It lifts my spirits, even when they aren't down It resonates with all things happy Makes me tremble to the core The expectation of its warmth Comes as waves of unforeseen joy When the ride ends it is always bittersweet Until tomorrow Until next time When that time draws near I wait with bated breath In hopeful anticipation, I linger Almost as an afterthought in throaty air Like distant thunder in a cloudless sky With a deep rumble and a Southern drawl Sweet dreams always follow
rising from asphalt in magical mist that transforms the day into a test of endurance
even dusk offers no solace in frozen watermelon bliss
smoke permeates fabric hair and every surface with peace and grit wafting over the crispy edges of predawn
begging sleep to the most stubborn insomniac
rotisserie style dreams till morning
there's less death today waiting in line in candy store nightmares begging silence from the jubilant
but the sky turned up a dream state
in that beguiling beauty is brilliance
in shadows the earth falls silent
rustling through tall tales the moon births
images in hidden corners
evening strolls turn adventures
and every day burns quick to be reborn slowly
the weight of **** in short tempered bites **** will with a proficiency unseen outside a viper's silent hunt
ready for war with fists losing responsibility
breaking triple digit pressure
Incessant banging through walls built faster than I am strong enough to demolish, cradling lace so it won't rip on my forked tongue. There is only so much care left to handle perception just trying to breathe through a smile.
Once upon a time I knew who I was and kind of what I wanted, or rather expected from life. I was sure I knew who I was. I had a plan, general ideas on a tentative time-line. This comes before that, and so on. I got swept away in the rapids of others. Tossed around and wrung out.
Swept away White water, no raft Lonely ride
Left in the gutter, I found my way home; vacant-eyed and sullen, Jaded and confused beyond the realm of humanity, but home. What had I done to attract such things? Why was it okay to be garbage to others? Abused and unwanted, still far from myself. Plastic bubble gum smiles, no one asks and I don’t tell. Made it home, scathed and broken. Thinking the me I knew couldn’t possibly have done that. So, was I ever who I thought I was?
**Beautiful masks worn Thin veneer of porcelain Hides maceration
Tracing the shadows behind your smile Smelling the pain that bore your demons Seeing the heart that masks your soul Watching your gaze mesmerize Observing the depth of honest emotion Beneath the face that lights the world Still, it is your kiss that offers your greatest truth
You are my truth The only truth I've ever known, And I cannot live without you You are my very soul You can never let me down You are amazing I've always believed in you... My entire existence, all through time, I've believed; And I will until the end of time and then beyond To me, there is only you Nothing else exists And you are mine as I am yours Always and Forever
Life breaks us down Each and every one In different ways. But if we don't persevere To fully rise between the blows Then we are destined To live life on our knees Lost somewhere Between joy and pain Never fully feeling either.
A colorless sunset disappears Melancholy underlies a quiet night alone Itchy feet and restless thoughts No sleep for the weary White noise fills the space reserved for real emotion Crippled mind and clogged heart Regurgitating memories trying to feel myself Comfort in the absence of pain A vapid existence A quiet night alone
my stranger is no stranger than yours my stranger in wanton yearning unfulfilled in lustful need stated in words behind a glorious smile every desire spotted before spoken unrealized reality attached in naughty secrets binding in the everyday, so sweet make it hurt so **** good sugar and spice in pretty pictures painted in the sweat off a begging brow joy fills the air with each squeeze of desire with each pang of acceptance dancing on the edge of bliss drowning in skeletons uncloseted owned by a stranger whose stranger is no stranger than you
You ask me how I can love you You who is broken, and limping, and lame I stop you before the tear can fall Taking them from your eyes And crying them out my own I tell you the truth of absolute love I tell you I wear no blinders I see you as you are I see your imperfections but we are all flawed Those minute cracks in your soul Trickle out pain in swirling hues of tender that highlight your heart A heart you profess is black and stone But it beats strong within my chest Where I will nuture it and feed it with my own I see all the nicks and bruises and breaks They are not reasons to walk away They are the very thing that makes you worthy Your damage healed in stregnth You are not broken You are beautiful in all things A tender heart that bleeds for others That hates you for not being better...for me Don't you know? Can't you see? There is no better, you are as good as it gets It is I who is unworthy And in all your fear of being alone, you overlook the truth of who you are of who I am when I am with you You see beauty in every corner of derelict You fill my cracks with your joy To the point where you feel you run out, not even knowing you gave it away You see in me what I am unable to see in myself And because it is you who sees it I believe you I see your cracks and spackle them with love I see the scars and am thankful you survived the journey And tomorrow, or next week, next month, or next year When you have grown strong in my love When the time comes that you realize I am naught but pieces duct taped together I will still love you When you see the truth of what I have always known I will still love you When you move on to brighter days and greener pastures I will still love you When you see that you are worthy of more than I am able to give you I will still love you, as I do now For I never learned how to unlove someone And you have always been worthy
I look for you in the corners of each ethereal electronic glow Crossing paths and catching glimpses Cold trails and residual warmth Time-stamped yesterdays And real-time vacuums Blended truths and planes of exisistence Realizing, my truth, lies with you Wondering who I have become While knowing who I am Missing words Losing time Feeling the very life in my veins A ****** Tweaking bad for a hit I look for you In the corners Of each ethereal electronic glow
