Salvation by Nightmare

They had been pursuing her for days, toying with their prey.  She knew they were close, but the echoes of the night made it difficult to know how far.  Hope still burned inside of her. Would he remember the promise? The map was detailed, leading her past one landmark after another.  If the family stories... Continue Reading →

Love exists as a single-born entity, Residing only within my breast. I want nothing more than her everlasting, Yet received nothing but the scraps of her present. Fearsome aloneness resides, As I drift into delusion. I feel her form within my arms, But hold nothing of substance. In her company I am but a beast,... Continue Reading →

How many masks do I observe Through the course of each day? The truth of an individual Is concealed by a facade. That person is easily recognized  Through a brief observation. This is too trying a thing Given our predilection for fantasy. We want a person to be That which is obvious. None want to... Continue Reading →

Warning to any who might need it

So, here's a breakdown of today, mental health wise. I wasn't terribly concerned about forgetting to get one of my antidepressants filled going into the weekend. A few days would be bearable. However, this morning, when I was actually able to feel sadness drove home the point of how much even a few days might... Continue Reading →

The Captain’s Mission

The sleigh raced through the forest, snow kicked up by the reindeer blinding it’s passengers.  Hally gripped the rails tightly as another tree was dodged. She glanced at the armored back of the driver who was standing on bent legs urging the beasts on.  For a woman who dwells in the wild, this reckless race... Continue Reading →

Light yellowed by dirty glass, Dust motes glinting in a fading dawn. Empty room, occupied by one, Hollow as the occupant. Silence rings through the halls, Marred by cats and machinery beneath. There exists a quandary; A need for a reason to rise. Rolling up into activity, Leaving plenty of time to cook. Yet, where... Continue Reading →

Cliches of Love

How to describe love? What interpretation presides? With what does one measure The requisite thees and thous? How much an abundance Of flowery discourse to purge? Empty your vacuous desires, Lest you explode in love. Perhaps that could be pleasing, Covering a lover in poesy Before the physicality of Amorous advances. Then there is the... Continue Reading →

I want everything that is beyond reach Chasing everything my fingertips brush My mind, emotions, intellect All are stunted and stifled By my mind, emotions, intellect There is so much desired I don’t deserve it all But I strive to earn I feed myself poisons Trying to bury the want With chemical stimulation Self-loathing remains... Continue Reading →

Beaten and broken Yet still in motion Accustomed to being damaged The new norm Lacking in hope Facing uncertainty Still standing More of habit Than strength Unending misery Refusing to die Sighing wearily Another triviality Making each day dull A loss of vigor Doubted Maligned Weak Continuing to love Caring for others A reminder to... Continue Reading →

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