Leda D

Leda D

Cheltenham, Australia

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Their footprints

Their footprints / stick to the insides of my eyelids / And I cry rapids / In hopes / Of flushing it all away / But it all stays / I am a …

bully

Hate is a waste of my good heart / so if you push / hard / and sharp / and i fall into the deepest hole / if i have to claw my way out to h…

work

minute mishaps / spewed from her exasperated form / a mist settled over my mind / and I nodded with the appropriate expression / pinned up …

the ending

The hum of silence / Shook my heart from its place next to yours
art on the streets by Leda D Blowing kisses by Leda D

I escaped

it crawled deep into my belly / warm and sharp in my gut / i carried it hidden in the depths of me
Beauty by Leda D Alien Girl by Leda D female by Leda D Behind by Leda D Broken Heart by Leda D Showered in colour by Leda D

Watching

awkward interactions / looks that lie / soft words / roughly spoken

Embrace

My lips fell / Full and heavy / All over you / I covered you / Tucked you tightly up / In the moist heat of my tongue / We lay locked / In…

Junkies

Their sickly stick figures / Slumped sadly against cold doorways / And hidden hallways / Sunken sockets  / And hollow hearts / Throbbed wit…

The stranger

The stranger / He was so familiar / With his Irish poetry / And bed on wheels / He listened while I cried / Wiped the tears from my eyes / …

believe

he slid his slimy beliefs up her skirt / because god told him to

changing for someone else

once again i was someone new / i was the woman made by you / it was you / who moulded my skin in your heavy hands / until i fit perfectly i…
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last touch

she traced the veins on his arms / a gentle sadness settled into her heart / her sorry eyes were downcast / as her whispered words tore him…

i love you…..

i loved the way it felt falling over my tongue and out of my mouth my lips, the last part of me to be attached to those words, tingled from…

reality hits

i refuse to open my eyes / because i might not see you next to me / it might be empty / and i’ll be scared / once you promised / eve…

it will pass

curled into myself / on a cold night / that should be hot / you avoid my eyes / i avoid the question / i know i should ask / by pretending …

its all going black

we used to walk through cemeteries / not because of some morbid fascination / its just where our random drives would lead us / the last one…

Finally

There is a silence between us now / It appeared so naturally / It tooke a week to notice / We have faded / And worn / It was not torn apart…

in love again

i secretly promised myself i wouldnt fall again, if i started to slip a little i would grab on tight and pull myself back from the edge. i…

the inevitable

i want to tell you that i love you / i want to pretend it will never end / i want to fall asleep each night to you reading to me / and wake…

chipped nail polish / and nervous eyes / tainted heart / and broken mind / she sits fidgeting in her chair / talking to strangers who jus…

lonely woman

she was scented with rose petals, earth and sweat, with shy eyes and seductive lips. / most nights she would let men into her bed, but if t…

undone

we are right here / in this silent abyss / the only ones that matter / the only ones who exist / i move slowly / to the beat of your foots…
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i felt what you do now

i know that ache / the one that creases your brow / and stops your heart / i see it / settling itself in your eyes / when you look at me /…

falling

we existed / in that moment / and that moment / was all that needed to exist / we walked on / our silence moved me / i swayed a little / an…

he smiles with his whole face / a glint in his eye / and cheek in his grin / and i cant help / but smile right back

broken

i dont know the right words to use / or how to fix this broken muse / lying limp in my shaking arms / so i fill the room with silence / and…

today in an almost strangers place

sitting silently / in an almost strangers house / feeling out of place / but a little nice too / i couldnt kiss him today / but i had fun …

decision time

there might be judgment in their eyes / little flickers of misinterpretation / but they dont know / we do / you do / please say thats all …

you say

you say i scare you / i am not your usual / not someone you would bring home proudly to mum / with my ink stained flesh and rings scattered…

second date

he touched my arm / running his fingers lightly along my inky vines / then pulled me to his lips / it was the type of kiss / that makes you…

seeing

a single drop of rain / slithered down the wind shield of the car behind him / if i looked at him / with as much intensity / i might just …

giddy

it meant something / and we could both see it / you smiled / and i choked on my words / and giggled like a little girl / shy /…

kiss

the kiss: / warm / in the brisk spring night

Agoraphobia

she clicks her tongue as she thinks / she taps her fingers / and shakes her feet / nerves nibble at her insides / until she cant take anymo…

