Were you awake last night When the lake broke Into splinters flying apart, Like the words between you and me? Into spaces where we searched for remnants Of worlds left behind. Did you hear the sound of footsteps receding As we walked away from ourselves? Like tassels, they trail us now, Flowing in a random … Continue reading When the lake broke
“Jeff, we should buy you a pet,” Rhea said. “But Mama,” Jeff clutched the metal figure of a puppy. “I already have a pet.” The pet-bot pressed its muzzle against Jeff’s arm. As it let out a shrill electronic whimper, a tear drop rolled down from its eye. "Woofer’s the best pet in the world."
When feet burn with a restless thirst,And eyes invigorated by sleepless nightsDance with enigmatic smiles.Boredom dusted off the shoulder,Fades into a distant speck.With logic and reasonCrumpled into paper ballsAnd tucked away into the corner of a shelf.The leash of routine snappedWith apathetic unconcern;The wandering soul has no reliefWhile insanity tugs at the sleeveAnd the world … Continue reading Freewheeling feet