Fatal Lucidity

My adoration is deteriorating as I expose the extinction of loyalty.
I find that my fatuous behavior was pathetic; an endeavor to enchant royalty.
My cave is now somehow brighter with the serenity of my discovery,
yet I await in anxious fretfulness, recognizing that nonchalance will be pivotal in my recovery.  Continue reading

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The Silence of a Fallen Soldier

His eyes personify what anguish can awake,
glowing of deprivation; a mural of forsaken ache.
Retaining his broken wings, he struggles to soar
through life unaffected by those that implore
to discover the essence beyond his guarded shore.  Continue reading

Eating my Words

To eat one’s words – to have to take back one’s statements; to confess that one’s predictions were wrong.

We’ve all had to do it at some point and some of us do it more often than others. Some of us don’t even like to admit when it’s happening… Continue reading

Good Riddance to Another Year

Every year end, without fail, I bitch and moan about how the year wasn’t what I expected or wanted and how much better I plan to make the following year. I know I do this, yet it never stops… much like a nervous tick or when you can’t stop tonguing that sore in your mouth. Mistakes and regrets, flaws and weakness – Why can’t I get my shit together?  Continue reading