Normal

My normal has disappeared. My brain has betrayed me. I wonder if this is how my dad felt, if this is how it started for him. Little tremors, moments of forgetting, stumbling, stuttering, failing. I can no longer get excited or feel afraid which is ironic considering I’m an anxiety-ridden mess. And people talk to […]

Transient Prisoner

By Patience and Christopher Rupley My thoughts contain a tick-tock eternal, a reminder that the arrow of time is my friend and my enemy, piercing me wildly, relentlessly until my body gives in or up, I can’t quite tell, because the tidy clock with its neat little ticks keeps reminding me of the gone, and […]