Liquid Glass

I cannot see the light as I stare into the night. I stretch out my hand and rest it on a prayer. It flutters beneath the failing strength of my belief. Bottled hope is sold within buildings of sand and stone. Beacons of guidance that shine with splendor… blinding the very ones that approach on…

The Death of Poetry

I stand before an open grave. Charred remnants of forgotten phrases lay upon a coffin of white. I long for what is held within… what I must do without from now on. Poetry is dead. I cannot find her hand in the dark without the help I so desperately need. I yearn for it, but…

Dreams and Goals

I have dreams and goals like everyone else. I ponder these as I type through the tired and push myself towards the task at hand. Would it be easy to simply lay back and appreciate what I have accomplished so far, absolutely, but that would not be me. That has never been me. Goals are…

Remember me

He writes to be remembered. Not as a great man or even as a success. Instead he simply wants the world to know he did live once, that perhaps he mattered to someone. Obligations hang like apples, I adorn my limbs further with memories like ornaments. Some sparkle and glow offsetting the orbs of darkness…

Fire

I stoke the fire to light the pyre. Feeding emotion from human devotion, conflict is found without a frown. Sticks and stones they come for my bones. Who knows, my phone knows. It vibrates the same but never a ring. I silence the world. -OM

Murder Me

Murder me with a dagger of physical anger. Beat your chest and take comfort in the fact that you have a cause. How does the weight of that banner feel while you balance it against your large ego? A giant of a man standing so small on social media. Crying to the wind because no one else…

Robin Williams

Rest in peace you funny man. Release your troubles of this world and know that you will be missed. There are those that understand where you once were and are therefore happy to see you escape from despair. Know I where you now rest? No… I do not, nor do I care to guess. I…