The middle of Right

The Middle of Right by Alejandro N. Marrero 6/21/2020 There’s a tangle on the horizontal that feels like a sleeps surrendering sighIt’s that feeling we don’t remember unless we’re drinking or get very highI’m not one to be sucker punched into variables or things that tread the road of paths gone leftI’m just a human,…

Hear No, Speak No #Poetry

Hear No, Speak No by Alejandro N. Marrero 6/12/2020 I find myself biting my tongue and forcing musical silence into my earsAnything to not rage out loud or be bothered while I’m busy hereIt matters not if anyone’s intentions are the pure, lovely, handsome or the bestWhen you’re never alone sometimes you want to be…

Crossed Lines #poetry

Crossed Lines by Alejandro N. Marrero 6/11/2020 There’s an ache in my chest and a wound in my mindThey say it’s terminal while others say I’ll be dandy or just fineI’m tired of opinions yet everyone keeps throwing them my wayIt’s like they don’t understand my reasons for lights or dark days There’s a road…

Starless Ocean #poetry

Starless Ocean by Alejandro N. Marrero 6/10/2020 Be a starless sea on an ever lasting shoreWhere the light that shines above is a moon brightening the dark and moreI’m not careless of your eternal noisy midnightIf anything I’m too aware of the heaviness of your darkest singing sightWishing for a middle and knowing without being…

Bamboo Shoots

I planted some bamboos of different varieties last year and this year they’re sprouting up thick shoots! Here’s some picture of a variety of bamboo called Robert Young that has a yellow cane with intermittent green striping as it develops. The shoots are now about an inch thick and they will most likely reach heights…

Hidden Wings #poetry #writing

Hidden Wings by Alejandro N. Marrero 6/3/2020 The wings are hidden from most everyone’s ability to seeStill they sprout and flap to catch you when you fall or we feel the need to set them freeI can’t reverse miracles and it would seem blasphemous if one couldStill it’s the hard of hearts for an angel…

Melanin Judgments #poetry #protests

Melanin Judgements by Alejandro N. Marrero 5/31/2020 The world is sick and on fire as we watch the cries of victims of so many injusticesThe anger, sadness has been building up for eons and spills on to our streets opposing corrupt political ignorancesWhy did the amount of melanin in our skin allow those with less…

Theoretical Dissolution #poetry

Theoretical Dissolution by Alejandro N. Marrero 5/26/2020 I’ve lost my flesh and have become a wandering mistFlowing neither here nor there in a calming eternally now abiding blissWith the time it took to journey inside my mind my body fell apart rendered useless from the pasts and futures unkind The essence of what was formerly…