lay back, relax
i closed you out.
(close one door open another)- you banged & the wall
almost fell. i asked,
"what's this all about?" waited for an
answer as the building crashed in. i heard you, yelping
incoherently, trying so hard to be heard without even the
breath to sustain your words. then suddenly, you stopped.
it all stopped. the rubble settled. i wandered back out, onto
sidewalks changed their minds.
as i walked, from destination left to destination right, i
solved each problem as it came, based on instinct.
(gut, heart, feeling, intuition) based on my not giving
a shti anymore.
but then it prompted me, the presence of another door, to
instead of open, walk around. a single door standing precariously
alone, i wanted to peek & see what was on the other side
to see if turning a knob was worth the effort.
i passed it slowly, eyes closed. but when i opened them, the
door was gone. the sidewalk was empty. the world seemed
i sat to think. when i sat, i
[it is here the patient awakens]
Copyright © rachel hart | Year Posted 2007