When Poverty Goes Hunting

After the last embers of your fire go out And the inky blackness sweeps in suddenly It becomes one with the erstwhile dancing shadows The sniffing stops And You know nothing holds it away any longer You can feel the earth tremble beneath its footfalls As it sends the hairs on the back of your […]

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The Saga of the Old Gods

In the preceding decades When we were young gods With fire in our bellies Spitting lightning Every step we took was an earthquake Every footfall a thunderclap We were Metaphysical forces beyond nature Primal With Strength unbridled The life coursed through my veins I knew it all I had it all There was nothing I […]

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Love Letters to Dandelion

This was inspired by a conversation with someone truly special They are presented as they came; the poems I You’re a phenomenon A storm to be lived through A ballad to be sung Shared But never owned II I yearn for you Like the wolf for the moon A mermaid her reflection Parallels in infinity […]

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Death of The Beautiful Boy

I’m dying I’m dying I’m dying I’m dying This resonates with me It gets harder to compose my thoughts like this I become a scattergun And With every heartbeat I inch closer to my dying day   I’m dying Because nothing makes sense to me anymore I am concussed From taking on one too many […]

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Memories. Do Not Open

It all feels familiar I know all of this with my eyes shut Because I have done this a gazillion times Old habits Dying hard Or not I hold on to the memories tight Someone said it’s because they are they only things that never change While we wizen and wither into nothingness Hmmm If […]

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Lost

I am lost Lost in things other than myself I lost myself in wholes Which were rabbit holes I had dug for myself I consorted with spirits I believed were kindred Alas They were neither kind nor red I am lost In the labyrinth of my mind Escaping the minotaur of my thoughts Crawling on […]

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