Category Archives: Structured Free Form

Basslines

I took some of you with me, you know? Like Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young, That obscure Led Zeppelin album With “the object” on the front. A tribute tattoo for your late father: A handsome man that let himself go. … Continue reading

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Overanalysis

I will turn the ellipses At the ends of cryptic sentences Into my own apocalyptic lollipops… I will suck on them Until my tongue is raw, Lips chapped and wet, Devour words and punctuation Until I reach their centers: Empty. No … Continue reading

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Hypomania

I want to pick up a skyscraper Put it in my pocket Carry it around All day long, and Cement it in another city. I want to breathe in a billion-acre meadow, Fill my lungs with Blades of grass, and … Continue reading

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Woodwork

The first time I ever dropped acid, I saw my DNA intertwine With the roses of the wallpaper While sitting on the commode. I lost myself in the pinstripes Of dining room walls Running infinitely, upward, In binary code. I … Continue reading

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Mid-June

It is sometime past 3am On a Sunday in mid-June, After streetlights laced our legs together. I keep erasing my handwriting In pursuit of hopeless perfectionism, Still too lazy to check my wristwatch. My eyes roll backward, lids flutter In … Continue reading

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Depression and Anxiety Walk Into A Bar

Depression and Anxiety walk into a bar. The Bartender gives a classic greeting, Drying out a freshly washed glass: “Good evenin’, folks! What can I getcha?” Anxiety looks around, wild-eyed, The scalding fire of a crowd consuming the pub. Knuckles … Continue reading

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