Under the Moons of Nozittum Chapter 2Under the Moons of Nozittum Chapter 21 year ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Down and Out
The silk-clad attendant shushed me and another joined him in ushering me into the street. I was too weak to make much trouble for them and the other smokers couldn't be bothered to lend me a hand.
In seconds I went from the warm and lushly decorated den to the dreary cold of the London street, slicked with rain.
"Bastards!" I shouted at them. "I wasn't done!"
"You bother the other guests," the proprietor said. "Go away."
"Or what? You'll call a cop?"
"Please, go away."
I stumbled back and sputtered. My dope addled brain was a dull thing just then. I knew two things: 1) that my only desire was to find the elvish man I'd met on the beach and 2) the only conceivable way of returning to him relied to Opium.
I had no money.
I ducked out on the bill at a boarding house two nights ago and I knew of no one in town who would give me a loan.
I stole a hat and a pair of sunglasses off a tramp I found sleeping in a doorway and found a corner to play blind beggar. It took me
Our Numb TearsOur Numb Tears3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Our Numb Tears
Something deep within me / Is longing for relief
A haunting aura around me / Reminding me of the grief
Scratching at the core of my soul / Hope is swallowed by a black hole
Locked in the center of my heart / All that is left is the traumatized part
Laugh, smile, blink, and focus. You just need to act as normal as possible.
You cannot let this pain get the best of you. Don't do anything irresponsible.
The damage you do to yourself also effects everyone else, so don't let it become irreversible.
You're being too hard on yourself, no one is perfect in life, you're only human, you're not invincible!
Shock waves of guilt enter my system / While a deathly peace is in the distance
And aftershocks of regret strike me down / I can't show that I'm hurt when they're around
Tremors of anxiety / Infest my entire body