[382] Normal Lives in Strange Times

[382] Normal Lives in Strange Times

Strange times ⁣strange lives ⁣intertwine in rhymes ⁣Breaking patterns ⁣to see through ⁣I’ll break atoms ⁣to be with you ⁣⁣Nightly talks ⁣Stoppage of time ⁣Expansion of the universe ⁣from a livid God’s mind ⁣We’ve been hurting ⁣We’ve been looking away⁣But we’ll understand it later⁣on a moonless Sunday⁣⁣We can getaway⁣under the ⁣probing eyes ⁣of the stars⁣Violent [...]

[381] Why We Write

[381] Why We Write

I write what I deny to think in my own head. I surprise myself as I watch these thoughts become real. It feels like someone else holds the pen and writes things I didn’t know I feel. He writes all that I thought I conquered but all I did was, lose to it.⁣⁣It’s a reminder [...]

[380] Vignettes of Lost Glimpses

[380] Vignettes of Lost Glimpses

Wasted attempts to ⁣clothe in words ⁣what cannot be told ⁣what can only be felt ⁣⁣The desired thought ⁣erodes all attempt ⁣to let it capture itself⁣A magician's trick⁣⁣Paintings that crack⁣lose all their hues⁣The meaning is lost ⁣Reinterpretation of the blue⁣⁣Dumbed down attempts ⁣to strip all facades⁣The essence is lost ⁣in order to find ⁣what cannot [...]

[379] Two Roads Diverged in a Snowy Desert

[379] Two Roads Diverged in a Snowy Desert

The making of toxic memoirs ⁣⁣⁣asI find myself driving to you ⁣⁣⁣Unable to find common ground ⁣⁣⁣I try to recall ⁣⁣lively talks that used to be ours ⁣⁣⁣⁣but the song that plays⁣⁣⁣ on the radiooverwrites all our static memories away⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣The further I drive ⁣⁣⁣The less I seek you ⁣⁣⁣The more that I think ⁣⁣⁣The closer [...]

[378] The Answers Lie Here

[378] The Answers Lie Here

How much weight do I carry ⁣all the way to my cranium⁣all the weight of the worlds’ pretence ⁣losing my way in my head⁣Taking it all so seriously⁣to believe that a poem needs structure⁣that it needs rhyme to stay sane⁣when it all really needs is emotion⁣and an intuition to guide it⁣All it needs is a [...]

[377] Lessons That Need Repeating

[377] Lessons That Need Repeating

Never thought I’d be back here ⁣The familiar mistake like ⁣lighting up cigarettes ⁣Learning to forget ⁣Committing only to let go⁣I burn up all our memories ⁣in vain to let the pain go⁣⁣Evasive clarity ⁣the epitome of cyclical time⁣Pretension masked as profundity ⁣I let history repeat⁣Lost epiphanies to laziness ⁣of not writing it down ⁣so [...]

[376] The Ghosts We Meet In Dreams

[376] The Ghosts We Meet In Dreams

The ever knowing bliss⁣follows without me knowing ⁣Stuck inside a ⁣distraction economy ⁣Flailing democracies ⁣Corruption of the soul ⁣Failing to find peace ⁣in the destruction of harmony⁣⁣I turn inwards ⁣to find wisdom ⁣that I know nothing ⁣The layers shed ⁣The skin toughens ⁣Asking ghosts in my dreams ⁣Do they know ⁣the ever knowing bliss?⁣⁣Apparitions appear [...]

[375] Lost in a Daze

[375] Lost in a Daze

Things you try to replace ⁣take the shape of the unrecognised ⁣but they arrive back deceitfully ⁣Like a cyclone arrives in the wind ⁣lamenting the past furiously ⁣Singing praises of crimes ⁣⁣Faltering steps you take ⁣to hide your life of yesterday⁣Dust finds its way to pass time ⁣but you forget that the past hibernates⁣even if [...]