Freedom, you feel unfamiliar

I feel unworthy of enjoying the caress of the sun, I feel sinful with every breath of fresh air I inhale,  I look strange with no black eye, cuts and bruises, I feel naked with no chains around my body.   Freedom, I feel uneasy with you.  Freedom, I feel like I don’t deserve you.  […]

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In the place of Rock Bottom

You’ve arrived at Rock Bottom,  Located far from all you know.  Demons gnaw at your sanity,  They slither around your neck,  And squeeze your windpipe until you turn blue,  Only to loosen their grip as soon as your life begins to fade.   Angels kneel next to you, Calling out your name,  Their hands reaching […]

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When grief strikes

Shock overwhelms. Daggers of pain shoot at my heart. My throat dries up.  My body goes numb.    Disbelief pangs.  Is this really happening?  No. You can’t be dead.  Broken.  I shatter like glass banging on the floor.  I attempt to cry, but pain knocks me into a cold unconsciousness.    Betrayal.  How could you […]

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My Life Brings You Life

I am a river of life, I restore your dead body when you drink of me.   My waters bring you healing, mending your broken spirit. My waters flow with love, nourishing your heart and soul. My waters trickle with peace, quietening your anxious mind. My waters fill your parched body, restoring your strength. My […]

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The Dementors Are Gone

Alone I stand, In a desolate field sparsely filled with shrubs. The clear blue sky hovers above me, The sun glisten in all its glory. There is silence. Not a single sound is heard. The shackles are off my feet, My hands are unbound, My body is no longer covered in dried-up mud, The dementors […]

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A night with the bottle

The first thing that I thought when I opened my eyes this morning was, “oh crap! Where am I?” It took a while to figure that out. I was on a king-sized bed with tons of naked and semi-naked people lying around me. As I tried to lift my head from the pillow, my head […]

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