Tagged with suffering

BARREN LANDSCAPE

BARREN LANDSCAPE

i look at the blank screen my mind is blank too nothing to say that hasn’t been said the same old diatribes and pronouncements and hyperbole and a half again and more so i look at the stark wall my heart is stark too an utter contradiction of emotion and road wear of desolation and … Continue reading

SUNRISE

SUNRISE

twilight before dawn dark night until light there’s pain before happy there’s death until risen there’s suffering to heal but the sunrise today no matter what they say there’s a will and a way.

SCRAPPY

SCRAPPY

I could moan and could groan And could fuss and could fight But I won’t I could rant and complain About suffering and pain But I can’t There’s no outlet I’ve learned in this life But to grin and to bear all the strife I could grumble and whimper And fret and accuse In a … Continue reading

WHY WE’RE HERE

WHY WE’RE HERE

feet hurt from walking heart hurts from feeling while my brain hurts from thinking and my face hurts too that’s from the smile that’s frozen there all the time now that hides the hurt and the pain from a life that goes nowhere and that stays off course and aimless with each day being the … Continue reading

FLY

FLY

bleed brother bleed cry sister cry love father love sigh mother sigh years and then more we go grey and get old and time inevitably goes by heed brother heed try father try family and friends and lovers and more the depth that you crave  in your life cede brother cede fly people fly.

SKIN

SKIN

I live inside you I’ve not a choice And you show me that you’re in charge You’re either smooth and even and quiet Or raging and relentless and zealous Then I can’t help but touch you To rub and to gnaw and to score you You make sure I know that you’re here Why do … Continue reading

WEIGHT OF THE WORLD

WEIGHT OF THE WORLD

What happened to your mood? I mean the bright one I’ve known Since the day that we met? Was it something I said That you flipped on the dime? Was it something I did That all of a sudden Without any warning You’re bearing the weight of the world? We used to be light It … Continue reading

HEARTBEAT

HEARTBEAT

The things I would Do for you If I had the chance If you were here And paid me some mind Which you don’t And never did But you could right? The things I would Say to you If our lives were different If we turned back the clock To those days when we met … Continue reading

BUBBA GETS HIS BALLS ICED

BUBBA GETS HIS BALLS ICED

Bubba was in extreme pain. He told me the only choice he had at the time was to get his balls iced. That, or go to the doctor. His wife Charlotte tried to convince him he oughta go. She tried to put her generally persuasive disposition into motion. Bubba had pain in his legs all … Continue reading

SLEEP THROUGH TOMORROW

SLEEP THROUGH TOMORROW

Why can’t I just sleep through tomorrow? Bring me one day closer to death. Buy some time in this ongoing struggle. Help preserve my so precious breath.   My will is so weak and so fleeting. My fire just won’t burn as bright. The embers have slowly diminished. What happened to all of that light? … Continue reading