Customer Complaint

https://framedbynature.deviantart.com/art/January-3rd-424471811 Ivor walked out of the mall, putting more weight on his cane as he adjusted his cap to alleviate the thin layer of perspiration. The canvas shopping bag was gripped in his left hand, swollen knuckles turned pale from the pressure of his grip. It swung with the weight of its contents as he … Continue reading Customer Complaint

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War, Tomorrow

a scream A roar.       A plea. In my lowest moments When the weight Throttles my worlds Throat and I know The face of my enemy Each time I catch My reflection And what comfort there is In knowing I can beat him Make him work for me Than against me Friends and lovers … Continue reading War, Tomorrow

Baby, It’s You

Tomorrow would have been a day of splendid heraldry. Five years to the day, and I'm here to talk to you. We had picked out every last detail, lost in the tremendous, anxious excitement of a day celebrating our love. The start of everything. That last evening was full of mundane details which tragedy lent … Continue reading Baby, It’s You

Baby, It’s You

Tomorrow would have been a day of splendid heraldry. Five years to the day, and I'm here to talk to you. We had picked out every last detail, lost in the tremendous, anxious excitement of a day celebrating our love. The start of everything. That last evening was full of mundane details which tragedy lent … Continue reading Baby, It’s You

Twenty Is China

You disappeared on August 21st, 1997. Our last conversation was about the job interview you had left and my reminding you we needed milk and toilet paper. I was painting the dining room, taking it back to a bland magnolia whilst Elton John's Candle In The Wind played on the radio. My biggest concern was … Continue reading Twenty Is China