Vacation, Pt. 2

So I finally
Took that
Vacation that
I was saying I
Needed to take.
The one to
Get away from
All of the
Tap-tapping rain
And the worries
In my brain.
Finally, I got
My escape.
And, truthfully,
Now that I’ve
Had my time and
Gotten my space,
I still don’t
Feel that great,
And I still can’t
Stop worrying
About every little
Goddamned thing,
And wondering
What would have
Happened if
Everything would
Have just stayed
The same as it
Was back when
I didn’t even know
That I could feel
This way.
Maybe I will just
Always feel insane,
Who knows.

Vacation (part 1)

Published by lou rasmus

Lou Rasmus is an independent author from Chicago, IL. His works are largely focused on exploring the meaning of life – or lack thereof – while the themes of love, relationships, and self-loathing are also central to many of his stories. His upcoming novel, Primrose Isle, will be his third self-published title. Grapefruit Juice, a collection of bitter poems and short stories, and DEAD RED FISH, his semi-autobiographical debut novel about a young man coming to age on a road trip with his childhood friends, are also available on Amazon.

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