Photo by Julia Larson on Pexels.com Fight Bloody knuckles Pushing back tears Clinching teeth Balled up fist Greased up face Cornrows to the back Passionate eyes Steady gaze Eager, light, prancing feet A song in your heart Defeat far from your mind Time burns away Minutes turn into seconds Low grunts from aching ribs And … Continue reading Battle For Keeps
Photo by Chevanon Photography on Pexels.com This has been my life as of late... Enjoy Work till your knees bend under the pressure Sweat till your muscles feel the burn Add the hustle to your tussle Mix in that grind time With the crack of a smile half used The hard days will pay off … Continue reading Working
Love in a Place Full of Liars
Photo by Oussama Elhaidi on Pexels.com Baby you have no name. But I know you're the kettle to my flame. Sitting ring side when I fight. Cheering me on when I'm at my wits end. Serving as my confidant and best friend. You show me what it means to love someone. Even if I can't … Continue reading Love in a Place Full of Liars
Standing At The Cusp
Photo by S Migaj on Pexels.com We're just now seeing the ball of glowing fire Rising over the mountain top The red light is bright but nothing like fluorescence It stings the eyes, it lights up the world, It electrifies the soul, it burns out of control The shinning rays touching cold skin gives the … Continue reading Standing At The Cusp
Photo by Pok Rie on Pexels.com We once sat on the shore or maybe But that time has passed And a fresh tide washes sand off the soles Of sun burned feet Running against the strong breeze There is no looking back No questioning yesterday Only forward movement Locked eyes fade to subtle glances Broken … Continue reading Smile Anyway
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