Lucid

I see her body from afar Facedown on a mountainside Head pointing to the river below She rises, stiff as a board, frozen Or dead, who lifted her, unsaid Outlined, illuminated in flame Undead Thawed Where are we going and why do we have to go so far? The look on your face first thing … Continue reading Lucid

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

Where is My Blue Sky

Softly buried under cement Thanks for all the great memories Thought processes spider off in crazy directions Mimicking disease Facial abscesses Missing teeth Signs of stroke for brief episodes Temperamentally unsuited and emotionally unsound A serious condition always requires a serious response Wouldn’t it be great to be able to reboot ourselves Without technical difficulties … Continue reading Where is My Blue Sky

Fragments

Trip on the weight of the world whirled through wicked window pane pain no one can hear the sound of shattering glass splintering or slowing heart beat blood spilling onto plush carpet shards puncture pallid membrane cutting couch and curtains coagulation tells you where I’ve been in case you’re looking but I know you’re not … Continue reading Fragments

Silent Destruction

Stylish and functional Vacancy and happiness Whilst having too much to drink Causing you to get mugged Ditch the generic They like to work In sterile environments Reported missing From years gone by Open for business If you’re in the market Home security system sale For the private and self-absorbed Who only perpetuate the problem … Continue reading Silent Destruction