Needs Must When the Devil Drives

Went through my calendars today removed your birthday and our anniversary I don’t think I have it in me to see the notifications catch me off guard But I’m just kidding myself that I could ever forget those dates that they’d catch me unawares But I must try, must do something productive with these long […]

Cocktail Hour

Grind the pills between your teeth and wish the world away Find some succor in the bitter taste that clings to the back of your throat hanging around for the better part of the afternoon Extended release is for people who have nothing better to do with the day than wait around for something anything […]

I Think I Know Enough of Hate

I understand why I miss you. Fourteen years will do that to a body. But I hate it so. I know every millimeter of you. It was a well-worn map that led me to your absolute inferno in the quiet hours. I didn’t sleep at all last night. I kept dreaming dreams of you, dreams […]


I’m sitting here wishing I could find my way back to you You’ve reimagined Some stranger in familiar skin But I know every wrinkle and I can see where you haven’t joined the seams quite back together again It’s an improper fit and if you’d just let me I know I could pull it taut and firm […]

Unintelligible Garbage

It’s 1:04 a.m. and I’ve made you another promise It’s been snowing here now for three days and I just now bothered to clean off my car Talking to you tonight has reignited something in me that I thought I’d lost when I dropped my AOL sub Maybe it’s the vodka talking It’s the vodka […]

Ode to Aripiprazole

Would this were a perfect world wherein a body could keep in continual stock those blank tablets of such inestimable price. Each sugar-pill like candy button melts, liquesces in a sub-lingual embrace; outpours throughout the system, a needful and necessary preparation of those arcane glyphs, C23H27Cl2N3O2. Without You, I am a right psychotic shambles, a […]