My Idols

My closest friends, they’re here, I know Em, and Fitz, and Frost, and Poe They do not sit and dine with me They reside in my mind, you see   We write, we wonder, work and play We converse every single day Whispers in the wind and skies The glint that’s deep inside my eyes … More My Idols

Necessary

NECESSARY I think I’ll write a poem that speaks epic truth, tonight It doesn’t matter if you tend to lean left or lean right Politics aren’t helping us, the gap is greater in-between We need to stop fixating on whose King or who is Queen We need to shift the focus to what matters, that’s … More Necessary

The Tour

Psst, hey you! Come here, my friend To you, my hand, I shall extend Don’t be shy, come quietly This is for you, just follow me   A tour this is, with me, your guide So let us gently step inside Now take a seat, get strapped right in Prepare the mind to twirl and … More The Tour

Free

Sitting, gazing, pondering Watching, waiting, wondering What things do others think at night? What lights turn on, when shining bright?   Some will think of gentle breeze Blinding true priorities Truth is veiled, this life of fun As fear resides behind the gun   Condemn them not, instead envy And long for their reality To … More Free

Survive

What fire burns, deep within When darkness falls, and days are grim What ember lives, while others wain Choked in silence, succumbed to pain What force shall hold, as others die Stuck, complacent, teethe and writhe What echo sounds, when others fade Like leaves of autumn, drift away What branch grows old, as others fall … More Survive

For Better or Worse

Chapter 1 They’re so cute!” Looking into a giant glass terrarium at her small colony of pets within, a little girl tugs on her father’s sleeve to get his attention. “I know, dear. They’re very cute. Now get tucked in, it’s getting past your bedtime,” the father says. “But Daddy!” The little girl begs, peering … More For Better or Worse