Longing for Dead Silence

Dead Silence

I long for dead silence. The kind of silence where you Can’t even hear a needle drop On the marbled floor at your feet. The kind of silence that exists In the stillness of the night, Where there is the absence of Hooting owls and chirping crickets, When everyone else is asleep Except me and […]

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Down Into My Soul’s Rabbit Hole

Down the Rabbit Hole of My Soul

One, two, three, You are all going down with me Into the rabbit hole of my soul Riddled with ghouls Lurking in the dark crevices You’d rather not visit, But have no choice about – As you go down, down with me. Four, five, six, I’ll add my skeletons into the mix And draw you […]

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I Am a Mental Health Warrior

Mental Health Warrior in Sirao

I can feel them creeping into me again – these ugly thoughts that make me want to draw into my skin and claw my way into the veins that hide within. For some reason, I can see knives Dig deep into my neck again – Severing my carotid artery, Making me bleed Like a pig […]

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The Man in My Nightmares

dark man

As I drift slowly Into my drug-induced sleep, A scene from the past into My dimming consciousness creeped. It was of this school girl And how frightened she was At the sight that assaulted Her eyes, so young and innocent. I could almost hear her screams As she ran away, scampering And quivering – not […]

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