Rise and Fall

The long hard gradual awakening remnant of a bruised slumber peels and rends like dry burned skin leaving charred sheets burdened with little tears of yesterday in small pools clinging fast making small salt edged circles on the fading woodwork of old memories

And You Said

and you said you couldn’t stop because it was cunning, and baffled you just kept right on despite the wife packed up one foot out the front door kids, midnight sleepy-eyed dragged to cold running car that’s not me, though, that’s you, and not my pathetic story about your weakness and you said you couldn’t stop after berating […]

Sleeping in a Crowded Bed

Your clinging companion, Your forever worsening pain brushes against me laying awake like something has joined us in bed driving you deeper deeper into your despair and my deepening helplessness I lay awake listening to you sobbing You trying to ignore the throbbing Of your malevolent muscles locked like gritting teeth under foreign skin, pulling […]

Sun Shunned Days

Cold bitter waters wash over slick wooden edges in sprays of fear – frigid and tiny little piercings of pin-pricks of wet pain weary and numb worn limbs, as darkness masks the icy swales of this emotional torrent. clinging to the storm shaken lifeboat barely buoyant breath held on heaving swales, praying to any god that listens […]

S is for…Struggling to Stay Sober

couldn’t Sleep last night heater clicking clock ticking in Time with shaking endless images inside eyelids cunts, cocks electronics, swirling Chaos distracting gut wrenching brow clenching sweat and Alcohol stink and sting taste of beer smell of lavender bugs crawl on skin that is crawling yearning to be touched soothed, helped, fucked, tucked in to […]

Thoughts Bugs

Got that itch, that little tickle. At the base of the neck lower really, between the shoulders. Building there, festering and spreading Little microbes of feeling multiplying and burrowing under the skin. A seething mass putrid thought amoeba, pregnant with pain and old emotions. Trapped and trapping me looking for escape. Drugs numbed and drink […]