Category: Poetry

If You Return

If You Return

A forged hole in my Soul Has been rubbed RawLayers peeled back,Ripped apart,Eating away at my spirit. Life sucked away in a vacuumThere is no blood left to Drain, No optimism left to Steal Good toThe last Drop Lifelong dreams dematerialize into a State of Bittersweet Collapse The bright side has crumbled, so Do not …

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Descent Into The Abyss

Descent Into The Abyss

My descent into the Abyss Began between the edge of despair and the Bridge to YesterdayWhen did I make an incorrect turn?Where did I go? My journey took me over the Edge, to float gently into a waiting Envelope of Darkness where I somehow know the locale of all things. Have I seen this all …

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City In The Hills

City In The Hills

I found a home in the City in the HillsIt called to meIt was familiar I came alone to the City in the HillsThe time had come For – me! – to begin My heart was dissolved in the City in the HillsMyself was lost Never to return I found love in the City in …

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Columbia

Columbia

One cold and damp day near Columbia, I went to see My president and my idol, both in their Final resting places. Everyone comes to see them.They are loved. My love and I were shown the Way, and then we embarked on the trek to their spaces.Marched up the path, vast fields of Death and …

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The Suspect Revolution

The Suspect Revolution

Where’s the revolution? There is no revolution It was not supposed to be televised And you’re all too busy watching television Change is a-comin’ Right around the corner from you Change got pulled over, though, by A mob of good men with great reputations But maybe this is how It was all supposed to work …

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Notes From The Guitar

Notes From The Guitar

I’m flowing on the wave of The notes from the guitar I’m surfing atop them They’re seeping into me And helping me to breathe They’re giving me back my soul It’s coming back to me It’s coming back to me Please don’t escape my grasp I don’t want to be alone again You are the …

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What The World Owes

What The World Owes

Grasp tightly to the things that life Would readily tear from your hands Because life’s not there to soothe your soul The world doesn’t owe you anything It will take, and take, and take from you But it doesn’t care about your truth It’s not supposed to It doesn’t owe you anything so Why pretend …

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Containers In Our Midst

Containers In Our Midst

I live in a box That is the human way To close ourselves to others When we feel them Becoming too unfamiliar for our tastes They don’t like us anyway I am an alien I don’t know any other way To exist; I kind of like people They can be cool When they suit my …

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Never Meet Your Heroes

Never Meet Your Heroes

Better to take my heart and Put it in a place with People that I know Places that I know Places that I call home I see you, I don’t know you, and I love you from afar, but You can’t have my heart You can have my love but You can’t have my heart …

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The Shield

The Shield

Here I am sitting Inside my solid fortress Shielded from the world and hidden From cold, cruel mankind I am loved I am chasing my dreams In my ivory tower Covered from the harshness of a Globe that preys on idealistic minds I am loved I am eager to slice into these Preconceived notions Of …

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