Category: Poetry

I Won’t Forget

Waves of memories Flood in and out Memories of histories Flood in and out I get told about my life I get told about my wife I get told about my strife I get told and told and told Waves of memories Flood out Memories of histories Flood out People talk and talk I can’t […]

Desolate

From a place I came from before A place I remember and adore To a place so dark, empty, cold Where no one leaves the same: Takes the young, takes the old Takes the weak, takes the bold Takes the happy, takes the cold Who you are is not to blame Everyone comes to this […]

The Road Not Taken

In the yellow woods, two roads diverge. One well trotted, the other untried.   Long have some stood, trying to decide between. Some took one, some took the other.   Each laid equally as fair, leading their own way into the distance. I shall be telling this with a sigh, that we regret our road […]

Never Stood A Chance

Through the hills and valleys. I never stood a chance. Through despair and agony. I never stood a chance.   The hardships I faced. The battles I charged. The mercy I was shown. The charity I showed. All for naught.   In the coldest winter days, I remained hopeful of warmth. In the hottest summer […]

The Rain

Rain pours Down the street To the drains With majestic powers   It rains for what seems to be hours I just sat watched and listened As the rain off the ground glistened Moonlight cascaded over each drop   “Maybe it won’t ever stop” I thought while looking out the window I was whisked away […]

Destination

I’ve been to hell and back I’ve been down the withering heights Where people are turned towards their smothering blights Where snakes crawl through and out their slithering lights I’ve seen the inferno Dante calls home I’ve seen it all layer by layer, not missing a single meter Where people can be seen bearing the […]

To The Humans:

The odds of being alive, in this moment right now Are slim to none, and I wonder how We allow vitrole to grow in our hearts To divide us as people into parts By race, by religion, by gender To allow these divisions grow, like a fire with tinder, Into protests, fights and wars between […]