driven down a path of self-destruction backed into a corner of despair breathing not alive just simply moving going through the motions and trying not to care
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falling behind in the race to relax cinnamon burning peach flavored leaves in my cup mind is corrupt full of hesitation fingers frozen blanks pages taunting inspiring songs spinning on repeat failing to motivate or rejuvenate hurry up and wait
it’s kind of disturbing how everything we do comes back to haunt us chasing us through dreams causing scenes and break ups and accidents that crash through our defenses and mock the flimsy walls we’ve set up to keep us locked in over and over we seek to deny...
world is shaking walls are crumbling nothing i can do stand my ground hold my guard up pretend i don’t see you time is slipping backward getting lost in memory unbreakable bonds are beginning to choke me sever these chains that hold us close together emancipate me
bats books and biscuits chilling in my belfry overlook the town that caused all my misery rejection of my confession because i’m not pure plotting restitution ignoring the solution in which there is no pain
yawning abyss barely contained inside howling emptiness won’t be denied narrowly defined this prickling behind my eyes walk in caution slither around in disguise battle with destiny curse and weep over fate
i’m so grateful for every bridge i’ve burned the streams i jumped across the scars that i’ve earned every single fire was a lesson that i’ve learned the best place to reside is here in my own skin this flesh brown and stretched is a prize in itself
open my eyes to blue skies beating heart and thoughts of revolution burn the blood of dragons sip a little tea that’s colored green with lemon and ginseng and clean my ankh ring laughin’ and thinkin’ they know nothin’ about me cuz my TV don’t get channels of stupidity
crimson tide that ebbs and flows bringing cold and pain rocket flares and crystal stairs memories of acid rain drops of foam that kiss the ground and form a wounded path
unrivaled undefeated never losing never beaten such perfection rarely seen outside of epic fantasy strength gained from loss courage raised in fear
i read a book about revolution listened to some drums burned some incense raised my fist tapped my feet and waited for the change to come Written at 11:18 pm on 2012-4-1 when I realized it was April and therefore poetry month. Poem a day challenge, here I come!...