The universe dashboard

Past the stars I see warning signals flaring in the universe’s dashboard In 3, 2, 1 Nukes drop on impoverished streets and as far my eyes can see all is empty No sign of anything resembling life Bouquet of daisies stuffed in rifles Bullseye on every target giving away sweet goodbyes Words of caustic nonsense […]

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Try and stop me

This is one of the poems from my 3rd upcoming Chapbook. Even though this is written in first person this is an unnamed narrator I created after looking at an photo. The “I” in this piece is not me, but it can apply to me and many others. They say all good things must come […]

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Downfalls

Something turned love into ego And somewhere ego turned love into nothing Some waste their sunsets on people who leave them by sunrise Drama equals downfalls People say a lot, so I watch what they do I’m sick to my soul with a disease called overthinking and cures have been futile in my lifetime Know […]

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Do not disturb

Always hope, but never expect From conception to our demise It should be no surprise that we all grow through what we go through Anyone can love a rose but it takes a lot to love a leaf We take the exuberant gifts of life over everyday simplicity There are no trophies for being a […]

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Don’t make me regret it

Fall in love with your problems Maybe they’ll leave you too It’s become strenuous to starve my distractions in order to feed my focus but it must be done Many succumb to the withdrawal of familiar desires And it’s funny how they try to move on but at the same time, hold on The world […]

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Once it’s all over

Silence falls suddenly And fog shrouds a friendship My hands are covered in splinters from gripping onto the final brittle straws Our loudest words lost in a thunderstorm Searching for ways to reconcile the blaring drama, As a new day begins Sunshine beams my focus onto Snakes in the grass caressed by deceit, Entering the […]

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