Rain slips down the sky
Slow gray streaks trickling, fall
Tears to cheeks, acid
To the ground; soaked in salt and
Memories [flicker]
The knife twists, unbearable
Soft sobs turn to cries
Alone in the drizzle, clouds
Care not for your grief…

The river's rising
Like naked sobs and bilge up your throat
Memories flicker
And the pain is so unbearable
Raw like muscles, tendons
A scarlet scream pressed too deep
Wrists drip slowly
Tears leaking from the fetus
Curled in the corner
Music blaring
You close your eyes and wish the world away,
And him back…

*say a prayer for Alex.