• Artificial Intelligence

    BIt by bit, atom by atom, I'm being broken down. Double helix separating, tearing me apart. I don't feel human anymore. Half robot half zombie, I stumble on. I reject human contact, their complexities scare and bemuse me. I'm impervious to their emotional states, or so I think. Wires cross, my artificial intelligence short circuits. Numbness giving way to the grasp of pins and needles. Brain and body overloaded, my faulty wiring can't cope with the ...

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  • Ode to the Active Listener

    Ode to the  Active ListenerLend me your ear, let me exercise it for you. It looks in good shape,  can it clarify my obscure?Activate muscles so they grab  hold of my words.Their weightiness drags me, yet you hold them up.Vibrating  through mouth from internal to external.No longer just sounds, they float on eternal.Your ear gives them life,  it’s drum beats to their time.Connects them to heart , so that you catch my rhyme.Empathy lent, communication grows.Relief ...

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  • Surviving...ish

    I think surviving is what I am doing right now. It wasn't always this way all the time but now I feel like I am sufforcating, drowing in a pit of dispair. I have no way to get to the surface. No way to get out of this dark hole that my life is becoming.Still trying to be the adult, trying to survive at work. Trying not to get distracted but everything is a distraction ...

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