brown paper drawings

i’m in my prime,
not withering and old.
but i refuse to play
your wicked games any longer.

i know this tether is unbreakable,
but you make me feel like i’m interchangeable.
you drew a target on my heart,
when did this become fatal attraction?

i don’t have the strength,
the energy,
nor the patience
to be held hostage by your love.

so baby please don’t despair
when i say that
i’ve found the courage to
let you go.

you were never meant to be tied down in the first place.

—  believing i could love you was my mistake, c.j.n.

GOBLIN WEEK: Well, dang, I was really excited to participate in this year’s GOBLIN WEEK, but sadly I caught the flu instead! So, as I finally creak back into the world of health, I present to you THIS SINGLE, SOLITARY GOBBO by way of recompense. This goblin is of the cave-dwelling-sort, and when it’s not battling Gelatinous Cubes, or hunting down gems, it likes to pretend to be a Spider