Candle

The spaces like boxes to fill Rest against each-other An empire to build.   Gaps with a purpose Waiting to feel again. Searching for the meaning They so ardently defend.   The footprints trailed In setting concrete The known lost cause The open defeat   Words fill the hollows Beneath what is there Tempting the…

Mortality

  The chord, Loosen Tighten. Bound and frightened.   The inference, Raw Animalistic Words shot vocal ballistics.   The contact :Look eyes Idolised Insecurity covers, Flickers, It’s a guise.   The dreams Lucid Embedded – fantastic Awareness dampened, The unenthusiastic.   The internal Screaming. Underneath is bleeding These thoughts for the thieving Feelings torn in…

It Slithers Down

It slithers down, Through the streams of my thoughts Like a vulture circling around. It waits for me to drown, It slithers down.   I feel it now, The sense of loss, The longing, It hands me the crown Forces itself to bow, All as it slithers down.   There it hangs upon the cross,…

Tricks

It’s when you realise, You’ve been living your life in a clever disguise, The kind where no one really sees what’s behind your eyes, The kind which dries those cries and acts as if you live with unnatural highs.   Well what I see is people not taking the time to listen, Living in a…

Mum

If selflessness was an inborn trait, I’d say you have it ten fold, It’s as if when you chose to join this earth God gave you a piece of his soul. You’ve taught us so much, If I listed it I’d feel a little cheesy, Instead I want to recognise how much you’ve done completely,…

Atlas

I see the weight of the world tucked between your shoulder blades, Watching as with each laboured breath it begins to cascade, Down through your spine, It’s seeps beneath your skin, Until you cannot manage to define what is without from what is within. Your eyes are looking heavy, But that’s not most of all,…

Scarecrow

They’re going to kill me she said, And she didn’t mean the scarecrows. She told me all about it as we sat discussing, Her pain, Her strife, Her woes. She told me of her heart and its icy metal core, Spoke of how she wished she had the strength to let it thaw. And as…