Tag Archives: AmWriting

But Here We Are

We stand on ledges. Lost in the horizon. Caught between beauty And despair. Holding back rivers. Damming up the ocean in ourselves. We don’t want to be seen like this. But here we are. We forget We are beautiful. Passionately, … Continue reading

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Cigarettes and Cages

Riding the current, She was electric. Ungrounded. A catastrophe in the making. A never waiting Dream catcher Hot on the tail Of shooting stars Trailing Across the night sky. She burned bright, Until she burned out. A flame gutted by … Continue reading

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My Dear Sweet Sarah

She feels helpless. Watching him swallowed up In chronic pain Caused by a condition Coded into his DNA. She sees him Pushing past his boundaries. Heaping upon himself Greater pain than is necessary, And she stands helpless. She wants nothing … Continue reading

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From A Foundation of Fear

I will not engage you from a place of fear. Believe me, I know fear and anxiety better than I know myself; Mostly because I have known them longer. But, I cannot and will not engage you from that place … Continue reading

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They’re Killing Her

They’re screaming again. He and her on the verge of trading blows; Standing on the razor edged mouth Of a volcano Bubbling, Boiling, Begging to erupt. She drowns helplessly in a sea of blankets Weeping rivers and ghosts, Wanting more … Continue reading

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Vampire

Last Friday I wrote and recorded the following poem. I hope you enjoy it.    

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Beautiful

She is sunset and moon rise. A haunting jazz melody Played at the end of the world. The gentle snare snap Holding back Hell. Making those demons think twice Before laying hands on her family. The magnetic pull Keeping me … Continue reading

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