Category Archives: Poetry

Mettle Detector

This is how it feels This is how it feels Maybe not what is But this is how it feels I give an inch; A mile is taken I turn my cheek; A black eye paired What I love most … Continue reading

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Sacrifices

What sacrifices have you made? Do you know the definition of the word? What have you had to give up lately? How have you been burned? It may look like I’m being walked on, beaten up, and losing. It may … Continue reading

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Unpopular

I am afraid Targets on my back Down range they aim to score Always at my expense The bullseye is bigger than the standard It’s a double measure stacked against me My future is uncertain But I’m quickly losing ground … Continue reading

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Rough

It’s not my intention To create such intense contention Setting ablaze with mere words The kindling of a bad day’s curse Thoughtless on occasion Devoid of affective persuasion My tongue long has betrayed me My contrition seems inadequate Still I … Continue reading

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Friendsgiving

A great many tables set for a score, With iced beer and wine bottles galore, A huge fucking bird With enough meat for thirds An uproarious evening fit for lore!

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Night Light

I’ve been through some storms of life I’ll be through a lot more pain and strife There will be times when I am all but broken I do my best in spite of the rain Trying to keep temper and … Continue reading

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Silly Simile Love

I love you like a million years gone by Faster than the blink of an eye I love you like a hurricane Crazy passionate but a little tame I love the image of your smile Just to see it I’d … Continue reading

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