Butterfly Wishes #poetry

Butterfly Wishes by Alejandro N. Marrero I send wishes out like colorful butterfliesGiving them wings of love with motes of lightsThey’re my gift to all of youThey’re a manifestation of everything that’s trueI send prayers on the wind like breezeAlways hoping we all find our days filled with easeWhere all of us are content and…

Find This Sign #poetry

Fine this Sign by Alejandro N. Marrero I’m that line between what’s masculine and feminineThat delicate middle that’s a balance of androgynousMy swept long hair with locks that barely waveSoft lips, kind words and kisses over hatred has always been my wayWe’ve been around for history but that doesn’t make us weakMost of us are…

Out of Tides #poetry

Out of Tides by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/28/2021 I’m drowning in the thoughts of who we used to knowTrying my hardest to avoid thinking about them and letting them goTears were never easy for a man like meEven if I’m sensitive and get hurt quite easily I’m stuck in current that feels like a riptideI…

Escapism #blog #rant

Escapism. Is that even a word? It might be since autocorrect didn’t suggest anything differently and there was no tell tale red line underneath. Now what is the point I’m trying to make by starting with that particular word? I’ve been going back and forth in my mind thinking of ways to better myself mentally…

Life’s Insistence #poetry #dark

Life’s Insistence by Alejandro N. Marrero 5/13/2020 We all end up dying no matter how hard we try not to think about itCome to terms with the fact each day is not guaranteed even if desperately wantedI used to fear the end of times or the darker shadowy recesses of my mindNow I realize darkness…

When nightmares come true

Last night I had a vivid nightmare than my grandmother was being taken to hospital by my mom. I in the dream begged her not to enter the hospital because of Covid19 and was hysterical. When I woke up I told my husband immediately because he has good memory. My grandmother just got taken to…