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Drive Away

For as long as I can remember I hated the way you drive Aggressive No respect for others You hogged the road And when others needed space You showed no compassion In all that time I somehow got nowhere You knew what was best So did I When the fork […]

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 […]

The Set Up

It was hard to swallow The words you said “You’re not getting any younger” But how old is not old enough for this to be okay Settling down But My soul is too young Love shouldn’t be just because

Who?

Through your eyes I see The reflection of a silver microphone in a black screen You said you wanted me To say something about it What was it that you wanted me to say No image on the tv gave only the sound of silence The only way I could […]

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 […]

Passing

You sigh, waiting I wonder In the day time I dream still asleep under Veil of night I’m Awake in your dreams Ethereal Your memories it seems The way you feel Delicate nebula Passing through my heart Beating supernova Nurse us back to the start When we were alive and […]

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 […]

Snapshot

If love becomes a chore This job I will love no more Deadlines become dead ends Unfinished work becomes trends The peak of my undoing, the good left undone At the top, a mountain with a view of the sun Daylight pours through the window of my soul My bedroom […]

Mistakes

I’d hear small quibble quick Voices meek, weak a little sick Wrongdoing, man is judged in his ways The fruit of his doing, the words he will say Small talks go on about Large monumental actions Unfounded and with doubt Splits a race into factions   Discrimination facing the faces […]

Dropped my Cassette

The echoes of eternity fade My broken cassette The recording that we made must we go Let voices Disappearing for Cheering dear Endearing backwards Steering Crashing gone are We still Going destination Set did you Forget forgotten are We lacking Memory wandering Wondering repeat Rewind   © The Sad Owl