I never loved myself

When I lost you, I lost myself. When I found you, I found myself. When I needed you, I needed myself. But when I loved you I never loved myself. — An anonymous escape from life *** Art by Pietro Tenuta | Instagram

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Dust of us

I thought you loved me. Little did I know that the chapters we wrote together were sitting in their volumes, pages yellowing and tattered, eaten by dust. — An anonymous escape from life *** Art by @sparksflyidraw | Instagram  

Falling for you

I fear the tiniest things: heights tight spaces spiders criticism attention darkness yet I don't fear the fall when loving you. — An anonymous escape from life *** Art by @poetryncolor (Instagram)

Feeling human

I didn't think I'd have anything to thank you for, but the scars the tears the heartbreak the pain the sleepless nights the drenched pillows; they're the only things that keep me human. — An anonymous escape from life *** Art by @ceruleanwax (Instagram)

Empty tears

Isn't it funny that we can cry our souls out as if we're full, as if our bodies are made of tanks of salt water and yet, we only feel empty? — An anonymous escape from life *** Art by Johana Ševelová | @obrazkovani (Instagram)

Survival

And I thank you, for not loving me; it made me realise that to survive, I must feed off the love for myself. — An anonymous escape from life *** Art by Shaza Wajjokh | Instagram

Facade

This pure loving soul of mine designed to speak Words of such beauty and deep affection, Fuelled by your touch, the warmth I seek And your melting smile, a face of utter perfection. When my spirit is parched and tears cascade And fill each well and waterfall of what lies within, You take my hand … Continue reading Facade