You used to be there egging me on when I lacked courage or singing to me when I was lonely. My + 1 at parties you never stood me up or guilt tripped me into concession. And when I left YOU for my world you never complained. Your jealousy for taxes, marriage, and a … Continue reading The voices inside my head
He spent his days defying mediocrity running marathons and hosting award lunches. Underneath the achievements he may have felt his empty heart had he given himself space to feel. But for every medal there was a feeling suppressed for it was his own averageness when allowed to grow that gave him the best prize … Continue reading Rest for the perfectionist
Donald Trump tugs on the reins of world order, walls and tariffs on someone else's dime. Green lands and green bills belong only for those bleeding stars and stripes forget about merit. A worrisome precedent for progress.
Chaos floods the drain to the sea where light pollution hides stars. and crashing waves accompany eternal darkness. Chirping birds call numbly in the cold mist while vagrants bundle in the sand as worries exile beyond the horizon and warmth blankets bones.
Frolicking I wish I were until the end of time. Instead here I lay head-high in muck and grime. A song I hope will stir these limbs of lead, ere my heart deny the volition of my head. How does a man become a boy and fist a pile of hay skip in a … Continue reading Dreams for a heavy soul
Shall we raise our glasses to sentiment uncaptured in the Hope that bygone woe fades like a spent cigarette butt? "Laugh ye scalawag, and take they wench by her handles!" Drown my emptiness with indulgence while I feign interest in your bravado, twiddling my fingers in pockets of CHANGE and find meaning in … Continue reading Slithering Whispers
Who can say how the palm frond will fall wrapped delicately around a stone fountain like the outstretched arms of the sistine chapel. Anymore who can say how the market will turn, whether Apple will rise or facebook will fall like the ebb and flow of the ocean's tide. I lay reclined at … Continue reading Fateful Coincidences