Note to Self

Do not find things to do in the middle of the night to fight insomnia. The basement is a dangerous place for you- you budding pyromaniac. Those boxes of old patterns are extremely flammable. Cleaning with fire is a bit drastic. Water is not enough when they spill flaming from the wood burning stove. Asbestos…

She Jumped

She screamed in my ear and I jumped five pages toward consciousness. Something, something, something ran across my hip, over my thigh and jumped off my knee before I could stop it my crawling dream had woken me. The roar of reality rumbled as an image of squirming twisted thoughts tumbled over and over trapped in…

Sinking, Raw, Shaking, Loss

I'm sinking, my thoughts pulling me under Thanks for the new improved chemical imbalance drugs (said sarcastically, with shiny enthusiasm and positive energy!!) I'm like an iceberg now Big ass, small torso, tiny dino brain What was wrong with me that made sedation necessary? Oh right, I was traumatized by my life. These pills make…