Tagged: self-sabotage

perhaps not enough

perhaps not enough
is more familiar a feeling
than anyone cares

to admit. being paid to feel
not enough is sabotage
.
20210716:1716
y

step by step, we will

step by step, we will
remember to
forget and
forget to
remember –
equally nourishing
and crippling,
a self-preserving
sabotage
.
20180412:2319
y

when burying memories,

when burying memories,
pinch the far
corners together so that
all traces are lost
within the resulting
crease, check to make
sure that your chin is
tucked in when you
make the drop.
if anything else
resurfaces, you
have to consider
the meaning behind
this self-sabotage
.
20130611:2122
y

i had every rung

i had every rung
of our improvised
ladder to the tree
house reinforced,
inspected. a third
party can effectively
thwart self-
sabotage between
unhinged individuals
up to the fine print,
even when it is our
happiness at stake
.
201300303:0958
y

in theory, we know

in theory, we know
when to
stop.
in practice,
temptation gives
little kisses,
manufactured for
lingering
sweetness,
perfected by
our sometimes
self-sabotaging
neuro-wiring
.
20121126:1404
y

on a day like

on a day like
this, it is probably
better not to self-
sabotage, leaning
into the villainy of
something as
unrestrained as
injustice –
i’ve killed
two cockroaches
this morning at the
switch of a light,
and you?
.
20110915:0814
y