Reluctant follower

A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that pain to miss; But of all pains, the greatest pain It is to love, but love in vain. ~ Abraham Cowley Who wants to go down that spiraling path again twirling in the darkness and losing the footing to the unknown you can't … Continue reading Reluctant follower

Charred Heart

There is a storm brewing under my skin pulling  and  trying to rip my skin apart trying to shred into small bits and pieces I can feel the insect crawl on the nape of my skin I can feel that twitchy feeling those tiny paralyzing shocks delivered in a blink of an eye when I twitch and fail and … Continue reading Charred Heart

Recursive

First published in Literary Heist, Fall edition This pain is toothless though it bites and numbs me from within; with a nibble here a there it leaves marks on me a pulverized pain; With the clickety clackety sound of the teeth clenched together and shut tightly I can feel everything going numb; This tepid life and the … Continue reading Recursive