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madness must feel something like this

Is the earth spinning faster in a different direction?   I look out to the sea and the waves move horizontally; rushing as if late for an appointment like the rabbit down the hole.   I am the rabbit, skipping along the crest of each wave, Jesus-like, conscious of the time – of my lateness to a somewhere or a neverwhere.   There are no waves frothing on the rocks – strange but I have no time to stop to...

Adult Lullaby #1

Tonight I think I will sleep; The restlessness will curl into itself At the foot of the bed With nightmares between its tongue and palate – bittersweet. I will stretch And reach back for your arm Which you will lovingly drape across My pert breasts Your breath will kiss the depth of me And I will sigh contentedly. Tonight I think I will fall asleep smiling....

The Forgotten Ones

I’ve forgotten their names; both of them. I think I may even have forgotten their faces. One was pale and one was dark, I think. Most times they meld together in my thoughts and become one mottled, wrinkled, smooth, perfectly formed, imperfect, dead, faceless beings. I’ve forgotten their names and their faces but somehow I haven’t forgotten how my belly rounded, like a perfectly smooth watermelon; my skin brown and taut. I haven’t forgotten the movements underneath the taut belly...

Cubicle Chronicles: Dirty Diana and the Dastardly Deed

I can’t believe what happened today! I’m sitting in my cubicle still in shock! **shakily takes a sip of lukewarm fancy schmancy caffeinated beverage**. The Big Boss Man still hasn’t returned and we seem to be stuck with this buffoon Marmalade Mark. Oh and side note, the wall hasn’t gone back up since it came crashing down. Apparently, there was no money left in the budget to repair the damage that was done (**insert Muttley’s signature snigger here**). Wait, but...