Perplexing Dreams

Not sure how to make sense of the things I have seen Even if they were only in my dreams Scenes that left marks in my waking hours Didn’t know that sleep phase had such power The places I saw as I quietly slept Years later they reintroduced themselves Not sure how this could be CouldContinue reading “Perplexing Dreams”

Work…in….Progress….

At this present moment, my thoughts have to be stilled as much as possible. Uncontrolled, they will wrap around emotions and anchor me to a place of questioning. This is a dark, frustrating place. It doesn’t feel productive, which can pave the way to pain. Pain is a path well worn. My footprints show inContinue reading “Work…in….Progress….”

Looking Back

All that time I was fooling myself Thought I understood but really did not have a clue Attempting to fulfill a teenage vision of what love in action is My eyes opened to seeing love without pain It promotes a peace without having to convince another Not really wanting to get into the specifics but ReflectingContinue reading “Looking Back”

I can’t do this alone

A kid with concrete tears. Hardened by the streets.. Not numb.. Only refusing to put his guard down.. Vulnerability is not an option. It’s the choice between suicide or remaining a soldier.. The tragedy of residue from decisions made by others.. Father. Unknown. Sibling. None. Mother. Addict. Prostitute. Jobless. The symbol of a vision takingContinue reading “I can’t do this alone”

Gasping Underwater

Silence is a prison/ Only method of escape is through a pen/ Temporarily/ Inside are screams and struggles demanding release/ Outside it’s cool, calm, and utter peace / Confused as to where to find the key/ But constantly in search, longing to be free/ My reality feels like I’m at the bottom of a pool/Continue reading “Gasping Underwater”