My World

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 [...]

Balance of Both but Not a Buffet

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 [...]

Try Something New

"Try something new," she had said, responding to the unspoken yearning I'd been having for adventure. What's new? I had wondered, constricted by the limitations of my imagination. And bank account. Try something new... I'd been pondering for months what "new hobby" would satiate my thirst. For months, I dreamed of playing the violin, of [...]

Strolls Part II

(Trying out a new style)   Buildings, buildings, all around Clank, honk, traffic sounds. Bamboo scaffolding, held up by zip-ties Prolonging a moment in a realm where time flies. Preoccupied by a gentle grip, Glimmering glimpses of "sweet lil' bits". Complexities, confusion, structured chaos surrounds Simplicity, serenity, calms the storms around. The moon shone brightly, [...]

Submarines

Submarines. Float, sink, swim. Up, down Back, forth Dare I say, in and out. Over, under. Immerse, emerge. Plunge, halt. Release, holt. Forward, backwards. Round, straight. Bullet. Proof. Never missile proof. Resistance of the seas Push and pull Against the currents Along with the wave- -lengths Of fluidity As evidenced By the ever-flowing, Always-forward, Sometimes-evaporated [...]

Intentionally Untitled

M. I write to you from the bottom of this empty pit you used to call a heart. You had a heart once, remember? Back in the day, when you always had someone to love. When you had everything to give and nothing to lose. When you truly believed in the kindness of humanity and [...]

Do You Remember?

Do you remember, m'dear Back when you had everything to confront yet nothing to fear Everything to give and nothing to lose Everything decided and nothing to choose?  Do you remember when you looked up at the buildings? The skyscrapers? Do you remember when you tried to do it alone? You dug and dug more [...]