Poem: Addiction – 08/07/20

Addiction, it can reveal itself in many insidious forms: drugs, alcohol, food, another person, even yourself.   It starts off small, nothing sinister, just a drag here, a sip there, a few excited texts in a row, or the journal in which you scrawl endless thoughts of your own.   Addiction, it’s potent, perhaps you’ll [...]

Poem: Withdrawal – 17/06/20

Withdrawal, withdrawal, from these precious sticks of doom,   the blatant causes of various cancers, and other deadly conditions they deliver.   With their absence, I feel the drag, their lacking of spiking chemicals, their irrevocable power,   there’s still poison in my bloodstream, will it be strong enough to patch the physical yearnings? Will [...]