After

I feel your loss Like a metronome Banging out memories Slamming metal on metal Harshly reminiscent Of how little time we had And the clashing And the clanging These noises remain Even after you’re gone They fill the silences Like nothing else can Like a nightmare On repeat in my brain Because there is no … Continue reading

Modern Man

Modern Man

It’s fascinating, really This give and take This shifting sway Masquerading as life Taking on its form These automatons Marking their time With polished metal Gleaming in the twilight Standing on the sand But never slipping And I wonder at it all This convoluted chaos Organized in a space Too small to contain it These … Continue reading

Facing East

Facing East

I am facing East Bending with the wind That blows with gale force Leading me from myself Drowning out my screams But I refuse to break This naive outlook Shockingly shattering These notions of life This broken compass Tilting Northwest Like a semi-taut wire Flapping in the breeze Lost amidst the chaos Of a world … Continue reading

When the Bough Breaks

When the Bough Breaks

When the bough breaks The squirrels scatter Skittering across To the next tree in line Hedging their bets With their form of god The rain crashes through Dancing leaf to leaf Delighting the canopy With its cadence Lightning in the air Thunder everywhere Deafening in the woods Where foxes take cover Bedraggled as they are … Continue reading

Yours

Yours

I’m in love with you Your wild-eyed stare Your flyaway hair Your caution sign Your flawed design Your controlled smile Your adamant denial Your semi-perfect hate Your tendency to wait Your monumental sigh Your singsong lullaby Your condescending tone Your love of the unknown Your backwards glance Your second chance Your conscious needs Your heart … Continue reading