Sorrow

I've looked upon the world But never seen A single scene That would imply The truth of you and I Was more than just a dream I watched the winter swirl And looked afar Upon a star And closed my eyes And made a wish to try To end up where you are I saw, [...]

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Beholder

In vistas vast where rivers rolled And paper prayers were sweets they sold With kindest care, they give a gold Of wasted worth to crowds who cowered cold In simple shirts and blanket bare With hopeful hands and silent stares With tired tears and dire dares They bowed and begged to keep a coin of [...]

Detriment

With windows closed And thoughts reposed Where dusk to noon does oft propose An offered rose But often those Are not the honest options chose But thus, say I, Is dust to fly For what should be is lost or nigh When cost is high We often hide Where softened thoughts would ossify To sever [...]

2018

So let me try this again. I started writing this post already this morning and it turned into a poem about the new year rather than a straightforward narrative about the previous one. So what can I say about 2018? I wrote a lot of poetry. I still write a lot of poetry. At this [...]

New

So, let us have our words about the year that is no longer. Of how we were...or how we are...or how we shall be stronger. Of how we left, but thus returned Or how we never should've Of injuries we know we've earned And sad farewells to "could've" So, let us share those moments spent [...]

Ravine

With curtains pulled aside To let the sun, as if a stranger, stride Through rooms ensorcelled oft By words of once upon a time Wherein a crystal heart was held aloft Did light going pouring in To touch a countenance of paling skin That wished to pull away And rush behind the veil again Where [...]

Guilt

Waters rose like ebon tides at night to so devourAll that came beforeAll that I'd builtRushing like a landslide down the slopes of missing hoursAnd I upon the shoreWas building stiltsRoaring so like demons tearing free of the abyssCrying to be freeAnd thus reproveBarreling like boulders not a blessing could dismissAnd though I stopped to [...]