2020

If everyone that left or was removed from my life within the last decade was a flower, I’d have a beautiful garden filled with thorn-covered roses. A beautiful garden filled with lessons and memories that I would admire from afar, but would never think to pick again. Each year I make it a point to wrap…

SOUL

I hope that today you can look at your reflection and understand that there’s more to you than what you see.  Gabriela A Tejada Copyright © All Rights Reserved. All Images were taken by me unless stated otherwise.

Hyperthermia

I’m scared to fall in love again. I’m terrified of free falling into the red abyss of vulnerability and acceptance. The thought of allowing you in while I’m still trying to see through my cracked heart hurts prematurely maybe it will never hurt but the phantom-like waves of drowning wash over me as my body…

Understanding

She took her pain and made them lessons. A student of life teaching herself from each lesson all for the better all for the whole. Gabriela A Tejada Copyright © All Rights Reserved.All Images were taken by me unless stated otherwise.

Category 5

She was an explorer searching for a gentle rainfall but instead, she found your storm. You were a tempest the unknown in her world of certainty but her body was fragile too fragile for your violence. As she laid on your chest she began to crack under your heavy caress, she began to fracture. As…

A Portrait

I want every tear that falls from your eyes to paint a poetic landscape of healthy boundaries and self-care. No heartache in vain, but all lessons of growth. Gabriela A Tejada Copyright © All Rights Reserved.All Images were taken by me unless stated otherwise.

Destiny

You said, “It’s written in the stars.”  as I laid on your side and your fingers roamed my thighs then you looked me in the eyes and softly whispered “I don’t know what might happen, but this is where we belong. “ Gabriela A Tejada Copyright © All Rights Reserved. All Images were taken by me,…

Infinity

delaware water gap He said ” I Love You.” I whispered “How Much?” He said ” Look into the horizon, then keep looking.” Gabriela A Tejada Copyright © All Rights Reserved. All Images were taken by me, unless stated otherwise. 

Gratitude

As the snow falls and the lights dim the stars hide behind the gray of the cloudy night sky. The moon rests upon a bed of water while the sun warms all of the south. because every year it snows and every year we get older every year we cry and every year gets a…

Tells Me Everything

They say the way a person leaves your life tells you everything, but I disagree. The way a person breathes as they leave you in a tormented hell Tells you more. The way that the words spill from their lips like a waterfall of deceitfulness, with no pause in their person because the pain they’ve…

Poetic Waltz

I think in poetry Breathe in Verse Live in Passion Feel in Silk See in Rhyme Taste in Emotions Smell in Universe I listen with my eyes closed because while rhyme can be seen it should be felt with each cell of the body, as the emotions take its hand they sway in a silk-like…

The Being

Little situations alter it all, the moods the feeling  the thoughts the being.  from sunrise to moonlight, dimming rays and lessening shades of two-tone emotional extortion on the off railed tracks of the one-way train with the two-way cart to the unknown route. destination? seeping blue sea filled with silence. filled to the brim till…