CLOSURE

I reopened old wounds today Sitting right across from you I think after all this time there is still a price to pay Sitting in the silence through and through Going through a box of memories I shouldn’t have opened SIGHT The sunlight draws a little halo around your hair It was a day like […]

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Insecure

The gargoyles speak with harsh clipped tones in my head Sometimes I just want a little bit But I fuck up and go all the way Deliberate mistakes Character flaws Sometimes I box myself in Turtle in my shell I win But is that true victory? I’m scared There are things I cannot lose So […]

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Fear

I have lived a thousand lives I have felt a thousand times But nothing ever quite prepares me for the stink of fear It is a truly evil miasma of unguarded thoughts and responses It pervades my nostrils Seeps into my pores Pollen floating free Makes my very skin crawl A virulent rash It stains […]

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Empathy

The pain I feel Because I never want you to feel the Pain I feel You feel the pain I never want you to feel the pain I Feel because You feel Pain The joy that I share with you because You feel joy And so I Feel Joy The joy that you feel because […]

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Killing the Night Owl

You come on cloud tufted wings Head turned almost all the way round; an incomplete clockwork Anti retrograde Your large eyes are agog Reflecting the light not seen by those who have long given in to sleep You come on cloud tufted wings Soaring among rats Scouring for mice Sometimes a screech gives you away […]

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