fantasy is for fools

Reality, a bully, clutches your throat kneels into your chest. You struggle to escape yet with each bruised, shallow inhale lungs fill only with all the what-could-go-wrongs. Your thoughts corrupted with reality's warned whispers of how giant leaps always crash into dead ends. Your limbs become complacent with safety of the known. Fantasy fades as … Continue reading fantasy is for fools

Supplementary Angles

The atmosphere, choking on furor, drowning in melancholy, violently sighed, creating a temporary rift. ... Lost, two parallel lines, traveling on a flawless path tumbled through, cool distance dissipated, as they anchored themselves to each other.  ... Familiar strangers' appointed shortcomings forgotten, transformed into mandatory deficiencies necessary in constructing a greater whole. ... Confident in their metamorphosis, … Continue reading Supplementary Angles

Sweetness

Sweetness. A word he gifted to personify his view. Sweetness. Undertones stealing my entirety, my soul caged with his gift. Blind and deaf, he cared only to see the surface. Ignoring the numbness that whispered from my eyes and mouth. A trinket to admire, pet, put on display. Hunger behind his eyes, he could never … Continue reading Sweetness

The Sign

The sign lay in the grass proclaiming "Sidewalk Closed". I stood staring confusedly at the sign. You can't just proclaim something is closed if it doesn't exist. What gives you the right to enforce rules on something outside of your control? I walked past the sign each day for a week, unable to think about … Continue reading The Sign