Author Archives: Melissa Leigh

About Melissa Leigh

I believe that every life is full of endless moments that help you, hurt your, change you, inspire you, and allow you to mold yourself into the best version of yourself that you can possibly be. Stories exist in all of us and need to be shared in order to grow.

Twice Chance, Once Free

there are channels in these canyons that echo back to me as I drift away from consciousness as I search for more of me I thought I heard her call my name in an unknown, familiar voice or maybe it … Continue reading

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Serendipity

it’s not in the way that you breathe between each breath as your voice unfolds it’s not in the way that you sway from side to side when the beat is right it’s just in the way it’s all in … Continue reading

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Broken Heart Has No Home

It’s fifteen minutes from 4 am as I lay here again another sleepless night found me it’s never been my friend and I woke up with you on my mind it’s not my intention, I’m not that blind I know … Continue reading

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Beauty

never doubt that beauty is never far from the road less traveled when seen in the distance all that seems unattainable is always within reach © Copyright 2016 Melissa Leigh Clarke. All Rights Reserved.

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I Will Cover You

I’ll carry water to the mountain and salt for the wounds for the growing admiration I am weakened by the swoon what a brilliant invitation to lay colors in my view giving spark to caged desires that are yearning to … Continue reading

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The Rise

as the shade from the weeping willow tree comes creeping towards my fears I clutch the ground beneath my knees and wipe away false tears nothing stands beneath me that I can’t keep below I’ve played that song a million … Continue reading

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has it…

has it always been this silent? even when the rain shatters its layers against the roof in tormenting rhythm like ancient drums pulsating from legends of past lives haunting and telling has it always been this dark? even when the … Continue reading

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drowning

she stood next to me basking in the burn of the love that I poured onto her she tried to reflect it back onto me and for moments, ones that I turned into porcelain, I felt the heat resonating with … Continue reading

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footprints

the goal was never for you to be the one to mend my heart you became the sand between my toes that stayed behind as I walked on through this ever changing storm that I was born unto give me … Continue reading

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i tell myself

the wind keeps changing direction the clouds keep secluding the light and i tell myself i should know by now i should know what’s good for me and what flame will just burn right down and i tell myself to … Continue reading

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