This Time

My mind is circling again. The demons of old are whispering in my ear and I am listening. God. Why do I listen? You’ll never be good enough. You’re not worth it. You should be a better artist. You aren’t intelligent enough. You should be sexier, more hip, in touch. He’ll never make his way […]

Dreamworld – A Short Story

I had struggled within myself. I was working through the internal war which I always fought. The Lover, the Inflictor, the Jester, the Intellect, the Artist. We all periodically conflicted and we all occasionally worked together. Sometimes the Lover and Jester held hands and became the Flirt. At times it was the Inflictor and the […]

Time To Remember

sitting in a grungy diner having a bit of gossip with a friend the bells on the door jingle a dark stranger walks through the door wearing all black and a trimmed goatee and carefully styled hair he looks right at me I barely pay him any mind but keep up my mundane talk the […]

Ellipsis (Spiraling Omissions)

taking over… taking control… black nails biting skulls… separating… …uniting completing without being whole mind your tongue… don’t hold back… …release and absorb backlash… whiplash… mouth agape… neck sore… …third eye open let go and rise… light flows in… shadows stretch… cower… lids stretched wide… lips sewn in a silent scream… …all just a dream […]

Flypaper

She is completely found in that moment as her flesh is being ripped apart. When the maggots have chewed their way in deep, the rotten bits easily consumed and made into a wretched writhing mess. Holding her hands out and above, she closes her eyes and opens her throat, gurgling laughter spilling forth. It’s a […]

Fractured Healing

He stood at the window of his cabin his back to her Lost in his own thoughts Tortured by his own dark demons Memories flooded his vision Unbidden Unwanted Unforgotten He stared into the inky blackness beyond the pane A clear sky and moonless night Stars flung from one side of his vision to the […]

Shiny Clean

fuck this filthy mess it’s me make it right clean something shiny clean fuck this stupid girl always dreaming never real on your knees scrub everything fuck this polluted vision wasted tears tainted passion keep brushing can’t stop fuck this worthless shit still pretending forever wanting eternal wishing look close missed a spot start over […]

Perfectly Imperfect

I didn’t give up on you No, I couldn’t just walk away You tried to hide your face from me And yet I stayed I stayed through the dark hours Through the hot glistening tears I stayed when laughter barked roughly Tearing from your throat Harsh reminders of harsher days I stayed when you had […]