“Memories will speak on the behalf of what’s relationally dead; 
And before you know it, you’re sad when there is so much more ahead.”©Simone Holloway, 2019

I Refuse To Remember

“I don’t remember becoming this brave,
yet here I am. /Again, I realize that I made the right choice-/life changed the moment I chose me.” ©Simone Holloway, 2018


“I still cannot forget about you. /Trust me, I tried. /I stood in the mirror and lied, /said that I didn’t love you anymore. “©Simone Holloway, 2018

here we go again.

“yet I’ve escaped the Ferris wheel. /my inward carnival is out of business, /and the havoc of the Topsy-turvy, up and down- has stopped.” ©Simone Holloway, 2018


Sometimes love makes us a little giddy…


Sweet gardenia’s fill the air and/ people around would stop and stare, care, desire to bare- /the concerns that pass between you and I. 


Looking out of the window, gazing at the rooftops… Oh, how I wish I was up there, hands stretched towards the sky. I can feel the sun beckoning me outside, but I’m trapped within circumstance. Trapped with responsibility, captured by what appears to be easy. And I, would love to run away and find myself…

In Rememberance

Three years later and I kept my promise, I’m truly free!

The Choice

I made a choice to wait for you. I made a conscious decision to wait- and even though the insides of my heart aches I still made a choice. Do I have regrets? I say no as I’m visibly upset that you are not here . Have I made myself absolutely clear? Your presence or lack…