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@ Charlie’s 

splintered- spine

slants

towards

shuddering shoulders.

your words

suspended above

my words

solid ice in my veins.

daring to dare

you

to place

lips

on

a lie.

left to sulk,

to beg:

Still love me, my love,

in memory

remember me,

tucked away in your top shelf.

– Eva M.M.

Thank you all for reading and sharing your thoughts with me. I know I announced this post a while back on Instagram and am finally getting around to it so my apologies for the delay. 

” Me and the pen, we are one. If its ink would cease to flow, my ink would cease to flow “

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Galway

The poster is peeling off the wall

as the cars shoot past on the slick pavement and

I am sitting, staring at the slant

of the ceiling

creating a triangle with my chest.

The novel next to me

is wafting its earthy wisdom towards me

and all my thoughts are ticking

about to exsplode

a mirage of held hands and spoken word.

 

The rhythm overtakes me

the pulse of painfully relived moments.

 

 

He is probably gazing out the window

thinking of thinking

or

reading with the sunlight streaming in

reflecting against his pale skin

 

as I fade softly

into

the page.

-Eva M.M.

” Me and the pen, we are one. If its ink would cease to flow, my ink would cease to flow.”

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Your lungs Rewrite

Paper-mache worlds caged by lonesome bone,

lined with the smoke of your impermanence.

Faded pink,they breathe in words, wisdom

like the wispy clouds above.

 

World can only hold so much pain

and humanity cannot refrain

from billowing clouds of thought pollution;

The allure of dancing on life’s deflated lungs.

 

Melanized like my contaminated  heart,

your lungs

like clay that has yet to be molded.

Vast oceans of air

that are oceans from mine,

tiny capsules of loss.
He says, if “Death is the mirror in which the entire meaning of life is reflected.”

let me fall into it’s crystalline surface.

 

And I : Vacancy of breath upon breath

haunted by your lungs

writhing beneath a cloud of stubbornness.

-Eva M.M.

Note that the quote on death being a mirror is from,  “The Tibetian book of living and dying “.

Thank you all for reading and sharing your feedback and thoughts with me.

” Me and the pen, we are one. If its ink would cease to flow, my ink would cease to flow.”

Posted in letters, life, Poems

Reduced ( to My Bookworm)

Reduced to discreet poetic titles as my means of telling you I miss keeping you awake talking about Dostoevsky and damn ereaders. I mean who wants to feel fake when they are reading things so real ? I forgive you though because you are handsome and your mind keeps luring me into the belief that I am somewhat angelic. Honestly, have you still not perceived I’m kind of a mess. My mind is like the coils of cords under your desk that you feverishly unwind in the dim light of your reading lamp… That is if you used a fucking reading lamp instead of an ereader. I digress, I was saying I kind of miss your facial hair… All of them really. I get so lonely thinking that you just might be reading your way into enternity without me, forever stretching on apart from your pale arms. I used logic or I tried to though it is probably really flawed. I thought you might be moved now; Moving across the world but still so far from mine because I saw that somebody in Saudi Arabia was reading my post and if it wasn’t you, cheers to whoever it was because as a writer I live on knowing eyes see what I see,but if it was you then my heart will be forever illuminated because I know I got my message across to you. Day three,or something like that I told you in a similar rant technology hates me but I am innovative. And fuck it I won’t let some shaky internet connection keep me from telling you to get rid of your ereader. If you get this message you have to let me know somehow because I have become the woman who has reduced herself to using obscure poetic titles to not so discreetly tell you that I’m short and I will need you here to get a lot of books off the top shelf for me. 

Love,

Your bookworm.

-Eva M.M.

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The man with the red boots.

Remember when we talked about Romeo and Juliet ?

You said , ” Hopefully our story ends better than theirs.”

I say, ” If it’s going to end then I don’t care how it ends. ”

The truth is, they are overrated. I would want us to be remembered as something better.

Tell me what you think of these :

Bone and bone.

Blood and blood.

 You were the water

but I was the flood.

The ignorant American and the bilingual Irishman.

Fuck it, this list sucks,

the rosy cheecked girl

and the man with the red boots.

– Eva M.M.

” The pen and I, we are one. If its ink would cease to flow, my ink would cease to flow.”

Thanks for stopping by in addition I had a question for you though I would also love to still hear from you about this poem. I was wondering if anybody would be interested in a Q & A type post. If so let me know below or on any of my posts with any questions you have for me. Anything is fair game and if it seems enough people are interested I will consider tossing together a small Q and A post. Thanks.

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Vortex

We sat.

His eyes,

two-toned,

a vortex

consuming me.

I surrendered

to them.

Wanting

to be,

to drown

in them…

Absorbed

into

calming pools;

I tumbled

dizzy,

spinning,

yet feeling

I had never been

safer,

more secure

and free,

on more stable footing

than when

I was floating

and sinking,

g

n

i

s

i

r

and

f

a

l

l

I

n

g

into

Him.
– Eva M.M.

This was actually a very odd work of poetry for me as I was writing in my journal a while back now and this is practically what I wrote word for word about someone in my life and our interactions. Then when I was rereading it, it just seemed very poetic to me like it was a poem in and of itself though it really was just be rambling on about my life. I did add a few words i but mostly all I did was let it rearrange itself in my mind the way it seemed natural to me and then that is what I ran with. Certainly a little clunky at places but I love it for its rawness and of course intimacy to me.

thanks for stopping by and sharing your thoughts with me in the comments below. Love you all!

 

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FTM

They say a lot of things

but they won’t say ‘He’.

I say,  “Ashes to ashes

dust to dust.

I will see you when I’m free.”

– Eva M.M.

Thanks for reading and stopping by. Hope you enjoyed this post and let me know if you have any comments or questions.

“Me and the pen, we are one. If it’s ink would cease to flow, my ink would cease to flow.”

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Words ( for Bri.)

Your words

covering mine,

vapor in the air.

Our love,

light between pale leaves,

translucent skin,

wilted roses pressed between pallid parchment.

In my eternal frost

I would give it all

just to feel the burn,

the scalding imprint of

you upon me

as I lay intertwined

in my safe haven,

my secret nook.

In your arms

I am beautiful.

– Eva M.M.

Thank you for reading and stopping by. Let me know your thoughts and any questions you have about me, this poem or 1withthepen in general.

“Me and the pen, we are one. If its ink would cease to flow, my ink would cease to flow.”

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A letter to Spencer

We talked a lot about life.

How life is kind of a bitch

and how I thought you had grown to despise me

and love,

we talked about love,

teapots and paying the rent

because

Everything Has Changed.

We are not who we used to be,

young girls forced to live in World,

forced to grow up,

once a year learning we weren’t alone.

Everything Has Changed.

Now you are the young man that you always were

and I am the wilted flower I always will be

but we are still the same.

Somewhere in between breaths

and running across parking lots;

Somewhere between work, school and dreaming;

Somewhere between Worlds,

you and I  

lost track of

you and I;

I blinked and I told myself

Everything Had Changes

but nothing has my 2.a.m, milking parlor friend.

The truth is

all we have ever done

is grow

into growing

towards growing

into growing —

separately inseperble

and

P.s. you were right,

blood has nothing to do with it.
– Eva M.M.

Stay strong buddy. I love you.