Stream: Wiccan cries: Open letter – 30/12/21

Photo by Olya Kobruseva on Pexels.com sleep deprived I layer myself with easecarrying the threads of foxy foxy actionsI smile and try to relax their kneesthey become weak.I do not know the true causethe truest heartbreak anthemwhich rides upon your throatbut this is to the ones closestdear leaves, leaves from the sceneexit stage left.slowly, slowly, [...]

Poem/Spoken Word: insomniac – 15/11/21

never again will I allow myself to fall upon the railway sleepers walking insomniac nightly anything but a daydreamer eyes wide, hollowed, intrigued, not: I will follow the path of rightness – aliveness and damnation? NO attack that silence and go. zombified, staring at the keys pretending to be straight when my intent is bent sniggering to myself boy am I so clever im going under into the depths of my distress [...]

Prose Poetry: Elusive Sleep – 03/08/21

Elusive Sleep Sleep. How it escapes, evades my very fingertips. When I reach out, fingernails scrabbling, hoping for a hint of rest, my aching heavy lids are calling. I am in a state of unrest, my mind is anything but heightened, I need the numbness to wash over me, repair the intensity from the day prior. I need to rest, but, I cannot, I cannot will myself into a state of slumber. Sometimes I am stubborn and don’t wish for the darkened cover, for haven in darkness, dangling from consciousness’ precipice until the web is severed, and I’m beneath, in the lake of swimming nightmares with the rest of them. [...]

Poem: Quelled – 22/08/20

Night time should promise depth, and warmth, and promises, whispers of sweet tomorrows, and tight caresses, dreams, and deep rest, instead: three hour’s sleep, then wide awake in the same evening, sleeping for half hour shifts, then rising, eyes searching for the time, wishing it were later, silently begging.   This sleep pattern is skewed, [...]