Wastrel of Consequence

Wastrel of Consequence You knew the world was rigged against you But nonetheless, you did your best to overcomeAnd when nothing changed, you blamed the weather It did not stop your world from crashing Nor your heart from breaking into piecesAnd yet you blamed another still in your ignorance The years it took for you to realize…

Volcano of Emotion

Volcano of emotion I have found most Emotions hide underThe surface of ourSouls before it takesHold of me eruptingLike an angry volcanoIn mid-winter splendor

Universe in Limbo

Universe in Limbo How fast does it take for a nebula to spell out the letters of your name?I lay awake asking myself these questions, waiting on a call that didn’t come.I should have given up the first time or the second you realized I was too much. Does the Universe understand the way to…

Tormenting my dreams

Tormenting my dreams They haunt me still Like lost memoriesThese dreams of mineBring me your hope And entwine me Lies  I used to dream of youOf love and desireBut now my dreamsAre just nightmaresWaiting to haunt meLies You once made me smileIt was a joke of some sortI chuckled, and I snortHolding on to the laughterI wish…

An Ode to the Year That Ends

I used to think I understood timeKnew the direction in which to turnWatched the clock change its hours But now, that the year has endedI begin to believe, time is still a mysteryStill, the thing I wonder most about Sure, I can’t rewind and try againI can’t undo the love I have lostOr the hate…

Rebellious tranquility 

Like rain falling on a Wednesday morningThe urge to rebel rises like smoke from a fireWithout warning, it leaves me, floating about Lost memories refusing to remain lost foreverA rebellion starts in my bones before it overtakes meMade of the wishes of those who knew me best Has a rebellion ever felt this peaceful?

A Prodigal’s Return

A Prodigal’s Return Returning has never been so hard The gifts. The cheer. The laughter. I feel as if I don’t belong here.

Ordinary soul for sale

Ordinary soul for sale I must have closed my eyes at the signLooked away and doubted what stood before meMy soul was for sale, and it was ordinary Not great and wild like a wolfNot free and loud like a birdBut ordinary as if to discredit me  There must have been a mistakeI live my…

Naked Eyes Hold No Truth 

Naked Eyes Hold No Truth I cover up my eyes Blinded by the lightHiding from your liesSheltered by the night I suppose this is my recompense. My redemption and salvation This is my consequenceOf seeking revelation  Eyes left naked Mind left rawSoul left wastedHiding from the law This misery in my chest I wish I had never hidden you from…

The luxury of a moment of your time

The luxury of a moment of your time Give me a dull stone, and I will tell you of its originGive me a pretty flower, and I shall tell you of its roots But if you give me silver and gold, I have no place for such thingsA world covered in luxuries does not touch the…