Buoy Boy

With each channel you surf You miss a wave of life Your board a couch cushion Far past excitement, to calm waters Here the water may seem deep But shallow becomes your existence Your growing belly keeps you anchored You become a tethered buoy Most don’t know your purpose Except those brave enough to sail […]

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Abnormal America

Darkness embraces the earth After another day of spilled blood The stars the only glimmer of light They are too distant to realize The endless mourning of the parents Their silent tears will create a storm With more fury and rage than he May the rain they bring soak his body Drown him in the […]

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Him

When every second feels like lies Masked with kisses and sweet goodbyes His perfect presentation a clever guise Letting go of the lows, holding onto highs   The taste of molasses tainted with deception Sweet and savory, rapturous reception Slow decay of teeth like visual perception Realizing the mask of sweetness is misconception   Truth […]

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Time Foolery

Beyond the limits of time we exist Yet time is a concept we can’t dismiss Worried and stressed of time we’ve missed Happiness in the now, unable to persist   Who shall clock time when we’re disembodied Detached from the career distressfully lobbied After you’ve sent your last e-mail carbon copy The woeful years as […]

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Easter’s Hop

The hippity hops on my Easter Day Hipness of Aunties who still slay The jolly hops of lagunitas beer Smiles of love and family cheer As nieces gamble their luck for candy Men sit on the porch drinking brandy All the ladies chit chat and giggle Speaking of each little ones wiggle Chocolates, cookies, and […]

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Utopia At Last

Stripped of her own flesh by his gaze He leaves her as a bony fragile skeleton Brittle boned by years of constant friction She is vulnerable only to those of like kin And then he moves in silent as a soft wind Carrying her sweetly, bone clatters of nerves Careful not to fracture her body […]

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American Puppeteer

We the modern people of this universe Offered a world of good and the obverse An unpredictable landscape to traverse Our human nature, the ultimate curse   The good, the bad, the ugly becomes blurred Confused voices fall upon deaf ears, unheard Triumph in greed is the most preferred Only few pure in intention are […]

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