That weird year


as we tried to put it behind us

It reached out to remind us


our grip on reality was tenuously held

just then its tentacles appeared


we washed it out with bourbon 

bleached stains of its semen 


framed it in our memory behind thick glass 

as it disappeared we couldn’t look back


that weird year what was it about

we can almost start breathing out


that weird year now that it’s gone 

we count ourselves lucky we can still count


we looked for a future in front of us 

only to find it had discovered us 


only place to hide was inside of us 

as past and present wound around us 


we just had to write it out

with everything we had


stringing up all our doubts

leaving them cold in the dry winter air

◄ Role Again

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