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Rambling ruminations from an addled mind.

An Open Letter about Depression

Ramblings on what I wish people knew about depression. Wish I could make it go viral!

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Somnambulant Sycophant

When I turn from the ambivalent night I know that my sycophant might Send apoplectic demons to fight My narcoleptic courage, Their hectic action, My mind's septic putrefaction. Would this mess end If my rigorous discipline lessened? Like Ouroboros's absolution... Continue Reading →

Just another life update

I just realized I haven't updated y'all on what was going on in my life since the beginning of the summer, and a lot has happened since then! Perhaps most importantly, I got a job that I am really excited... Continue Reading →

What the hell, might as well

"What the hell, might as well" Were not the words I wanted to hear As you lean in Impossible beauty in slow motion Ringing my bell Again.   On the last night Before I leave this town indefinitely You are... Continue Reading →

Happy Yet?

Driving through a downpour In a Texas suburb I pass Cookie cutter houses Probably with Cocoa butter hand soap; No different than the next family All controlled handily By societal expectations of happiness.   Birth - life - death, School... Continue Reading →

Live

Stand. Stand in the pouring rain, Arms outstretched, Face to sky, Reveling in the sensation of it.   Walk. Walk in the scorching heat, Hand in slimy hand, Brows channeling rivulets around eyes, Experiencing the hardship of it.   Sit.... Continue Reading →

Time Master Turtle

A turtle is single-minded. Carrying his house on his back, he need not even plan a route home. When presented with danger, he does not bother deciding whether to fight or flee, he simply retreats into his armor, and waits... Continue Reading →

Sweet Nothing

He lays on the table, unable to move. Awake and aware and scared, eyes rove around the room frantically looking for something to find but there’s nothing. They open him, painlessly and wordlessly extricating, cataloging the contents of his soul.... Continue Reading →

The Phantom of the Mind

They're with me always, Scuttling around in the mezzanine of my mind. I know where they've been, But not where they are; Footprints in the patina, Puffs of dust in the rust, Denting, dimpling the ducts. Sometimes I hear them,... Continue Reading →

The Lovesong of the Lonely Nomad

He's a nomad; At home everywhere, But more importantly, Nowhere.   Drifting in the winds of life, Rambling in the streams time, Fleeing the past, Pursuing the future.   He's chasing perfection, But fleeing from greatness, Close is too far... Continue Reading →

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