Persevere

I care not for opinions, the things I say are true My conscience guides and truth resides in action, not with you If you must talk then walk the walk, because otherwise You’re all the same, the fact remains, you’re jealous and unwise Weakness fosters hate for those who climb above the rest They try … More Persevere

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

Support

It’s so funny To me, at least Each time I see A friend succeed As others shout He’s a sell out! In a negative outburst Real friends agree And true family Support you, see Help climb that tree They do not doubt What you’re about They help you charge headfirst It’s easy to see The … More Support

Woe is Me

Friday night, bars are closing I don’t know why I’m here Feelings hit me deep inside, stepping in this Uber ride It’s loneliness I fear Every time, inside my head I say that she’s the one Naïveté and ignorance have got me acting with no sense So why oh why do I keep saying this … More Woe is Me

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

Don’t Wait

Oftentimes, I’ll look to see The person looking back at me Watching through a hazy lens At who that strange reflection is   Staring forward, several blinks Is he the person that he thinks? Does he do the things he speaks? Is practice coming from the preach?   My eyes still glare, this man ahead … More Don’t Wait

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

Perspective

Perspective  Hello! My friendly friend Please, lend me just one ear This story must be told This true tale you must hear For back when life just started  Long ago when things begun There were but only two things The universe’s wheel had spun These two things fought and bickered Until there came a day … More Perspective