mind purge 2

slapdashmonuments

Inspiration hits with a flash, stories written on the go. A rumble of laughter and the tale is heard only in echoes. The wind blows me in a new direction. Whom shall I visit next?


Story is marked as mature.

when gush becomes a trickle, when the pressure

no longer seeks to split my seams asunder,

i'll take some time to mend each fault and fissure;

i'll mop me clean, emerge in dazzled wonder

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is't doom or daylight warming hands and face?

i hope you're there. i pray goodwill remains.

your mood, and manner, shape my sense of place,

from hell to haven. pleasures change to pains.

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I'm too dependent. Yes, I see it now.

This therapeutic writing has its uses.

What I can't figure's why I still allow

Your whims to rule me. Why abide abuses?

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Love's lack's not why. Hurt thrives as love exists.

I ought to draw a bath and slash my wrists.


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ElshaHawk LoA

ElshaHawk LoA

Hurt thrives as love exists. This line is gold.

  • #1768 Posted 3 years ago
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Jim Stitzel

Jim Stitzel

Life frequently sucks, as I can personally attest. But it's still worth fighting for, even when all seems hopefless -- because it's not. I sympathize and empathize. I'm grateful that for so many of us who struggle that we have writing and wordplay to use as therapy and an outlet.

  • #2402 Posted 2 years ago
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slapdashmonuments

slapdashmonuments

Yes, my life giving companions are friends, wordplay, and creativity. Love is the short form for all of these combined. Thanks Jim.

  • #2414 Posted 2 years ago
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a slurry jet of words, propelled by fear

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Mind Purge 1

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