today is going to be the best day of your life. Duh.
  20. Utilize ‘The Burning Method.’Whenever a fear or worry or complaint comes to mind, close your eyes and imagine writing down the thought on a piece of paper. Then proceed to light the paper and fire and watch it disintegrate. Even better, actually write it down and burn it. You won’t have any problem ridding your mind of the thought after doing this.
  21. Travel.
    Anyone who has ever gone anywhere will tell you that traveling is one of the most exciting and life-changing activities that you can do. Observing a different culture will expand your mind while making you further appreciate the life you already live. This goes back to becoming an explorer: this world is your jungle so go explore! Who knows, maybe you’ll find a place you love so much that you decide to move. Imagine the positive repercussions a new environment could have on your life.
  22. The Rubber Band MethodThis is the third and final way to rid yourself of negative thoughts (hopefully by now you have figured out that this is very important!). Place a rubber band around your wrist and snap it against your skin anytime a negative thought finds its way into your head. This classical conditioning technique associates a slight pain with negative thoughts like Pavlov associated food/salivation with the sound of a bell. Sounds a bit cruel at first but it only stings for a second, I promise. Plus the outcome, having only positive thoughts, far outweighs a little slap on the wrist here and there.
  23. Learn to be unaffected by the words of others.Most people get very upset when they are called negative names by others, but there is a simple trick to overcoming this. Here it is: If I went up to you and called you a fire hydrant, would you be upset? Of course not. Obviously you are not a fire hydrant, you are a human being. The same concept applies to when someone calls you something that you know you are not. They are foolish for saying such things, so why would you react with such anger? The only exception is when someone calls you something that is true! In this case, you should thank them for alerting you to a weakness, one that you can now work on changing.
  24. Develop the ability to forgive.Forgiveness is something that most people fail miserably at even thought it’s so simple. Grudges only bring more misery to those who hold them and prevent good relations with the target. YOU makes mistakes all of the time so why not have mercy when other do? Remaining angry feels horrible while forgiving someone brings a refreshing sensation to the mind and healing to the relationship.
  25. Be the person that makes others feel special.Be known for your kindness and sympathy.
  26. Visualize daily.It has been said and proven time and time again that what you focus on is what you get. If you complain all of the time, you will run into more of the things you complain about. The same goes for good things like health, wealth and happiness. So spend some time in the morning imagining yourself achieving whatever it is that you currently desire. Focus is key in this exercise, so choose a quiet environment where you won’t be disturbed. If you’re having trouble focusing and continually find that your mind has wandered to something else, read about meditation in the following life tip. There is a lot more to this concept, so check out the full article on visualization and the law of attractionhere.
  27. Meditate everyday for at least 20 minutes.In this modern world where everyone is so connected to everything else via cell phones, TV and internet, most people rarely enjoy the beauty of silence. The ability to quiet your mind and relax your body is an art and skill that everyone should develop. Simply sit somewhere, preferably in nature, and focus on your breathing or try to think about nothing. This is going to be extremely hard at first! You might find it boring or just plain impossible to think of nothing, but you will get better and you will learn to love it. Post-meditation, you will feel extremely clear headed and.. well, just plain wonderful. The only way to really understand this sensation is to try it.
  28. Learn to control your mind.What kind of skilled human are you if you cannot even control your own thoughts? While the human mind is described as being a stream of consciousness, that does not mean you can’t decide where your stream flows. Techniques like meditation and the 3 ways to flush out negative thoughts will aid you immensely in learning to control your mind.
  29. Learn to control your emotions.The only person that can make you unhappy is you! You are the one that decides to be affected by the words and actions of others. Realize this so that the next time you experience a negative emotion, you can find the strength within yourself to overcome it.
  30. Take a class in speed reading.Books are full of information that can enhance your knowledge-base, vocabulary and yourself as a person. Speed reading is an easy way to get at this info faster so that you can have more time for other endeavors.
  31. Relax!This one is for you work-o-holics out there (myself included). Yes, work is very important and productive but you need to take some time to chill out everyday or you are going to burn out faster than a candle with no oxygen. Additionally, you need to reward yourself for a job well done. What’s the use of doing all of that work if you can’t have a little fun from time to time anyways?
  32. Work on making good first impressions.Practice a strong, firm handshake and the small talk that generally goes along with meeting someone for the first time. People won’t know what to think of you if you have nothing more to say beyond “My name is _______, nice to meet you.” Also make sure you remember names, as mentioned previously. Who knows, you may be going into business with or marrying this person you’re meeting for the first time if you make a good impression. Be sure and make an excellent one.
  33. Learn to use your eyes to their full potential:
    • Make constant eye contact when in conversation. Looking away (especially down) is a sign of inferiority and unsureness. Instead, look at your conversation partner dead in the eyes and keep them locked on
    • Master the piercing stare. You know when someone looks at you and it feels like they can see into your soul? Well that’s not a hereditary characteristic, it just takes practice. Work on sharpening your gaze in the mirror. You’ll know you have it when it’s intimidating to continue looking at yourself
