Into walls

Only the paranoid survive he whispered (at the patient wall) Batting eyes & blinking back tears Glimmer of hope reflecting Bits of paint mixed with drywall (It's here somewhere) deeper & deeper he is a submarine exploring Between itchy pink clouds & pencil thin electric eels On borrowed time An investment in human capital

Cereal Killer

There goes Jelly with a fruit loop up her nose Spaghetti painted shirt holding on for dear life Across the living room Mom yelling from the backroom to keep it down Turning the volume higher on the news Pentasyllabic expletives follow I try whispering commands Jelly banshee cries oblivious Clapping her hands with glee What... Continue Reading →

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