Legacy

“No” slips off your tongue like gravy How you do that amazes me I say “yes” because then I think Just maybe I will belong But for how long Listen to the creak of the door Your t-shirt has holes in it but you keep it anyway I’ve been in your house Tried to leave … Continue reading Legacy

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Amulet

I need another anchor To help keep me grounded Open to a new approach Chanting and praying Anything to keep me from fading Falling apart Walk right through me Rip open my heart I’ll take the pain You get the gain Love comes at a cost Calibrated clear vision Hyper honed hearing Hawk like precision … Continue reading Amulet

Doctor’s Orders

My kind, gentle, bubbly pain specialist. All day, every day, dealing with invisible pain, drug seekers, serious sufferers. Yet he saunters in with the same big grin, eager to tell me the latest, non-medicinal updates on pain management. He is so excited I can’t help but smile through my pain. “Plant your feet on the … Continue reading Doctor’s Orders

Plastic Girl

Dreams of memory loss Refractive nightmare replacement Dismembered and detached Off and running after sanative spirit and soul Despite debilitating disease Just because I’m smiling doesn’t mean I’m not in pain Screw what the world expects Social engagement keeps me sick I’d rather stay home with my 2 packs a day All I did today … Continue reading Plastic Girl