In the Dim Red Light of a New Mexico Dive Bar

See through the smoke and spot those hazy Autumn eyes Every fallen leaf is another year gone by Trying to turn back time and forget about the lies But the world refuses to forget The seasons change But the world, it won’t forget. Neither do I. See you through the mirror Looking just like the […]

The Sun at 8 PM

Reaching, outpouring Wanting to forget about never knowing Falling or sleeping Or dreaming of being awake I can’t find someone to give back All this regret I continue to take Wake me up Before I go under I want to remember the way You looked up at me in wonder There’s silence in the trees […]

Circular Anxiety

Sitting idly No silence in the air So I’m left in my head Thoughts in rotation Every word I’ve said Autonomously moving Like the changing of the clock Tick tock Tick tock Why did I? Why did I not? If there’s reason for the Viewmaster in my head Constantly changing between the scenes Of fixated […]

Glaring Omission

(red curtain) don’t forget we all fall and there’s nothing left at the final call to leave behind or store away because we can apologize some other day i won’t please you you can’t speak to me we don’t understand the language of being softer words than the touch of your tongue and my mouth […]