my friend

my friend,i remember the photograph-wrinkled old days,streaming golden sunlight under white cloudswhere we sat on broken-down benches,staring at the future together. my friend, i remember the fights and the make-ups,the tears and the touch-ups,the fear and the happiness that consumed our lives,i remember everything. my friend,i found your shadow wandering around the district today,lost withContinue reading “my friend”

fear

gnawingbones shattering,drums pounding – hollow, hollow, hollow –the buzzing intensifies,black and white vision –broken, breaking, gone –tingles run up your spine,sweat builds,the room is burning,burning burning burningthere is nothing here,nothing,shrieks, building in your ears,you can’t breathe – nothing,nothing, nothing – no air,lungs constrict, air disappears, the breathsfrantic, help!you shriek silentlyand there is nothing left.

today: georgia – cold

it’s the screams,white massage parlor wallspainted with spatters of red – pop, pop, pop – black hair matted against cold forehead – how long as it been – pain, it’s the pain, burning ice-cold, ice-hot,eyes forever closed, lost to the gates of heaven – or is it hell here? where Americansattack their own? have weContinue reading “today: georgia – cold”

breathe: inhale and exhale

inhale it works just fine,you and me,harmonies that intertwineinto longing melodies. your lovelights up the graywith silver highlightsof dreamy smiles. you taught me color,how to light upthe night skywith bright fireworks. exhale but i am shattered glassall jagged edgespieces of broken,unable to be fixed. and these cuts within megrow deeper by daytill i know theContinue reading “breathe: inhale and exhale”

queen

I need a beat to write my words to,ones the haters can’t listen to;problem is that they try to drown out my voice,my ears deaf to the world, I only speakthe whole truth, they hear all lies.These fools take their words to be truth,spit out insults, watch them fly.They call me betrayal, they call meContinue reading “queen”

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