Category: Poetry

Haiku ode to the overlords

Ungrateful overlords Seek to rule with no vision Yet they bear upon Ungrateful overlords Falsely tout their destiny Only whine and fine Ungrateful overlords Once upon a time braved truths Now they are all shine Long live true pioneers Who build others up in their place It’s time […]

Unstuck

A while ago I became unstuck.  I freed myself from my own rooted spot, To only get mired in a sinking earth.  Then I rose from the drought, To only free float and wonder what’s next. Stuck and unstuck Sticky and non-sticky What is it? I traveled to […]

Goodnight, good fellow

I let you down You died before my eyes I saw your eyes cry You didn’t understand Why didn’t I hold you? Why didn’t I cusp your face? Why didn’t I touch your hand? I’m ashamed I’m battered I’m adrift Pain killed you Pain kills me Pain inures […]

It’s ok to cry

  Forsaken and desolate, was he While others peripherally watched He sat there all alone Thinking, wondering, contemplating Melancholy permeated his heart His mind vanquished by his thoughts He sat there all alone His head propped up by his shaking hands He felt no shame He felt no […]