Tense, taut and toxic,Pain grips my throat.My eyes squeeze shut. Light cast out, Hopelessness rules the empty black. Tears escape, a wail choked back.It’s just me and me now. In this moment, the world could end.
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Under lock and key
Loneliness, I see you there.You take me to such places whereIt doesn’t matter who I’m with,You and I can always live.A place so dark, under lock and key,Somehow, no-one else can see. We spend a lot of time in there,Just sitting, aching, laying bareAll the traumas of my past.Until finally at last,Something breaks inside ofContinue reading “Under lock and key”
I exist in this world: a man, with a job, a car, a house, friends, a family. I’m a lucky man, loved and befriended. I exist in this town: a sportsman, a shopper, a voter, a professional. I’m a lucky man, able and engaged. I exist in this house: a husband, a father, a protector,Continue reading “Existence”