Photo by Martinus on Pexels.com Air moves swiftly through relaxed hair Tension leaves and a smile creates creases In the corners of an open mouth Eyes once hollowed out by the gnawing Grasp of loneliness now shine with hope As though they were eager to start again To love once more To believe in something … Continue reading Electric Heart
Photo by Lachlan Ross on Pexels.com Sometimes you have to figure out difficult situations fast. Pick up the pieces, laugh at the irony and keep trucking along. As you build your faith, the yoke becomes light and the burden is easy. So let the creases in the corners of your mouth perk up. Because a … Continue reading Difficult Situations
I’m Sorry Kind Of…
Photo by Matej on Pexels.com I'm Sorry Kind Of... I'm sorry Sometimes, I can't find the right words to say Tripping and falling over vowels As though peanut butter clung to the roof of my mouth Failing to describe the intricacies of my day I wrestle with utter confusion Until the night fades away But … Continue reading I’m Sorry Kind Of…
How Are You?
Photo by Vie Studio on Pexels.com How Are You? Whenever someone asks, How are you? I answer with a customary response... I'm well and you, Escapes my mouth like a chiseled lie I've practiced a thousand and one times Yet the taste of it leaving my tongue is still bittersweet I recite delicate lines … Continue reading How Are You?
Photo by Alexas Fotos on Pexels.com Hungry Mouse Hidden behind fancy blinds That sparingly rounds the corners of a stubborn mouth A wagging tongue flounders in ceremonial garb Trying to stop realness from spilling out Through a battered and deteriorating roof On a dilapidated house The only creature that stirs there Is a hunger stricken … Continue reading Hungry Mouse
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