My Blog and Journey with PTSD

Thanks for joining me! "Drop by drop of water will fill even the largest pot with water. Likewise accumulating good, little by little you'll become goodness itself" Buddhist Saying Hi, welcome to my blog. My name is Alejandro and I want to share my story with you in hopes in even the smallest ways it…

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 with 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…

Let Me #poetry

Let Me Please by Alejandro N. Marrero 9/20/2020 Let me be your saviorLet be your songOnly we can save usOnly together we’re strong Use my light for goodnessUse my heart through the nightGive me all your fondnessGive me all your light Let me be your saviorLet me be that oneOnly we can do thisOnly we…

Take Me #poetry

Take Me by Alejandro N. Marrero 9/17/2020 Take me on a journey to a land far, far awayWhere silence is my blanket and I’ll never be afraid to stayGrant me wishes into each and every variety of seedLet me plant them on my wanderings to sprout and be unbound and freed I’m a victim of…

Screens of Worship #Poetry

Screens of Worship by Alejandro N. Marrero I want to be strong, vigilant and trueIt’s something positive for me to think about might even be for you tooI miss my teachers, temples, shrines and gongsOur sources of refuge have been closed for so very longNow are the times where people turn their minds feverishly to…

Late Motivations #poetry

Late Motivations by Alejandro N. Marrero 8/24/2020 I have this affliction it’s made of discursive thoughts inside my headIt’s a common unenlightened circumstance that makes me cling to things not let them go insteadI’m a person, yes ordinary but I’ve met some Lamas in this life do you know how rare that is?To live and…