around the way

i’m imagining you live around the corner;
a five minute walk away.
Conveniently, there is a convenience store
on the way so i buy liquor, swishers, and cigs
that is certain to bring us both bliss.

i know i’m a full-time job with my issues
but part of the issue is that you’re a
full-time thought; constantly barraging
my head with images of your face.

we’ve rolled a J
we’ve taken a shot of J
we’ve smoked the J
and now you’re with J

Ooo wee!
cigs are lit, puffed, smoked,
our bodies lit them all up,
and left the rest of the world
to deal with the volcanic

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Recently moved back to the States after living 16 months in Vietnam. I write to remove the thoughts trapped in the cobwebs of my psyche before the spider envelopes me whole.

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