Hansel and GretelThe city, like the forest, is no place for the youngMore Like This
The sluggish tram moves like a giant tongue
And the people who shiver from street to street
Have teeth for their eyes, and eyes for their teeth.
dope-sicSometimes the things we need, hurt us the mostMore Like This
Like warm silk promise of relief
Trickling drip drop down the eye-vee
First the warm bubble bath feeling in your spine
then the burning stab when that silk finds the parts of you that hurt the most
Throbbing, pulsing, feeding, relieving
Just a few hours of broken sleep and then she leaves
She walks backward out
Out of your pain, out of your spine, out of your arm
It's love, hate, fuck you, fuck me
Once I'm done with her, I never look back
Good riddance and I don't need you anymore.
But she's a rueful bitch who can't take a clean break.
She finds me the same day, a quick kick to the stomach.
Sharp finger-nails raking down my brain.
I try to tell her about all the new girls in my life,
extra strength go fuck yourself.
She sobs and she wanders off leaving me.
But she hits the bottle hard and gets mad,
finding me asleep and defenseless.
With a grin of self satisfaction she keys my brain,
leaving messages of hate scratched into