My Witches

A run-on sentence aka… mind.

Nobody: “Whatcha thinkin’ bout, Steph?”


I can’t pin it
when I became so lame
but I didn’t know I had the keys to this
and I really can’t blame
for these silent wars
that are waged
between my brain
in the crevices
my synapses
focus more on staying sane while
they snap back and forth
repeating words
I haven’t said staring
closely at the past and
questioning myself I tread repeating
nothing’s owed to me and people
won’t extend a hand but now
my fingers intertwine with minds that wander near to death where they tell me they’re nowhere but still
trapped inside the heads of
the ones they hear who
suffer in silence they
bleed through the ink
and spread
into certain places on
the paper like…..

violently lovely bloodshed….

transforming broken words
to pages then to books
and then to bricks and then
building up a castle by
binding shavings of
branches and twigs
that point up
to the sky and with me
try to reason
but I’m searching for
the light, something
blinding to try to creep into to zone back into reality to know I’m
still alive
writing in this notebook
are these Witches of mine
telling me to slow down simply
fall into line… into an
infinite nothing sealed by
fragments of time….
shook its hand with a “Steph”
my signature in red
Falling into my eternity a
blissful sleep
with the dead
I’ll lay myself down
Years alone in this bed….
But then..
I hear my voice say,

No, Follow me instead.

Do not listen to your fears,

to what our witches said..

Do not go yet,



Now repeat it all in one breath. πŸ˜›βœŒ


Published by Stephspoetryandsuch

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25 thoughts on “My Witches

      1. Bhaaaraaath obviously! I know this fool ain’t religious. πŸ˜› and I know my blog couldn’t survive without your obnoxious, sarcastic comments. πŸ˜†πŸ˜† They’re wanted and needed here boy.❀❀

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  1. Wow the witches!! It’s spellbinding and you just want to read on and on and become drawn into the trance! Great work Steph. πŸ§™β€β™€οΈ πŸ˜ŽπŸ–€

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    1. KEVIN!! Thank you so much for appreciating my words. They come from a very deep vulnerable place in my mind and it can be very difficult verbalizing whats going on in there. I appreciate you reading my words so much.✨

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