7115 Hmmm, think I'll pull out that ten word to stand alone.
Sitting in the aftermath Of shattered dreams on broken skin Left to wonder how Realizing we are all capable of unmentionables Steeped in regret Begging forgiveness Accidents are accidents Still, there is no forgiveness Self-affirming the negative Unintended consequences Alter perceptions Who are these people Who, then, have I become Though, that who feels more like a what And the demons laugh As they frolic in the real world Let them run free Let them dance Who I was Will hide in their dungeon For it is safer in there than out here Yes, it is much safer And there is no one To say differently
Punish the guilty Punish the guilty Punish the guilty
Who needs proof What is proof It was only an accident Unintentional circumstances Affirm nightmares No one will find me in here Safe in the lair of the beasts who bore me Alone inside my head
Rainbow colored jelly beans Kaleidoscope dreams Brightly colored sunsets A patchwork quilt of wildflowers on grasshopper hill Soft breezes cool what the sun has heated As peaceful as it seems Butterflies flutter by as the flowers sway Sunshowers and songbirds Inner peace in a perfect moment
Tapping at the hotel door I see the man I've seen before Getting close but wanting more I'm on a mission Risking all believing lore No indecision A life of longing and desire No one else doth I require Only you can burn the pyre That's been created Electric skin and hearts afire Love's not abated In the times that we hath known A closeness never overgrown Leaving nothing to bemoan Halves of just one heart Time has passed and years have flown Stopping love's impart Ignoring empty souls and then Enshrouding love behind a friend Realizing there is no end To this addiction Living on what life portends Love's interdiction Yearning what life separates Too old now for long debates Tired of always fighting fates It's now or never Giving in to what awaits In this endeavor So, here we are in darkest night Hearts grow wings and take to flight Bodies aching at the sight Of one another Side by side love makes it right There is no other Here we stand in open door Feeling what we've felt before One step closer to amor No inhibitions Embracing what we're longing for In Love's admission
Open eyes can see as it all floats far away Though denial runs deep even in the face of self-realization Standing still in hopes that a small part will linger Visions of yesterday's happiness shade today's shame Different hues can tighten the squeeze Small bits of who you thought you were run out Lost in the vast nothingness that has taken hold Twisted views of reality skew the mind against you In a good moment there is peace Too quickly forgotten, too quickly lost Searching to find a shortcut back to who you want to be Realizing in darkness that maybe, that never existed Wondering if in this so-called truth lies the reality of others Is this who you are? Is this who they see? You can choose to live in the worst thoughts of you, Or believe in the best version of yourself
a memory another life the birth of time a single being ripped in two thrown to earth drawn together through lifetimes never whole in solitarium through dimensions across seas generation after generation a life unfulfilled until united in bliss as One
Oh keeper of my soul Guardian of the sky Seep within my depths Deposit your tender heart For I will defend it with all that I am With the fight of a warrior, I will protect thee With the spirit of a mother, I will nurture And heal your scars beautiful My love, all of my love, I lay bare before you Ingest me, consume me Infuse me into your purest essence The fire of dragons lays dormant within Awakened with purpose alone Protecting fiercely the most delicate of hearts Mine is in your charge As yours is in mine Espoused and revered To the death Without fear We will vanquish the shadows of doubts Casting out with them The lies that would beseech us stay Timeless and eternal, Coterminous, harmonious One and the same are we Born united We are infinite, fated Bounden and bound One