Sprinklers Killer blinkers Raindrops Mountain tops Tired eyes Pies of lies Bloodlines and flood tides Caught up in your mudslides
It feels like a dream A soft yet thumping dream Shrouded in a deep, thick cloud Living each moment in mid-state Wondering what’s real Wondering when will I hit the wall Consciously acting Yet not consciously processing Tickled to tears of fear
It’s a mindshift. It’s an easing of the stomache. It’s a calming of a fidgety leg. It’s listening to the music It’s blocking out the noise. Turning down the volume. Facing fear head-on. It’s dancing with fear.
I bought myself a cake To see if it made me feel awake It sat on the counter As if waiting for a counter-offer None arrived but a few fruit flies on the cover It was still tasty Although the tears added a salty crunch All that remained […]
A reckoning A collision A shock to the system None of it unexpected Go ahead and shed those tears Drowning in the pain Throw the bucket out Let the room flood Then it’ll eventually recede
I rush to spritz it Moisten the soil Glisten up the leaves Talk to it to ease its mind Throw it a few compliments Place it gently in the direct sunlight But as I look closer I come to see it is not real All along its been […]
Struggling against the wave The life vest far away The rescue boat filling with water The cold air pushing me down Tap, tap, tap Gasping for air Holding tightly to hope I refuse to sink
Be aware of the patient woman Look for the slightly clenched fists Look at the trembling bottom lip Listen to slow ragged breath The rage is slowly building up Don’t poke the bear, they say Look at the eyes for their focal point Keep it moving Lying to […]
I don’t know how it happened Why it happened When it happened It just did The balloon just flew in Guided me on some steps I grabbed it and floated away with it The pink balloon just floats higher and higher But one day it may burst And […]
Did the clock stop? Did the birds drop? Can I see from the top? Did my heart become a mop? Did I survive the bad crop?