The big city guy who hanged himself (epitaph)

The guy who hanged himself, poem, steven james humphreys

I know others have had it tougher than I but, life is too hard for me in this big city lost in a multitude of men and machines we were born into this not of our own choice nor will... you see, I'm the sensitive one and no one understands that but me and you … Continue reading The big city guy who hanged himself (epitaph)

I opened a box

mystery, depression, darkness, evil, a changed heart, love and goodness

It was a gift a present wrapped up so pretty in glorious paper and ribbons... I opened a box. it was filled with darkness. and, there I stood enveloped in a shroud of cold Trojan horse evil. I sunk deep into depression lasting decades finally lifting as soon as I understood what sorrow was.   … Continue reading I opened a box

Slow dive

slow dive, suicide, jump off a cliff, lonely, depressed, alcohol, hopelessness

one way ride slow dive in greener ears white lies go devil on your shoulder whispers 'suicide tide' get bored dull sword Mr. Ford directionless truck drives itself going far picking winners eating cold dinners greasy diner bars back home sleep talking counting stars eyes glisten angels listen horn honks beep thinking deep soul to … Continue reading Slow dive

The last kiss

last kiss, romance, lost love, poetry, steven humphreys

Of course, as usual she knew long before he they had kissed their last kiss as she scraped off the last spoonful of extra creamy cookies and cream ice cream from the bottom of its half gallon container. She reminisced... about the time they went to the happiest place on earth... They walked hand in … Continue reading The last kiss

Welcome to the ‘you’ show

welcome to the you show, depression, suicide, poetry, steve humphreys

Welcome to the 'you' show. jump through the hoop bro. watch yourself play in that other dimension you won't know until much later though. you're your own henchman. someone looking at you lying on a park bench man. it was where you wanted to be passed out drunk sailing the seven seas in that nihilistic … Continue reading Welcome to the ‘you’ show

Heavy thinking

heavy thinking, alcohol, poetry, depression, sadness, steven humphreys

Heavy thinking midnight drinking bells of Christmas tinkling look at the dictator deep in his face in the flaming 'no blinking' mirror sinking beer belly bread basket no longer care grain alcohol before the fall thought you'd become wiser when nothing to do nowhere to go and those all too beautiful hills became still and … Continue reading Heavy thinking