Backlash

Empty Densely clouded days and nights No light can shine in that deep darkness Penetrating cold that incapacitates Flames extinguished by anguish Ghosts of what I once was Fill me up I’m looking for you My father’s words bash against my already throbbing skull. “If I could just push a button and die I would…… Continue reading Backlash

Flat Line

Your hatred had a heart beat Separated from your soul A lifetime ago Why eternally unknown Pervasive pulse Rampant rhythm Powered by purity Found in voiceless vulnerability Negatives burned in my retina Anchored acrimony Breaching bloodstream Contaminating Parasite Tainted tick Last kiss Last trick Vampire bliss Accrued courage Hell-bent Stained survivor Walk under a ladder…… Continue reading Flat Line

The Box

It’s summer, the time when I am supposed to be the happiest. Gardening, butterflies, flowers and all the other things I think I need in order to survive what’s coming. But I hate the way the air feels, with it’s wildfire red sunsets reminding me that the world really is on fire and it’s just…… Continue reading The Box

A Few Steps From the Highway

Keep a safe distance You didn’t even insist I dove in backward Shocked and shattered Swallowed a hand grenade Catatonic on the concrete Frozen lemonade Melting ice Smells like candy Modus operandi Skin burning from the heat A few steps from the highway Oblivious to slow decay Sirens saturate sound Deadened by ringing in my…… Continue reading A Few Steps From the Highway

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

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

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