Closed In

Here, the journey’s end Or has it even started? Sure, now there’s a bed Large and empty like these valleys More than not wish I was dead Hung from the galley Will likely never find love, never be happy My mistakes are too many, too damning Only a few ask, I barely manage Consequence ofContinue reading “Closed In”

The Fool/ Hero’s Journey

Yesterday for tradition Saw fossils of my family, outside of Former lover’s jurisdiction. They laughed as they called me a fool, And like the fool who makes the journey to God, I bore it. I did not speak up save for matters of race. How could I describe the tasteless taste? Not the type toContinue reading “The Fool/ Hero’s Journey”

Imparting Realization

How many quotes Dead awakened folks Longed to share this gift, Blessed mystery? Wherever I go, Always within/next to me Wish I’d known then She never wanted me, just wanted men Midwest dream soon end Only my ex lover has the divine seed Continue the work, old darling Sorry I was drunk on my greed.Continue reading “Imparting Realization”

Numbered Days

My breaths are labored Punctuated by a cough. I’d started tending to the neighbors Everyone in Indiana just scoffs Meditation is the practice of death Funny thing I’d count my breath. I was dishonest to the one I loved In the name of greater from above. Now, bereft of both, My foolishness comes full circle.Continue reading “Numbered Days”

Fear of Degeneracy

I know so,e travelers who Want me to move thousands of miles away from you I’m so afraid, you don’t even know I feel apathetic, rotting in the womb All I’ve never known has been scarce (My lungs only barely seeing air) I’m afraid to rot like those minds Have you met me? Have theContinue reading “Fear of Degeneracy”

Daisy

of the Ancestral Garden I should have stayed distant, stayed ardent.. But glad to be of service I hope you’ll be happier, you deserve it. You’ll never read these words I feel Just wanted to find another one Real. I wish you well, I do. Don’t mind my pain, it’s just me, it’s not you.Continue reading “Daisy”

Decade

Aeons pass Still remember the spring air, frost melt No one left from then around now, oh well Extended Ohio family trips, no one with, no one missed Writing then as now, just to disappear later, how Teacher said this work leaves you hated and alone All the same to me, fated to die atContinue reading “Decade”

Sweet Thang

Absence The air feels as then Arizona break up dread To close and yet so far I want to be free, I’m trapped in my yard. I always looked to the sky when lost Abandon self, you’re the boss. I don’t know if or why I’d chose this I’ll have died in your arms, ifContinue reading “Sweet Thang”