Vines

Constricting tight from all around,Like vines that feed upon you,And choke you at the same time, Vines,That grow on you, depend on you,For support, for the chance toReach a little closer to the sun.And yet, as time flies along, Sunlight is what they block outFrom reaching within you! Slowly but surely, as you run outOf …

The Guardian Angel

Maybe I'm drunk, walking tipsy,On a dark, city street.Maybe the rain is pouring,Blinding me as it creates puddles,A whole new world beneath my feet. And maybe I'm trying to crossAn intersection somewhereThe traffic busy, countdown runningTelling me, it's your only chance. And maybe I'm scaredTo cross over to the other side aloneWishing, just wishing for …

The Water Spirit

She sits unmoving, her cheeks aglow,The final ambers of sun caught in her eyesJust as the lake shimmers before her,Her soul longs for another moonrise. She stares and stares at the mute water,As if on its face, something is amiss,Little does she realize within her,That she’s the one drowning in abyss. She returns often, sits …

Obliviate

Desires clash savagely in a wordless ruck,Where oblivion is born from trying too hardDead pillars of darkness muffle their ferocityAnd the murky swamp slips away from below Is it even worth, to keep fighting yourself,When all it does is shake the dead lying underWhen dreams turn to impossible fantasies,And fathoming the knot tightens it further. …