Words, like the thief you were so many you’ve stolen from me. Words I’ve laced with sweet hellos and hearty hahas; words sowed from the plumpest of seeds, filled up, watered, nurtured, laden, grown; they billowed with love and bore oh so many lovely fruits but you just wasted their sweetness on the ground. We […]Read more "Do Me A Favor"
Six vials of blood for testing — that was how much they took away from me the other day. I figured ’twas the reason behind the headache that manifested itself shortly thereafter, but two days after, the pounding lingers still. Perhaps I should eat a chunkful of protein goodness to drive it away. And maybe […]Read more "Dear August"
Ev’rythin’ you do now, boo A two by two by two We know this isn’t you Dem raging horns imbue The eternal need to go solo You’ll just as soon protest Hammer yer head at this jest this display But oh please do stay and revel I’s love to watch this tale unravel Oh affectations […]Read more "Death of You"
You don’t know me. You think you do but really what you see isn’t me. I’m not the subdued g’mawnin I mumbled to ya a while ago, because really I just tumbled off from dem insane in the membrane beats which poured out my ears and pumped my brains and dripped through my veins; I’m […]Read more "Day Two"
Love to have a love I do not deserve It wakes me up in the middle of the night, eyes bright, my very own satellite It perks up mornings with homemade buntings, and wispy whispers of a ‘happy sweet day darling’ And ends the day with munchies of li’l stories, sappy cheese, life’ll be made […]Read more "Dharma"
Something clicked sometime last week; in between our usual midweek lunch banter or perhaps at Niner with Lau and Emz when I had that cough syrup of a drink, or somewhere during my four-block walk to Fully Booked picking up the art of tidying up or maybe over those two Maricel bottles Friday with My […]Read more "#ThisIs40"
So…now it’s seemingly like things are in place, and there’s this overall rhythm to my day-to-day: wake up; get coffee; find something to wear on these I-can’t-even-it’s-so-effin’-hot days; check blog stats and oh look someone dropped by yet again; travel to work; grab lunch; earphones on for an afternoon of my Jump Baby Jump playlist; […]Read more "Dumdeedum"
You spoke to me last night In a language I knew But figure out what you meant I couldn’t quite It started off with ‘babe’ and a ‘later’ and ‘I love you’ Catchphrases long overdue Sandwiched within a part of me That once was part of you And from those five words A babel of […]Read more "Deciphering You"
I may have very well been a fool. See, all my life I’ve lived by this golden rule: to listen to the voice inside me, the one that s’posedly rings the truest, that which once I heed shall lead me to happiness. Yep, I’ve always gone down the path where my stupid gut feel had […]Read more "Drifting to dissatisfaction"
Lights out, the night’s up and about Casting a lonely blanket of bleakness Amidst unspeakable tears Trapped ‘neath layers of years An expanse so big, so wide I brave it alone no candles by my side I do not delight in solitude Nothingness this magnitude Please not tonight It ripples through my head We scream […]Read more "Dimmed"