Robot (2012) If I took you apart, What would I find? Piece by piece I examine your heart, your flesh, To find wires and sparks, Automated responses programmed In your brain. A great work of fake, A mechanical jumble Of ‘I knows’ and ‘actually’, A walking, breathing mess Of ‘what I want to hear’, Long
The sea air blows, but nobody knows, what she whispers in my ear. Does she speak to you too? Great, vast, swell of life she is. Her waves like arms reaching upon the shore, always reaching, beckoning you to come closer and join in her sway. She will take you away. Careful…she will swallow you
10 years ago I was a fly caught in a web, A prison of my own doing. I used to blame others. I used to believe I was doing what was right. I used to believe I didn’t have a choice. But the realization has steadily dawned on me, that all these traps, all these
This poem is for my husband. I love you babe. January was when I committed my life to you, but August was when I gave you my heart. A month upon meeting you was enough time to know you were the man I could see cradling my child. Such a flurry of laughs, love, and
Stone gaze, sharp sight, Blue eyes zero in, Peeling back layer by layer Of your mask. If you took the time, To pluck feather by feather, The red sheen blinding your eyes like Fire, You would find a vulnerable soft mass, Of skin and burned bones.