I am

I am a man. I am a father. I am Korean. I am Asian. I am tall. I am a phantom. I am the night. I am a name. I am a name. -OM

Love

I could love your image until it shattered under the pressure of my expectation. A sea of worry and doubt rolled into this bond they call marriage. The water is always calmer in retrospect and yet when do we ever take the time to look back and appreciate the end of a weathered storm. Still…

Poetry

They think they know how to sing a word and all I hear is emotion. Garbled phrases of memories being forgotten, they do not fade fast enough into the night. People say they know poetry. That they have lived and know emotion. But can they write the death of a flame? Could their pen intertwine…

Write for Me

Write for me your pain so honestly that the paper tears from your weeping words. Write for me your truth as you see it, so that I see it. Write for me your day in perfectly created word strings that are the footsteps of your life. Write for me so that I may know you…

Stealing Hearts

Could I chain your heart to my resolve. Living with the knowledge that your action is a reaction to my inaction. It creates a quandary of the mind as we seek a middle and an end to what seems a never ending circle. Could I break your golden crown and tie you to a will.…

Hellflower

Given birth upon the back of a mistake. You shine brightly where the light has been killed. Frozen against the burning pain around you, one must wonder how you came to be here. Hellflowers carpet the floor here and give reminder to the fact that this place is for the truly lost. Their captivated beauty…

A Rose

A rose I give to you. Not as a farewell, but rather as a “I will see you soon.” I could look upon a field of the dying and the dead alike and only see you. Your beauty standing like a single rose amongst dandelions. Dare I pick it? Dare I shatter the side of…