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 […]
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 […]
This world has shrunken to a room filled with maniacs and guns. Everything outside the window looks like it’s either dead or on fire. Anything between is only deception. Corpses rush through traffic so preoccupied with time as the coyotes wait for darkness sitting fat upon their faces. The sun reveals the presence of walls […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
Just out of reach -a balloon. The one I thought would lift me up.
I was not dead, well, still half-dead but still here above ground. I had simply passed out from the overall strain of whatever I was doing which I could not exactly recall so it must have been very intense. For how long I was out for I wasn’t entirely sure but I had awakened to […]