Sleepster

If you were to ask “What’s he good at now, Matt?” I would tell you that there is one thing If you were to ask “Does it make him look fat?” I would say “Really? Just look at the thing.” For of all of the things we can do in this world He basically cares … More Sleepster

Hard to Say

What is this new sensation that has taken hold of me? Never has it been so hard to say the things I mean It’s so confusing feeling all this vulnerability I hate it so but you should know you’ve set my caged heart free These chains locking the old me are something now I know … More Hard to Say

Okay, Dog

Okay, dog, I love you bro But there are some things you must know So please don’t take this the wrong way They’re just some things I have to say Please stop yawning in my face Your breath is worse than cans of mace It’s so bad that I bet somehow One day you’ll singe … More Okay, Dog

Within

I am not who I was before The man ‘twas me I so deplore He’s hanging, cuffed, and sins no more Locked deep behind my closet door In darkness he now dwells, alone His mem’ry cuts straight to the bone It weighs me down like rock and stone And hates that I’ve, at last, outgrown … More Within

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

One Day

Listen, can you hear it? Such beauty, violin It’s strings are humming softly To remind us where we’ve been Such time it took to get here So far, the journey seemed So quick were we to make it We’ve forgotten why we dreamed Our life was so much simpler Our souls, they all were freed … More One Day

Nurture

Such sorrow do I feel For those who never knew My heart aches for the lost, unloved And pain that they’ve been through I’ve tasted life when sour I’ve sampled it when sweet True happiness, I tell you Is who we love and meet Let not the things around you Cloud judgment, nor your sight … More Nurture

Ours

Tell me what you’re feeling cause my heart just started healing and I’ve poured my very soul into the words on this page I need to understand you because I don’t want to go through all the things that locked my heart into a cold, dark cage I’ve tried so many times and I have … More Ours

Smoke and Mirrors

Animals. Miscreants. Products of society. Monsters making mice of men and dodging notoriety When will people realize that this world’s not what we think it is? If you’re naive and say it is just do a quick analysis Peace. Love. A child’s future without war. All these things they advertise are not what they are … More Smoke and Mirrors

The One: First Entry

Can we be honest with ourselves for a moment? I want to talk about some things. Things like Facebook. Twitter. Instagram, perhaps. Hell, even Tinder…anything that lets people advertise who they are (or at least who they want to be) without having to concern themselves with the real world. Yeah, I know. It’s not easy … More The One: First Entry

Feelings

New to me, these feelings are I thought these thoughts all dwelled afar For years they have alluded me Now here, tonight, my soul’s set free Comparison: the theif of joy I’ve longed for this since just a boy I’ve watched, observed, the ones who love And always wished I’d rise above Such reservations I … More Feelings

Hello Ma’am

Hello ma’am, I have for you A query I need answers to You see, I was across the bar Seated, writing, mind afar But then a shimmer caught my eye It was your gaze as you walked by And so I was compelled to think Would this girl join me for a drink? Now here … More Hello Ma’am

Your Words

What is it that you’re thinking while you’re looking at me blinking as you’re struggling with every thought and word? I’m here before you standing and your silence is demanding all you want is to be seen and to be heard Babe just take a breath, you’re hands are trembling to death, I’ll be right … More Your Words

What I’d Give

So bittersweet, this day to me Each year it lies in wait The pain so strong, the memories: glee I’m struck by love and hate The loss of those we hold most dear Turns to tragedy, life’s play And while you feel the hurt all year We all have that one day A time when … More What I’d Give