These damned dirty demons haunt prowling dreams and waking thoughts visions of yesterday and days past images furious and breakneck fast lies of good and simple pleasures false idols of slothful lazy leisure


Floating on foam with a memory under cover of aviary clothes Pulled up just right to chin Laying on snoreless left side Preventing midnight elbowings adhesive strip stuck to nose Mean morning siren set to blow at the time it was told to go it’s screech bottled for now Two mutts curled on pillows running […]

Two Years Smoke Free Today

It’s really hard to truly believe That it’s now two years later And sometimes I still dream of willingly filling my lungs with your sweet blue smoke. In dreams I never gag or cough, Nor do I choke, which is a joke I put you down finally for good Two years ago this very day […]

Re-write: Morning!

Heavy roasted smell earthy coffee brews stretches in the quiet morning stillness of a groggy dream addled slumbering house A dog’s impatient whine paces the space between sleep and awake somehow inserting itself into the landscape of dream Until an angry alarm shatters Screaming glassy and sharp Until dream fragments disappear into layers of blind […]

Two Years Smoke Free(?)

Two years on I still dream of filling lungs sweet blue smoke. Wishful images cough and choke are you kidding is this a joke? Put you down finally for good and here you are haunting my sleep. Thought I was free of your grip on me but I you poke and urge to fill lungs […]