By Lisa Huddleston


Some days are painted with a protective coating

Varnish that covers the rough places and dulls the potential splinters

In some ways the numbing is a help

A shell around the brain, the heart, the soul

But sometimes it stops the blood from flowing from the heart to the head to the pen

Ideas that one day mattered fade away


One thought on “COMFORTABLY NUMB

  1. Nora says:

    I always appreciate your vulnerable honesty. I love you, my friend. And I’m hearing Pink Floyd as I get ready for bed….

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