Pandemic’s Reds #covid #poem

Photo by Albert Acosta Pandemic’s Reds by Alejandro N. Marrero 11/15/2020 We heard of it more importantly HE did in on a cold grey DecemberStill we didn’t pay attention or possibly chose not to rememberTill at last the Pandemic reached our shoresIt’s origins from the other side of this small worldSome took it seriously others…

When Sun’s Leave #poetry

When Sun’s Leave by Alejandro N. Marrero 11/13/2020 You cared for them like they were your ownThey may not have been birthed by you but you provided a homeYou worry about them when they’re awayYou appreciate and feed them while they stayOne day they grow up before your eyesThey tell you they’re leaving before their…

Stars Above Thee #poem #poetry

Stars Above Thee by Alejandro N. Marrero 11/11/2020 Do you ever think about the starsWonder how far they really areWether we can reach up and catch them before they fallThink about why we matter or if we do at all?I’m that beginning at the end of time and spaceSome say it’s the letter ‘e’Some say…

Drowning #Poetry #Dark

Drowning by Alejandro N. Marrero 11/10/2020 At the end of a dream before the eyes open the mind is expansive and deep like the oceansWhen the sun sets after painting the skies in reds shadows disappear and flee to find restMy head is a storm a tempest of rain it falls all around me it…

Fears for tears #rants

Fears for tears by Alejandro N. Marrero 10/24/2020 I’d love to be your holy but I’ve got my own sins to forgiveI’d love to be full and never lonely and truth is that’s how I feel withinThere’s a tear in my eye and for the life of me I couldn’t tell you a single reason…

Run, Stay, Leave #poetry

Run, Stay, Leave by Alejandro N. Marrero 10/13/2020 I have no idea where I’m going but my mind doesn’t live too often hereIt wanders down story’s, brooms, trails, across roads and even hemispheresThere’s a sense of belonging and not belonging if that could ever make senseMy mind just keeps on planning and wandering it’s my…

Fool for Singing #poetry

Fool for Singing by Alejandro N. Marrero 10/11/2020 She says I’m in trouble but she’s never tried to let me inShe calls me endearing phrases so subtle as her words make me spinFor the life of me I can never get her off my mindShe’s stolen every word from me even though they once were…

Divided I Try #poetry

Divided I Try by Alejandro N. Marrero 10/10/2020 There is no picking sides when choosing the will to surviveThere’s no magic fix to the things that make life worth to liveMoney it’s imperative if you have it, if not how will you eatStill, that meat came from somewhere and it was killed that creature isn’t…