Chemical Reaction

Chemical Reaction Stonewalled blank expression choking on words Frozen not numb dumb unfounded Mind racing thought bouncing balance malfunction Widespread panic internal quakes Self-inflicted dopamine response spaced-out drowsy complete shutdown All systems shut down Outside-in: unfeeling uncaring cold-hearted bitch Inside-out: emotional overload caring too much Remember me remember this because in those moments I can’t…

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Three O’clock

Three O’clock Three o’clock the dog wants out or maybe I’m too late My sugar’s low or don’t I know kicked in Somogyi’s state The not quite dawn phenomenon already taking place It never ends I cannot win this glucose-insulin race Shadows run the cat thinks fun tearing corners in his wake Two hours left…

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PB&J

PB&J When I was very young two simple things fun indelibly came undone Peanut Butter was okay in one small dose a day a few crackers on tray Jelly was an awful sin a slow poison under my skin the only cure, more insulin It seemed like forever these two never together between bread not much better…

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