Running Out – a musing

*** Greetings. Today I write of a strange vitality, the harsh wonder of experience. I am running out of painkillers, in a manner I had not anticipated, and while on a family holiday. Having misjudged my situation I now have 7 Tramadol remaining. Aching from various mental stresses the day before yesterday (yes, mental stuff... Continue Reading →

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To Burn One’s Armour – a poem

*** *** What lives is winding, wending elsewhere, The black cruelty of starless tsunamis Swishing, slushing, pouring in tides Tyrannical for no substance, weight, Wild only in imagining, forever wispy. * To wake when the stars burn out, pseudo- Alive as the nebulae preceding proto-stars Simply exist, in perpetua, dying to give birth, Those old... Continue Reading →

To Eat the Light – a poem

* Apathy such as could devour stars Rises without external cause, broad, Burgeoning doom laden lack of feeling, Depth unfathomable in dire unknown consequence, Ticking. * The light of those grandest stars reaches not To these murky deeps wherein darkly dwell Such emptiness swelling as a dark sun, Growing, sickly anti-light, a mood To eat,... Continue Reading →

Scarred Simplicity – a poem

Let the knots of scar tissue itch To remember when they were sliced, Incised; cleaving open skin, sanguine Ooze, flow, bubble, oxygen rich red Sticky madness let out in harsh cuts. * Adrenaline, norepinephrine, insidious High, brain cell bursting buzz clicking As the blood flows in rivulets, pure Superheated lava streaming smoothly Over hard, brittle... Continue Reading →

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