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”

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”

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”

night petrichor

Lightning I heard say smell is sense closest to memory, your persistence Saturday night may air heavy rain dark storm not anyone around I play games again to shut my mouth reminded of 5 years and a deep love ago similarly not anyone and on my own looking, longing to die before your throne nowContinue reading “night petrichor”

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”

Ghost Ship Victory Lap

Its waters Full moon then, New moon now I’m just dying, pls don’t have a cow. What could you do, anyhow? No life comes from your mouth. My shadow wouldn’t listen anyway My shadow loves death’s display. I want out of this world. I will not go back, I get love, not enough. You GladContinue reading “Ghost Ship Victory Lap”

So it goes

So it goes, Another waste of a storm. Another loner gone by mo(u)rn. Glad I never wasted my love On a hapless scorn. So it goes, A waste of suffering for One Nobody knows. Returned to see friend or foe, Binned off as only Ryan knows. Thanks for your painful honesty, So it goes. AnotherContinue reading “So it goes”