Your innermost demons
shared in silence
purchase more intimacy
than any hook-up
could ever provide.
In fact, I'm quite certain
that I'm no longer in the market
for false fantasies or feigned
closeness at the expense
of my sanity.
Clarity is expensive!
Yet, in the end, it's an emotional
savings beyond measure--
I could never afford before.
I'm finally worthy of a top-shelf life,
but instead of a bottle, this new product
will have a decidedly different dwelling.
I've redeemed my coupon on a happiness
that comes in quite another sort of packaging.
My surrender has earned me
rights to a discount ticket--
a place so exclusive,
a trip so intense, that only a select
few can afford the costly fare.
I've clambered the steps one day at a time...
to an all-expense-paid journey
to Recovery Resort,
where healing is a decision and
checking out is a choice.