It Gets Harder To See The Way

It’s hard to see the stars from the gallows or a smile through tears. It’s hard to see rot beneath beauty hope beneath shame love beneath all that hate. It’s hard to see change at the end of a gun peace through the flames or God through all that pain. It’s hard not to bury […]

Falling For You

I’ve fallen for you and I’m still falling like out of a plane without a parachute or from a building without a net without a care without a worry without any concern at all it’s just so rare that sometimes it just feels good to let yourself fall to feel yourself falling and when I […]

Everything

Old habits hang like nooses brushing against my throat against my thoughts tightening across everything that I’ve become. I’m sorry that we fight like this but fighting is what everything has taught me to do. Sometimes I want to break down like an old car because of everything that has built up but Father would […]

Mom’s Not Going To Be Around Forever

She sounded good today strong vibrant in spirit not like last time when she was weak distant sick. Sometimes you don’t think that she’s going to get any better You called her from work because you had so many things to do and places to go after just like every damn day so you wanted […]

50’s Roadster

A half-completed roadster rests in the gloom of an open garage. Round headlights silently watch the road as it patiently waits to be reborn -an old man made young again.

Beautiful Quiet Melody

There was this girl at school Quiet Melody was her name. She used to hide in her hair. Long and black it was like a raven’s back and she used it as a curtain so that nobody could see her. When people addressed her Melody would wave sheepishly distantly as though from another planet and […]

Empress In The Elevator

In the elevator I spotted an empress and I would priest for her, doctor her pains, soldier her wars; I would do many, mighty things all within the span of 30 seconds -then she was gone and things returned to as they were.