When I lack direction They give me religion When I lack discretion They squelch my questions When I challenge regimes They corner me into the mainstream When I seek advice They tell me to sacrifice When I ask for help They tell me to save myself When I offer my assistance They react with resistance … Continue reading I’m Not Lost, Just Displaced
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Hello silence, ye olde friend Once acquainted, we meet again We do not see one another often Not since I left you alone in that coffin Where have you been, you strange mystery You glance, then evade our torn reality As if you are nothing but a dream A flicker in time, an untold memory … Continue reading Hello Silence
Beyond the fire of heartbreak Where anger cannot be slaked When rage does not consume the pain But ignites, burns, fuels the flame Even Death's kiss, cannot hold sway The offending malefactor, a penance must pay Pay, but not an earthly penalty To trade one's soul for a dying memory The anguished cries will not … Continue reading Vengeance of the Souls
A king's crumb The pauper's pearl ~MG~ Kings, they sit amongst each other, feasting on rum and wine. They eat and drink, mock laymen and slash servants for fun. The kings awake the next morning with bitter hangovers, only to rule the People whose integrity was entirely disregarded merely hours prior. Councillors, they converse with … Continue reading From Kings to Paupers
I exist in whatever world I make One I could create A world from which I need not escape For it expands only to embrace A world where I don't discriminate Merely give what I will take A world that's real, where nothing is fake Where there's no "lose or save face" They coin it … Continue reading My World
You enable me to feel What I've been afraid of Yet restrict me from doing What I believe keeps me alive I don't merely mean the blood Pumping through the veins But the vigor that breathes life That reflects both sun and rain There are days I try my best To be kind, to be … Continue reading Balance of Both but Not a Buffet