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 […]
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 […]
It’s always time for the rodeo when I’ve accepted the fetal position as a way of life for fear of putting on the clown suit. Doubt comes barging in like a mad cocaine pirate that I welcome on-board with streamers, ribbons and balloons as my dreams vacuously congeal into dried husks so often that I […]
Under a blanket of gasoline I light a match and blame God.
Your skin grows thicker over time. What bothered you ten years ago wouldn’t bother you now. All of those big deals that you used to tear your hair out over they become small. They become nothing. While at the same time all of the small things that made you smile day by day that kept […]
I watch the rain pelt the other side of the window and I think of dead spirits in new engines of men that are not men anymore of fake plastic glitter neon entrances to pain. I think of dolls filled with snakes and smiles that lure you into bottomless pits. I think of how money […]