Unfather’s Day

Today, I don’t want to exist.Tomorrow is fine, but not today.Today, I don’t deserve anything. I hate the happiness, I hate the gift ideas.I hate the attempts to cheer me up from friends and family.I hate cards, I… Read More

Far From Home

I walk this earth an alienno place here for a castawaysurrounded all the timestill alone My blood, it’s not like yoursit repelsit taintsit makes things you love disappear

Quarantine (Haiku)

Picking rain touchesseen there beyond the windowblending with our tears

The Quiet Path

I dream some daysof getting lost in the pathalong the quiet way homeway past the halfway evergreenunder those forest peekaboosjust to listen to the river as it runs

Pool Boys

A cold beer ran down my lips, to my chinin a moment I knew would last a lifetimethere was a pool table…balls rackedready for a breaksome girl singing on the radiowe both sang a few of the wordsthose… Read More

Weakness (Haiku)

Under this street lightpouring down rain in the coldalone, and done wrong

My Heart in a Bottle

Like a bottle in a vast ocean…I’m driftingfurther and further from your beautiful shore, I floatmy body breaking against violent waveswhich pull me far far from the horizonalone, I wade, no one around to hear mefor the longest… Read More

The Elf All About Himself! (For the kids!!!)

Once upon a time, there was an angry little elf.who thought of absolutely no one, but of only himself. He’s always so mad, which made the other elves very sad,with his complaints that work, work, work, was all… Read More

Betrayal

Between fact and failureI lay face down in muddied waterNeck broken, heart stillMy sweat unrecognized, salts cold bloodFor I am left behindjust like othersfind me beneath the gallows…at first sign of weaknessthey will sip their drinks, sip fasterat… Read More

Recovery

This time it didn’t matter if I held youI guess my heart grew stronger from all the breaksLike a junky with a kicked addictionmy track marks no longer have aches I fought through the pain of withdrawalalone and… Read More