Not One Tear [The “Queen Of Swords” Exemplified]

Trapped inside
a … flatlined…
Relationship
… is the
closest thing
to HELL…
that I can
Imagine…
gives me the
[Fucking]
HORRORS!
‘Emotional
Thrombosis’
… no
Sedative
for the Soul
… Escape…
is a Magical
word… full
to the brim
… of Promise.
I no longer
‘Pity’, ‘Wait’
… or re-open
Closed Doors
… my Heart
belongs to Me!

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.