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Latest Pessimist Poems

I Know A Friend Who Hung Himself

I found him hanging there, bloated and blue as the blood congealed at the bottom of his feet from gravity Belt leather is surprisingly thick, leaving behind deep ligature marks How long did  he dangle there, I wonder? Maggots...

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Six Feet From the Edge

I tried to save you from falling, but my grip wasn’t strong enough   Scratch marks scrawling along forearms burn everyday, my failures the color of raw flesh.   My screams in the moonlight are all that’s...

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You Left Me High and Dry

This one’s for you All the times and memories crashing against crumbling precipices It isn’t a dream, You were as real as my throbbing heartbeat Although it’s hard to imagine the world without you in it...

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Who’s To Blame?

Tired of the excuses, I turn to the room of lies that stand before me Air thickens, cloying in the desperation-laden drivel that spews from my mouth All the failures and thoughts of what could have been press down, adding...

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Latest Pessimist Short Stories

Lonely Road

The water cascaded down my back as steam drifted lazily in the air. Showers are always a time for personal reflection and today proved to be no different. My arms instinctively started the same routine and I began piecing...

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Run from my problems

Run. As everything collapsed around me, all I could do was run. The world was falling apart and yet the only sound that mattered was my footsteps steadily battering the pavement. Every day, every week I laced up my shoes and...

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Enamored

It beckoned to him. No one else could hear it, but beautiful voices sang to him, providing levels of clarity that most can only dream of finding in their lifetime. Every motivation was centered on it; night and day blurred as...

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