[452] The Road To Recovery

[452] The Road To Recovery

Make me believe in ecstasy ⁣⁣⁣⁣I am tired of not being seen⁣⁣⁣⁣ in anything other than miseryShow me the magic you see every day⁣⁣⁣⁣So I can see things I can’t perceiveI want to be able to want⁣⁣⁣⁣and find a passion to burn⁣⁣⁣⁣,a wind to blow and a storm to fall⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣Rare words to fall back on⁣⁣⁣⁣Interventions [...]

[451] The Nostalgic Illness

[451] The Nostalgic Illness

Disappearing dreams on the edges⁣of fluttering rotting pages under nimbus clouds⁣Nostradamus rains all his telic prophecies⁣of lost potential when the mind is ill⁣Can you try understanding simplicity⁣in all its puzzling complexity or⁣does the mind need a substance ⁣for it cannot articulate its own disease⁣⁣Meditative care or empathy⁣and the presence of mind ⁣I am present here [...]

[450] The Grateful Undead

[450] The Grateful Undead

Chronic illness ⁣of dancing stars⁣Supernova tiredness⁣finds us detached from life⁣⁣Storms scare ⁣the little resolve of the undead⁣Disconcerted efforts ⁣all to keep insanity at bay⁣⁣Drained of white⁣I discover a new vocabulary⁣that survival teaches⁣to the ones left alive Painting by Frank Kelly Freas

[449] The Ages of Man

[449] The Ages of Man

Every way that anyonehas tried to show me always ended up in a cul de sac Feverish intensitiesBurnt out cavalryEmotional fallaciesI retrace my stepstake a left from the bush of ignoranceand a right from whenever I felt right Pride can lead to vanity and I neededto reach a zone outside of my comfortThe haven of [...]

[447] The Potential In You

[447] The Potential In You

I mask a mask of ⁣survival that has ⁣overstayed its welcome like⁣drizzle after a storm⁣⁣The mask is a shapeshifter⁣an excuse spitter, so naturally⁣it dreads questions that reveal⁣its truest nature, so I dare ask⁣⁣What do you fear to admit?⁣How deep is your survivors' guilt?⁣What disappointments do you hide?⁣What memory do you block through denial?⁣Does grief stop [...]