A Heart Growing Darker

Two Advil on the countertop Jack underneath my pillow Hardcore synced to the TV And a few tattered verses stuck to the wall The sun shines too brightly My alarm blares too suddenly And everyone is asking me questions The bus ride is empty but I huddle in a corner Please god don’t let any […]

On My Back

I carry my demons on my back Disguised as friends of my own mind I carry devils dressed as my lovers My exes, and my accomplices I carry vicious memories dazzled in delight When I was young, bad seemed glorious I etched my name through the victorious Misgivings of misdeeds for attention For some reason […]

To Be Torn

It’s never enough to just walk away You have to cut me as you go Bleed me as you careen down the slope Of all the problems you let mount On top of me, you laid your cross Skull and bones, you made your mark Upon my heart you chose to rot And cast your […]

Been There

Been there, by my side Resonating through our conversation Intertwined with the distance we share So finish the task Because I’m with you Till the end of the line Answers can be found when we listen Not to them, but us Not to everything, but the little things Assertive convictions kick down the doors I’ll […]

What I Find In The Light

Never mind the light, I only need the dark The truth is truth, regardless of the beholder The lie is a lie, regardless of the beholder Vibrating throughout my skeleton is chaos Ordered and exponential in designed purpose Humanity seems to think eradicating one Will enlighten the other, but in truth One exists because of […]

What We Both Know

I could never, ever tell you why There’s something underneath the shadows Of my eyes, of the time, of the rhymes I spend in excess devoted to you There’s a lady in white, smiling right back at me There’s a lady in white, smiling in the mirror Right behind me At first, I thought she […]

Red

Red For the blood on my hands And the remains of the heart Still frantically beating underneath poached skin Red For the children who never matured with grace or dignity And saw age forced upon them for the sake of sex Still pulsating, their genitalia could hardly keep up Red, oh Red There was always […]