Red Ribbons – Diane Corriette

Red ribbons float away. Reminders of my youth The ashes from my wasted time spread before me like broken glass Drunken roads leave treadmarks as they rise to hit my swollen head In your eyes I have failed again The bottle. Evidence of my dearest friend Sore heads argue for refrain but the pain's too [...]

I set myself free

Life. So great for some. So hard for others. Frustrations of wanting what hasn't happened Anger at waiting for what isn't coming We believe we need more That belief keeps us stuck Complaining about what is Wanting what should be Should life be this miserable? Is it meant to be such a struggle? Our self-imposed [...]