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 […]

Here We Go Again

Here we go again No pencil to paper But flesh to screen Letting out streams of unbroken consciousness In no new way then what was done before But the writing gives no way to myself My scrawl of ink scratching across some old notepad, no – Instead across tepid electronic keyboard And cold glass screen […]

Reception in the Middle of Nowhere

(watchtower) Is she always there Standing over me Watching as the seasons change Over some sleepy, wondering sea Across her face and beneath her eyes Is always the same wistful gaze Reflections floating like young waves Crashing just to show their size The air gets dry As the music grows dreamy Synth sounds and electric […]

Shattered Glass

The wind howls louder still Reaching for the empty heart Of someone who never got their fill Of a life that has yet to start All of those hopeful flames Dancing in such a cold, dark room Ever so reluctant to respond to the change We forget that we aren’t the same Despite our matching […]

Over the Shore

Everyday I hear the story that you loved me like I loved you everyday just another story of what’s to come next and what was before me trying to keep my head above water while the storm rages on I see the misguided direction all around as I try to walk before I crawl but […]

Disposable Camera

There’s a camera in the back of my closet On top the faded photographs and written notes Boxes covered with layers of dust All of the letters that we sent back and forth Remnants of what never was – Echoes of those ghosts Images burning away in my mind Like they did in the grass […]

Generic Pop-Punk Love Song

Oh, if only I could play the guitar Strum a little tune for you If only I could sing This wouldn’t be a poem You’d have to read If only I could write An angsty anthem of the night That I knew that I loved you This could be some heavy Punk rock melody And […]