Pick and Pull

The boy,

His brand new boots,

in fresh mud,

Picking up the pieces,

On that rainy day.

The girl,

and her big ol’ dog,

Safe, inside the rental car,

Falling in love,

Up on that hill,

(Somewhere near Erin, Tennessee).

To Her

When he called her “ordinary,” he meant so much more…

The Occlusion Effect

Signs-of-Verbal-and-Emotional-Abuse-5

Do not trust the words of a man who yells at you while wearing earplugs in his ears…

the Media

does not know its viewers

Turn

She turned her cheek,

as they turned their heads

Herself

the only other person who she left him for

Foolish

Because she loved him,

He believed she was crazy…

love & greatness

 

need no audience

Dear Nastyville Traffic,

If you’re gonna ride my ass,
At least pull my hair!

Drive Safely.

Aside

Eventually…

She realized:
• She deserved –
• More than the scarcity of good love
• Better than his abusive tendencies
• Lightning Bugs and Butterflies
• Happy Smiles in photographs
• Enough room to be herself

Aside

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