Dirt

Disgraced human looking for a home Detached baby crying in the night Eyes and scars tell the story Existence hurts Damaged duo seeking hero You need something that is yours Strength in numbers Agitated and exhausted Twisted thinking Leaving the door open Evil sneaks in Cancel your plans Doubt yourself Carry guilt If my only…… Continue reading Dirt

House on the Hill

The house on hill looks like it’s smiling. An ironic illusion. Who thought to dig out a flat spot on a hill? It was obviously meant for landslides, not living. It does make for a lovely view. You’ll see, once the swelling, bruises, rage and fear subside. Or a new family moves in. It’s clear…… Continue reading House on the Hill

Under Water

Drowning baby Smiling family posing for pictures in paradise Sharing air kisses We surfed the beach Tasting power and fake freedom The ideal human nest rarely exists The truth comes out as I get older You tell me it’s a journey But I’m ignoring you Please don’t think I’m rude I am a hermit crab…… Continue reading Under Water

Proceed with Caution

One of the great challenges for those who have survived abusive and neglectful parents is that there is often a part of us that is still waiting for them to love us, even if there is very little chance of that happening. Locked in an archaic mindset, we continue to go back for more, looking…… Continue reading Proceed with Caution

Save Me

Circles Connect and continue Pass on, pass away, give away, take away The borders become heavier, thicker, fenced As years go by and pain is imprinted And love is gone missing Stay inside the lines Let my longing begin to Deviate And make a softer mark Reflecting my deserving heart Spiral through the years And…… Continue reading Save Me

Silent Destruction

Stylish and functional Vacancy and happiness Whilst having too much to drink Causing you to get mugged Ditch the generic They like to work In sterile environments Reported missing From years gone by Open for business If you’re in the market Home security system sale For the private and self-absorbed Who only perpetuate the problem…… Continue reading Silent Destruction

Choices

“Men imagine that the choices before them are theirs to make. But we are free to act only upon what is given. Choice is lost in the maze of generations and each act in that maze is itself an enslavement for it voids every alternate and binds one ever more tightly in to the constraints…… Continue reading Choices