Category sad

Sometimes I fear

Sometimes I fear Not the darkness of the path But if you know my name Will you recognize me in the end? Then I awake and understand Your grace is all I have Your love destroys all fear One can only understand That I should not fear No, not one bit of land Because your […]

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: PART OF THE TEAM

Your part of the team, they say Your one of us, they said One for all, they declared All for one, was said But when the time arrived, I saw No team was left, by my side Only me, myself and I, was all Where was the team? I called All gone astray, I saw […]

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: MY BARRIO

The vato screams “This is my barrio” Yet he is a puppet to the streets A number to the rest A vato that has been lied to Thinking it belongs to him But on the concrete his soul will fade away My barrio Just a lie brought about by a way out But when the […]

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: TELL ME

Tell me Would you leave your motherland for a life unknown? Your children to cope with father that is not home A life so different from that which once was Now you stand in the midst of a sea of modern day slaves Yet they scream from their lungs “All of you must go home” […]