If you think I will be nothing without you

What was I before you

(?)

A halfbaked dream cupcake woman
needing icing and your tastebuds
to fully become

only while being eaten alive?

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About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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36 Responses to If you think I will be nothing without you

  1. Trent Lewin says:

    Flour, an egg or two and space dust?

  2. jeglatter says:

    That’s what I like…a cupcake with an edge.:)
    -Jennifer

  3. Alice Keys says:

    Wow. I like the dark edginess of this. “only while being eaten alive”.

  4. That’s telling ’em. I love it!

  5. Oh this is perfect! I wish I’d had it to quote at times in my life when relationships broke up…it is so, so deliciously clear and strong! 🙂

  6. Wonderfully poem Susan. “Halfbaked dream cupcake woman” was the icing on the cake for me.

  7. Read it and went “Ha! Too right.” Excellent last line.

  8. Perfectly said. Love the imagery

  9. mobius faith says:

    cannibal desires.

  10. Gosh! Gosh! Telling off! Telling!

  11. i just. wow. the question mark attempting subtlety and I can just feel the indignation!

  12. Jeremy Nathan Marks says:

    Why does the floating question mark make me laugh so hard? I just love that. . . it suggests a higher knowing and a higher confusion.

  13. nelle says:

    And the active ingredients are… careful when you add sodium to my water.

  14. boomiebol says:

    You had me at the title lol…you know I love it

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