Hidden truths

The pain we carry Whether real or Mental phantoms Keep us trapped No matter what hope We think we’ve found Or how deep a mark We believe we’ve made The illusion fades Because it’s a mere Surface reflection Of who we really are In fear we retreat Back inside ourselves Not wanting to reveal OrContinue reading “Hidden truths”


Her words resonated Like raindrops falling Echoing in the stillness Of his silence Touching him deep Lighting his spirit Finding great comfort He opened the door Damn the consequences Or possible reward He had no expectation Just drawn to her uniqueness He kept it low key Offering friendship and kindness When what he wanted WasContinue reading “GALA”

Solitary confinement

The time is at hand The necessity of change Meditating on the emptiness Reflecting to gain strength Shifting perspective From a sense of sheer urgency A higher price on personal value With a built-in guarantee Cultivating self-worth By looking within The need of comparison Entirely unnecessary Casting a solitary circle Taking stock of individuality PositiveContinue reading “Solitary confinement”

The portrait

I’ve looked at that image A million times … Held it to my face Deeply inhaled Closed my eyes Felt the softness Under my touch Through my fingers With tears in my eyes Kissed it gently As if I could extract His very essence A silent prayer An unholy plea Seeing him there Standing beforeContinue reading “The portrait”