A Response

What is the capacity of a feeling?The downfall of ego,strength definedpotential insanity,resilience.Enlightenment,feardeath. A heavy wash,pain scented detergenthyperbole softener A screamA moanA whimper. Artwork- Homeshake “Helium” album cover

Muse

9.6.2020 I want to paint you in dreams of oil,fiery sand,warm moonlight,molten gold. I want the world as witnessof how I feel for you. I want everyone to see youIN flowersIN silver raincasting shadows on heavens. I want the sun to kneel for you,Rivers to bleed for youStrangers to weep over youdeserts shriveling, parched over…

Try

Succumb to this mediocrity of unseasoned pleasure. Get the windows undressed, sip on a cup of caffeinated treasure. Reply to stale emails take a swim in chlorine. grab a post-workout beer force yourself to get clean. take a hot shower; call up your boss puff on some flower. Touch on yourself, Feel up the typewriter…