Towering

In London every street has a name (although it's hard to tell) And every train station has a train usually within a minute at least   In London every store has underpaid workers unless you're in Westminster And every cashier has the same shit-eating grin because they're in London, so who cares?   In London … Continue reading Towering

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Happy birthday to me, Still writing on WordPress @ 24 Celebrating birthdays on Facebook @ 24 Sharing memes on Twitter @ 24 Twenty-four hours a day Learning to write poetry again, learning To organize my thoughts better, learning To use the English language Better At least better than before Learning how to ride a bike … Continue reading 24

Flake

Yes, I'm gonna flake this one out Not sure of the words To say to make you feel Less angry But tonight my cramps And sadnesses Assault my defenses, Crunching inward (Twig sounds in the foreground) And Anthony can't, won't stop The paralysis from following this Sarcophagus sinking Deeper into the ruins And deeper Into … Continue reading Flake

Leaving

leaving behind stress, pain, frustration, and worst of all the anxiety of stakes raised too high of endless camera flashes of powerless accountability but guilt, regret, nightmares remain no easy antidote to self-inflicted toxicity, it must be left alone

The Breach

Time is an astronaut and I am its copilot on this Mission to Mars Paid for by student loan sharks, Not loan dolphins GRADUATION Once more dear friends Soon until eternity Caps and gowns await Fragile, like dollar signs and Restaurant tips We’re taking these sacred moments With us into space

Homesickness

Contagious but not infectious Symptoms may last up til 72 hours Or more, we don't really know May or may not include nausea Pneumonia headaches chills and fevers Spontaneous mental loneliness Unattached mood swings Anxiety while driving Mundane tasks not the same Irrational emotions Longing for unattainable things like Unwritten books letters and journals From … Continue reading Homesickness