state of california

before. during. asleep. intravenous needle. awake. popped out.
vein closed. try another. bad dream. switch arms. your drug.
stronger. smoothie. ginger root. tea.

this is what i felt after being sedated.

laid back. dime sack. hoola hoop. tortilla soup. mesmorized. mind.
over matter. blackened. whiter. teeth. pastry. cookie. color blind.
dancing on tables.

the day after being sedated.

tired of being awake. put me into my dream state. deep into the snuggles.
faceplant. form fitting. to my pillow. peek.
swollen cheeks. dolobid. doses.



did i mention the hard boiled eggs?
it wasn’t me.