Tagged with fear

DRUM SONG

DRUM SONG

yesterday was here now today it’s gone ya see tomorrow’s round the bend before we know for you and me and then will come the spring from now til then most anything that’s how it’s gonna be so who’s to say there’s any way to stop the hands of time? from moving forward can’t ya … Continue reading

WISP

WISP

the days the nights the months the years begins the ends don’t cease the fears of seeing time drift quickly by the will a wisp the laughs the sighs the whys and tears a shame some say to question nothing all the day.

TIME LAPSES

TIME LAPSES

long days short nights more of the same friday saturday start again the days go by then weeks and years the more time lapses the less i fear cause nothing out there will stop me although what matters seems less clear cause every day life does goes on enjoy the weekend poof it’s gone.

PALETTE

PALETTE

you have your own canvas it’s blank paint what you like color your world no one’s to say does it matter? you have your own toolbox so use it build what you want start from the ground up fix what you fancy you run the crew no right way or wrong there’s only your palette … Continue reading

ARMOR

ARMOR

I find myself here wrapped in armor That’s when I’m near you And is meant to protect you From the things I could do Or the words I would say But I don’t That’s to protect me And allow me to hide To not show my kinks Cause I can’t What’s happened to me since … Continue reading

NEW NARRATIVE

NEW NARRATIVE

I’m buying a guitar today. A used one, nothing fancy. Acoustic. From a woman on Craigslist, you know how that works. I’ve been wanting to buy one for a while now, even though I don’t know how to play- my plan is to teach myself. Last winter I “collaborated” with a musician friend of mine, … Continue reading

HOMOGENY

HOMOGENY

let’s be the same and agree about everything if we don’t something’s wrong and we’ll just have to fix it you know, talk well me talk and sell you cause you’ll come around on over to my side over here and that’s good you’ll fit in and agree and see my way is right cause … Continue reading

MUST BE HEAVEN

MUST BE HEAVEN

Have you had the kind of dream where you’re sure that it’s real? When you’re in it you don’t question, but embrace it, though it’s jumbled? And it’s hodgepodge and murky and makes no sense whatsoever?  And when you wake up you’re like “what the hell?” Have you had that kind of dream? Of course you have. Well … Continue reading

WAITING ROOM SLEEP

WAITING ROOM SLEEP

It had gotten to the point where he could no longer control his relentless angst and frustration. It really had taken its toll over the last few months. Cara had so many issues, and right now the not-knowing-part was really the worst. How would it all wind up? He’d sat in this hospital for what, … Continue reading

FRENCH BREAD… with art by Marie Sjostrom

FRENCH BREAD… with art by Marie Sjostrom

He finally left and she laid still in the bed. The goings-on of last night left her with a restless and unfitful sleep. Not restorative. When he sat in the kitchen with his morning coffee, she kept her eyes closed, pretending she wasn’t awake,   She didn’t want to have to look at him, look him … Continue reading

CRATERS AND ROCKS

CRATERS AND ROCKS

She pulled into their crumbling and pot-holed driveway. This damn driveway had been like this for years. All that was left were craters and rocks. Ronald had said over and over ad nauseum that he was gonna take care of it. Pretty much like everything else he never took care of. The shocks on her … Continue reading

WOUNDED BIRD

WOUNDED BIRD

Your heart is so hard. From so much hurt and such pain. Things I know nothing of. Is that what it is? Hurt and pain from your past? From your whole life? Or fear? Is that why you lash out? Why you simmer and seethe? Are restless and anxious? You don’t really have much. You … Continue reading

GENEROUS

I don’t want your money I don’t need your pity I don’t ask for possessions They mean nothing to me. I just need your presence I so want your ear I desire connections To placate this fear. Can’t you be generous?

WORLD BY STORM

It’s time to seize the day Get off your ass and take the world By storm. It’s time to come what may Without fear or trepidation Anymore. It’s time to work then play If for anything else you’re here. Why not make the best of it?