A lonely peer, a doorway. Most still lay asleep. Strangers, cloaked as lovers. Lineup…for the rabbit hole. They’re smiles, fake, and you know it. Will, did not lead them here. All they want is to shower in that devil’s medicine. Melt and run away. How can you hold their hand? Allow their laughter, their play, […]
Whistles silent, brews stress pinched to the nape. TV flickers black and white but can’t turn it off. Frozen mittens dry from the blessed heat, brings sweat with no one to blame. Mumbles first, like there’s someone to fight back. Then, the knee goes, not worry, just wonder. Past eight… …old lady’s not home.
I walked a path less travelled, on a road covered in red. Evergreens bowed before me, to welcome back an old soul. Draped, lonely…in silence. A still that became my only friend. There, my worries were sheltered, protected by a forgotten trail. That journey became ritual, to protect me from blended reality. I ran as […]
I remember that song. Every note just for me. Sweet melody, aimed straight toward my heart. Our souls in tandem with the music. I’d bathe in the cast of your light. You with that grin. I’m there sometimes, when I go back, for a listen…just for me.