Tag: Self

Sweet Surrender

At the peak of my youth I stood at the balcony In a palace overlooking The garden of people Flowers who bloomed, wilted and died Grasses who grew and covered the land Where past selves are buried in nameless tombs Mementos of war between heart and mind Should I jump from where I stand alone, […]

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 […]

Autopilot

I’ve been living in an autopilot, pre-programmed by myself After waking from my escapisms, spending nights in my shelf; I’ve been walking too far, just to see I’m sleep-walking Treading the hills downward, falling, feeling nothing. Occasional adjustments, I upgrade my own systems, Before setting once again, with mechanical rhythm To the factories of babies, […]

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