• I Sell Smiles

    I sell a smile with every drink,brief interactionswith souls dancing in the night.   I fill vials of poison, venomous green, handed to strangers who fervently gulpto forget their troubles.  The music beats through my bones, blood coursing like the liquor lined up in fivesbefore the girl with the glittering eyes.  Money rolling across my palm, I smile and thank the giverfrom behind my porcelain mask.  As the lights go up The air hangs heavyThe lines at my eyes full of sleep.  I sell a ...

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    Tags:
    coping strategies,
    depression,
    smiles,
    Recovery
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  • Big Sky Dream

    In my fabulous future I am walking along the Fife coastal path in the sun; between Crail and Cellardyke. I see the big sky, sparkling sea, and the Isle of May . I am happy. What am I doing there? I am taking a break from my work in Los Angeles where I write scripts and screenplays for James Cameron. It seems he saw my work on the W2R website and his people gave my ...

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    smiles,
    dreams
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