Permanent

Silence amplified A light goes out across the state The last it'll ever see Breathing in cigarette smoke Still cleaner than the air No tears, no sorrow, nothing The emptiness of one's own truth Surrounded by lies Strung out city lights black out the sky No point in looking north No point at all One … Continue reading Permanent

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

Gravity

As our feet fumble to find their footing, we get out of bed today. Not hopping, not skipping, not jumping to make that morning coffee. We check to see if the sun still rose, like everyone on social media said it would. It did. Much to our dismay. The dark days sometime seem more comforting … Continue reading Gravity