I can hear the screams inside

coming from the depths of my inner being

like a puppy playing

with my brothers and sisters

it growls and bares its teeth

and I freeze as a squirrel playing possum

 

I scan the futuristic horizon

of my mind’s eye for the everything nothing

and I return to the abc’s of my memory

holding myself in the darkness of irony

 

This is me, the place where I stand

and everything that ever will be, will be

world without end, fingers crossed.

The mirror laughs back in my face

Today I am dead and tomorrow is Valentines.

The police killed me with my hands up

Before I could even ask “why?’

 

The muzzle flashes blue lights

and I awaken, still single

and I am still alone

and wanting to run home, frightened

and every night I slip into the cold

beneath my sheets

and every night something deep

very deep inside me, screams

to be free and be released.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s