Category: Poetry

What did I lose?

I know I lost something But I don’t recall what it was The pillow tried to remind me But its all a faint memory What did I lose? What have I lost?   What is there to lose? Mind sifting and drumming Reveling in unknown nostalgia Though lost, there […]

They saw right through her

  They saw right through her Their look of shame was mortifying She wanted to runaway   She felt dirty She felt quesy She felt devasted by herself   Their eyes pierced her She knew that they knew She had no words   She felt lonely She felt shame She felt […]

Paper mache heart

Fragile Crying in sleep  To the drumbeat  Paper mache heart Empty yearning Glued together parts The thrill of false bonding Unraveling a paper mache heart Hollowed-out oyster Nothing left to spill Fake laughter Sautee the paper mache heart on the grill Nothing real feels real The sky may not really be […]

Dream the monsters away

  To dream a nice dream To walk so there is sleep Sink into the pillow And suffocate through one’s aspirations     Oh to dream and to dream Each waking moment an agony Each sleeping moment an aberration Bringing pure escapist delight       To wash away […]

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 […]