Living Hell

circling the drain caught in the loop of a vicious cycle drowning in a stream of filth sullied by an unyielding torrent – she drinks in a living room alone in fraying pajama pants t-shirts too big on her bony frame wiry hair she washes only when she manages to drag herself out nursing the…

Fresh Start

it’s the eve of new year’s and it’s snowing – puffs of flakes in sugar cube sorrow clinging to the tips of frozen pussywillows – firm cotton-like wispy down clumps of cauliflower – observing people drunkenly careen across the whited out blacktop infants daring to take their first steps – they all have plans i’m…