It’s the absence that hurts more than anything present. Pervading everything with the lack thereof.I’ve been stripped of sadness by my antidepressant.And with it, I’ve been stripped of love. It’s in the unrequited gaze on the subway train.Not breaking up that fight I witness on the street.I’ve come to getting used to standing unclad in […]

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And the dreaded question: what’s your plan? As if anybody had them, as if they didn’t just smoke weed in dad’s old den. As if I had a choice in the matter, as if now was tomorrow, was yesterday, was way back when. Longing for a future that once was, but no more. Like a […]

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It is but the beginning he said, then he started all over. No such luck at the other end of the line. If it’s at all linear and not a hostile takeover. If actions have consequences and there’s a design. But what if there is no sense in any of it all? Nothing to hold […]

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Only trust those you cannot trust, if trust someone you absolutely must. For if you expect the unexpected, there shall be no more surprise. The unfathomable treachery and evil you will surmise In your fellow human being, and you’ll even think it just To give a verdict without hearing the accused. Fear begetting paranoia begetting […]

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I’m alive, but why? I mean, I know how I came about. But what’s it all about? Am I here just to shout or is there something bigger to accomplish? Something more meaningful that I am supposed to build? Something to last? To last past a time when I’m long gone? To last for all […]

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