New Breath

Even at my worst, I tried making all the wrongs seem rightBut I became transparent when lifted towards the lightA fraud, a false sense of self worthI'm no more better than I dreamed ofThe taste, touch, feeling sweet muted wordsShut down behind gated lipsA beautiful passion that savors as much as it sickensI let the … Continue reading New Breath

Portrait

one life bleeds into another the different masks i wear find each other now all transparent i stand at the precipice of what created man no god, no devils, just us at the end of our rope a blinding perspective we're all alone everything i thought i was slipped through my fingers and fell like … Continue reading Portrait

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

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