• obedient son
    poetry

    obedient

    dingy , under – lit , damp restaurant . only one Kid in there , he thinKs . hard to see across the room w / all the lingering cigarette smoKe . obedient…

  • coffee shop
    poetry

    coffee shop

    soggy chewing gum stucK w / out taste left settled for weeks w / but only a moist dampening from the waitress ‘ smutty dish – rag it picK / d up a…

  • coffee n cigarettes
    prose

    cafe

    in a dingy n damp cafĂ© on the downtrodden side of a slowly crumbling dairy town , painful moans n aches from unemployed laborers n farmers hush / d the whistling of the…

  • Kitchen lullabies
    prose

    Kitchen lullabies

    when he leaves for worK , she can finally cry . apologizes for the situation n this fucK / d up world she ‘ s bringing me into . nicotine surges through my…

  • first touch
    prose

    first touch

    under buzzing halogens that flicKer / d w / a dusty sizzle , his soft teeth chatter / d n shooK free the damp flaKes of mushy asbestos that dust / d his…

  • mushy worms
    poetry

    mushy worms

    mush worms in – between fingers . funnel sunshine into bloodstream . nightmares spun into cold – sweat realism . salivating w / adrenaline , not pleasure . guilty , blacK tar /…

  • denied
    poetry,  Uncategorized

    deny / d

    paper w / verity of self burns eyes , roughly massaged into twist / d balls of crumpled veto toss / aside , forgotten until not late – night landmines , crumbled sounds…

  • gypsy moth
    poetry

    gypsy moth

    canopy / d umbrella of silKy dry leaf shading the scrapes , gouges n scabs from the infectious pain of the sun ‘ s sanative warmth n pleasantries that a starved sallow needs…

  • flag of defeat
    poetry

    flag of defeat

    cherish the sham freedoms control the remote , mindlessly bury jizz – stain / d clump of jean shreds of powder / d cheese , piled sticKy crumb / d dorito remnants slob…

  • scapegoat
    poetry

    scapegoat

    vices fade in the rear – view . old habits never left behind . fingers never point / d to a scapegoat . these are my fucK ups . oops . you have…

  • muddy grave
    poetry

    muddy grave

    laud misfortune . at last ; lament priggishness dancing atop of his muddy grave laggardly . euphoric whisper of ” i told you so . ” oddly fulfill / d . follow n…

  • karma ' s presage
    poetry

    Karma ‘ s presage

    century old floorboards ache w / pressure . a splinter / d sliver ‘ s worth of warmth breathes phantasmal living shadows . invade sanity , hauntingly . follow up n down narrow…

  • shavasana
    poetry

    shavasana

    misdiagnosed . prescribed suicidal ideation . side – effect ? peace . all i need , now is a needle n a crown for my thrown . rigor mortis . shavasana . blue…

  • poem
    poetry

    what ‘ s left

    this poem is an example of how to breaK the rules . not out of playful ignorance , nor in defiance to ” the ” establishment . it ‘ s not about absorbing…

  • disconnected
    poetry

    disconnect / d

    hang – over is suicidal . no idea which pill was swallow / d . they ‘ re all part of the daily ritual to balance inner chaos , anyways . cigarettes ,…

  • last breath
    poetry

    last breath

    the brewer ‘ s blacKbird chirps as the time flutters by . menthol cigarette butts overflow a dent / d collection of beer cans . what start / d as simple concern has…

  • bicKer , broKen plate
    prose

    bicKer

    he walKs through the front door , kicKs worK boots aside n stomps upstairs , dropping lunchbox on top of the booK she was reading at the Kitchen table , starts complaining about…

  • alibi
    poetry

    burn / d bridges

    you ‘ ve burn / d the bridges to the village where memories rest , but never sleep . where responsibility awaits behind doors once unlocK / d that require a Key that…

  • bell jar
    poetry

    bell jar

    planets , sun . quiver / d star floating in the periphery . butterfly deprived oxygen . reanimate to die slow , gossamer . neurotic suburban feline cleaning . cloudy sKies n a…

  • caterpillar
    poetry

    caterpillar

    responsibility removed from existence is a child ‘ s liberty , or that of a wandering drunK . the legal limit doesn ‘ t define sobriety . thirteen days w / no drinK…

  • stray bullet
    poetry

    stray

    i ‘ ll admit to dropping your heart , but it was that stray mutt that shred it liKe a rubbery chew toy . i thought her bite was playful . it wasn…

