Monthly Archives: May 2016
When you lose someone you love, it’s hard to be strong,
When you lose that connection and bond it’s hard to go on.
You find yourself at the depths unable to cope,
You don’t have the strength to look ahead for any hope.
Holding on to every piece of them you have,
How could you leave me Dad?
O magnificent Majesty, cornucopia in dark space
Your quiet splendour today, evokes a feeling of peace
Cerulean beauty, you are, shrouded in milky haze
I am your humble follower, enigmatic but at ease Continue reading
Paint her face,
A portrait of pleasure,
Slowly against her,
we are still setting places at the table for ghosts
renting out our hearts as homes
to souls that have long outgrown them
cooking favorite meals and playing favorite songs
in hopes that either one will serve as directions home Continue reading
On an island far away
Was the city of coconut bay.
Coconut was all that was produced,
All that the townspeople used. Continue reading
I’ve been hunted since I was a child
But I can’t take a rest
Sick of everyone’s offered pity
Don’t they know I’m blessed? Continue reading
Shadows and silhouettes made by the waning moon
Slide past and disappear in the direction of California’a promise.
Off to the south somewhere over the sand and arroyos and cacti
Is Old Mexico. A few miles, no more.
A small town slips into view through the train window:
Safeway. Ace Hardware. A Benson Fuel station glares at a Shell station on the other corner. Continue reading
Rich tears in my eyes,
The reality has not set in,
All those family ties,
The death of my closest kin.
I want to imagine the coffin isn’t real,
Then this pain I won’t have to feel.
In time this pain apparently will heal. Continue reading
Going the distance ~, by Demarcus Parks Continue reading