Vivacity

Loud in my ears, quiet in my soul.Neon lights everywhere,looks like starsSquint my eyes against one,Kaleidoscope of greens, blues and yellows,mellow my soul oh ye modern inventionTic tac against these cobblestones,Peace in my heart,music in my head. Exhilaration,I spread my fingers.The world is my circus,I’m the clown.Tic tac against this asphalt,lemme make you laugh bloodyContinue reading “Vivacity”

Icarus

Icarus loved the sunFlew near her and circled her haloShe was beautiful and yellowOrange hues marked her flawsBut he loved her flawSo closer he flewJust to touchJust for her skin’s scorch “Icarus, beware the heat”But Icarus was in loveWith the skyAnd the sun that ruled itShe was powerWhat did his father knowSo Icarus moved closerBalladsContinue reading “Icarus”

What Then

What then is this love,so different from any I ever feltSo different than any that my heart kissed. What then is this emotion that draws tears,Has me walking on air,Kissing the moon,lighting with the stars. What then is this feeling that-Compulses me to sniff your neckAnd drown in your sweat. What then is this love,thatContinue reading “What Then”

The war is long over Ma

I look at my mother, and tears well. She is a warrior emerged from battle, And it sometimes saddens me that- She still wears her armour when the war is long over. I’ve watched half of her battles, Seen her on the frontline- Taking in the arrows for those behind. I’ve watched her detach them,Continue reading “The war is long over Ma”

The war is over ma

I look at my mother, and tears well. She is a warrior emerged from battle, And it sometimes saddens me that- She still wears her armour when the war is long over. I’ve watched half of her battles, Seen her on the frontline- Taking in the arrows for those behind. I’ve watched her detach them,Continue reading “The war is over ma”

Life we’ll have

Road gets smoother as we leave the city,the suburbs green and flashyHow was our life beforeHand held in yours,my dreams in your palmMy life in that knapsack on my lap“I got you”velvety smooth ringing in my earsa raft I need when I’m sinkingFarther we draw from my pastthe dirt, the tears, the povertyCloser I drawContinue reading “Life we’ll have”