The Curious Adventures of Gordan's Thoughts

The Path Not Taken

I looked at old pictures Of you and of us Trying to muster an apology For not being “good enough” All that came out Were words of honest truth “I’m sorry that I was never Broken enough for… 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

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 Battle Continues

Filled with secrets that we keep Surmounting each one as we speak Hiding in the crevices of us Wondering if we’d ever trust enough To reveal to others our vulnerable selves While on the surface many choose to… 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

After All This Time

Every time I try to write a letter I can find a million ways to better The words I place right on the page Paper and ink, a written stage On which I placate my unrevealed self As… Read More

I’m Not Lost, Just Displaced

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… Read More

Hello Silence

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… Read More