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Skin and Bones by Kristy

Skin and Bones by Kristy

Anger is like Anorexia Nervosa each pound gained is another reason to pound a fist against a wall. Advertisements

Drought by Nigel

Drought by Nigel

We dug deep into the bowels of my brain, so we could careen through my consciousness on a minecart,

Diary of a Foster Kid By Peggy

Diary of a Foster Kid By Peggy

Dear journal, Today is my birthday. I wish Mom and Dad were here. This is week two of being in foster care. My Little sister, Angel, and my foster sisters will throw me a party. I hope the foster mom will let me call home and say hi, and I really hope I get lots … Continue reading

The Garden in Our Minds

The Garden in Our Minds

A new day is birthed, beckoning me forward swathed in promises of unknown excitement. Budding strings of paranoia are pulled from my head, I should knit them into something more useful. My only hindrance is myself. Occasionally ignorant to the beauty of bliss, occasionally negligent in finding the bliss in simplicity. This leaves me clouded, … Continue reading

Within

Within

Love like a Pacific bliss Heartbeats lost in waves Here we watch the sky go black Stars come out, no turning back Staring at a forgotten sky Filled with heretic constellations Here we fade from all regrets Blackened chaos in a peaceful face Reaching for a lovers embrace Here we sing the hymns of the … Continue reading

Let’s start at this

Let’s start at this

Let’s start at this, let’s reminisce Let the good times roll before you think Let me teach you a life lesson I’m sure you won’t regret I’m positive you won’t forget. Don’t sell your soul so it’ll seem better forever You’ll wish you had never. Because dreams start at 17 and end at the seams. … Continue reading

Intertwined

Intertwined

life has been hard but i have you now it’s been a struggle but you’re there to help me through people seem to never give me a chance but you did and you care the world has always been on my shoulders but you help ease the weight people stare at me with hate but … Continue reading

Delusional Phantasm

Delusional Phantasm

  The cold air nipped at his skin as he sat on the roof outside his bedroom window. His cheeks were flushed from the cold and the frost around him, but he barely noticed. His eyes never strayed from the rising sun. His hand was laid open on the roof. There was no mistaking the … Continue reading

False Patterns

False Patterns

If you have ta Ask it, you don’t know the answer Don’t listen to the masses and Stand up to the madness and Sadness contained in the access of your brain matters Don’t always put your eggs in the same basket So take off your masks kids And be true to yourself Because that is … Continue reading

Deep

Deep

It’s a sweet burn With a sweet breeze The cool air Fills the lungs of temptation The dark night Moves on up through the mind They won’t move it up They won’t be moving on It’s the street grey That derived the thinking The obvious truth Shock to the core They all hurt It’s the … Continue reading

In Memory of a Lost Planet

In Memory of a Lost Planet

I remember red skies and blurred vision Like looking out a window where tears bombard this rainy day. It was the end of my world But somewhere within the broken heart And scattered debris from years of foundation, Something as basic as a needle and thread Could mend the broken pieces a little longer Until … Continue reading

Short Fiction: Possession at Coal River

Short Fiction: Possession at Coal River

“Perry, hurry up we’re going to be late!” I sighed, then yelled back, “Okay Mom, be down in a bit.” That woman never stopped. Suddenly, my pocket jumped and bucked and I let out a scream, and then sighed. I’d been waiting for this call for hours, how could I have forgotten about it? I … Continue reading