Tag: exhaustion

Black Eyes

You look like crap. I nearly laughed. It was the first time I really looked into a mirror for a while, obviously. Under my eyes there were black bags streaking across where the smile line was, right above the cheek. “I do.” My voice… Continue Reading “Black Eyes”

Swimming in Molasses

I didn’t want to go to the gym. I didn’t want to workout. I just finished with the Guatemala group, and I thought, I could go home, cook dinner, watch an episode of Leverage, and write and read. But I’m fat and I don’t want… Continue Reading “Swimming in Molasses”

Cold Fingers

Icicles prod me Numbing inside. Heat of exhaustion Of trying to care Warps me against Icy embrace. I try to care. I ask for help. The voices speak. But no one is there.

Strained and Stressed

My stomach clenches As I wretch, nothing Left inside me. My Eyes grow weary, I am teary, but I must Postpone my emotional struggles. I flee to the gym And hop on machines, Flexing my muscles To exhaustion. Once I am done, It’s all… Continue Reading “Strained and Stressed”

Sleep

Dark eyes convey dark words Unspoken but well known, A curse upon one’s sleep. They tell the friends something’s Wrong, but no words shall Be uttered. Warns the workers It’s not okay, but a smile is all The response. Trembling hands and feebled brain… Continue Reading “Sleep”