Empty Chair

An empty chair in the room,which once held the gentle laughof his blue-eyed gal,gone wandering amongst the stars. Vacant stare gripped the chair,willing her to fill his wishes.She laid the blueprints for their life,oblivious of stolen time. Damaged womb, refused to conceivetheir combined good, bad, and mediocrity.But his life was full with hisdark haired lover [...]

Always the Last to Know

A repost for National Poetry Month. I wanted to look into something original, interesting that I could share about poetry. In my quest to find a fun-fact tidbit, I learned some facts about a childhood movie, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Of course, I’m talking about the chocolate factory with Gene Wilder from 1971. [...]

Glass of Water

Stilled from inactivity,lying on the bed.A glass of water at my bedside,the only reminder             I wasn’t dead. Its grace in opposition with the person I once wasUnable to touch it,watch the wavelets dance aroundor feel droplets tickle my tongue. Alcohol, my foe,Seduced taste buds, numbed limbs,before I saw the headlights,            ultimately punishing my sins. [...]

Pause With A Few Poems

Self-Discovery I search the precipice of time An endless drop towards uncertainty Cobwebs adorn those forgotten Cling to fingers while pull from the past Cherokee drum inside my chest Reverberating in my head and ears Consistent with the footsteps in travel Vulnerable towards the elements God’s tempest slows down my ventures Pelted and bruised by [...]