She falls

he places each word delicately upon her shoulders / with deep sorrow and a quivering tongue / with each syllable volume is lost / until it…

Depression

She picks a mixture of pretty weeds and flowers on her walk home and arranges them with no real care in a plastic shot glass she found lyin…

ending

his once bright dream filled eyes, looked tired and warn as they watched my mouth form the words he had been waiting to (but not wanting to…

beautiful world

breath in deep / take note / of every little speck of scent that dances into your lungs / reach out / feel / the texture of any piece eart…

young lovers

i watch / with wonder / and a hint of envy / as they touch one another / so gentle / so full of pure untainted love / its too early for rea…

woman

inspiration drips from her fingertips / she brushes hot emotion / along your cold flesh / you shudder / as her warmth / shocks your skin / …
Windows by Leda D Stage by Leda D Melbourne Art by Leda D

sick?

strange little aches / here and there / worry / settles itself into my heart / but i wait anyway / i prefer not to know / to watch beauty …

Empty

you opened yourself / and poured the contents of your heart into mine / and for the first time / i was full / that empty little hole in my…

he disappears

its been days / i worry / i anger / i call / with no answer / then finally / he is back in my life / i ask / i find out why / and i cry / …

rotting

i look to my breasts / they are still soft and supple / but tiny little creases / are appearing in between / i look at my hands / starting…

the girl

the girl who called the ambulance / slipped into the night / with her blood stained hands / and tear stained face / there would be question…

i shiver / goose pimples rise from my flesh / my teeth are chattering away to no one in particular / and i’m wondering / is this fear…

the wall

i waited for it to hurt / bracing myself / against the pain / that i was sure would come / but / instead / nothing / i thought i would fe…

erasing you

i spat out your name / rinsed my mouth / and silently promised / never again / sometimes i stumble / and when i trip up on an unexpected …

my eyes are as heavy as my heart / deep breaths / awaiting dreams / soon reality will be gone / until the first pin pricks of light / bring…

i’m gone

two words / they say i am exhausted / they say i have waited too long / they say i cant go on like this / i’m gone
pretty chicken by Leda D

that card

I pull out the card / I read the words / over and over again / Hoping, reading it will bring our love back to life / That each word that w…
coffee shop by Leda D Untitled by Leda D the cause and the answer to many of lifes problems by Leda D tornado of jellies by Leda D just plain old me by Leda D

27 years ago (birthday poem)

27 years ago i pushed my way into this world / 10 days late / my mother says i was the perfect baby / my daddy says he was over joyed / we …

thank you red bubble

i used to be afraid to be seen / i mean truly seen / i would hide my words / my thoughts / my hurt / lock them up in my heart / or a little…

snippets of thoughts and pieces of me

at times i am shy / icy fingers and toes / hot tongue / broken heart / open and closed / and sometimes in between. / wrapped in lies / belo…

lie

your breath smells like wine / as it pushes out lies / and i drink them all up / getting drunk on this ‘love’ / i like to prete…

used

around and around / we dance in circles / drawing patterns with my blood / and my tears / and my feelings / you offer nothing / of yoursel…

confusion

she kissed me / and watched me with big brown eyes / her small frame / climbed on top of me / her fingers danced over my ribs / then she la…

celebration

soon i will be surrounded / with innocence / inquisitive little eyes / will follow me / watching my every move / with wonder / love will s…

wach her disappear

his rough words / backed with smooth tunes / makes irresistible music / hauntingly romantic / he paints / a beautiful picture / in grays …

Jess

i have found her / my muse / my little piece of inspiration / her / delicate and desirable / skipping into my mind / leaving trails of her…

art

delicate fingers / dance across a gray background / flicking / and flexing / paint stained nails / show off their beautiful imperfection /…
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