Tag Archives: depression

100 Words: Deserves

An electrical cord around the throat will not kill you if you cannot find a way to tighten the noose. It is hard to make the cord make knots when your hands are shaking. Misery makes your hands shake. Life … Continue reading

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Enough

What are these cuts in me these slashes leaving me bloodless, leaving me thirsty, leaving me alone and naked and cold? Who am I with these scars I don’t recognize? I’m not at all the man I thought I would … Continue reading

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100 words: Hollow

Within a hollow chest beats his ragged heart. Starved for affection, touch, love, for things denied the beast he is. Knowing inside he is not as he should be, all he could be. Listening to the singing, watching the dancing, … Continue reading

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Practicing Magic

You’re not good at exorcising your demons So often you pick them up and hold them up to the light, shake them around, let them even shine a little, inspect them for rough edges, for torn bits. Here’s your mistake: … Continue reading

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There/Not There

slipping down reaching clawing wet hands bloody hands reaching grasping in the slick slip mud slide down the pitch right to the edge right to the edge hang on hang on hang on hold on too late falling done falling … Continue reading

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