Shelter

Shelter

They pass in columns Ordered rows of chaos A stirring in their eyes Agitated by experience That loss of innocence Clouding perspective Robotic in the shuffle Despite the pain Pushing it down deep Where secrets hide Searching for light So pure like desire But it’s not here This place of mercy Shut up in their … Continue reading

A Small Death

A Small Death

A small death Shameful by nature Lost in reply Measured transgression By shadow’s breadth Such a silent song Sung by innocence A soulful dirge Captured in a blink The repertoire Absent like fall Waiting for winter A dangerous idea With sweet pretext And mortal ends Shaken loose By fragile hands Grasping to hold firm Alive … Continue reading

Vagrant

Vagrant

The grass is firm Pressed down by feet Too numerous to count Shuffling in their gait As they march Through shallow pain And deep despair On their way to me A sycophantic journey Across hill and vale Marching for change Strange validation In an oddly timed world Fractured and spent Reaching out worn hands Slick … Continue reading

Thin Line

Thin Line

If he talked to me today What would I say? Years gone by in silence As crystal clear as glass Bringing doubt and pain Coming down like rain We stand on this line Facing opposite horizons Collateral damage In this twisted game Where no one knows the rules And the joker is king Irony at … Continue reading

Nightscape

Nightscape

Saturday night descends Like stale bread and vodka To wash it down well Vibrant as sunset orange Bleeding into indigo It gets lost down alleyways Where shadows mix with light And tumble into forever When nightingales sing Loudly into the air All cold and neon-like Frightening to the naked eye The landscape shifts Revealing nightclub … Continue reading