I sense the tension in how close I am to receiving all that I asked for. It presses deep on my spine, cripples much of my right hand, and stiffens at least half of my toes… this all means that one hell of a hard lesson is close by as well. I don’t want to […]Read more "– tension –"
I’m still here, yet to transform because death is an illusion. Rising with air in my lungs, the revival’s only begun. Hello demon, yeah what’s good? Tempt me like you know you should, then watch. for. the mir-a-cle… bounce back so lyr-i-cal. Hello monster under bed. In the dark you’d scare me ‘dead’ but I. […]Read more "– stay for the miracle, part II –"
“Can’t fake the feeling,” it says. “Can’t play pretend in the role of Mr. Positivity,” the universe says… then what’s the point? It’s not as if I’m using my sunshine just for my own gain; people I know are suffering in their dim private worlds. These prayers for their troubles cannot ring hollow, not in […]Read more "– fraudulent –"
I was able to speak to Josiah without fear of turning into a statue if I stared too long at his godly face. I was able to have full conversations with the goddesses Chazzy and Shelby and view the minds behind the muses. I was able to express my grateful heart to Abdul and thank […]Read more "– almost a people person –"
Oh, the impossibility, keeping up this same energy from all sweet rays of sun, baked in all my lovely ones. Yes I may feel bitter if I taste bitter, tongue taste bitter, but I’m still better than that. Practice when I consider any bad taste I could chase so I won’t spit it back. Gon’ […]Read more "– consistency –"
Silence: my savior and my reaper. You carry me home like a first-time parent introducing the newborn babe to the family shelter… you too carry me home like deceased kin leading one into the light of the other side. You discover comfort in the hammock of my closed mouth… you too discover slumber in the […]Read more "– ssshhh!!! –"
The kind of friend I aspire to be is somewhere between Ron Johnson from A Different World and Ed from Good Burger. Goofy. Audacious. Improper. Otherworldly with my one-liners. Down-to-earth with my words of twisted wisdom. The kind of friend I aspire to be is unbothered with lightweight social media connections that never make contact […]Read more "– love you. mean it. k, bye –"