SILENT ABSENCE

Missing you, The silent absence, The stillness, The sadness, I close doors And pretend You’re behind them, I turn out lights And imagine You’re beneath them. But The silent absence, The loneliness, The moodiness, Says so much more About the distance Now dividing us Than all the noise We ever made When you were here. […]

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TO BE HEARD AMID THE MAYHEM

Hear me roar, Here me howl, Hear me tell Tongue twisting tales Of terror and tragedy, Tense and tightly Woven in apathy, Here me roar, Here me howl, Here me cry Torrents of tears To tear through territories Too timid to ask for comfort, Too disjointed to unite minorities, Here me roar, Here me howl, […]

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THE KISS GOODBYE

I kissed you goodbye To remind us Of all that had failed, Of all that we’d missed Since we had first kissed, I kissed you goodbye For the hunger, For the itch and ache That remains unquenched, Still famished and benched, I kissed you goodbye And I held you, Body on body, With our breaths […]

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ON THE DOORSTEP

On the doorstep On the threshold The corner turns itself on me and I stand ready Waiting for the opening Waiting for the light Waiting for the release. On the doorstep At the line The path diverges on front of me, asking me to choose Waiting for the decision Waiting for the answer Waiting for […]

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ANOTHER EXODUS

Being born, We die from the life before we lived, That existence within our maker, But time transcends And towards the light we fall, Swept along with an ignorance of the future And a tire of the past, The Exodus arrives And the tunnel ends Hands engulf, Drawing us into a plebeian existence Where breeds […]

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INNER VISIONS; THE JOURNEY OF PRIDE AND GLORY

Alone now, walking away Knowing it to be forever, Alone and crying now But shedding Not only tears of pain For in crying I am cleansing, Rejoicing now, feeling strength That had too long slumbered, Alone now, but cherishing, Holding all that is mine. Alone now, slowly returning To my natural state, My own body […]

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147, ALL THAT YOU CANNOT KILL

I am the voice of the innocent Hear me, I am the voice of the frightened Fear me, I am the voice of the dead Remember me, I am the voice in your head Though you killed me. I am the blood on the floor See me, I am the blood on your clothes Feel […]

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