Tag: Freedom

Past the Prison Gates

One, two, gasping for air each count Three, four, losing my strength Five seconds more in this quicksand Devoured in earthly pain, After years of wandering, on my own I was a free man, all alone; In my wilderness, there was nothing to hurt me But the harsh nature of my own mind. It was […]

Flight or Freeze

I’ve felt it, that cold-hearted monster lurking within When it once took over, as selfish and capable I now stand between man and machine To keep or replace my heart with an engine? To pump metal limbs to work tirelessly Discard the recesses of human weakness In a steady road to earthly immortality I am […]

That Somebody

Somebody will find you Sitting by the window, Pen at hand, Writing your secrets; Tears in your cheeks, Falling like the raindrops Etching the blur In the glass beside you, Showing glimpses Of the storm outside: Trees screaming for help, Restless winds howling, Knocking at the window, Begging you to let them in, Envious of […]

Smother

In this monochrome house We played cards and Lego Building ourselves with the hardness They shaped her head But there is reality beyond Larger than her black-and-white paradise And when it took me by the hand I grasped it seeing beauty I’m not letting go But neither is she In this tug-of-war, my arms are […]

Lacrimosa of the Morn

As I let my fingers play this keyboard in impromptu To hail the dawn of marching light In this misty balcony, I feel A musician of silence A release before a day of a soldier No stranger, labeled Put inside a steel cage A hamster in a wheel A cog in a machine, a string […]

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