Outer Rim Conspiracies.

Fluid circular motions
It’s almost like
I can predict
How helpless I am
Like a broken turntable
Have the tables really turned?
Soft, sliding ovals
I’ve lost track of time
These corrugated metaphors
Hum within my fingertips
A chaotic symphony.
I am a silent spectator
Witness to my
Own decay
The edges of my sanity
Cr u m b l e
As I sit in
Empty auditoriums
Grasping at
Unknown hands in the dark.
Hexagonal hideouts
Heart flutters like
A clamshell
Insides regurgitated-
Trapped in solemn
Fields of gold
My mind palace
Is turning on me.
Don’t face me
With these filthy lies
Of yours-
Deface me.
Paint dripping down
These porcelain eyes,
Tired eyes.
Sputtering halogen lamps
And talks of Atlantis;
I’m drowning.
Crown me in
My drowned glory
The past is a beautiful place.
Thunder rumbles
Almost ominously
A drop of saltwater lands
With a gentle ‘plop’-
Swirling amidst my thoughts
With turbulent imagery
Scattered randomly;

“Not my cup of tea.”

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