Cradles the Brain: A Book of Short Tales

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Denial

Denial

Of something so vital

A life devoid of this

Is a life void of bliss

Denial

Denial

It’s not necessary for my survival

And yet I feel this needing

A sensation in my chest is breeding

Fighting and fending off this feeling

All these pains and woes have me reeling

How can I be human

When I feel so excluded?

Knowing that I’m dead inside

How do I open up this void of mine?

I see the sparkle of light there

But I don’t know how to bring it here

Why did it have to be me?

The only one okay with being lonely.

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