look at the man! he sows in sorrows, reaps in tears. all his brothers have left him. all his gods have failed him. the field lies fallow, in wait, for him. but saltwater kills seeds, and blood doesn’t feed crops. look at the man! he reaches for God and finds himself. mirrors are cheaper than … Continue reading look at the man!
it was dusk when we saw them fall. ashen figures of glory and beauty, fall, break, and crumble. as mortals we watched the immortal become dust. you turned to me, a slight smile on your face, and asked, “who will we now worship, brother?”God has destroyed our gods, and they bow before us like craven … Continue reading HOSANNA
but I had grabbed your cloak, I had grovelled through dirt and grime to reach you. you were my last hope, my last bit of dusk before the darkness set in. so why did you turn away? why did you ignore my pleas? I was left with a piece of your robe, but what I … Continue reading blind/trees
If I was honest with you, I would pull back the curtains and reveal the dark, the dismal, the dreary, all the moments of 2020 that have weighed on my heart and mind like the mountains weigh on the valleys. My name would be forsaken amidst the visceral noise. Color would be muddled until only … Continue reading H O P E
honestly, it feels a bit different than it did before. before. back when I knew your name and your voice I thought I knew your heart. and I think that maybe I did. but now, now, it's a bit different. it feels a bit different. and I don't think that different is necessarily bad. it's … Continue reading different
I understand now why Israel wanted Egypt. We all need someone we don’t need. My heart wants to weep but my mind says it’s not worth the salt. Salt is found in the mines and the sea. Your eyes have no valuable resource. If you should cry, Who should benefit? If you should weep, Who … Continue reading Egpyt/Lover
lost and wandering, looking for spirit, looking for home. light of light beaming from eternal face brings my heart rest and my mind wild thoughts. thoughts of freedom, thoughts of love, forlorn and foreign, like food prepared in the dark. darkness is not my master, darkness is not my friend. holding hands, reaching for comfort … Continue reading please run fast now.
American Cain, Why do you rage? Why do you seeth and fume? Your brother’s blood cries out From your streets, Suburbs, And town halls. Black Blood bleeds, Black Blood stains. And your hands are wet with it. The foreign waters of nations Will not cleanse you. Legislation, Law, and Liberty Will not take away your … Continue reading American Cain/Black Blood
mangled mind, (hands) flee to (words) unspoken, they can't reach. the hands are my emotions, the words are memories I damn everyday. damn them. haunting Christ haunts me, haunts the living, haunts the dead. all the same. all conscious. did I think that Christ would resurrect my mind, or just my body? I know what … Continue reading mangled mind
the fields lie fallow, the wells dry, the market quiet. where do the good boys go when there is no seed to plant in the fields? where do the good girls go when there is no wheat to make into bread? is it war that has taken them? a foreign army that has ransacked the … Continue reading fallow field, hallowed whore