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…

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…

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…

Unbound

I was born with a mind so open That I have to struggle to keep everything from falling out of my mouth; It’s like I know which things should just stay hidden deep down, Yet every time something new catches my eye; My fickleness comes unbound. Instead I chose the other way, And quiet my…

Wordless Silence

There is a sort of poetry to silence, when all of life has come to a tranquil halt and we are left with only our own contemplations for company. We never truly experience silence in a natural sense however, as no matter how much we prepare our surroundings the bustle of life still occurs around…

Within Ourselves

There seems to me that we experience a strange kind of revolution when we progress through our 20s; it feels as if we go from a point of naivety in which we feel the world is golden beneath our feet into a sort of organisational purgatory. A place where the ground we walk upon is…