Category Archives: depression

Nap

I can’t sleep or I’ll get drunk,  On the lucid liquid I sip in my dreams.  If I fall too deep I won’t wake up Because I’ll dream of you, alive and well,  My hair is long and my hands are full With dandelions from the garden we planted.  If I sleep I’ll remember everything…

Audio Sampling of Haunted House

Howdy, Hello, Bonjour. I posted Haunted House: The Poem on Sunday night– Find it Here–– Today I’m releasing the audio sampling of Haunted House on SoundCloud. Haunted House has to do with my father’s death, issues inheritance, betrayal and trust. Four years ago when my father died, his best friend stole my inheritance. When I went…

Skin: A Excerpt from Porridge: A Memoir

Skin Tattered and pulled Too tight Too loose. My skin, Scarred and ruined And wounded. Saddened and angered By my life By my choices. These ungodly marks I stare at in the mirror- Remind me Of the journey I’ve led, Of the purple path I choose When everything was blue. Of the bowls I pushed…

Oliver: An excerpt from Porridge: A Memoir

Oliver My first reaction when my mom told me she had a surprise was that she was sending me off to be married. I don’t know why that’s what I thought, but it was. While I sat in the car with her and Richie all I could imagine was meeting a teenage boy who would…

Coins: An excerpt from Porridge: A Memoir

Coins I can’t tell you the amount of coins My father found when he was alive. Pennies, Nickels, Dimes. All aligned waiting for him, To stop and pick up. He’d catch a glimpse of their silvery, Faces, Laying flat and unimportant on the sidewalk. When he’d pick them up I’d smile In amazement that he…