Suffocating

Every day offers a chance To step away from the past Embrace a new self There is a warrior waiting To reveal the path Soldier of fortune Did I shine my light on your fear? I was trying to show you the way Confusing knowledge with madness Compassionate care Drag it into the woods and…… Continue reading Suffocating

Background Noise

My lawyer died unexpectedly a few days ago. To most people, this probably wouldn’t be a big deal. But for me… he was a savior. He helped me during my divorce and all the years of restraining orders and court hearings and restraining order violations. He made me feel safe. He spoke for me when…… Continue reading Background Noise

Untied

There is a darkness tied up inside Breaching the boundaries Captivity amplified It’s difficult to breath Contaminating me Skin and bones With no one home But for all That should not be spoken Teetering on the edge Elaborate steps to prevent malice From being woken These are the secrets I keep Lest a stir, a…… Continue reading Untied

Smoke and Mirrors

Divinity reaches down from the sky, or maybe right up through the ground, there really isn’t any way to tell, it happens so fast, the rug gets pulled out from under me, my soul is wearing thin and my heart is quaking from everything unknown. The sun isn’t really rising and setting, we’re spinning around…… Continue reading Smoke and Mirrors

Shining Silver Friend

Nervous breakdown? I’m unremarkably placid But I am broken down So many pieces lost in calamity A bloody breadcrumb trail Made from shards of my soul A being less than whole Squandered in violence, lies and tragedy Fathomless I can feel the heat Of where it all started Established in hell Endured in the inferno…… Continue reading Shining Silver Friend

Home

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