Ripple

Often is it said That one should never bet the farm Never go to bed Without first setting the alarm Never load the lead Unless you truly plan to harm Never let your head Be ruled beneath another’s charm One could rightly say That a request should end with please That your given days Should…

no wonder

i still wonder but i no longer hope but that’s not true i always hope but i have no faith or do i have faith but i just don’t believe? i look for truth i look for authenticity but it seems i find nothing a world full of nothing people full of nothing & then…

déjà vu

Today I feel naked and vulnerable and more than ever I wish I had his arms to lie in. I need him to carry me and speak sense into me and tell me I can be exposed before him. Everything feels like I’m on repeat. I’m sure I’ve done this before. Felt this pit in…

Long Distance Runner

And when he spoke the words to me: I love you, you’re beautiful, every part of you is beautiful in my eyes…. I ran. I ran scared and I ran hard, beating out a rhythm beneath my feet. I screamed, you don’t get to say those words to me! Yes, you may love me, but…

hope

Hope:  you have made me bitter so terribly unpleasant to the taste even my sweat has the edge of unhappiness i am resigned to anger at the world because no one told me that i couldn’t be any- and everything no one told me the truth and that is why i cling to my Bitterness…

Ray LaMontagne

Hope to mend from festered wounds, fill empty voids with love and light, a choice to feel the weight of worlds, aware of humanity’s frightful plight, he won’t be bent like a paper back, he sings in echoes, raw and right, yet when he speaks, he’s shy, succint, his voice at best through chords he…