The Curious Adventures of Gordan's Thoughts

Urban City

The low growl of construction The echo of city rhythms The flashing lights on the street The metronome of life’s beat Sirens all around Noises, so loud People scream for no reason Regardless of time or season Boxes… 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

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

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… Read More

Still Standing

Dear…friend, It has been a long time since I’ve written you a letter from the heart. Yes, it’s not the first, and it may not be the last. But it is a letter nonetheless, one that should be… Read More

Think About It

He was a trendsetter. He wrote about himself, and they all wrote about him. So he wrote about her, and they all wrote about her. Then he wrote about them, and they all left. None the readier.  … Read More

Parallels

Getting things done. Organizing, tidying, shuffling. Redecorating, rearranging, reallocating. Compartmentalizing. And when you’re done with all of it, you take a step back and look at the bigger picture. What do you see? MG

Couldn’t, Shouldn’t, Wouldn’t

Here’s to all who’ve ever said that I couldn’t, shouldn’t, and wouldn’t (and meant it). To those who said I couldn’t, I appreciate the projections of self-doubt you placed upon me. You’ve taught me what it looks like… Read More

Memory, or Dream?

To You: I never did get around to telling you why I was disappointed, did I? I suppose you never stuck around long enough to realize I actually am capable of emotions. At least, I seem to have… Read More

Take Me As I Am

First attempt at spoken word poetry…enjoy!    

Larger Than Life

I wasn’t looking to change you. Just your mind. I wasn’t looking to take over your world. Just your thoughts. I wasn’t looking to be apart from your world. I’ve only ever wanted to be a part of… Read More

Write Truth with Love

“Write it with love,” I kept telling myself as I nervously tried to muster up the words. Writing from the heart was never hard until I realized how much there is to say, and yet so few words… Read More