Autumn

I grow weary this time of year Sick of the fanfare The richness in the air I watch people walk by Trailing their ill-forgotten deeds behind them Wishing for a season of change Playing pretend Twirling in a sea of uncertainty Oh kismet Call it fate Destiny Or the divine Fall comes once again Waking…

This Feeling of Defeat

My anger rages within me Screaming against the wind Trembling Shaking Taking control I want to feel again To live within the world of the unknown To strive To run above the clouds But I can’t My wings are broken And my heart is weak How do I fly with this feeling of defeat?

To Sylvia

On the 27th of October the poet Sylvia Plath would have been 87 had she not killed herself. I choose to celebrate her life and mourn her passing. This is a poem for her. My eyes have gotten tired of the light That must have been how you felt When night came and nothing changed…

Those Kind Eyes

I want to protect the innocent of your smile Those kind eyes Triumphant lies Twisted words leave no wounds Harsh truths Tough love Look me in the eyes and tell me why How? Does the world keep spinning when you’re no longer smiling? 

My Love Is Tactile

My love is tactile Clinging to the roof of your mouth life peanut butter Suffocating It wants to be felt To connect Consume Oh it festers Like an old wound that has yet to heal My God, my love It takes my breath away And then yours If I were to describe it Poisonous, would…

Unrequited Love

I want to feel the romance of a lonely soul To kiss lips that hate the touch To hold a hand that wants nothing to do with me If I screamed I love you Your down cast eyes would never look my way Unrequited love Painful rejection I’m stuck in this place of hope and…

My Life Is A Dark Room

My life is a dark room Be careful where you walk Whisper less you wake my demons Be mindful of your speech  Whithered thoughts  Make less of a person  Than fears do  Tell me now  What do you seek in my darkness  What do you hope to gain My life is a dark room And…

Amidst The Noise

Amidst the noise I hear it still A whisper in the wind A voice beckons me to the end To say good bye once more To die in a state of disbelief Oh I wish To feel once more To touch a lover’s warmth To live beneath the sky To rejoice in the beauty of…

Hush

Hush now I pray you tell me Where do I go from here this desolate place Hold my heart together with a string of words Lies better left unheard Oh pity me Pity you! Venomous words Lie on my tongue Forget-me-not  As if I were a good memory A pleasant thought  A distant dream Oh…

Letters to God

How do I begin to render my heart free of sin? Must a confession be made or a sacrifice? I have waded in the water for far too long It has grown cloudy with dust If I wrote you a letter would write back Answering my call and accusations If I told you I was…