Tag: free flow
Theres something in the air A murmur Breaking from the sky Electric shocks and torrential downpours Splitting my silk tongue Frayed ends tickle the throat Tie up the lungs Filling the belly with silken worms
Strips of Thought
I can’t think So I peel away my skin Long strips of thought I can’t hope to hold onto Though we hope things will get better soon we still have so many steps to go. I hope everyone is doing ok.
My heart’s stuck On repeat Of a moment As good as made up
I signed up for more but it seems they lost the paperwork. I can reason it away.What’s life but missed words?I’d cancel early but the fee is too high. Sorry for my lack of anything lately. I’ve been busy, stressed … insanely tired, etc.
Space For Rent
I am a study in the degradation of the human soul. Precisely measured and trapped by each small piece of past gathering dust on my clutter laden shelves. Spaces of consequence are eternally lumbered from deceit to deceit as I pretend in a mirror and proclaim myself a minimalist. Ounces of effort leak from joints…
I’m stuck in gray matter Mud weighing on my boots If memories can be trusted Then I can believe in you
iPhone Prefers Ducks
I don’t mean to say it so muchBut sometimes this world *d*ucking sucks. And when I’m frustratedI don’t really want my phone to trade my violent wordsFor small feathery creatures,Perhaps in hopes it will quell raging digits.Somehow it works and I laugh at the absurdityOf our materialismAnd our in love yet in loathe relationships With…
Where Have You Gone
I comb my drafts for moments when I was real. A crumb trail back to seconds I couldn’t feel. I throwback sour liquors and sweet wines, one small glass at a time. I tell myself the rest can flood the drain if these will just numb the brain. I wish my life away, churning day…
I swallowed a seedCompletely on accident you seeIt nestled to the folds of my beingGrew within meIvy limbs sprinted for the SunI wanted to tell you not to be afraidBut my tongue is replacedAnd bark hardens my veins. Photo: Cal Redback – to see more of his work click here
Today You Won
Today I wonderedWhat I’d done to survive this long.How have IKept seeing blue skies?Thoughts kept quiet,Crept steadily forward.You weren’t thereBut I felt you at my back.Your voice becomesThe beat to my degenerative drum.Today, you won.