Insanity in the Empty Air


On the beach there was a large machine

shifting sand back and forth. I couldn’t bear

the beauty of the sky. I didn’t deserve

the sight of the stars. I wouldn’t forgive

myself for what I had done.

 

Lament aloud, don’t ask for

any signs, don’t expect

answers.

 

I stumbled through the sand

clutching my face as a family past.

I made it to the toilet shack, but

when I was finished I couldn’t stand

the sight of my face so I let

the urine drip

from my

fingertips.

 

It was bound to happen.

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