Puzzle Pieces

I feel so broken down And heartless. I didn’t mean to hurt Anyone in my wake. Why must they fall so easily And take bullets for me, When I can’t manage to give all of my heart away? I’m tired of the frowning faces, Tired of making glass brake. I’m tired of getting puzzle piecesContinue reading “Puzzle Pieces”

Child of the Sea

It ebbs onto my skin Covering me: Its kin. It swarms into my soul Its mysteries Make me whole. We breathe in unison In. Out. It draws itself across my body In. Out. I beg it to take me with it. Let me be a part of you. A storm swells deep within it ComeContinue reading “Child of the Sea”


Congratulations for stumbling upon my blog! Let me introduce myself: My name is Mercedes. I am eighteen-years-old and fresh out of HS. For almost as long as I can remember, I have wanted to write. Even as a child, I didn’t want to play with dolls but with pieces of paper. I like to thinkContinue reading “Introductions”