The Deafening Hiss: A Journey to Insanity – HHSSSSS

HHSSSSS - Spectre of the Brocken

Strike that percussion, turn it up to ten – HHSSSSS,

the feedback loop scalped a ticket and stands in line.

Owl’s screech,

normalize the cochlea. 

A hiss that is gradually present, 

faint at first, 

now persists.

A non-returnable damaged auditory imprint.

A constant ten kilohertz ring, 

can slowly escort a man to insanity.

With a resounding sweet kiss, 

then a hiss,

all the way to his resting place.

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Ran Kime Writer
Ran Kime, a writer, poet, musician and recluse from New Hampshire, crafts abstract stories, flash fiction & poetry that probe the psyche. His collections include “Spectre of the Brocken: Halo for the observer” and “Way Past Tipsy & Other Silent Cries for Help”.