Dose Me

A dose of reality Gasping for breath Drowning dreams Ambushed amygdala Cemented cerebellum Hijacked heart Supine soul Will my arms to relocate Caress and count protruding ribs Prompting pulse check Resembling week old road kill Weak unborn duckling Desperately convulsing out of my shell Time travelled to hell I always welcomed Pain as distraction What…… Continue reading Dose Me

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

Ending

Too much time has passed I held a place in my heart for you Picked away at the scab to keep it open Time and tears prove strong It’s beginning to scar over The ache transforming to anger Too much time has passed The connection that held us together is stretched thin Beginning to fray…… Continue reading Ending

Mountains

No matter how hard I try, there is not a day that goes by that I don’t think about you. My heart is forever broken because you left. Somedays it’s all tears and sorrow. Others are full of anger and resentment. I simply cannot grasp how you could treat me this way, after all of…… Continue reading Mountains

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

Collateral Damage

We lose friends. We are hurt by those meant to love us. We struggle to find answers. We will likely never have resolution. We might find comfort simply by accepting the reality We are just collateral damage.

Come With Me

Days of the innocent Children go outside, get lost in make-believe Carrying secrets not knowing the weight Believing the same of their playmates As they grew with invisible cracks Fractures in a vulnerable infrastructure Building blocks of brain damage Recognized when I left Remembered when you howled Catastrophic collapse Razor sharp relics resurface Regurgitated into…… Continue reading Come With Me