Friday, August 18, 2017

Interruptions

Ding!
Constantly,
The phone interjects
To tell us what we should know,
Whom to meet, or where to go.
But one fool rejects:
Device-free:
King.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Facade

"Pray for me," he begs. Ignoring tears on his face, He whispers, "I'm fine."

Monday, August 14, 2017

So Confident

There are days I walk
Chest out, challenging you all
All bluffs: I'm nothing

Friday, August 11, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Willing

I would give so much
Over and over each day,
If it would matter

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Chased by Ghosts

I hear
Them from behind.
Distorted echoes fade.
And know that like the times before,
It is no use at all to strain my ear.

I still, though, think that this time I will hear.
So I try to distinguish more.
But although I have prayed,
What do I find?
I fear.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Hope

It lays
Upon a ledge
Deep in a closet down the hall.

I (almost) wish that it will fall.
But on the edge
It stays

Yet still,
When friends arrive.
I drag it out to its display.

So when they leave, they'll turn and say
"He might survive"
I will.