Category: Poetry

Can you give me your hand now? 

  It may seem daunting Like everything is dark Everything is dismal Pulling you in deep Imprisoned in a dungeon Certainty is dead And time delayed Tired and disturbed Nothing feels doable Toxicity fully draining Looming residual danger Nothing seems digestible But it’s just a moment In a […]

Your demons still haunt me

Came so close to letting it out Freeing myself from your demons Liberating my consciousness     So close But your demons still haunt me Your secrets still occupy my container     I need a roundabout A well-intentioned beacon To steel me against the conscienceless     So […]

Break the breakers

  There’s no way to escape the truth Even when we lie to ourselves Our truths linger in the precipice Our lies bleed onto our conscious   The truth’s hangover is deep Waves of guilt pushing out the venom Crying only brings more pain Nose to the bowl […]

A day of reckoning 

Your insecurities shouldn’t dull my shine Your rooted nature shouldn’t blunt my speedforce Your unearned arrogance shouldn’t quiet my gifts Your loud, boorish nature shouldn’t eclipse my refined soul Your outdated views, shouldn’t overwhelm my nuanced perspective  And I am here to tell you that they won’t  I […]

I dream of dreaming

I just want to dream Find joy in my inner thoughts Find comfort in a bowl of chunky soup  Hem a most awesome sail I want the perfect dream To cast a far thought with wide reach To trigger an avalanche of good humor Flex a most powerful […]