THE RED LINE

THE RED LINE

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Rough Season -- #POETVERITAS



ROUGH SEASON


It has come a rough season for the righteous
with stepping on toes and burning of bridges
with the outpouring of truth as brutal as blades
and hearts beating harder on the verge of explosion
and short, shallow, ragged breaths
and rapid footfalls echoing down darkened alleyways
and hungry jackals, frothing and yellow-eyed, tear at the remains of gentlemen
who failed to respect the coming of the rough season.


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Sunday, June 25, 2017

Nighttime -- #POETVERITAS





NIGHTTIME

Slowing down the passage of time,
stillness, but for the slightest breeze,
 peacefulness enrobes all,
and quiet brings clarity -
It is nighttime once again.





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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

MY GRAVEST SIN -- #POETVERITAS




MY GRAVEST SIN -

WAS TO LOVE YOU FROM THE OUTSIDE IN...


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Sunday, February 12, 2017

LETTING GO -- #POETVERITAS





LETTING GO

After years of clinging to a perpetually slippery sense of sanity,
to a semblance of normalcy in a world built contrary to my fiery internal reality,
my hands had grown gnarled and sinewy...
strong, but aching increasingly with every minute slowly clicked by the dark clock tower of time infinite;

i decided to let go my grasp on the tightly-wound rope,
and in letting go, found exhilaration in the breathtaking plunge to certain freedom
at the relatively small cost of certain death.


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