Unwelcome Migraine

Sleep abruptly disturbed with the Pounding of hammering nails into My skull. Oh no. Not another migraine.   Poumding. Pounding. Pounding. Then an eruption of needless pain Precious sleep stolen from Satan’s war on my brain   The pounding. The explosion of pain Unexplainable depth of anguish Knife wedged deeply into my skull Even a…

Splintered Hope

On days where nothing makes sense. The clock stands still.  It doesn’t seem to move forward.  And it doesn’t seem to make a sound.  I look at the clock and I will my eyes to move the ticking hands forward. But it does not.  It stays stubbornly still. My eyes drift into space.  I reflect.…

Airport Reunions

Last night I found myself wandering through the airport like a lost figure looking on at people around me. Reunions of all sorts: Happy people Sad people   Warm welcomes Cold Welcomes A father’s joy at seeing his son back A mother’s utter delight A grandfather’s elation at seeing his grandson   Then there was…

Forgotten Teardrops

When silent tears drop with a soft thud No-one hears the heartbroken grief or Sees behind the veil of grief You’re alone. Alone. Alone. Alone. Forgotten. Forgotten. Forgotten. No-one cares how you feel.   No-one cares how grief holds you Hostage against your own will Sooner or later everyone turns away And walks away from…