BreatheStrugglingtrying and failingto stay afloat in this seaofRage and ConfusionMisunderstandingsandSadnessBut the question really iswhether to sink or swim?To swimwould be the wiser choiceBut not withoutits consMore Ridicule and JudgementNothing but ashriveled flowerinevitably dyingBut to sinkwould be FreedomEmpty and Void ofthe patheticemotions that constantlyconsume meAnd all IHave toDoIsBreathe.5/8/14
9/11Twist.Snap.Broken.My heartThat such evil exists in this worldThat people would ruthlessly kill out of Hatred.What if? What if? What if?What if it was me?My Father, Mother, Sisters?The worth of LifeUndermined.People unknown to meSuddenly running, screaming, dying.Legacy left by unnamed hero'sNation divided, peace Broken.Memories of loved ones lostForever gone,all because ofHatred.
Cassidy (name poem)Centered inA world of her ownSurrounded bySo many people, yetIndividual unto herselfDreaming often,Yearning much for greater things
Alphabet PoemMorning comesNowhere to be found, is heOut he went.Perhaps to walkQuietly. Among theRoses, perfect, he holdsSilently a vigilTill once again the sun comesUp. When will heVenture out again?
Lies"Sir if I lie,today might I dieby a bolt of fire and light!"So opened the skywith a fearsome war cry.His life was ended that night.
Truest FearPounding footstepsHeavy breathingYou are right here with me after allI have not lost youThough I fear I will soon lose myselfTo the blade you so lovingly caressAround the cornerUp the stairsThrough the open doorInto the closetNo, you are there tooDown a floorIn the fireplace nowI can still feel your breathNever falling a beat behind meIn a corridorRunning for my existenceMy fate is made clear to meI turn to face itTo succumb to the knowledge of deathAs my body is bathed in warm liquidAnd I feel my life force being spirited awayI chance a look upon a mirrorAnd with my last breathRealizeShe is me10x15x12
Wake UpYou sleep silentlyFor nowA look of longingUpon your faceOr maybe peaceFor in the dreamsYou are sure toTo be havingYou RunTo herThe one whoWants YouDespiteAll the flawsYouAnd you aloneSeeAbout yourselfButWe both knowThat this isJust the daydreamsOf someone who knowsthat will never beSo why botherWith all these wishesIf they are just thatWhy notGo aheadAnd Wake Up?
Her SmileA smile played gentlyUpon her lipsJust ever so slightlyA turning upIn the cornersOf her mouthSuch a lovely smileGreatly marveled atBy many passersbyThe causeNot publicly knownBut a secretUnto herselfBrought on byA FriendHer FamilyOr even yetA boyThis worldShall neverKnow
From Both SidesStupidConfusedNot good enoughNever worth itDesperateUglyNot thinkingNever the bestEmotionalPatheticNot loveableNever beautifulWhat you think is the Truth~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~SmartUncloudedAlways good enoughForever worth itPatientBeautifulAlways thinkingForever the bestCalmLudicrousAlways loveableForever gorgeousWhat they know is the Truth
UntitledYou cannot collectNor in ocean distinguishOnly your own tears
ForgottenOpportunity,once missed can only decay,rotted by regret.
Flighty hummingbird hearts.Four-dozen pulse-beatsand twelve forgotten oaths late,you wake, turpentineeyes shadowed with lost love, cheekspulled tight in blackheart smiles.
2014 HaikuThe year had ended,Events became memories,It was a great year.
Pie in the SkyEarly morning jetsChalk up miles in a blue skyMicro-worlds of hope.
Raynaud's HaikuCold breezes blowingIce-cold needles impalingPainful white fingers
BlindI see me in your eyesI'm looking too hardI can't see you
Haiku II (songbird)I am nothing buta walking, talking song birdwhose wings have withered.only hear my songif you watch me try to flyback into my cage.
77of 100 Poem Theme DepressionDeeplyEmotionalPassingReality'sExistenceSeeminglySlippingIntoOurNightmares(c) Psychotara 2011
Sunshine And DarknessSunshine Raining DownA Perfect Morn For SleepingA White Wedding GownA Secret Lover WeepingDarkness Forever Creeping