I Laugh, Alone Do you remember when Dot dot dot I fill in the blanks Left to laugh alone The smile on my face is for both of us But only I understand its sadness Yours is a plastic smile A mask It cuts deep to see you try Even deeper [...]
What does it take? Everything. All that you have. All of the time. Here I sit, trying to justify. Rationalize. Make peace And you - there. No heavy lifting. Eager to accept anything I say. I almost feel bad, If it weren't for the hole in me where those things used to go. So, I [...]
Are you a phantom? Sent to remind of me of past sins A figment of my imaginings perhaps? Here to curse and swear Are you the ghost of what could have been? What may still be? Or, are you but a shadow? Long and reaching, when light is spilled in the darkness [...]
Tattered and torn Time for a change
Solitude and independence have brought me here Alone Along the way, no questions were asked Not one And here we stand, at the edge of the cliff All the conversations we should have had pressed into this moment It is unfair to put this on me We have had a lifetime to address it You [...]
Freights full of Fright!
For the hoppin' mad this evening
Your hand on mine is like fire It warms me, reminds me of a life I knew before Before you Before this Now I know for certain the sensation is a lie The feeling burns within me It threatens to consume me with rage, with disgust I barely recognize myself, I have stooped so low [...]
The Day Moon still in dawn's glow Her mystique hints of glories past, and promises yet to come She hides in plain sight for the interested observer A mere shadow masking the true majesty of her beauty The wonder of her pocked surface Her divots and canyons shrouded in mystery To be revealed at the [...]
This is the last official weekend of summer. Get out there and enjoy it! Roll the windows down, and turn the music way up!