The Poet

Hope From Within

Perhaps today, my pain is washed away... ...baptized by life, an unorthodox rite. My soul to cleanse, but to whom should I pray... ...I'm lost as sea, on this treacherous night. Rise with the... Read More

Within the Union

Jack and John, they went to court... ...to get, a license, for marriage. But the clerk, did not support... ...only, wanting, to disparage. Despite pleas, they took their keys... ...and left, for a different state. Ending... Read More

Sadness From Within

Monday morning blues, I did trudge to work... ...the water cooler, buzzing with laughter. Stories being told, some sound so berserk... ...your weekend conquests, your morning after. I still nod my head, you telling... Read More

Beauty From Within

Wearing red lipstick, showing a smile... ...hiding my feelings, not trying to frown. My beautiful dress, but I feel vile... ...bony and skinny, in my couture gown. A catwalk called Life, I walk it... Read More

Silence From Within

An audible sound, that no one can hear... ...is within my head, bouncing off my brain. A frightening noise, it's drawing me near... ...it is pounding hard, like a drowning rain. I silently shriek,... Read More

Smile From Within

The sun you do shine, your warmth on my face... ...my pain still resides, but no tears I show. Buried deep inside, the warmth is displaced... ...but I cannot jump, off of a... Read More