Waves crashing over me, Waves of sadness, Waves of frustration, Waves of hopelessness. In between, the relief of feeling Normal. As the ocean sucks back its spent waves I’m ready for the next one. Braced for it to smash into me. I think I know what’s coming, But it surprises me with its strength And…… Continue reading Waves


I’m gonna build me some walls I’m gonna make them 10 feet high I’m gonna put barbed wire on the top and bits of spiky glass I’m gonna lock the gate and bolt it shut I’m gonna build a bunker underground I’m gonna buy the world’s strongest safe I’m gonna bury it deep beneath the…… Continue reading Walls


A light appears from an unexpected source Like a beam of sunshine burning through the fog Warming and brightening the gloom It shines with an intensity that scares me Like a searchlight seeing right through my soul I am all at once exposed yet safe, bewildered yet soothed The light lifts me and cradles me…… Continue reading Light

The Edge

Again, I am teetering on the edge. Looking down at the swirling darkness, Tempted to leap in and let it take me.   It feels like pain is all there is. Nothing but the tearing loneliness, When brief connections just make it worse when they’re over.   Questions go unanswered, needs go unmet. I am…… Continue reading The Edge