Rain Upon Me

Rain upon me your discontent, your hatred, your emotion. I dance amongst the falling cruelty with my eyes closed and head back. Catching droplets of conviction in my mouth, I savor the taste of humanity for a second and then spit it out. I stroll past dead paintings with moving images and feel a closer…

Color by Number

You predefine where I can draw a line. Or tell me how to write a rhyme. But you cannot choose the color of the day. You tell me what goes with what. If I am silly or acting a nut. But a question I have if I may? Who has the final say on matters?…

Painted Sadness

I draw lines of remorse upon my flesh and collect puddles of life on the floor. They reflect the image of a man in a moment, a moment that is winning. Strangled by the here and now, we seek release from ourselves. Peeling back our flesh to understand the pain, it is not about the…

Midnight Rain

Raindrops falling from above, give their souls up with a splash upon my windowpane. Selling their lives for my visual appetite, how selfish am I? And still the angels weep for joy and sorrow and cause the sparkling showers that come at inconsistent hours. For who can place consistency on the hearts of man. Not…

Falling Pearls

My dreams bounce out of my reach like falling pearls as they hit the floor. Reality of the moment gives them an extra bounce and makes them seem jubilant as they scurry out of my sight. Neither a wave, nor a nod in farewell… simply vanishing like so many other dreams before. Where do you…

Original Me

There is no one like me in the world. I am original me. Guess what? You are original too! In a world where we are continuously seeking to stand out in some way people all too quickly forget that they are as original as original can be. We all have something worth sharing and that…

Tear Drops

Tear drops on an open flame burst into final life. A single second of satisfaction for a lifetime spent in creation. Born of a quickly evaporating thought, you are the product of emotion. And with a blink of action you are gone. A tear drop on open flame. -Opinionated Man