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…

Shadow Found #poetry

Shadow Found by Alejandro N. Marrero 10/7/2020 #poetry This evening the devil found meHe made his way into my mindHe possessed me entirely and his darkness wasn’t kindHe exposed my fears and traumas vividly in rewindSuch are the terrors from those moments from way back and behind Today the darkness seeped easily into my tattered…

Color me Used #poetry

Color Me Used by Alejandro N. Marrero 10/2/2020 Grant me peace for my demons they’ve broken their way completely through.Forgive me for being human as beyond all things it’s rude yet true.I’m the example of overworked and cleverly underpaidYet, because of the field I work in no one cares or respects me much anyway I’ve…

Conjured Worlds #Poetry

Conjured Worlds by Alejandro N. Marrero 10/2/2020 #poetry I’m a storm in the making and in my palms I hold the worldI’m a cloud that is breaking where lighting surges tornYou’re a devil in tight denim and a face of handsome sinYou’re the angel who has fallen and the first to point within I’m electrically…

Pleas for Stillness #poetry

Pleas for Stillness by Alejandro N. Marrero 9/22/2020 Who will save me from my demons?Who will hold me as my whole world burns?When will I be free of these anxieties?When will I be at once reborn? I am sum of the universe divided up into interdependent parts.I am a son of parents that are easy…

Reclaimed Earth #poetry

Reclaimed Earth By Alejandro N. Marrero Their war started in November and how filled with lies it really wasThey’d simply had enough with their governments which failed them and were indeed corruptInciting anger, division and putting ratings before the truthsIt’s what brainwashed them all to kill the reds, white and blues.In the chaos of a…

Let Me #poetry

Let Me Please by Alejandro N. Marrero 9/20/2020 Let me be your saviorLet be your songOnly we can save usOnly together we’re strong Use my light for goodnessUse my heart through the nightGive me all your fondnessGive me all your light Let me be your saviorLet me be that oneOnly we can do thisOnly we…

Screens of Worship #Poetry

Screens of Worship by Alejandro N. Marrero I want to be strong, vigilant and trueIt’s something positive for me to think about might even be for you tooI miss my teachers, temples, shrines and gongsOur sources of refuge have been closed for so very longNow are the times where people turn their minds feverishly to…

Late Motivations #poetry

Late Motivations by Alejandro N. Marrero 8/24/2020 I have this affliction it’s made of discursive thoughts inside my headIt’s a common unenlightened circumstance that makes me cling to things not let them go insteadI’m a person, yes ordinary but I’ve met some Lamas in this life do you know how rare that is?To live and…