My body was seated in my soul under blacklight- bound to analysis though I could bare no judgement as I sit and spin for aural opium.
I had pictured a panorama of my trauma as an infernal, despicable whole.
I made myself sick to purge my past as illness. To forget my incapabilities, I was lenient on rediscovery. But I could not forget the urgency of my depressive, sadist-sucking nature, I was raised a defensive.
Having fallen for an acid casualty- I was mindsick & hallucination dependant, picturing all our visions as prophetic. Realizing as a patient, I was only wracked with delusion.
Now we base the next measly muse
Off of what is stirring within us
An emotional riot
That is streaking across the streets
Begging to be believed
But inside me
Is only a void the size of a fist
Harley Claes is an experimental poet and novelist from Detroit, Michigan. Her first poetry anthology is titled Pity the Poetics.