so I guess we can record rape, but not actually intervene?

warehouse wishful work wills will into real grave early hours heaping helping of hurt if I must be up I might as well tell you how I feel 40 minutes you just watched for 40 minutes no intervention, no rush to justice but just us, watching you being attacked is it fun to be abused […]

alien or old school

you can tellby the way the wind blowshow it curves and shudderseach mile traveled is additional uncertaintyyou can tellhow the ground moves when I breatheon edge, willing, and cautiouseach beat is a white flag unveiledyou can tellby the way humanity is so quick to partwhen with any other they would stand firmthat I was not […]

passive vengeance

memories droolall over my present statethe exit woundsstain what could bewhat wasis goneI try not to reanimatethe monsterchaos magic temptsI’d like to think I was powerfulinstead I am silentpassivetoo oftenrather than the absence of courageI suffer from the absence of carethey watched me sufferprolonged my tormentwhy should I save themthey’d let me dieso shall I

Her Fever Dream

eyes close flutter open in a wicked craze then close I am tired of living and why should I love again it is sent but not returned written and spoken but never kept inside lost in translation, there is no confirmation miserable silence and I wonder if I’m wasting my breath on someone who’s blind […]

Stop Putting Out, Give Out

When I stop putting out Will you stop coming back home My body’s more than a tunnel to him But to you, I’m simply a plate You eat your fill, then discard what you hate I hold my weight in my hands, am I ugly He adores my body, each shallow, every curve You hold […]

Don’t Call Me

Don’t call me strong; cracked glass eyes Shatter into a stream of blood Tears fill the creek where we swam There was a time long ago, before the shade And shallow, I’d listen to you talk Glide on the tips of maple The water, the water, always more crystal Tomorrow Love echoed through the trees […]

Loathing

They say I don’t have many friends Because I’m weird Too odd to be included with us And though outsiders hardly put up a fuss To find out the source of grotesque hate Every time someone tries to stand for truth They’re shoved a heaping pile of revenge And told to eat hastily from a […]

Listening

Right corner of my eye There goes the lighting, the purple, striking There goes the light Of my life Tragically, I never thought she’d be with me Because I never thought I could last long With someone not named myself, I’m all I’ve ever had, and she, she’s had friends Take my family away from […]

Who We Are

The strings that bind are loose The love that lies is loose Among our throngs they collide Our hearts are hostage to the times Lips run red with an eerie cry One of murder, mystery, and a hope For salvation Winter stubbornly vacates the premises Yet my hands still feel so cold I never want […]