PHNX Rising

Written on 3/8/2016

Death

The death of my best

Dying, slowly dying

Each night as I lay down to rest

Yet the fire burns

 

Death

The death of my past

Burning, slowly burning

Each night as I fail to move fast

Yet the fire burns

 

Death

Wonderful death

Dying, slowly dying

With each exhalation of my breath

Yet, the fire burns

Tracking yourself for personal change

She looked my way. We made eye contact for a split second. I flashed a smile. She smiled back and looked down. "Damn, she's cute!" I thought. She ordered her drink and moved on. As she walked past the other coffee-goers, she stopped to wait for her drink. We made eye contact again. My brain got a hit of some hormones while I felt giddy all over. 

I walked up to the counter to put in my order. The barista and I made a few jokes. I laughed at his joke and felt the girl's soft gaze. It helped that she saw me being social with other people, I thought.

I grabbed my drink and thanked my buddy. I turned towards her. My heart raced faster. We made eye contact as I approached. I smiled. She smiled back. She stood there, completely open. I got closer and closer. Then...

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