Icarus

You were standing right in front of meA vision of disturbing familiarityI alone was anointed with this prophecyTo be enlightened, recalling ex livesPast existences are small hints of lightTwinges of deep longing, gone before graspingFormer living things, vacancy paints our facesDead lights dimming, collecting more empty pagesAll good drugs are used before they're rememberedLeaving behind … Continue reading Icarus

New Breath

Even at my worst, I tried making all the wrongs seem rightBut I became transparent when lifted towards the lightA fraud, a false sense of self worthI'm no more better than I dreamed ofThe taste, touch, feeling sweet muted wordsShut down behind gated lipsA beautiful passion that savors as much as it sickensI let the … Continue reading New Breath

Stranger

My memory will fade like sun-beaten window stickers Barely legible but somehow still in attendance Lurking, twisting, peeling Peeling back layers upon layers of skin Scar tissue from way back when I thought what I thought I could handle Panic attacks breaking glass in the back of my head And I wait, oh, how I … Continue reading Stranger

Apnea

From sky to earth, my defenses crumble Broken bricks hiding their hollowness An ode to man's mortal failing Is it just me or when did I become a man Youthful, long night drives Time used to feel fine like sand Whispering through trees Dancing, slipping through my hands Your hair got caught in the branches … Continue reading Apnea