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I’d be lying if I said I’m okay Today torrential turmoil So full I’m overflowing Lava fields solidify loss Thoughts stagnant in stone Collective torment of the invisible woman Endured and embodied Residue of resplendence washed away Into a massive caldera of an ancient volcano Choking On ashen acid aching Rim collapsing from seismic shaking…… Continue reading Home

Sediment

Locked inside my room Hundreds of doors light the way Mirrored walls reflect illusions To saving haven happy delusions I have an overwhelming need to stay I can’t comprehend Why anyone would want to leave It’s terrifying out there With no semblance of control Tuck and roll Tuck and roll Safety in numbers is a…… Continue reading Sediment

I See You

I see you there Hiding in the shadows Thinking you invisible I dwell in the darkness Decades past My eyes have adjusted   I see you there Shaking Reflecting fear Look up Take my hand Lost child   I see you there Break out of prison I’ll show you the way Out of illusion Into…… Continue reading I See You

House on the Hill

The house on hill looks like it’s smiling. An ironic illusion. Who thought to dig out a flat spot on a hill? It was obviously meant for landslides, not living. It does make for a lovely view. You’ll see, once the swelling, bruises, rage and fear subside. Or a new family moves in. It’s clear…… Continue reading House on the Hill

Storm

I am strong, but I am tired It’s not a matter of gratitude I have enough Wanting only distractibility Lucky are the disengaged The buyers, the consumers, the healthy The weightless Shopping for the best deal Tragedy came and stole my party Starving myself to shed the weight Living proof Bones are tenacious You are…… Continue reading Storm

Under Water

Drowning baby Smiling family posing for pictures in paradise Sharing air kisses We surfed the beach Tasting power and fake freedom The ideal human nest rarely exists The truth comes out as I get older You tell me it’s a journey But I’m ignoring you Please don’t think I’m rude I am a hermit crab…… Continue reading Under Water

Rambo

The sun strains in whispers Washed under roars of thunder Flaming sparks elucidate Hallucinate Motley limbs scratch their crooked nails Across the glass summon a monster’s ball Close the curtains lest they grab hold Placental encapsulated protection Birthed in resistance and objection Insensitive creatures Breed sensitive souls Cut them down to discourage growth Cord poison…… Continue reading Rambo