Tag: Time

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 […]

Lucifer’s Ascension

Inhaling atmosphere of world beyond yours You flap your feathers in the toxic Trying to reach the edge of an earth Their perfect words can never reach Leaping up, taking charge of the winds Across the silence of the morning gale You don’t look the same angel of a paradise regained With your skeletons and […]

Inevitably There

I know of a monster Who knows how to write The poetry of beasts The songs of demons In languages unknown to everybody Except myself. Yes, myself. For he is born inside My broken spirit, My empty heart, My chaotic thoughts, As I wandered in the wilderness Of solitude in my bedroom Lusting myself, Kissing […]

Why? Why? Why?

Babies crying Women laughing Old men staring at me A void in my heart Sacrosanct silence Impaled by desire Streetlights are fading “I’ll meet you in the dark.” The lady crosses the street She mutters a prayer Crows encircle The lady is dead The babies are dead The women are bald Old men call my […]

Another Night

I sing alone in my room Imagining the lost days I used to spend with friends As we drove across the freeway We used to laugh at nothing Scream at little things Never seem to care For anything that happens Isn’t it all too strange When you realize the futility Of your greatest escape From […]

A Mask That Please

You must be someone who lingers in space Intertwining with time and luck Keeping youth like keeping a soul Away from a corpse after death Locked in a heaven of self-righteousness Or hell in a yielding to the unknown Yet life isn’t a simple monochrome Asserting one’s colors, surviving alone Sometimes I find myself an […]

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