One of the dark days of Christmastime Past, I was sitting in the back of Ms. Melancon’s 6th Grade class. I was focusing really hard on something weird in the trash, It looked like a wad of hair, in a tangled-up mass… “DREUX! You better answer me, and answer me FAST.” I mumbled, “Sorry Ms. […]
Nerves so bad, With tells like that… I thought it Was obvious, This dream I’d had… We were waiting for another Flying saucer to land… On a nice, quiet evening, With drinks in-hand. Tell the middle-aged crickets To break up the cover-band, I want to hear our heartbeats, Bouncing back Off the landing pad.
You can’t pressure me Into a damn thing. Give me a hammer I still might not swing. Give me a mic, I still might not sing. Your social standards And insecurities have never been mine. Take that to heart. I don’t need a paper To tell me I’m smart. I love being me. That’s why […]
When a baby dies, It grows goose wings, and flies Up to the iron front-door That’s bolted to the sky. A smooth, warm voice offers “Come inside…” Now, when a baby gets in, The first thing she sees Is an endless stretch of beautiful grassland, Buried under 37,733,996 piles of bird feces. The sky is […]
For what it’s worth, I’ve left no corner Unexplored here… But you… I feel like you and I Are cut from the same cloth. Chipped off the same rock. Carved from the same block. Pariah Children, destined to converge. And in this particular lifetime, This likely means Nothing, really. But it’s nice to know you […]
Baby, you make me so happy. Your brown eyes are filled with joy, That remind me… You fill mine too, with pride. When I see you in my Crystal Ball… My love Comes back to life. I’m gonna use a certain rusty hammer I’ve held onto for all this time… To build you a stool […]
Hear me now, This is your Servant Calling to you From the Sanctuary Of your tenderness. I hope you remember me. I need you, Again. To rebalance me. Restore me. Heal your Servant And reveal to me The bounty you deliver Into my life. Replenish me. Let your colors fill me with Peace and inspiration. […]