Mist covered castle

The mist covered castle

had a white blanket

as its shroud

the missile took off

and the astronauts

were off to see Jesus

and because they would see him

on the far side of the moon

the ninth configuration

was to be set in motion

although most left behind in the castle

were mentally ill to no

small degree

it mattered not

it was normal


they all slept with their

TV remote controls

clenched in their hands

the sanest man there

told me I was in great

danger and that I had turned a

blind eye to picking my daisies

in my war garden

‘if you smile you plant more’

but you cry inside

you did not smile

you laughed

but you then frowned

because you knew it was all

an act

you weren’t really happy,

were you?

he continued with

you don’t say what you mean

and don’t mean what you say

but you go on

don’t you?

you turn every corner and

haven’t hit that brick wall yet!

you miss watering the beautiful

flowers in favor of those

that wilt

and when you look up

there he will be

your executioner

the infidel

will place

his gun to your head

and you will promptly ask

‘is this how you will end it for me’?

he will look at you with steely eyes

and nod

his head





About Steven Humphreys

I live in 'sunny' California with my lovely wife, three wonderful cats and very handsome dog! I write a lot these days about different subjects I have a 'heartfelt and deep-seated' interest in. I surely hope you will find my articles 'interesting and informative' as well. I sincerely appreciate your interest and you are welcome to visit here as often as you'd like. You can read more 'about me' within this site. Thank you for visiting!
This entry was posted in Madness and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s