    • Master the one-eyebrow raise. This one isn’t necessary by any means, but hey, why not? Pick a brow to learn with and go look in a mirror. Raise both of your eyebrows but use your hand to hold down the brow that you want to stay down. This will probably feel very stupid at first but if you keep trying, you will eventually pin down the muscle you need to flex to get that one brow up
  34. Be mysterious.Don’t let off everything about you and definitely leave out some major details. There is something both alluring and mesmerizing about someone that no one knows fully about. I’m not saying to confide in no one or to alienate yourself. Just think James Bond.
  35. Come up with a life mantra.You know, like “Carpe Diem” or “Live life to the fullest,” but not as cliché. Make it something that really hits home with you so that you will actually stick to it. Make sure it’ not so specific that it rarely applies but also not so general that it’s not personal.
  36. Get good at something.Call it a hobby or a passion, whatever it is, just get damn good at it. Your occupation does not count! Make it something that you can practice often enough to excel at. Examples: Magic tricks, surfing, ping pong, creating short films, and unicycling. It can be anything but I would recommend choosing something that: 1) You are passionate about 2) You can bust out at any moment to display your skills for any discerning crowd. My mind goes immediately to aerobatics and break dancing, but that’s just me.
  37. Work out those abs.Above any other muscle group in the entire body, the abs are the most important AND, for guys, the most impressive to the opposite sex. They constitute your core, the center point of your body. Your ability to balance comes almost completely from the strength of your abdominal muscles and balance is vital to performance in any physical activity. Summary: they’re very important. For more info on how to work out your abs, check out this video.
  38. Keep your brain sharp.The majority of people are stuck in ruts. They go to the same job everyday, hang out with the same friends and eat at the same places. While that may feel safe, it’s not the most stimulating lifestyle for your brain. Those synapses have been built up enough, so try something that you do NOT know how to do! Buy a model car kit, master the art of sudoku or crosswords, or go pick up another major at your nearest college. The point is you need to be learning new things to keep your brain honest. Form new synapses by forcing your mind to work in ways it has not worked before. Just like physical workouts, doing too much of the same exercise will eventually give no results. Switch it up!
  39. Read something inspirational right before bed and after waking.This will set get you in a great mood for sleep and for the day. Read anything from a famous speech to your favorite self-improvement book. Try to read something that get’s you really excited in the morning especially so that you’ll leave your house beaming with energy and wonder.
  40. Do what you love.
    There is a huge difference between making a life and making a living; which one are you making right now? So many spend their entire lives trying to make as much money as possible so that they can afford to do what they really want later. It makes no sense to settle in life until you’re 65 so that you can retire and do what you want when you’re already WAY past your prime. We only live life once so why wouldn’t you want to spend it pursuing your bliss? To do anything else would be a tragic waste of the freedom you are allowed if you are reading this right now. Follow your bliss and you will be a thousand times more happy than your retirement date and 40+ years younger.
  41. Choose your friends wisely.You are affected far more than you think by the people you spend your time with. Do your friends share your values? Do they encourage you when you speak of your goals and dreams or do they scoff? Make sure the people around you are conducive to the lifestyle you want to lead or you will find yourself being dragged again and again into behavior that distances you from your desires. Friends with a habit of producing negative thoughts will especially hinder you. This can be a hard task to follow through with if you realize you good friend is one of these saboteurs, but you must be firm! Don’t let anyone get in the way of you being all that you can be.
  42. Don’t burn bridges.By that I mean maintain your relationships with people even if you think you are never going to see them again. For example, if you are quitting your job, don’t chew out your boss before leaving! You might run into him/her again later and life and wish you had never severed ties so harshly. You never know when you might need the help of someone you knew in the past. Plus there is already too much hatred in this world, why add more towards the people you interact with?
  43. Keep a journal/diary.It sounds like a very monotonous habit at first, but when you get into it, that little book will become a great way to organize your thoughts and track your growth over the years. Most of us already stay awake in bed at night pondering the events of the day anyways so why not document those thoughts in an organized fashion? That will allow you to look back and observe how your way of thinking has changed over time.
  44. Develop a charismatic personality.You know, the kind of personality that is surrounded by people constantly and is the life of the party. Start visualizing yourself as THAT person. Maybe take a short course on dynamic speaking and learn some jokes. Take the time to learn some party tricks and sleight of hand. Most importantly, believe that you already are charismatic even if you fail at beign the center point of the next party. Lie to yourself constantly and tell yourself that you are more warm and gregarious than Ronald Regan. Belief is the first step! Reality will come soon after.
  45. Love is all there is.If you truly want to be a master of life, let love be in your every action. Love your friends, family and enemies alike. This is the most difficult thing to do out of this entire list, which is why it is listed last. But if you accomplish this, you will be seen as a leader among everyone that allows hate, envy, disgust and all other negative emotions into their lives. Think Gandhi. Love is so rare in this world when compared to the massive presence of hate that by exuding love, you will immediately see yourself and the people around you change. Love. Love. Love.

