Category: Poetry

The Art of Con, Poem by Kris Jordan

The Art of Con (c) Kris Jordan 2016 I tricked you. Made you think I was confident, successful. I made you see me as beautiful, worthy of being with you. But you didn’t know it was a con. Around you I’m just mush. Convinced one day you will leave. Scared you may be The One. […]

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Distraction, Poem by Kris Jordan

Distraction Poetry (c) Kris Jordan 2016 I fell in love with distraction. Grapes that were too sweet, limes that were too sour bitter fortunes, salty tears. Looking to fill an insatiable void I stuffed my mouth full which only allowed me to not speak to not feel to not know myself as deeply as I […]

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Empty, Poem by Kris Jordan

Empty (c) ‘Empty’ Poetry by Kris Jordan 2016 I put the ball in your court let you choose a friend or a lover and you chose. Lover in flesh only. Not in heart. Partner in name only. Not in mind. Present only. No future. Until you were done with me. Spun me around like a […]

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