Wounded

It feels like all our lives we’ve been searching Always trying to find something Like there was a part of us incomplete A deep wound we couldn’t treat, At least not on our own. That ache in our marrow, deep in the bone The wanderlust that we cannot shake No matter what title we achieve, […]

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Breaking Through

I’ve always craved closeness, always pulled away, Always held back things I couldn’t say Feeling like I observed the world around me Through a pane of bulletproof glass: I can see But never touch, never feel, Never really know if any of it is real or in my head. Always at arms length Using every […]

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New Dawn

The sun sets as I begin my journey- A single step and there’s no going back. In five years time I’m not sure who I’ll be Who I’ll miss, What I’ll have, what I’ll lack. Will I make new friends or new enemies, Will I lose those I already hold dear? Will I wake, see […]

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Live

  Give friendship, give trust freely and without cause- Make fast friends, slow enemies. If others hurt you, take advantage of you, persevere: Succeed even when they stack all odds against you. Forgive others who harm you, but remember to protect yourself in the future. Keep your expectations low and be prepared to do it […]

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4am

In the early hours of the morning When the city is wrapped in deep slumber When there’s no danger, no need for warning And the minds of dreamers, giants lumber   Silence smothers the city, a deep embrace, Everything clear as finest crystal No need to hide away your truest face Finally free to tear […]

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Breadth vs Depth

I’ve spent so much time with my head just above the clouds, in a world of my own. Watching the world from a distance, never stepping forward and taking control. I never tried to penetrate the surface, never tried to dive in deep. I just observed everything I could and hoped my surface knowledge, surface […]

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No escape

It’s the strongest cage that exists The prison you can never escape from No matter how hard you fight to resist You can not stop the way your heart strings strum You can’t escape the Alcatraz in your head A prison made with bars of strongest steel And every time that you go to bed […]

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