There’s no guaranteed lightswitch

Instability Rickety slates The air empty of fate Sprinting through the heavy doors Blinded by the darkness Dizzy spots fill the irises Blood pressure rises The boogeyman awaits The city lights but a flicker in the highrises There’s no guaranteed lightswitch There’s no real life insurance Just forbearance and weighted […]

I was roadkill

  I was roadkill Left to rot I was roadkill Then I was not I was disconnected from life Others ignoring the lifeless bodies on the roads I was destined for more But then I was roadkill Rumble strips and salt licks No refuge or shelter I was roadkill Left […]

Magical realism in a coffee cup

  The bakery called to her after her strenuous morning workout. She went to have coffee surrounded by others so that she wouldn’t cry causing the heavily-sugared coffee to bubble.  She sat with her croissant and latte dreaming of what was next. Around-the-world sailing? She couldn’t swim, though. […]