February 22, 2011


this morning I was 
waiting to become
 an Aunt to a 
precious little 
new born baby!


"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."

Jeremiah 29:11 

February 21, 2011

special someone.

This morning when I checked facebook I saw that my friend Caroline had posted a link to Steven Furtick's blog. I clicked on it to read what he had said and I was surprised when I felt like it was written perfectly for Lori Caroline and I who are each struggling with being single right now. It read:

There’s a lot of advice I could give to single and dating people.
Happiness is not finding the right person. It’s being the right person.

There’s only one half you’re responsible for right now. And that’s your half. 
Stop looking for the person of your dreams and start becoming someone another person is dreaming about. Make someone else’s dreams become a reality.

Isn't it crazy how God can do that? Put something in front of you that just shouts "Hey you! Yeah, you. God planned on you reading this"
Lately I've been thinking about a lot of the couples that I know in college. It's shocking to see how a lot of them spend so much time together that they have no concept of who they are when they're apart. 

Who are you when your not sleeping in the same bed every night? Who are you when you get dinner and can't get it with each other? Who are you if your "special someone" wasn't always right there next to you?
They find their value and their worth in the arms of the person that they're with and use "our" as their pronoun of choice without even thinking twice.
College is one of the best opportunities to become your own person. You're given so many chances to define who you are in your beliefs, religion, friendships, academics, politics, you name it - you can figure it out in college.
Sometimes it hits me how blessed I am to have these 4 years (or at least these two, who knows) to devote completely to God and to myself. I'm as free as I'll ever be right now. I can try new Churches, make new friends, spend time reading Harry Potter and watching chick flicks and not have a care in the world about someone feeling like I'm not paying enough attention to them. 
At this point I can be anything, move anywhere, do whatever I want!

