Orange with a Hint of Yellow

All Rights Reserved ©

i need this


i didn’t ask for fireworks

i asked for fairness

necessitated clarity

coveted safety

saying i wanted respect

reasoning i needed a return

never again doubting my worth


i ran around for so long

i longed to stroll through evergreen trees

trying to be my own answer

answering every potential call

calling out to heaven for a miracle

making my vision a reality

vying for god’s favor


i earned my spot under the sun

i sought my own guiding light

developed my own insight

dreamed of what i had forgotten

found what i was missing

meanwhile feeling something lacking

finding myself wanting more


i want to marry the two

i want what i need

need what i want

wrapping the two together

twisting my happiness into a lie

making do with just one

willing my desires gone


Continue Reading

About Us

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered publisher, providing a platform to discover hidden talents and turn them into globally successful authors. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books our readers love most on our sister app, GALATEA and other formats.