The Path

TodayYesterdayAnd the day beforeI walked down a path of uncertainty Investing my time into the unknownBreathing the air that slowly killed my dream The smoke clings to my lungs as if to deprive themI gasp for airA slow death This dreamless night I’ve forgotten what the beautiful things look like. TodayYesterdayAnd the day before I…

She Leans On The Bottle Tonight

She leans on the bottle tonight Asking for a friend She has forgotten the feeling of another Tears roll down her face No one comes to help her pain She takes a drink And then another Soon the world has lost its color She leans on the bottle tonight No friend in sight Tear-stained Her…

Splendid

Thoughts of splendor wrestle with my mind And for the first time today I am happy It creeps in like a vine This happiness of mine Simply delirious I run To the hills and beyond By the the time I have caught my breath I am laughing Shouting for Joy And all those who love…

For The Cause

Repressed and beaten downDo not conform to his kinRun from his arms once moreAnd seek freedom from his crown Resist to your heart’s contentFight for the causeRun to your freedomAnd seek justice For the ones who were before you For the ones you left behind For the ones forgotten And the ones left to cry Claim your cause…

Imperfect Hero

That man there is a hero Laying down his pride Taking a long way home He has lost his lover to life’s ill-content And spent his days between a bottle and a hard place He has given up on his faith Lost his reason for living Grief breaks a man Makes him a child again…

SHHHHH

“Shhhhhh” he utteredNo more talking to the wallsMake love tonight Under the starsBeyond the valleyLet my body remember yours Before the sun risesAnd we must remember our promises Shhhhh No more talkingLips need no words when love speaks so loudly

When You are an Adult

How do I explain this feeling of despair One day here The next day gone Inconsistent in desire My sins haunt me Taking the air out of my lungs I am undone Folded under the pressure of life Is this what being an adult is like My decisions are small Growing in uncertainty Bills to…

She Prays

By no small feat, she stands alone Holding on to the promises Keeping to the faith She has prayed To the gods of old To no avail Her cries falls on deaf ears She takes her faith into her own hands Looking for gods in places left forgotten Making sacrifices on altars That was once…

I like you

I like you like the first day of spring Uncommon in the south Like the wind that decides to blow only when your hair is in place I like you like a deer’s first step Innocent and unstable in all its imagination Like rain when your depression is high And all the world feels like…

An Ocean of Feelings

Waves crash upon my desires I must bury them deep below the sand A sea of forgiveness lies before me A sharp sound races through my bones There is no peace No rest in this life I am tormented by the things I call my own A bird sings in the night As if to…