“Don’t Leave Anything Left of Me to Burn” Days 337 – 340

Maybe you think you can make it better
By stomping all over my heart.
Breaking apart the pieces
That you didn’t crush last time
I think you won’t be done
Till there’s nothing left of me to destroy
Maybe you think you can make it better
By not leaving anything left to burn.

(Don’t leave anything left of me to burn.)


“But I’ll Be Damned If I’m Not Going Out In Flames.” Day 311 (Part I)

I blended into the pavement, into the wall.
I became something more than just a speck.
And the stars spoke to me, and they said.
“Boy, what you staring at, keep on walking and live.”

“Who Can Save Me?” – Days 208, 209, 210, 211, 212

Her sunken eyes reminded me of death,
Just as he was naught but bone,
Here body was even less.
Skin hung from hips, the smell of bourbon and ash left her breath
From where I stood twelve foot distant
It was as though I were swimming in her mouth.

Day 170 (A City Grey)

God why’d you leave us
In a city grey.
Giant monuments to your dying ways
Beckoning us into a sense of wide eyed wonder
Before they take our dreams away,
By wooing us into screaming slumber.
While they cover our mouths and silence our wailing,
I hope you’re listening

Day 102, 103, & 104

“We Are Strong” Day 102 You’ve taught me so much So little time has passed. In our short mammalian lives So young but getting older. Distances separate But our hearts are bound. And the weaknesses That destroy most men And our love We told them no We won’t stop We are strong. And you are … Continue reading