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Clothes in the Dryer

I tried For a long time Cried A loss of mine Everyday I read the labels and their instructions You and I pulled by cables at first introductions The fabric of my favorite tee shirt Was now less tightly woven than my heart strings We laughed and smiled a flirt […]

Morning Countdown

Lavender Lavender Lavender The smell of her a reminder of how only in memories I will find her Time blurs the images of those times and as I age I grow blinder All life has a destination preset but on a different timer Some countdown on clocks; others in sands […]

A Walk in The Dark (Act II)

Peeling bark and newborn cries Concealed in the shame of her lies Screams Far off the wolves howl high Into the moon new life nigh Bloody Messes of her life she still tries To no avail fails, a roll of the die Murder Hands hold cold corpses twin lives Sink […]

A Walk in The Dark (Act I)

Skin sheen glisten in the moonlight Soft dove no peace uptakes flight Leaves Forest flourish orchids in the night Darkest beasts hide fear holds tight Fallen Porcelain maiden white dress with skin light Tears fall blurr ponds both eyes lose sight Never Escaping feelings those who lose the will to […]

Origin

Old man grows senile Can’t remember his name Lost for quite a while Wandering from where he came He swears he knew He was once born too No can’t remember that either He continues to wonder

Cynical Editor

Untimely undone Redacted finally retracted It hurts To play off the edge and fall Is the worst Why is it so bad to bounce off of the words Of those you admire, everything that you’ve heard It’s true A cynic that limits their humor to curs What life is that […]

Short Breath

The way. The veil of clouded vision I can’t. Find the light within, and I stop. For just a brazen moment We stop. Myself and time itself Let go. Take a breath, it will be okay. I know. To think we thought it would work out It won’t. Not even […]

Hearts of Time

Blackened bark in a disparate forest Where the hearts of the unrequited hang like fruit Tied by a noose that could not forget Ropes of memories created this cemetery Fairly but far Screams in the distance As blood fed the soil below No monsters here No fear Only the disdain […]

The Shade

The opportunity finds itself Wilting, fading to gray Never here to stay I failed to seize the day And watched it slip away Just out of reach Where the rays of sun gleam And I close my  eyes to sleep In a shade of dreams The cutrains close and open […]