Tag Archives: anxiety

Too Many

too many nights spent black out drunk too many days left in a funk   too many years spent wondering why too many tears will never dry   flip back through the pages and I shake my head ignored all … Continue reading

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Christmas 2007

God died on Christmas Eve 2007 as uniformed women and men sang the traditional Christmas hymns and as we ate and drank the body and the blood of Jesus H. Christ, Thats around when God died. The wine was just … Continue reading

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Empty

Three o’clock in the morning driving west down the turnpike chasing down the moon, it’s not quite full my mind is overflowing and I want to run on empty… and hours later, for a moment, it drains quick and here … Continue reading

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First They Came For The Black People: An Ode To Lady Justice

visions of people in my dreams lines and lines of left, right left behind leave all your belongings you won’t need them giant computer screens names and numbers from tattooed bar-codes scanned by young women progress IBM stock rising again … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Armistice (Veterans) Day

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month… Armistice Day, the end of “the war to end all wars”…peace between nations… it went on to become, not a day to commemorate the armistice, but to ‘honor veterans … Continue reading

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After… (an ode to right now)

when will you call me? after. when can I see you? after. when are you coming home? after… and after a while, after turned into forever and every after was a selfish mistake void of love and laughter after a … Continue reading

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Rainy Day

By the time that I finally climbed out of my polluted mind it was October. and I crawled out of my cave pulled one foot back out of the grave and pulled on a pair of pants found a shirt … Continue reading

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