Huntsman Sigh #poetry

Huntsman’s Sigh by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/13/2020 I’m a hunterDoes my waxed and polished bow hunt you?Did you do me wrongWas I hired with crowns to string alongThe owls my familiarIt’s perched on shoulders so peculiarYet with its night focused and set eyesI’ve never lost this quivers strikes I’m a huntsmanLeather is my armamentStealing from…

Soft Demands #poetry

Soft Demands by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/12/2020 Don’t look awayYou said real people always stayedBut you don’t feel and deep down know it’s me you wantedMy pages being torn from consistently being huntedYes I looked awayApologies but obedience is easier this wayReality bends backwards and vision sways I gave you my backHunched over and shoulders…

Angel’s Pledge #poetry

Angel’s Pledge by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/9/2020 On my knees soaking wetEverything I touch becomes a messI unfurl my wings as they drag me downPromises I make so you’d never drownMy muscles sore and justly strainedThe effort to shield you from all the world’s pains A jingle of bells always gets our attentionsSome would say…

Sunset Reminders #poetry

Sunset Reminders By Alejandro N. Marrero 1/15/2020 The sun sets the day has waned Into twilight with cooler colored stains Now that star has past this horizon Birthing a night we now share with someone Did you enjoy watching the sun set? Do you remember how we first met? When I traveled from sandy shores…