The Seventh Time

I woke for the seventh time this morning instead of the normal sentence and ocular flag waving I woke to a stream of circular logic attempting to plan my day but starting at the end and ending in the middle. 1.    Hysteria, sobbing 2.    Did I pay for my pre-paid cell phone 3.    Did I…

Girlie: We salute you

This morning, I woke up with the pulse of transparent movement in my eye. Once again in the rhythm of my heartbeat. Earlier, while it was still dark, I woke up with a phantom guitar pick gripped in my left hand that dissolved into consciousness as I played AC/DC's "For Those About To Rock" using…

Morning Aura

In the mornings, there's a pulse in my neck that plays along with my optical migraines. Rhythm with an ocular slide-show only I can see. A veil flickers over my vision blurry pulsing in time with my heart beat. Good morning aura!

A necklace of lace and copper

Girly handed her mother a necklace of lace and hammered copper without saying a word. Her mother put the necklace over Girly's head thinking it would be pretty, but she took it off and handed it back to her mother. She said it is yours in no words, you should wear it, it is for…

Day 3: Step by trip, by step

Pound, pound, pound, pound knock, knock, knock, knock bang, bang, bang, bang my heart is pounding in my head Acetaminophen with codeine side effect mild, but effective at waking me up Fiddle, fiddle, rattle, rattle, tap, tap, knock, knock, Girly knocks at her safety gate, safety gate, safety gate, is she trying to climb it…