Silence of Survival

Silence saved me cloaked in quiet amid volatile hostility unpredictable as a breeze volcanic in volume tectonic times   Silence saved me grateful to a little girl smart enough to know and grow into a warrior woman with voice suffice to bring beasts to knees   (Image from Pinterest)

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Brother

In a peaceful valley Contradictory caustic chronicle Innumerable years of naught Vultures mark the spot Vengeful young hover Elders perch, peck, hunch Barren eyes follow Generation after generation They keep coming back Constant flow of marrow Crimson drops On rusted barbed wire Hopeless bones Lay naked in golden grass It’s a jail of sorts Hidden … Continue reading Brother

Child of War

Immaculate conception Unimaginable deception Bloodied bible Walls pitted Plastered with black Brush the bullets From the pelleted pews Panicked prayers Dynamite dreams Shattered screams Sentenced to life Punished to create Hell on earth The color of cages The sound of metal The taste of time Drowning in drought Dying in doubt Dreadful days Demoniac nights … Continue reading Child of War