Through The Gates Of Hell

When they are marched through the gates of Hell…Down into the deepest recesses of nothingness like some terminal mystery tour they didn't volunteer for,With the Earth they once knew so, so far above…so out of reach,I wonder if they'll regret it?I wonder if they'll look back over their shoulder, and thinkβ€” Damn, maybe I was … Continue reading Through The Gates Of Hell

Between Worlds

As we emerged around the darkened limb of a battered world,The Sun burst through a jagged horizon of cratered plains and ancient uplands,Its raw, unfiltered light casting the lines of my face into sharp relief; An injection of energy and gravitational slingshot set us on our journey homeward,Radio contact re-established,As we slid into the light; … Continue reading Between Worlds

Perseverance And Ingenuity!

I had planned to write more about this as I have much more to say about it, as well as describe some similar past experiences of watching planetary landings which affected me profoundly, but I've been quite busy lately with a mixture of OCD/anxiety, various tasks around my room, reading and helping out a friend. … Continue reading Perseverance And Ingenuity!

Mental Health Spaces

Well…I've finished my project,Of becoming self-sufficient,β€”I no longer need anything from the house,Except resupplies of water; Once every few days, I undertake a lonely voyage,Walking the long path through wastelands, aghast,(to the kitchen/bathroom),Carrying my empty jugs; The mental health benefits, so far,Have been enormous!I no longer care about the state of the house,β€”It's none of … Continue reading Mental Health Spaces

Maximum Resolve

The council person can never finish an email,Without putting me down with pessimistic tonesβ€” "To be eligible for a self-contained accommodation, you would need medical banding (your housing allowance is currently affordable for shared houses as you are under 35 years old). To change this, you will need to show Universal Credit you need a … Continue reading Maximum Resolve