Peacocking Through Time

My defiance is one of many bulwarksI ostentatiously boast whenMy cloak isn't relevant.Part of a pseudo-diabolical guide-Inherited from my ancestors-To fool myself and others,In order to remainEnigmatic.There's a fractured lineScribbled in black sand,That vaguely bisects us fromWho we are andWho we pretend to be.An ambiguous grey area,That rests just below eye level.We're all denizens ofThis … Continue reading Peacocking Through Time

The Blue Pill

I hold close tomorrow's dose, Lazily backstroking through introspect,I tell myself, "Hey, at least it's not dope."My plans to taper were crushedWhen the compulsion ruptured intoa destitute of self-control.I know where this dismal path leads,And the Black Dog will be walking medown it.A deceptive malady that enjoysWatching me run in place,With the occasional joyride on … Continue reading The Blue Pill

Dancing in Peanut Butter (revised)

 The air smells like gasoline, his thoughts burning from the buzz. He’s on-the-nod, broken from all the dead end jobs. Humanity becomes quietly tolerable. He finds a park bench to sink into, slouching toward another false freedom only he understands. Clouds fade to black, his eye lids convert to an anchor on his soul. He’s … Continue reading Dancing in Peanut Butter (revised)