Dangling in a thread between darkness and light...
(The heart watches over it's fading memories... )
Drifting clouds play hide and seek in the garden of the crimson sky...
And the shadows wear garments to dance to the melody of the night...
(My mind still juggles the questions to answers and answers to questions it once could not fathom...)
Blackbirds circle the air promising to come back the other day...
The crickets prepare for night gala and the fireflies blow their torches to make less some darkness...
(The spirit inside of me bores over boulevard of the past and future that are a hue of ***** grey)
The setting sun begs me to stop itself from moving away...
(My silent unsettling soul ends up settling itself to the impositions of twilight!)
I find something unusual about the twilight hours... Even though the atmosphere is one of beauty... But still it brings me back old memories, deep thoughts, and gloomy feelings...!
Thank you everyone for reading this! :) ❣
the more knowledge we impart to ourselves,
the greater the sorrow,
ignorance is bliss but not for tomorrow,
chaos and riots arise holding weapons' helves
the deeper the wisdom, so does the grief,
all these violence and injustice causes disbelief,
has all the humanity dissolved in a hierarchy of power,
in this time of wide awakening, do the just collapse or take over?
I've been digging into the current issues occurring worldwide, and it's been quite heavy to take all of it in, that it feels almost weird for me to divert myself to other things. I hope anyone who reads this is doing well.
The light from under your bedroom door
It bleeds golden streams
Spilling out onto the floor
Making a bridge of light
We're both connected.
You and me.
Your room is so close by.
Can I come in?
And I've tried knocking.
I can hear you crying through the door.
Is it me?
Why don't you let me in?
I can help you.
You have your secrets
I'll keep mine.
I'll come back later.
There's nothing to fear
It's only the house settling.
I'm only down the hallway
Getting closer now
The boards creak
I hear your heart beat faster
Don't be afraid
It's only me.
And I've always been here
Since the day you moved in
Waiting for someone like you
To share the house with me.
UNSETTLING, Copyright © 2020 Andrew Layman,
All Rights Reserved.
do not trust the man in the white coat,
do not listen to his pleas, ignore the horrid wails that echo from his throat through to your vacant skull.
his coaxing shall fall on deaf ears, no one will find truth
between his pitfalls of lies.
venom seeps from his tongue, lacing the sermon he dares try to preach, contaminating all who bow to his unrightful thrown.
That eerie feeling of impending doom-
Doom that is not Armageddon or apartheid;
But a hiccup that could put a wrinkle on your path
The one, you can feel but not explain.
Your, being, scream caution to your limbs
Your head is in a swirl of mixed emotions
Anger and exasperation sync on an unlikely tandem
Time slows and you could hear the nano clicking ticks.
Sapiens, we are, and we need to believe
For the feel in our jellies, are stories
Floating passed through generations-
Sands of time: unsettling, familiar, close encounters.
the breath i breathe is not my own
this heart that pumps does not feel
someone’s must be inside of me
clicking the buttons for my body to work
because i have left and buried myself
in a plot of dark soil
i no longer feel what my soul used to say
all i am is an empty sack of bones
feeling very.... empty? i think that’s how i’d described it. empty.
Now I'll rest
The roaring waves
Silence is unsettling to me
It scares me how loud it gets
when there is nothing