  • wet cigarette
    poetry

    wet cigarette

    romanticized youthful anarchy . rebel against all , but fight for nothing . can ‘ t make a fist w / a lit cigarette . you ‘ d spill your beer , anyways…

  • raindrops
    poetry

    raindrops

    itch sKin , squish insects , scurry in suffering . suffocate . poKe breathing holes through flesh . if blood bleeds blacK still blasphemous , bad . rust / d bucKet collects guillotine…

  • you , the liquor , are my regret
    poetry

    you

    you are the reason . the excuse . the idea that ignorance is bliss . the contradiction . you are the social . the Key to unlocKing fun . the liar . the…

  • sinners blood
    poetry

    sinner ‘ s blood

    fleshly sinner ‘ s blood . Knees fused to throw – rug . Knelt for days in repentance n mercy . finger abrasions , raw from eternal prayers . holding on for life…

  • impuissant
    poetry

    impuissant

    tissues crumpled into balls of fire hazard . spoil / d hope , again . room hazed w / nicotine incense . wallpaper tinge match / d w / my smoKer ‘ s…

  • wet bandages
    poetry

    wet bandages

    sorry . a few bandages saturated in stale rubbing alcohol won ‘ t mend a deep wound . touch it w / your dirty fingernails b / c infections inspire me . when…

  • sunK
    poetry

    sunK

    a burden to fictive hellfire lucidity is beyond the buoys n beyond safe swimming . toes hang in absence of coral to stand on , seaweed tries to strangle . divers sinK below…

  • visitor , hello Kitty
    poetry

    visitor

    vixen of the night . a bed – drifting bandit . hello Kitty , Kid – sized bandages . only taKes three to cover the scars of a childhood she outgrew , too…

  • rotten willow tree
    poetry

    rotten seed

    rotten seed . grew into a rotten willow . root / d , dig . thirst for life . absorb / d by fragile leaves . barK peels , easily . tear down…

  • expired
    poetry

    expired

    he trust / d her every word . ” i ‘ ll never leave you . ” just words to her . she was his only trophy . center of the shelf .…

  • gum
    poetry

    food court

    in a deep , fry / d boredom , a young boy blew chocolate milK bubbles to smother the noise of the food court ; whimpers of vacillating advice . worKing – class…

  • tomorrow
    poetry

    cheat / d

    butt / d menthols drop / d in empty cans of the cheap beer . as nighttime expires, my wristwatch becomes offensive to looK at . ” i love you . be bacK…

  • billboard dreaming
    poetry

    billboard dreaming

    glossy flashes waver the already struggled attention of a generation that ‘ s been agitated into distraction by flashing lights n shiny chinese nicK – KnacKs n process / d pablum ; ritalin…

  • darK clouds
    poetry

    darK clouds

    wait / d for her turn . others Kept budging in line n now her looKs are lost to age . should have pucKer / d those lips , sweetheart , instead of…

  • barK
    poetry

    pocKet Knife

    canopy / d umbrella of silKy , dry leaf hid the pale mooncalf from the sun ‘ s sanative warmth that blooms even the starved sallow . weeping strands of sagging gloom sprout…

  • poetry

    tomorrow

    hexing positivist conceptualized agendum . elitist virtues for a better tomorrow . guidestones encourage languages to mute . machetes n grenade launchers plagues n aids n avian flu ; necessary evils . population…

  • hibernate
    poetry

    hibernate

    … we ‘ re sorry to interrupt your routine benightedness w / a breaKing extend / d weather forecast alert . itchy , darK clouds have been spot / d mushrooming the sKy…

  • poetry

    naris blood

    naris blood / d w / a scab / d history of a grub / d n dragging stare , trails flood / d w / puny n pungent specKs of perfumed decay…

  • poetry

    mimicry

    hands balance my head as shadows stretch in the light then retreat behind my wall of me . hidden from view . empty room where the truth is spoken , but never leaves…

  • poetry

    natural born sinners

    carnivorous lust of succulently weaK n luscious flesh marinated w / cloves forbs n grass basting in the intestine’s gastric juices , bubble n boil , decay n caramelize the misty moisture a…

  • poetry

    i

    two eyes ogle at the glinting of a candyfloss/d wonderland, transfix/d with ersatz trinKets n manifestations, blips n blinKs of conspicuous nothingness, impertinent inter- ruptions melting sweet sugary snowflaKes hung on eyelids like…

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