I'm slowly becoming the person who God has planned for that final someone. And as long as I keep my standards high, I'll have no heartbreak, burdens or baggage to bring into that relationship.
As important as it is to be in a relationship, this is YOUR life. It belongs to you and you have the power to direct it in any direction you want to go. Stop thinking about your boyfriend, girlfriend or when you're finally going to get one and start thinking about GOD.
If your will to please God out weighs your will to please others, everything will fall into place.

February 19, 2011

fun night!

Last night I went over to Lori's for some girl time! We made some yummy tacos! I ate three of them... they were so delicious. They were college style though, the only thing we bought to put on them was cheese haha oh college & money...what a drag.

(if only..)

We were trying to be "frugal", So I brought over cookies and frozen chicken, then we split the cost of a taco kit and mexican cheese.

We did want to make a least one fun thing though, so we made up the ingredients to the now famous Laura sunrise.

You're probably wondering what a Laura Sunrise is...well...It's pretty much the most delicious drink ever.

1 can Welch's orange, pineappe, apple frozen concentrate
lots of Ginger Ale
A few splashes of Grenadine
Lots of crushed ice

and BOOM! You've got yourself a Laura Sunrise (and probably a few cavities)...delish!

<- tasted like that.

Before I came over, Lori had texted me and told me to bring my journal from our Lady in Waiting Bible Study. We were being the ultimate girls and while I was over we both made a list of qualities we would want in our dream guy, (we're so cool) it was actually kind of hard! 

here are a few of mine..

1. make me laugh, like shoulder shaking crying laugh, not just a pity laugh.
2. be athletic, play sports with Mark and my dad and have a competitive spirit
3. appreciate my nerdiness...harry potter, reading, twilight. all that stuff.
4. force me to get out of my comfort zone...literally, force me. I know I'll appreciate it later!

Those are just a few and hopefully they will come true in the very near future!

After that we watched The Holiday (fast forwarding through the Kate Winslet parts)
and ate some peanut butter cup cookies that I had brought over from my apartment! 

It was a fun, girly night!

February 17, 2011

movie love.

After watching the Grammys (which were supertastical this year) I decided to buy the new song that Katy Perry sang on her little swing before she belted out to Teenage Dream.

It's called Not Like The Movies and it has really sweet lyrics so I just felt like posting some of them! 

Snow white said when I was young,
"One day my prince will come."
So I wait for that date.
They say its hard to meet your match,
Find my better half.
So we make perfect shapes.
If stars don't align,
If it doesn't stop time,
If you cant see the sign,
Wait for it.
One hundred percent,
With every penny spent.
He'll be the one that,
Finishes your sentences.

If it's not like the movies,
Thats how it should be.
When he's the one,
He'll come undone,
And my world will stop spinning,
And thats just the beginning.

'Cause I know you're out there,
And your, your love came for me.
It's a crazy idea that you were made,
Perfectly for me you'll see.

Just like the movies.
That's how it will be.
Cinematic and dramatic with the perfect ending.
It's not like the movies,
But that's how it will be.
When he's the one,
You'll come undone,
And your world will stop spinning,
And it's just the beginning.

now isn't that sweet? 

February 16, 2011

good week so far!

Valentines consisted of chickfila with Lori and 3 trashy Tv shows. Nice.
Mmmm chargrilled chicken sandwich. Yes.

THE SUNS OUT! Sunshine puts everyone in a better mood.

I got two new pairs of jeans today and they both fit GREAT! I got a pair of flares and the'yre about 2 feet too long but they fit everywhere else. They're from abercrombie kids and they're still too long haha oh well!

I got some granola, raspberries, blueberries and vanilla greek yogurt at the store to make little parfaits and it's been delicious

Hummus has returned to my fridge.

I got to meet up with Ali today, she always makes me laugh! (we don't take pictures much obviously haha)

My BIO class was canceled yesterday which hopefully means he pushed out test back... fingers crossed!

Lindy got featured on the blog Blonde Ambition! She did a really great job, such a fashionista!

Every wednesday when it dawns on me that Thursday = the weekend I get really really happy about the fact that I don't have Friday classes!

