I said this would be a pause A time to gather myself To heal from the years To work on myself To finally breath But I’ve been stuck here too long Outgrown this place Held onto the pieces no longer there And it’s felt more like a permanent hiatus Then I would like
The gaze is blotted in places red To peer through hollow doorways Knowing souls, and those with thin standing With their heart and with their world To receive split mirages of words Double lives behind double eyes Do not know when their mouth moves In tandem with sour beings To speak of the devil withContinue reading “Like Rosemary and Thyme”
Bitterness is the taste of the words you sayTo announce your opinion like the world’s seas split for youLike the skies open their shining grace Onto the swirl of your skullLike the sweetness, melting candy sweetIs in the blasphemy that decorates the corners of your mouthAnd did you feel the weight of mountains move beneathContinue reading “Shut your mouth, unkindly and truly yours”
Weakness is the shallow bruises Pale beneath the facade of your character; It is in the way the cruel smirk you wear Cannot hide beneath your tears And the way it stretched uncontrolled, manically thin When you hurt me And weakness is the depth of your soul Unable to carry the wisp of truth TheContinue reading “Weakness”
I have not enough words For too many words That I struggle to say.
If the sea could speak, it would weep Ships capsize all the time People wash away to far-away places, two rungs on the ladder Coffins rip from the ground Hurricanes marry the wind and sky For the bottom of sea, dark and black Wishes for the kisses of day’s sunlight Clouds that spin the needleContinue reading “Eye of the Storm”
Childhood days Are like feathers in the wind Sticky to touch Bees with honeyed legs And birds with crooked eyes Broken sidewalks and abandoned houses Nostalgia slipping through time Yesterday, yesterday Too far away
We are told kindness kills In the depths of war In the tumult of regimes fallen In the ash of split minds, bodies We are told kindness is how we should be In archaic, sterile Christianity In twisted public opinion In news fake, confusing, unknown We are told who is evil From corporations spitting acidContinue reading “Unkindness”
Forget the way it hurts, Dust and whispers, That pain fades away To be happy again.
Cataracts are stars dying from age Far-flung in misty skies Circling around in reefs of solitude And quiet from the silent echo And it is the quiet, quiet, silent nothing To have words dissipate like a thin breeze Feelings to burn numb, curling for warmth Float on winged light to peer through the veil ToContinue reading “The Toll”