Up the Chimney

Volcanoes. Boiling inside me. Triggered by the mundane, others would laugh it off. Maybe smoke it in their lungs and out. Tar scarring an imprint. For some, a drink is all the fun, dizzying the mind away from pain. Hang over and next thing you know, it’s come back to haunt you. Think I’ve found…

Ascension

I know it to be true. There is a way to break this spell, cast by thousands of lives. I am paying for the sins of my fathers and mothers. The blood in my hands, dripping in lines. Spiralling in any direction, never pointing the way. Always a battle, the way of the world. I…

Tunnels and Flashlights

  The way we turn with no return. Regrets, we miss the ones we love most. A chance they say is a gift of life, the only way to to start over again. Back to the beginning, never the end. There’s no pretending we’ve every won this battle of ours. But still, we try, we…