One hand folded into another

You find value in my deficiencies, and fullness, in my vacancy. You find stability in my inconsistency, and bliss, in my melancholy. You find fortitude, in my frailty, and competence, in my inability. You find seriousness, in my buffoonery, and clarity, amidst my perplexity. You find exquisiteness, when I feel ugly, and offer hope, to […]


In wakefulness I’m with the living, their energy vivifying, giving strength, and toughness. In sleep I’m among the dead, they swallow my dread, giving peace, and forgetfulness. It is the space between, consciousness and dreams, that tortures this host. It’s this void in my chest, that robs me of rest, the haunting of nagging ghosts. It’s the hole in my mind, […]

Say Goodnight….

Of all the dreams I have when I’m awake, The best are about finding sleep. I’ll yearn not for currency and wealth, Sustenance and supplement, acceptance and embrace, death and dying, Futures and frivolities, power and politics, gods and deities, Passion and pain, Fear and failure, happiness, catharsis, coitus, or when I will rest. I […]