TREASURE IN MIND

Trust their life experience, And honor the lessons they’ve learned When they openly share these with you. Prove that you care more For their feelings And respecting their virtues, Than you do about “being right.” That you are more invested in Your collective growth Than you are disappointed in Their shortcomings. Realize that character flaws […]

Life As Noel

I’m a happy man With a good life, And a lot of gifts That are wrapped loosely… And I peep the edges Of the Rocking Horse Who will fearlessly tread The unplotted course. I’d like to be loved. But I’d rather be known. And when I am known, Then love me again. I need to […]

Leave it

We could never get it together. I bet you blame me, Because I do too. I die inside, when I want to reach out To you. So much good. So much fun. Your memory, I will never run from. Your requests of me, I will hear… And never shun. My heart whispers harshly, “What are […]

GOLIATH

Y’all really think It’s still cool To show the children images Of the big, bearded, brown-skinned man Whose crime is his geographical alignment And whose physical traits Are to be viscerally hated… Even now in modern times, As the land of his descendants has been Inundated. With bloodflow. To say Goliath is a giant, you’re […]

LAFFIN’ GASS

Might get mad…┬áBut never too down. I find relief In the seeping streams Of Laffin’ Gas That pass Through the gaps In-between The crooked teeth Of The Crying Clown. I crack up In the aftermath Of calamity. Because when the Joke, the Coast, And the Smoke Are all clear… All that’s left is Laffin’ Gas… […]

SMACKIT

She kissed With purpose; Anointing her Cursed lips With blood of a Virgin Whose love was deemed worthless… Disloyalty, and Cheap Talk resurfacing. Nonetheless, such loveliness Could never be purchased… More likely repurposed As kindling For Beelzebub’s furnace.