Tag: loss

What You Deserve

To keep yourself alive And to keep your mind preserved, It may help you if you muse about The things that you deserve; Someone kind who listens. A heart that really cares. One who won't ignore you, Giving only deadened stares. You deserve someone who sees you For the gift you really are. They should ...

Some Advice

The ones you should be wary of Are the people that you trust. You can forget misdeeds from strangers, But from loved ones not so much. The ones who will stay long enough Are those who say they will not stay. Those ones will not shock you When they choose to walk away. If you ...

Winter Once More

Tell me now, my friend, Do you feel the cold again As the wintertime comes nearer to your home? And tell me, if you do, How you plan to see it through. Will you hunker down or choose a Southern roam? The problem with the winter, As it nips and as it hinders, Is that ...

Once I’ve Gone Away

The problem with the best things we possess Is that they are so sure to rot and die. Although we may not want to say goodbye, It is a fact to which we acquiesce. The good times that we use to decompress Have limits with which we must just comply. They are so limited in ...

EVICTION

"Home" is a temporary concept.

Slipping Away

If I should dare to be so bold, I say: Have you ever met a man quite like him, Whose heart and mind was so gold or akin? Whose allure was strong and sure as the day? He, that whom you cannot resist his ways Whose tempting touch, though pure and such, is sin, With ...

Stalingrad

Textbooks tell of times, Tales told in the twilight Of tragedy sublime. Dictators, awful men of trauma, Their tribes of terror tell us To be taught by trailing drama. To put it in perspective, This setting, cold, that we inherit, We teach lessons not so festive Borne of guns and bombs and merit. Terrifying times, ...

A Stranger’s Lament

I made a friend today; We danced in the sunlight Bathed in our own joy. I carried her to the garden; And rested her on the soil. I thought to myself; Who would I be without you? I lost a friend today; We ran in the darkness Bathed in our own blood. I carried her ...