Cabbage Water

The very first time [After Rolling-Up Both
Determined Sleeves] that I started work
Healing [Inner] ‘Core Wounds’
… I noticed that ‘Orgasms’
Exhilarating Degree… Phew-wee!!!
I had discovered [Oh, So Happily]
‘Orgastic Potency’
as coined by the
Austrian Physician Wilhelm Reich…
and I instantly set-about
becoming a [Emotional
and Mental] DIY Enthusiast.
I would only BANG Reiki Healers
for the next few months, bless ‘em…
Therapists and Counsellors,
soon after, became Fair Game…
[Then] putting a Spiritual
I even started wading-into
the Dark and Murky World of….
[Dare I even say it out loud?]
Psychiatry & Psychology… eww.
‘Sharing Trauma’ is not always
a friend to ‘erectiONS’…
neither is [Reflected] Empathy,
or even [Heart-Felt] Sympathy
… yet, for the sake
the Potency of my
[Already Nuclear] ‘Little Deaths’
… I struggled on with my Experiment…
until nearly Insane from Exhaustion.
The Results of my Findings
will, of course,
be Published at a later date…
when I have [Sufficiently] Recovered
from any and all Loss of Pride and Dignity.

Paul Tristram is a widely published Welsh writer who deals in the Lowlife, Outsider, and Outlaw genres.  He wrote his first poem as a teenager following his release from the (Infamous) Borstal ‘HMP Portland’, and he has been creating Literary Terrorism ever since. Read other articles by Paul, or visit Paul's website.