Humans Cannot Believe

We would all be dead if we believed in parallel universes. If we take the idea that every action that could possibly happen happens in another universe and truly embrace it and live life by it, all the human ambition that has brought us this far would die. If you truly believe that an outcome…

Pathetic

Pathetically I masquerade as a happy woman Smiling, listening, responding. Just as pathetically I wait day after day for you For a word, perhaps three a sign, a show, a glimmer of hope. Realistically I appear to be a woman unconcerned Cold, unfeeling, aloof. Just as realistically I listen night after night to you Fighting…

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…

Diogenes

Weekly Prompt: Oil, Flicker, Darkness Additionally, there’s an IG account whose prompt for the week is “Mythology” I shall try to use…all of that… Alas, I see the sun as full as moons upon the dusk And e’re I see the light consumes Another mere costume upon your husk Where I conceive illumination set upon…

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…

Kneel

Held to something jagged Where the edges rake and steal away The image growing ragged Where the hands, no longer tender, start to rip and peel the clay So lovingly created Out of dissonance or real dismay What never was elated Punctuated by the actions speaking louder every day I finally hear the echo That…

Burning Excuses

I wandered around in a fit of worry Wringing my hands Sighing and moaning Swiped my fingertips across my forehead This doesn’t make sense How can it be? There’s no explanation It couldn’t work out I see no viable ending Does he really know me? We’re too far apart What does he see? And on…