Fly with me #poety

Fly with Me by Alejandro N. Marrero 12/1/2020 I’m a tear in the darkest skyA doorway of your criesI’ve not given you my sinsHowever, still our story just begins I’m a drop of morning dewOn a blade of grass or even youThey say above storms are clear skiesBet that doesn’t reassure all your lies I’m…

Serpents in Eden #poetry

Photo by Carlos Quevado Serpents in Eden by Alejandro N. Marrero 11/30/2020 It wasn’t me that planted that pomegranate tree in the middle of EdenYou slithered up to them both and begged them to eat themNow their descendants have scattered from that well manicured gardenThey’ve fled from its animals, flowers, fruits, safety, even each other…

Anxiety’s Monsters #poetry #poem

Anxiety’s Monster by Alejandro N. Marrero 11/28/2020 It starts with the grinding of my back teethA jaw sore from nightmare filled sleepI feel anxiety’s claws rip through me as it startsIt slices my shoulders my back and sore heartI want to be free of this feverish diseaseThe chronic king of terror that’s within all of…

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…