Stranger

My memory will fade like sun-beaten window stickers Barely legible but somehow still in attendance Lurking, twisting, peeling Peeling back layers upon layers of skin Scar tissue from way back when I thought what I thought I could handle Panic attacks breaking glass in the back of my head And I wait, oh, how I … Continue reading Stranger

Salt and Smoke

Look into the eyes of god Windows to the bold You are a wildfire As good as gold Belonging to the flowers Sparked by your own modesty I have so few dreams And you, far too many A punch in the gut A kick in the teeth What do you do When you think of … Continue reading Salt and Smoke

Apnea

From sky to earth, my defenses crumble Broken bricks hiding their hollowness An ode to man's mortal failing Is it just me or when did I become a man Youthful, long night drives Time used to feel fine like sand Whispering through trees Dancing, slipping through my hands Your hair got caught in the branches … Continue reading Apnea