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.  His novel ‘Crazy Like Emotion’ published by Close To The Bone Publishing is available to purchase right here Read other articles by Paul, or visit Paul's website.