I sit on this balcony in darkness, illuminated by nothing more than the screen I write my life’s story upon.
An endless sea before me, shadows creep and fall in a symbiotic relationship with themselves as the waves crash against our vessel.
everyone has a drug that keeps them alive,
for some it’s cigarettes, the feeling of smoke flowing through their lungs and surrounding the air around which they walk.
for some it’s sex, the intimate embrace of bodies performing in an interpreted dance that has no rules or bounds.
for some it’s life, the sun…
knowing the winds outside his window and miles away from the bay,
some never ventured, some to be found another day,
the sun beats down on him, but he looks away,
yet it’s always there, always to stay,
the boy knows it guides his way,
through life’s challenges, as they say,
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