She left me like Brutus left Caesar like a shark attack. My back was bent and bleeding, and I was well versed in delirium.
She had the electricity shut off the day after she abandoned me, and I drank myself into a new oblivion. There were kittens in the wall--shadows tall and hot, and I was well versed in delirium.
I stole Four Locos' from the convenience store, but not enough to keep the goblins at bay. They chased me through my nightmare--molested me at dawn. The elixir exorcised the monsters. But I often misplaced it, in the dryer or fireplace. Meat began to rot in the freezer, and I was well versed in delirium.
My moon flowered brain thought the cat tree was a person. I paced the floor and talked to it; asked questions, sought solace. Degradation of the mind reached critical mass. And I landed in the psych ward again. The bats brought seizures, and cheesecake, and yogurt berry parfaits that were to die for. I was well versed in delirium