Empathy Test Blues Remember when I loved you with all my might and believed with all my might that you’d , well, come around A sincere thank you for teaching me how important testing is early on And until now, I thought it was only your humanity in question but it seems I lacked empathy for myself to call a flatline love. Five shaky bed but i'll pretend we're at sea the nightlight is my lighthouse getting closer waves harder and faster it won't be long now the captain says, almost he'll soon go and snore loudly back in the other boat so i can sink into my shame and i'll hide, wander in nightmares that comfort in comparison
Bio: C. Renee Kiser, a.k.a. snail viXen, is an American poet who tends to explore identity issues due to different forms of emotional abuse, the journey to self-love, and healing within complicated relationships. Her poetry is quirky and armed with bold confessional dynamite. Her humor is confrontational, often abrupt, and always unsettling.