Category pain

When the leafs fall off

When love dies The leafs fall off You stare at the dark Yet no answers come to light You come to understand You were the one That let the love slip away Little by little It’s end came And there you sit Staring at the night Waiting for the sun to rise On a love […]

Poem: To The Primo I Never Knew

To the primo I never knew To live and die by the gun The calling of the streets Crawling under the rug The subway rats creeping in the fog Catch you slipping like a deep sleep Fingers on the trigger light up the streets For a moment reality creeps in A fight breaks out from […]

POEM: DO I TURN AWAY?

The screams of a child The wailing of a mother The father in despair Do I turn away? Miles apart from the chaos around Do I turn away? I ask myself, what can I do? My heart aches? The tears I feel fall from within The walls of my heart ache to hear Ache to […]

POEM: THE PAIN IS DEEP

The pain is deep Embedded into the shreds of our lands Nations divided Yet still united with the pain that runs on our streets Children who suffer at the hands of greed Dancing with the stars we rise to our feet Yet to see these children suffer we turn the cheek The pain is deep […]

POEM: THE MEMORY OF PAIN IS GONE

They tell me it was real, How from one second to another I was almost taken, In my mind is only a glimpse, a faded memory that staggers to hold on, The scars are proof that it was not a dream, On that day my life was seen in the hands of mercy it cling, […]