The high on Friday is 63!!! That's seriously like AMAZING for February in Boone! I will definitely be making a trip to the parkway this weekend for some hiking! ( I found this picture online and it made me laugh hahah)

Bible study is tomorow night! We missed last week so I'm excited to get back into the groove with some of my favorite girls!

They're showing Tangled at our campus theater this weekend! I've been wanting to see that movie so I'm excited that I will hopefully get to see it for only a dollar! 

I got a flu shot on monday! The reason I am happy about this is because I don't want the flu! One of my teachers even showed up with the flu yesterday!?! I don't know what she was thinking! And a girl in my class showed up with pneumonia! It's a germ fest! Gotta keep washing my hands!

But as for now...let the good times roll! 

February 15, 2011

February 14, 2011

girl time > valentines

Over the weekend I got to go to Blowing Rock and Woodlands with two of my bestest friends, Lori and Caroline!

They are both such sweet Christian girls. I love that we all have the same morals & values and can talk about ANYTHING. I have so much fun with them and don't know what I'd do if we weren't friends!

While we were in Blowing Rock we sat on the swings, got fudge & chocolate from Kilwins, went into Neaco (my favorite blowing rock store), drank sweet tea until our teeth wanted to rot out and had some delicious BBQ!

I love hanging out with them too because we are all single. It's so comforting to have friends who are going through the same things as you and don't want to lower their standards to have a boyfriend either. We all bonded over our valentine-less valentines days and drank our problems away with mason jar after mason jar of sweet tea. When we were sitting at dinner we started talking about how weird it's going to be to look back a year from now and see how much has changed.

Who knows what could go down a whole year from now! We're gonna go to Woodlands Valentine's weekend next year and see how far we've come! Who knows, maybe it could be a triple date! (fingers crossed)

I'm hoping that, next year, instead of snuggling in bed with a bachelor, a gossip girl and some pretty little liars

I'll be doing a lot more of this

and this

and this

instead of this haha

At least I got some stuff from my mom and my sweet friend megan

But I'm not gonna let my singleness get me down! That's more money in my pocket and less pressure to get a good gift. So here's to being single and free and a hopeful, romantic future! HAPPY VALENTINES! 

February 13, 2011

sestina = not my fav.

Well for my poetry class on Tuesday we have a sestina due. Sestinas are extremely restrictive when it comes to organization. They are definitely not one of my favorite types of poems!

For those of you who don't know what a sestina is, they're pretty confusing! They are made up of 6 stanzas that are 6 lines each. Each stanza has to use the same ending words...

I'm not making any sense haha it's really hard to explain! But anyway, you'll get it once you read it.

Here's mine!

Bath Time

He could remember the time on the clock
and the way her hair fell across her eyes.
A repetitious pitter-patter of rain was falling
across the window like a transparent drum beat
and he laid there like a dead man,
a corpse with a lifeless heart.

It was mysterious the way it worked, his heart.
It ticked monotonously like a clock
Every pump of blood making him the man
that was caught behind his mysterious eyes
and the water around him rippled with every beat
like the rain that continued falling.

He never knew that falling
would lead to a run-away heart,
one with a struggling, starving beat.
And the minutes passed on the clock
and lightening reflected in his eyes.
He was hers, he was alone, he was human.

She was the one that made him a man
The push that sent him falling
yet she caught him with her eyes.
She had a vice like grip on his heart
And he thought their love was like a clock
that would forever tick in a metronome beat.

Bleeding battered and beat
He was a shriveled mess of a man
and the time on the clock
was frozen and free falling
aiming at his thumping water logged heart
that pumped life into his shrouded eyes.

She had risky come get me eyes
that had a swing-dance beat
and her piercing stare punctured his heart.
He was her only man
and she left him with tears falling
that inky night when it read 3:04 on the clock.

It happened in desperation, a tub of water and clock.
The electricity sent sparks like a bullet into his heart.
Now all that’s left is a moss-covered tomb and the withered up bones of her suicide man.

get it? cool.