Poetry Blogs (2019, substance abuse)
You were always object lesson,
Never role model, and I only knew
I should never be like you.
Your death was early and tragic,
As expected, your last conscious
Moments spent reaching for the door
Of a home engulfed in flame.
Through tear-filled eyes,
Those who had nothing but
Criticism for you when alive
Expressed their own shock and
Grief with a final tinge of judgment.
“If it had an...
Thursday 16th May 2019 10:28 am
Blunt after blunt
Beer after beer
My attempts to drown the pain do nothing as
The joy in my life slips from my grasp
Shot after shot
Numb to my emotions and logic
I’ll double down on my agony
Burn bridges half built and cut poorly tied ties
All in the name of self-improvement
Something that never comes and never will
Why would I let myself grow
When I could continu...
Tuesday 6th February 2018 1:33 am
I come to again
in this hotel room dark
where paranoia eats the curtains
like a fleet of moths
the wine and whiskey in my bloodstream
laying plans with my enemy hormones,
to make my body
shuck my soul, leave me
just another zombi
in the low sun light of day
Tuesday 4th May 2010 10:36 pm