What Should I Say to Madness?

What Should I Say to Madness?

What should I say to madness? He is calling to me now Should I implore him to remain? Or, break away somehow? What should I ask of madness? He is waiting at my door Should I question his intentions? Or, give into him once more? What should I beg of madness? He is...
Let’s Not Just Remember

Let’s Not Just Remember

Let’s not just remember Midnight airplane rides And vows in empty spaces Where no one else did seem to matter Or nothing else did anyway Let’s not just remember Restless hands across a table Or ramblings on a chilly night Where nothing else did seem to matter And no...
Let Me Stay a Little Longer

Let Me Stay a Little Longer

Let me stay a little longer In this place I shouldn’t be If I linger here a few more moments I finally might be seen I want to be somewhere else sometimes −Or someone else− Impervious and free Instead I always wind up here In this place I shouldn’t be Lingering for...
Drowning Is Commonplace

Drowning Is Commonplace

Drowning is commonplace I expect that You will not see or hear me And You will continue to breathe As I gasp for air Or You may ask me how I am Begging to hear the favored reply Fine Is what I tell you Do not worry Or This too shall pass Followed by the requisite...
Fear Tightly Tied Her Wrists

Fear Tightly Tied Her Wrists

Fear tightly tied her wrists And told her not to go Here with me you’ll stay She look upon her wrists And lovingly obeyed The days passed slowly And the rope began to fray She heard his words inside her head And lovingly obeyed She grew into a woman And still his...