hostage of pain


I trickle along on
condensation power,
my mortar and pestle
grinding each day
into dust
it fills my nose
expelled and sore
but it hurts
it shouldn’t, still
im an adult, I know
all the reasons, ways,
to screw someone over
part of training
but it hurts
im human and it hurts
I trusted, and it hurts
I accepted, again, again
and it hurts
I wish I was smart enough
to stop trying
with time, alcohol,
I will be numb,
and it will only be pain
no big deal, after all
I wish …


3 Responses

  1. I’m not sure if I’m supposed to like this one, but I do.

    Thank you Ross, I feel the same way, public displays of humanity make me uncomfortable

  2. sad and moving.. very well written my friend- Happy Monday

    Thanks Olivia


    Greetings, friend! How r u?
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    Thanks for the invite Olivia, appreciate it!

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