Back Lit

  I feel everything; the drugs never took away the pain. The love never made me sanguine, I just lied and said I was OK. I cut myself free of the visible, out of the picture; I was pitiful. Stick around and make you miserable. It’s not a question of impossible; I’ve always been impossible. […]

Wake-Up Call

Wake me when the waters rise. Shake the slumber from my eyes, with a coastal cracking tremor run through me like confirmation of everything I’ve ever known; all my past, all my unknown. Wake me when the whole Earth groans and I will watch it all go down with you.   Wish I could apologise […]

Fuck Memory Lane

Fuck Memory Lane, that once shining path; seeded now with derelict, abandoned touchstones.   Never-Were’s and Never-Was’s.   Like cutting a vein and just getting dust. Harrowing the objector.   I’m not sure my life ever made sense. I was birthed and borne as a man, but lived on poison like a reject. Fed fear […]

Invitation To A Fight

Approaching the expression with no regard for caution slave away for somethin’ I don’t even need.   Calling on you to find me in my brilliant night, for I have been blinded by delight – and never missed them.   Hope is like a long forgotten, misbegotten, woman that I kissed, then twisted out of […]

The Thing About Nightmares…

Sometimes, I realize that I am attempting to recreate a nightmare that you once woke me from, and I am both relieved and terrified at the same time. That’s the problem with the way dreams fade away; and leave us vulnerable, unprepared for their return. We never really know just how deeply they have wormed […]