Rehab Stories: Stick a Fork in It

I must apologize I had no idea blowing my nose at the dinner table would make you want to plunge that fork deep into the soft flesh of my...

So Far Gone

You are a hint a taste that lingers on the tongue and I so want a mouth full of you to gorge myself fat on your flavor but you are crumbs...

Wailing Down the Hall

drifting in and out listening to my skin crawl it whispers of a million microscopic pains "Grab a pen," it says, "let me help you...

The Trial of Roy Dadio

Tina and I are attending the trial of accused murderer and pedophile Roy Dadio. I have no idea how we were able to get seats for this...

Forever

Forever I will love you forever Whether that be the extent of this life or what may come after I will love you forever It will be you who...

Intervention

As I slam the door to my apartment behind me and viciously throw the deadbolt into place shutting out the last trace of the unbearable...

Tongues Torn and Tired

A minute lasts forever and a lifetime goes by in the blink of an eye There aren’t enough minutes There aren’t enough hours There aren’t...

Another Rainy Night

The raindrops pounding down on the old cement ceiling are keeping perfect time with my incessant pacing Back and forth Back and forth...

Channeling Keanu Reeves

Kicking at the snow See I told you so This is the life we’ve dreaded and pined for since long before we ever met We can walk We can run...

Distortion

I snap my head to attention from a dead sleep and for an instant, I cannot figure out where I am or what I am doing. Then the pain hits...

Accidents of the Soul

ACCIDENTS OF THE SOUL The universe is you This space we inhabit all there is We enfold each other like waves as we ebb and flow with the...

Linda's Choice

She told me she was horny. “I’ll fuck anything that moves,” she said So, I tried to remain perfectly still. I was tired to the bone and I...

Bloody Gums

The sharp metallic tang is growing steadily stronger as I poke the throbbing molar with my tongue Each stab sends a white hot razor...

The Bitter Poetry of Public Restrooms

I sit here on this shit encrusted toilet seat, reading about glory holes and blow jobs, trying to decipher the gangsta hieroglyphs while...

Negligent Genocide

The plan appears to be no goddamn plan at all except wishing for a miracle from pills or sunlight or bleach while we die in pain choking...

What if You're Gone?

Several times today I need you baby panic stricken Don’t leave me, honey gasping for breath You’re my world, sweetheart imagining your...

Just Faded Away

We held each other In such high esteem Didn't we? All those years ago We even shared a woman Well, a girl really You held her left hand I...

There's No Distance in my Dreams

What you had to tell me was terrible horrible unspeakable I couldn’t bear to hear Yet I could hold you squeeze you your face in my hands...

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