The Curious Adventures of Gordan's Thoughts

without a theme

Write a poem without a theme A concoction of words across the screen Nothing of meaning Lacking in feeling Write a poem that’s easier than breathing Here’s that poem for which you asked Wearing frivolous diction as a… Read More

I Come From A City Where…

I come from a city where… Kids can make computer games But don’t know how to ride a train Teens can ace quantum physics But have no clue about budget sheets College kids can start revolutions But with… Read More

Kindness is Not Weakness

She looked at me with insecurity in her eyes, as if pleading for sympathy. I couldn’t. Much as I tried to muster up a shred of compassion, she had used up the last ounce left in me. Used… Read More

Dig Deep

My sense of belonging Comes from deep within Buried beneath layers of rock Unearthed, uprooted, but strong I wasn’t born this way, it wasn’t choice From a young age I had to silence the voices Of deceit, of… Read More

The Bull

I’m not here to take the pain To shelter you from the storm again I’m not here to suffer the blame To confront the fire that can’t be tamed No, I’m here on my own accord With an… Read More

From Kings to Paupers

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,… Read More

Greatness

My dearest darling, For the longest time I have kept you sheltered and kept you protected. I have hidden you in the crevices deep below the depths, beyond where even I myself dare not reach. But I have… Read More

Time

To you, I write this because I can articulate with my hands better than the occasional eloquence that springs from these lips of mine. Alas, I shall get straight to what I want to say. You. You entered… Read More

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… Read More

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?… Read More

Arbitration

I was stuck in a room with the two of them, both of whom felt the other to be intolerable. I was summonsed to arbitrate the situation, a mediation of sorts. Why? Well…I was about to find out…. Read More

As I Lay Dying

(Creative writing, REALLY old one from 2011. Darker writing, found it when I was going through old material.) ——— And as I lay dying, the sounds of the conspirators remind me of who I was supposed to become…. Read More