Marionette

It makes no sense, at least to me Strings are pulled haphazardly Never knowing why, or when A tale to tell, but there’s no pen Rhyme and reason, both absent And yet the cruelty won’t relent Overstaying welcomes Like letters that are never sent A dictator, yes it’s true It controls me, and controls you … More Marionette

Fitting In

Squares in squares, circles sit, triangles are full of it They all know just what they are; defined, described, a shooting star They all have a place to be A place that holds them, place that keeps Keeps the hardened world outside The high, the low, the any tide Normalcy is what they’re fed Waking … More Fitting In

Save Yourself

Always write the thinks you think on something that’s protected, please ‘Cause you don’t want to end up like the guy who’s in this story, see There was once this lonely man who never gave up anything All he’d do was write and write, lines in plays and lines to sing When he’d do this … More Save Yourself

Grand Moff Baxter

Grand Moff Baxter just got a snip That’s a good thing, he needed it But hair, who cares? The point at hand Is how paws wield the Force o’er hands Yes it’s true, I’m forced to say (npi) These canine Jedi? Well, they don’t play Through the softness of their paws They harness Force like … More Grand Moff Baxter

Wildcard

I know you know I know the things that dwell inside your mind And even though that may be so there’s still much I want to find I don’t care if it’s up there and hasn’t seen the light of day Anything you say or sing it will always be okay I often wonder when … More Wildcard

We Are

Nobody wants to admit truth They dodge this old Confession Booth They say just what we want to hear Instead of what is true, and dear The fake facades they cast about Are nothing more than fear, and doubt “I wonder if they will judge me” “What will they say? I disagree” I do not … More We Are

I Love You, Dad

I love you, Dad I know it’s sad But time has passed and things are done I don’t hate you And this is true Because Mom said love everyone This life I’ll live I will forgive Forget the things that dragged me down I love you, Dad It is so sad I wish there was … More I Love You, Dad

Anchor

This ship keeps drifting, south, now west Dealing with what’s on my chest Something stop the chaos please I ask one thing: stability I brace myself, a wave rolls by Crashing into my ship’s side I stumble, try to catch myself But all I finds a broken shelf Soaking wet, I’m laying here Tears of … More Anchor

Nashville

Oh my God I never sod Sod the catch Of yesteryear But if I must Well I’m unjust Unjust if I don’t make this clear There is food Yes it’s good Good and all you want to hear It comes from south It’s what we’re ‘bout The taste will tell your tongue, oh dear Bless … More Nashville

Dog Rhymes

Why’d you eat that?! “Just bepaws” I told you not to! “It was my jaws” I know, but still! “Well they aren’t me” Oh my friggin god… “My B” “What, you no love me?” My heart is palp… “It’s k, come here” “Come here, I halp” Palpitating! “Wait wassat mean?” You drive me crazy “I’m … More Dog Rhymes

Reputations

Tell me this Have you heard? So and so just married him Did she really? Oh my god I thought she said she’d bury him Where’d you hear that? I don’t know Fars I know she’d carry him Let’s think back To that day Things were said ‘twer oer’heard It was first hand information Wasn’t … More Reputations

Romeo & Juliet

I feel the pain I feel it, yes I feel the sear that sits, unrests This knife is there It’s unaware It gleans and rests, asks if you dare It teases you You know it’s true It’s nothing that you’d ever do It stays, the thought It isn’t caught It’s in our minds, it is … More Romeo & Juliet

The Book of Job

Never have I ever longed for cold and bleak December, no, that month is writhe with all my plight, it holds the worst things I remember There is but one day I yearn, it is on the twenty-third, ‘tis a day when children pray and do things that which they all learn But underneath that … More The Book of Job

Answers

I think you need to understand We’re all in this, hand in hand And that we might stay up at night Asking if this world is right Or if its some sick trickster’s joke And though we all think we are woke Ask yourself, is this real? Is this how I’m supposed to feel? What … More Answers

Loss of the Loved

Hey there you, what a day The sun is out and children play Care for naught, and naught a care If only Life could pause and stay A gleeful sight Until midnight When all dark thoughts Turn on a light Making me remember That sad month before September All hope was lost, the greatest cost … More Loss of the Loved

After Life

What comes next I want to know My mind needs mending Madly so Fear is part of everything The why behind the why behind The good, the bad, the greatest deed Fear is there with its own kind Madness, Anger, Lust, Contempt They’re all part of its posse, see And if it isn’t held at … More After Life