The struggle and release #ptsd

It’s been months now without mood stabilizers. It been pretty rough in the beginning. Lost a few friends, made some new ones, got closer to older ones and my family. At first sleep was nearly impossible. Now I am getting sleep albeit later than usual. It’s mainly because despite it all I’m introverted and have…

Conjured Worlds #Poetry

Conjured Worlds by Alejandro N. Marrero 10/2/2020 #poetry I’m a storm in the making and in my palms I hold the worldI’m a cloud that is breaking where lighting surges tornYou’re a devil in tight denim and a face of handsome sinYou’re the angel who has fallen and the first to point within I’m electrically…

Color me Used #poetry

Color Me Used by Alejandro N. Marrero 10/2/2020 Grant me peace for my demons they’ve broken their way completely through.Forgive me for being human as beyond all things it’s rude yet true.I’m the example of overworked and cleverly underpaidYet, because of the field I work in no one cares or respects me much anyway I’ve…

Wear the Crown #poetry

Wear the Crown by Alejandro N. Marrero 9/24/2020 It’s not easy being an undercover princeDespite the lack of perfections or glamour this very instanceStill, I’m an heir to wealth unimaginableYou may think it’s silly but in my head it’s quite possible It’s not easy holding the weight of a crownIt would be simpler if I…

Pleas for Stillness #poetry

Pleas for Stillness by Alejandro N. Marrero 9/22/2020 Who will save me from my demons?Who will hold me as my whole world burns?When will I be free of these anxieties?When will I be at once reborn? I am sum of the universe divided up into interdependent parts.I am a son of parents that are easy…

Reclaimed Earth #poetry

Reclaimed Earth By Alejandro N. Marrero Their war started in November and how filled with lies it really wasThey’d simply had enough Their governments which failed them and were indeed corruptInciting anger, division and putting ratings before the truthsIt’s what brainwashed them all to kill the reds, white and blues.In the chaos of a dictator…

Our Mountain Retreat

By Alejandro N. Marrero 1/21/2020 #poetry ’Our Mountain Retreat’ byAlejandro N. Marrero 1/21/2019 What would it take to live humbly by a lake?What would settle this yearning ache?A cabin wouldn’t be too small for two people this tall.Yet, timber a plenty to remodel it all.The forest, mountains, and lake at our call.The stillness and silence,…