Residual

Refined by the weight of timeLike a diamond but far less temptingThe fear of being aloneScraping against my scalpIf hell exists it's inside each of usWe give our devils names but no facesHave I learned nothing yetThe salt in the wound is the acceptanceOf my place, of my meaninglessnessBut is it also my salvationTo live … Continue reading Residual

Post Acute

Found no comfort in my isolationI'd slip off the edge to feel againI've memorized each passing shadow every time I descendNightmare suspended, my life upendedWhat's left to neglect when personal hells resemble all that we can't forgetAt first it got harder to breathe, the air stinging my lungsUntil I got settled in letting my body … Continue reading Post Acute

Apnea

From sky to earth, my defenses crumble Broken bricks hiding their hollowness An ode to man's mortal failing Is it just me or when did I become a man Youthful, long night drives Time used to feel fine like sand Whispering through trees Dancing, slipping through my hands Your hair got caught in the branches … Continue reading Apnea