stockholm

stockholm

Jittery and shaky, The world is darker, But somehow the sun shines brighter. Tired, But I can’t stop moving. There’s a ringing in my ears. Calmer, And keyed-up They prescribe the drugs And I take them. Trusting and hoping They can heal me, Fix me, Bind me back...
intangible

intangible

I am the anti-theist. By nature, I reject anything illogical. Anything intangible. You cannot trust a feeling. But I feel her with me. In the car that night, Driving away with next-to-nothing I sensed her quiet spirit. In the courtroom, Clutching her necklace Like it...
the nerve

the nerve

That smug look on his face Makes me sick. I see right through that clip-on tie. Tell them I made it all up, I’m dragging myself through this for sport. Tell them I broke in, That I’ve got people harassing you. Go ahead. Tell your family I’m out to get you. Let anyone...
liberated

liberated

*Trigger Warning: domestic violence.   It’s a very solitary thing. It’s hunched shoulders And short breaths, And flinching, It’s submission, And loneliness, And shame. At it’s worst, It’s belief. Belief that you are worthless, And undeserving. You are stupid and ugly,...