Category: Poetry

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]