Train Hopping Grainer
Somewhere in Louisiana

The Emotional Nihilist – Prose Poetry

He walks alone;

Drowning in himself;

His incompetence

His sorrows

His fears

All clouding his mind…

His choices

An emotional nihilist

Seeking hedonistic pleasures…

With a tip of the bottle

A pop of a pill

A flick of a flame

Addiction never surfaces as a consequence…

It’s a release

Sending the pain below

But it always floats back to the surface…

The soft lulling ripples

Turn to intense waves

And the monsoon repeats itself

Much like Mother Nature

It’s unpredictable…