I Have Stopped

I have stopped looking for perfection in the soul of another Stopped breathing the same air you call sacred I have stopped this walk of shame I have stopped looking for fulfillment in the world Stopped laughing at the things that were yours To myself, I dare not say a lie The wounds are deep…

Life Update

The last time we spoke it was June, I wrote a poem or two and then all darkness came to render my life a mediocre existence. For the silence, I am sorry. It was never my intention to disappear. I think I am better now, or maybe not. I can no longer tell the difference…

Life

Life was never explained in simple words No hellos and goodbyes Areas of grey That was life  It was uncertainty  The color blue  That was life  A hue that had too much to do It was complex, yet simple  It was love with sprinkles of hate  Taking the good and the bad  Wrapping it in…

My Redemption

On rainy days When the sun has gone away Like a flower without water I wilt It may be my guilt that has made me this way Forgiveness Is something I can never earn My redemption is at hand All I seek is a salvation Which saves me from myself I wish to be whole…

Withered Dreams

Withered dreams lay at my feet In puddles of hopeless dreams When I step closer, they struggle away As if I were a disease I see them in the alleyways And across the street In empty shopping malls Where two paths meet And if I were to approach They’ll growl and hiss At my slightest…