Life’s Roadmaps

Three seconds old your first breath cold and sterile the hands that touch you are covered in latex; in a naked cry you came into the world. Five years old your worries are simple; your favorite color, the playground swings at recess, the monsters hidden in your closet, under your bed. Now you are thirteen,…

Drive

Look at me, my body is a curved road for your soul to drive through demanding speed and agility causing exhilaration to pump in your veins. Feel me, my skin is a dangerous road beneath your tires feel their thread on the surface as you shift into gear Feel the adrenaline as you take each…

Perpetual

For how long will our love burn for? Tell me the longevity of it, this love affair we have. It is my food, my breath, my water. It is the gasoline to my drive I am wrapped in its beauty. It is exquisite, elegant and succulent It is the sugar in my coffee I crave…

The Night

Another night has fallen on me, I feel it’s weight on my small body It’s darkness drapes over me it covers my mouth, it suffocates me. And though I still live I feel lifeless as night takes me to its deep dungeon and rips away in my sleep the hopes that I have left my…

My Universe

There is that feeling again like I carry the emptiness of the world inside of me Spatial voids accumulating one by one inside my chest Darkness, silence, death… ____________________________________________ Look into my eyes, look into the abyss. So vast, and black, you will see nothing. The black will swallow you whole Become part of my…

Gravity

I am up in the clouds thinking about you Gravity has failed me, I drift with the wind current Just wondering Dreaming like dreamers do I am floating without control Gravity has failed me, soon I will be lost And I’m wondering Dreaming like dreams do You were suppose to catch me as I came…

Ocean Wave

How long does it take for ocean waves to reach their journey’s end? I am an ocean wave that is tossed by the strong wind, the currents beneath me push me on towards the shore. I am pulled and stretched over the dark waters that lay underneath, I do not know what monsters are waiting…

The Days

The days run over me like horses… and I wonder if my life will ever change, if the love that I seek will ever find me if my heart will ever be filled again. Their strong and robust legs kick me… and realization kicks in: I may forever travel like a lost soul around the…

If Only

If only it was like before Simple, easy, natural It was like breathing Something that came by instinct. If only it was like once ago So much happiness and love Our thoughts could be shared without penalty Our minds were always the same. A fog has fallen over our love, It swallowed it made it…

Let Me

Let me hold you like a promise a glass one, much more delicate, I will not break it, I know you are not shatter-proof. I will make a home for you in my arms, I will build pillars to support your dreams as you sleep in my embrace at night. Let me keep you like…

Depend On You

Teach me to depend on you a host to a parasite, be my life support be the ground in which my roots grow be the air that I, as a necessity, breathe. Nurture a symbiotic relationship with me be the strong one, I will be the weak protect me under your shadow be the light…

Inner Fight

There it comes, I can hear it calling a fiery need that beckons me to comply burning, aching, wanting. It gallops towards me, flooding my mind blinding judgements that tell me otherwise persistent, insisting and demanding. I feel it nagging at my core, becoming burdensome, an exquisite heat I must ignore maddening biting temptation. It…