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a wretched cycle.
scarletoak Released Aug 24, 2015

and this routine has become tired,

tears welling,

and spilling,

an exhaustion with no end,

night after night;

only to reach a point of desperation,

or hopelessness,

where everything in comparison appears golden.

an empty well welcome to an ounce of oil,

a pint of seed,

anything to give weight,

to feel the pressure of the earth reminding you of your existence.

fear & doubt & sorrow bearing down on your elbows

and calves,

and every breath becoming a promise to stay alive.

these days i find myself settled into the middle of my bed
a slow album playing steady, notes creeping sleepily, strung from wall to wall
like twinkling lights, warming my body in a...

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