One of these days

One of these days I should try to find out what happened to the cheesy horror film movie reviewer from the Friday newspaper magazine insert who used to have the following criteria for movies: (Please forgive my aging memory- Klonapin induced amnesia of the 1980's blocks of time are just evaporating) Boob count or nudity Blood…

daily life

I got my oil changed I visited the podiatrist for these flat slabs of flesh called feet I visited the rec center rehab place to make sure there was a heated pool I took the wrong exit and checked prices on new tires four hundred you have got to be kidding me dollars after stopping…

OHIO

My failure to perfOrm my civic duty was encumbered by my inability to do too many tHings in one day by the tIme my bear made it hOme from work I was exhausted, defeated and feeling run Over. I Had prepared to vote, drove to the polling location whIle neglecting tO bring my ID or…

Vivid Dreams

Everything was so realistic but wrong, the bathroom was in the wrong place the windows on the wrong sides of the cute little house and the furniture was not mine, neither were the plants. My actual former landlady and I had a minor argument about plant ownership. "What a cute pot," she pointed to the…

Running in my dreams

My fears become terrors my worries become reality I lose what is most precious as I search my self conscious for a lost child, lost photographs things I knew I saw when I was awake yesterday. I can't make myself wake but when I do the panic is still there though reality quickly seeps into…

Erector Spinae Spasms

So, I wake up at 5am with muscle spasms. These spasms result in pain exquisite and tangible. Unlike my psuedoseizures, the cause is not all in my head. The fault is in the erector spinae that seem to have become sadistic BDSM participants who do not hear my safe words to stop causing me pain.…

I can’t think straight

I'm off to mail a package, but I wanted to let you know I'm going to miss the post office by five minutes, just so you know. This is my pattern. I'm very tired on these new meds and there appears to be a waiting period where I get to pause for my body to…