Insanity Runs Rampant

I'm so filled with pain, seems it will never end I keep trying to get to a place I can mend But if mending means losing that wonderful feeling Then I'd rather spend the rest of my life reeling Pain? ! Do you think you're in pain my friend? ...

A Tribute To Those Who Tried

A squad of tiny soldiers with hearts of gold No better on this planet let it ever be told Some strong, some broken, empathetic all Reaching out to touch lest you should fall There's Deb set on finding her happy spot Despite the pain he caused...

My Wife, My Best Friend

I chose life in it's glory and pain WIth all of the sunshine and the rain   I chose you to be forever my wife To share with you all of your life   Through all of the heartache and pain For better or worse I'll always remain   ...

Layers

Layers upon layers upon layers Peel back one to reveal another Inside each just more players So thick they make me smother   Like an onion they just go deeper Open them one at a time to see Way down inside I'm not a keeper In rotted core there...

Conception's Debt

Lost in time, lost in space Never one of the human race   Here today but gone tomorrow Never let there be any sorrow   At conception each owes a death A moment comes the end of breath   I hear it counts not how one dies How you...

An Angel Came To Me One Day

An angel came to me one day In self pity I pushed him away   He returned with a mighty host Too late for I was now a ghost   Hold my hand he pleaded with me I bring caring hearts for thee   Darkness ruled, I could not accept Leave me...

Are You Real?

Are you real? Do you feel? The emptiness? God won't bless A heart of stone That's all alone In this world Pain unfurled Hear the voice Just no choice

Blessings

May peace and joy be unto you And all other souls on this planet too   May tranquility enter your life May there never be a moment's strife   May the light be always there to light your way May you have reason to smile each and every...

The Invisible Man - The Poem The Song Came From

Faces look but they don't see The jagged shards inside of me Not a soul even dares to ask Just what is behind the mask Buried deep behind iron walls No one hears the pleading calls To keep them safe from me at least Those walls protect...

Have You Ever?

Have you ever needed to call out To the world 'Help me please'? Only to know that it's not something you do with ease Have you ever looked in the mirror And seen a stranger staring back? The face looks familiar But your soul the eyes do lack ...

Just One Tiny Clue

I am... I have no clue Just what am I? Or maybe ask who? Am I just a lie?   Would you give a hint? Just one tiny clue? I would give a mint To just know who

One With The Night

Empty Hollow   A shell Of a man   Eyes overflowing Dampened cheeks   Falling tears Reverberate   Shattered The tinkle Of falling pieces   Filled with Evil darkness   Blacker then Midnight on a Moonless...

Colors Of The Seasons (repost for CJB)

Summer is vibrant greens bursting with energetic life. Autumn is a riot of color splashed across the canvas of life. Winter is dormant, done in shades of gray and black and white. Spring is tentative browns and newly birthed greens.

Behind Locked Doors

A miserable, damp chill brings shivers Dim grayness stretches behind and ahead Cold stone walls drip tears down in rivers Locked rusted doors fill the soul with dread Fading in the distance of an endless hall Onward, ever onward, into eternal...

Blinders Removed

First in childhood's innocence do we see clearly Without shadowed, twisted judgments, open to all No blinders inhibit us from loving all sincerely Unaware of maturity remorselessly driving our fall We age, learn and grow wise yet are blind to the lie...

Transposition

Guilt and sorrow spin round and round No hope of redemption to ever be found   Say them all no forgiveness is needed Screaming sorrow inside is heeded   Outside and inside visions opposed Reality somehow has been transposed

To My Friend, Lela

Hello my friend You warm my heart May our friendship Never part You are so young and wise And though still a child You're a boon to my heart You always make me smile Your wisdom astounds me You're a rare one indeed You've made me a friend...

The Pit

The pit is so lonely, dark and cold Saps my will and strength, makes me old It grabs me and drags like an undertow Down towards the hellfire far below Shreds heart, mind and soul for it's dinner As mortifications of the spirit for a sinner ...

Adrift On A Timeless Sea

The waves lap gently at the sides The tiny splash of their passing Almost unnoticed among the eons The sails flap ever so lazily Stirred but slightly by the mild breeze The wake barely trails us as we drift so calmly upon this ageless sea Time passes...

The Beast He Is Me

Now I understand so more of where I've been I wish those others could only have seen It wasn't me that said all those things The mind wasn't mine, it was a bird on wings Flitting about, all those thoughts so wild Spinning around, they couldn't be...