bleeding out

bleeding out

Have you ever felt The urge to escape? Suddenly, Fight or flight kicks in And you don’t even know What you’re running from? Digging my car Out of the snow With an umbrella And my bare hands- It was like that. Urgent. I had to go, Or implode. Explode. If I could have...
everything

everything

Can I live? Can I go to the grocery store And buy some goddamn cookies Without getting followed around? Without a “damn, angel,” Or “he’s a lucky man.” I don’t need no man. Also, leave me alone. Can I live? I didn’t dress up for you this morning. Nobody’s going to see...
dead ringer

dead ringer

Last night I cried In front of a dozen strangers. I talked about my father. I told them I don’t know what to do With all the emotion. The last decade Or longer Crashes over me- I am spinning in the current Blinded by the spray. I am drowning. Sobriety is more Than not...