Loose Feathers

“You mean to tell me you’re back?” She said to him— This Angel of the ward Who saw to it That not only did her patients get the best, But, when the loneliness, and the dark, And bitterness of the curse hit, she was always there one in one —For them—and they got all of... Continue Reading →

Bleary

“How did I get here” He says to himself Bleary, numb, and burning behind the eyes, After three nights of insomnia, Night eating for no real reason, Mood swings that would floor a horse, And being best friends With his toilet from guilt driven nausea (And so very thankful that it is there) To serve... Continue Reading →

Brink In Fall

I lay in the bone room,Stunned by the explosion of color through the paneWhile hooked to dripping tubes of cold realityKeeping me alive through this season I cannot touchBut can only feelWith my eyes I look at my armsTheir own explosion of colorKeeping me in a season of isolationThat all can only be sensedThrough a... Continue Reading →

Candle Dance

A flicker is thereBut not of light;It belongs to a candle remaining unlitBut it’s warmth shines in a dark felt not seen It’s underlying pulseGlimmers and shuddersIn the cavern of the silent mindAnd blinds perceptionWithin an eye and a spirit long stilled, A flicker burst then goneWithin the fleeting of a breath in the dark,Yet... Continue Reading →

Haiku: We are all in The Village

Freedom is but an open door to illusion.When we are "entertained" we are numbed,numbered...and herded. For we all live in The Village,all bright and colored and quaint,yet impossible to leave and driven to stay yet we dream of freedom that laughs at us...and raises it's skirt to promise easy love.We are flowers in a terrarium;growing... Continue Reading →

Stuck

He was stuck in a placewhere he saw his broken visagereflected in the screen of sheer honesty;wasting away from decisions from the long road and regrets from the short road he could not resist. He pounded his fist towards the unforgiving skyand screamed at God for creating his own existenceand asked--begged--for it to be done.... Continue Reading →

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