Demons Haunt #poem

Demons Haunt #Poems by Alejandro N. Marrero Give me isolation for the medicine has ceased to workThe sacrifices I’ve made for pills and tinctures that reduce the hurtI’m not a bad person nor is my day filled with sinful remorseStill, no matter what I do it seems I’ll never sleep outside a hearse My anxiety…

Wishes For Beauty #poety

Wishes For Beauty by Alejandro N. Marrero 12/21/2020 I wish I was beautifulWith muscles and smooth youthful skinWith eyes that change in sunlightAnd a heart humble and free of sin I wish I was strongerToned well in all the right placesWith the stamina of a horseAnd blessed by heavenly graces I wish I could start…

Fall to Wishes #poem

Fall To Wishes by Alejandro N. Marrero 12/18/2020 I fled the skiesStopped the flapping of my wingsTo fall with you to paradiseYou think I’m sadBroken now that I fall from heavens for youIt’s not the truthI stopped the flutter of my wings for only youI chose this fallThis Autumn in my winterTo hope with you…

Pandora #poem

Pandora’s Boy by Alejandro N. Marrero I’m not brandishing a weaponNor is my heart made of ice and stoneI’ve got plenty of good qualitiesSo don’t judge the book reborn I’m a puzzle in a lock boxOne filled with memories of iceSometimes they overwhelmed meMost often throughout the night Why I never said I was perfectYet…

Dark Light #poem

Dark Light by Alejandro N. Marrero 12/12/2020 You’re in my grips and you think I’m darknessYet inverted all is white in the silenceHow dare you judge me for judging my silent nightWere you there when I battled the dark with light You’ve had your opinions and I’m sorry to say they’re wrongYou’ve had your change…

Rude Judgement #poem

Rude Judgement by Alejandro N. Marrero 12/12/2020 Judge me with your AvariceDamn me with your diseaseIt seems the only time you have opinionsIs when it’s about the defenseless me Say what’s between the linesThe things you fail to hide or veilThe things you truly think of meWhen you feel trapped and not so well Put…

Lividity #poetry

Lividity by Alejandro N. Marrero 12/8/2020 I’m livid I’m realI’m all the emotions you care not to feelI’m fire I’m waterI’m everything you dare not try and botherI’m alive I’m immuneI’m the dead afterlife you thought I’d assumeThere’s a place between electronsA waste between tidesAn endless space between liesI’m a fortress of magmaI’m the oceans…

Halo Skies #poetry

Halo Skies by Alejandro N. Marrero 12/10/2020 Would you lie to meWould you like to know my nameIf you were paid a price would you douse my inner flameWould you break me or leave me just the same I’m a no oneAn ordinary sumI’ve had some discretionsI’ve both loved and avoided the sun Would you…

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…