i love some of the lines of this poem and plan to revise it soon. stay tuned
God grant me the gall to
be unreasonably depressedfor a whole half day. Watch me as I sink into a leather couch and get incredibly close to crying even though there’s really…
So what, write like I’m not consciously pressing tiny buttons that place symbols onto a slightly larger screen that’s all encodes with a simple on and off switch? And then decide the symbols as the correct letters for the concepts I…
As a child, I am told, I dreamed of drowning in the ocean.
I would shout that it would try to take me away from my parents.
That the ocean plotted against me. Tried to take me back.
My mother would joke that I’d never been to the ocean, as she
As I sat across from my friend Jeff, he was quick to remind me of how stupid I was. “You’re suddenly this internet personality, the hilarious Greg Andrews, and now you’re off on the hunt for truth?”
Internet personality was a stretch. I’d made some…
The wind stood on its haunches as your mother asked you what your name was.
She was convinced you were Brian.
And when you fought it she’d say that it should have been.
You can’t argue with her. She makes her coffee
with fruit juice and laughs at the…
Specters chew on rocks in your dreams
and regurgitate gravel in the day.
Your mind walks through it all barefoot,
blaring its pain in awkward screams like a derelict ambulance.
Your thoughts are in exodus, uphill and in the snow.
And like the most…
It’s dark and everyone you love is dead. Dead to you. Dead to rights. Dead, dead, dead. And if you wander into the darkness you won’t end up like them. But that’s only if you don’t stay here. Because here is comfort, here is a grease fire, an electrical…