We go through life, Sometimes not knowing, If we left an impression. Sometimes it’s a nick, Sometimes a scratch, Sometimes it’s something you can’t change back. Like marks on a car, Scars on the skin, Sometimes it’s these impressions the showed how you win. Some leave them wide and far, Some leave them narrow and… Continue reading Impressions
My only friend is loneliness, When society won’t leave me alone.
They found the body the next day. He was burnt all over, and surely died in pain. There was however an area that wasn’t burned. The tattoo on his chest, palms of his hands, and the nightstand picture of Nicole pressed against his skin were singed, but still intact. Later, the firemen were able to… Continue reading Thirty
His night terrors continued. He’d have stretches of a week or two where he wouldn’t have any, and then he’d find himself awake three nights in a row. He’d call in sick he was so exhausted. There was nothing the doctors could do to help. Nicky hurt for him. She would hold him until he… Continue reading Twenty-Nine
I can’t remember how to forget I could live with wouldn’t, but I can’t live with could’t. I can’t forget you’re not mine, always comin’ ‘cross my mind, That beachfront bungalow near the sand, The way you felt upon my hand, and every kiss knew where to land. I’d be a rich man today if… Continue reading I can’t remember how to forget
Shortly after starting the new sleeping ritual, Joe got out of the Air Force. He took a small bonus for his staying past his pilot training commitment a few years earlier. This time a bonus wouldn’t be enough. Before he left, they were trying to send him to a new squadron in eastern New Mexico. … Continue reading Twenty-Eight
via Daily Prompt: Awkward This is me. Awkward. Even spelling it is awkward. I grew up with numerous crushes on numerous girls. I never knew what to say. I was never comfortable in my own skin. I saw a post about suicide. I thought about it, but never seriously. It scared me. Besides, I’ve read… Continue reading Awkward