Have you ever stared into a neon light
for so long that your eyes hurt,
went dry and screamed
Until your bones cracked and crumbled
under the weight of the beaming
that perforated every cell with its
Have you ever been
so fixated on that orbiting phantom
of a movement
which made your lips numb with stillness
and your hair grey with age?
and I don't ever want to feel it again.
The horror in bleached blue.
The emptiness of a fulfilling,imperative truth.
My voice then sank into my shoes
to never raise again
before a full moon.
I lost my will to shine bright-
and all because a damn