Tag Archive: conflict


to Regrettville, blame
game on the move, picking
up passengers at
Remorse Way, Depression Avenue
and Anxiety Town. No stops
today for Hope Abbey or
Paradise, California.

Now serving, uNcategorized feelings,
at the bar!

Hop aboard! Woo!
Woo!

Over Time

These hands
have toiled,
sweating, rough
and bleeding.

This furnace,
my body, striving
onward, in
day’s searing
heat-
desiring
collapse.

Stiff, brittle
claws, frozen-
these
hands.

Mind,
body,
spirit-
slowed, by
fatigue,
numbing pain.

Siphoned, by
parasitic quotas.
Besieged, by
ruthless taskmasters,
until, day’s
end.

Resting-
from
the labor,
of
the
day.

Five

Dribbling
juicy
yum
watermelon.

I’m 5-
it’s
summer
i like my bike
and
running
laughing
playing
and
swimming!

Water
so
cold-
but NO
I won’t get out!
nu-ugh
can’t make me!
lips shuddering-
out
for a bit.

sticky, Hot
Marshmallows
and the
fire
it’s
so warm-
seepy
AM NOT.
gonna stay up
with Mommy and Daddy.
big now.
the baby is sleeping;
I’m not a baby.

it’s
nice
by the fire
with pookie,
so warm
comfy…
I’m awake!
Mommy’s holding me
telling me a story-

WAILING-
alarming.
I am awake.
five
fades.

Shadows

selfish lovers
with your
stabbing knives and steely grins.
haunting.

I challenge you.

Be
gone.
With your
“tomorrows” that never come,
promises that
never were.

You-
with your
words-
Platitudes-
Thieves of my heart.

Unworthy of the love,
I freely gave,
of me,
I freely gave,
freely-
blindly-
gave.

“More! More!”
you cry.
poured out,
an offering.
My sea, to your-
droplets.

Transition.

I.
defy.
you.

Basking,
with a true
lover.