Category: Poetry

Pocketful of Posies

To play and have a wonderful day. Childhood came and went away. Days of hurt, days of wonderful play.   Like we all stand on a merry go round, going round and round, Still searching for what we already found. No secret paradise away from our searching pair of eyes.   Through our rose tinted […]

A Parallel Universe

In a parallel universe, everything is perfect. No pain, no suffering, no hurt, no hungering. In a parallel universe, everyone loves one another. No rage, no fighting, no pride, no disagreeing. In a parallel universe is: A curse where we do not grow, A curse where we do not develop. In our universe, we are […]

Inktober Day #22: Ghost

Ubi sunt qui ante nos fuerunt or where are those who were before us?   I drop my knee to this hardened earth, reach out and lay my hand upon your grave. I couldn’t believe you were pulled from the blackened hearse, slowly tears begin to fall that I just couldn’t stave.   Thoughts of […]

Ildsjel

Ildsjel – 1. A fire soul. A fire burns, A fire burns so bright. A warm color of red and orange. Where there is darkness, the fire illuminates. Where there is fear, the fire leads. Where there is unrest, the fire calms. A fire burns, inside of you. A fire burns, inside of me. Days […]

The Man at Sea

As a kid I always looked towards the sea. A fondness of water and dreams of what to be. Maybe a captain of a ship out to explore and see. Those days are all long past and just a memory.   As an adult I always look towards the land. An ideology that separates me […]

Where the Sidewalk Ends

Inspired by: Shel Silverstein’s work by the same name, “Where  the Sidewalk Ends” There is a place where the sidewalk endsAnd before the street beginsAnd there love and courage mends what hate createsAnd there hope and sacrifice defends what hate debatesAnd there truth and honesty amends what hate narratesTo cool the societies trends Let us […]