“She”

Though she crack, though she splinter under pressure, She knows how to hone her soul. And so breaking her bones will just supply her with sharper teeth. With murder in your mind, You left her alone with the wolves But she’s kind to dogs Knows a lullaby to sooth the hungry Jaguar By night sheContinue reading ““She””

Naani, Katauta, and Sedoka

From the Author I’ve been inspired lately to experiment with other forms of poetry. I tried, reader- I really tried to touch into the recognizable, like a Sonnet or Limerick, but damn, do I despise incessant rhyme. Anyways; I’ve included some basic information on the forms I’ve listed below, as well as my first impressionContinue reading “Naani, Katauta, and Sedoka”

Pining for the Whole World

The truth appends to my open soul I’ve known I’ve known I’ve known If you flick out your tongue- Thoughtfully, carefully You can taste the violence in the air With undertones of grey dream You can taste all our intents Dispersed in entropy. I’ve seen you I’ve seen you I’ve seen you I’ve watched andContinue reading “Pining for the Whole World”

Bedrock

This is the beginningI’m starting something new from the bedrockThough it aint nothing fairytale like a clean-break;From what broke off of meA broken ego remainsBut these jagged stonesThis mud and bileI’ll pound them downAnd grind them on my teethTill there aint no difference between the bile and meI’ll set an altar to God hereAsk HimContinue reading “Bedrock”

Plea from the son that Grieved the Holy Spirit

I am not a good man. Nor am I wise. Or strong. But still, Don’t let me fizzle out… I have hated my neighbor. I have hated myself. I have hated the life that you gifted me. But still, Please don’t hate me… It’s a fool’s prayer, I know, Adonai. But I’ve loved you sinceContinue reading “Plea from the son that Grieved the Holy Spirit”

The Wise-Man’s Dilemma

FROM THE AUTHOR *First things first- sorry about the formatting- WordPress is unkind to the text-alignment needs of we poets, but I felt the alignment was important enough to make sacrifices in order to reflect. Hopefully I’ll find a way to represent this more cleanly in future posts!* The way that the human synapse worksContinue reading “The Wise-Man’s Dilemma”