Category Archives: Poetry

June

If you can’t let love go Douse it with gasoline Watch it burn and fade away Then, you can be free Light a match, and drink it in ’til no longer what it used to be A faded, jaded memory … Continue reading

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a time to mourn

They say there’s a season for everything One for mourning Another for dancing My heart feels like rejoicing has thrived So selfishly self-serving That my mourning is maligned If I could take a solitary second In the cold of the … Continue reading

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One Day

“She’d be famous one day” I quipped aloud, silently adding, “If she could get out of this town” But isn’t that what they all say About the could-be’s and the might-be’s Maybe she should shine bright In the empty and … Continue reading

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Sad Songs

I’ve written a bit of reflective and melancholy essays lately, a bit of poetry as well, but I don’t post them because they’re fairly private. Beyond that, I feel a bit self-conscious writing more somber pieces because of the questions … Continue reading

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Truth is

I know what I said With a toothy smile And a chip on my shoulder Or any other cliché you’d deem fit It doesn’t really matter They’ll all say the same thing The truth I’m dying inside Though on the … Continue reading

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What Once Was Faith

When do you stop breaking When do you start fixing When does the burden start to get light? When do I stop grieving When do I start seeing When do I get ahead in this fight? Because it’s been a … Continue reading

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The Dirge

If you hear a song of sadness Will you commiserate the tunes Look past the former cadence With the wailing ones and twos Will a sad song break your heart Remember yesterday? Will it break your back, increase your hurt … Continue reading

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The Answer

The Answer The answer isn’t in DC It isn’t on the Street It isn’t in the people’s hands Yelling slogans on repeat The answer isn’t in the war Terror, drugs or poverty Failures – all, effective – none Thrive and … Continue reading

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Just Let Go

When I realized the schemes of My desires and things I Thought maybe, just maybe I could have it all Perhaps if I should grow up one day And see the spread, see my array Certain, it seems, that everything … Continue reading

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Questions and Promises

How can you be so different? How can you be so consistent? How do you love so love well? How do you take the time To love me? Because my mind can never get around Your patience to see me … Continue reading

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