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Needle Me To Death 

Eyes opening slowly;
hazy gaze focusing
white sheet covering
icy shallow inhales.
Straps binding loosely
can’t move or speak
forcing another breath
strength so very weak.
heroin grasped my soul
pitted freak, rotted flesh,
forgotten in the morgue,
just needle me to death.

© Ken Allan Dronsfield

Ken Allan Dronsfield is a published poet originally from New Hampshire, now residing in Oklahoma. He loves thunderstorms, walking in the woods at night, and spending time with his cat Willa. Ken’s new book, “The Cellaring”, a collection of 80 haunting/paranormal/weird and wonderful poems, has been released and is available through He is the co-editor of two poetry anthologies titled, Moonlight Dreamers of Yellow Haze and Dandelion in a Vase of Roses, available at His published work can be found  throughout the web and in print venues including: The Burningword Journal, Indiana Voice Journal, The Literary Hatchet Magazine,  The Stray Branch, Belle Reve Journal, Peeking Cat Magazine,  Bewildering Stories, Dark Gothic Resurrected Magazine and many others. Ken’s poetry was nominated for 2 Pushcart Awards and Best of the Net for 2016. 


Michael Marrotti is an author from Pittsburgh with a chemical imbalance and lack of patience. His writing has propagated the small press like chlamydia in Beechview. He's been faithfully volunteering at the Light Of Life Rescue Mission for the past three years now, the man believes in action.  His chapbook, FDA Approved Poetry is available on Amazon. 

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