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 [...]

In Light of Lightning

In light of lightning With positive on the rise Negative always falling From afar, The charge. The polarities , the gate-ways The realities The weight- -ed truths of futures untold As time unravels at the speed of light The echo The vibrations The accommodation The adaptation. Adaptation. That is essentially What we , humans of [...]

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 [...]

The End Is Only The Beginning

You left in haste Without a trace Which probably explains why It's taken a while To learn to love again To learn to be a friend To learn to value you To learn to embrace the new You were wonderful, Skye, yes you were For the longest time you were my only world The only [...]

Life — A Stage

There's always that stage in life when and where life, itself, is a stage. Darling, do we live life on a stage? Do we parade around the masquerades? Do we perform as if we are there to show The world of us, our "selves", and all that we know? Or do we live as if [...]

The Arguments We Forgot to Have

(Creative writing: 2016) "If you're sick of everyone falling for you, stop being so bloody perfect then," she'd screamed at me, a sheer projection of inadequacy. *      *     *     *    * I know that feeling, I was young once, and I remember that insecurity. I also remember the effort it took to outgrow those feelings [...]