A detailed account of self-loathing
by Ahojus Zaid


Crushed Soul is a look inside the mind of a self-destructive man as he loses all hope. Emotionally raw, violent, and profane, this is not a book for the easily offended. Over sixty separate pieces across 4 sections range from Bukowski-esque minimalist poetry to transgressive flash fiction.


A different excerpt appears here every day of the week.

Everything But You

I miss the warmth of skin
the scent of hair
the sound of breath
but I don't miss you.

I miss the little touches
hugs and kisses
terms of affection
but I don't miss you.

I miss the fingers
holding hands
and little silly things
but I don't miss you.

I miss having a reason to live
but I will

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