Rain Pours on Me #poetry

Rain Pours On Me by Alejandro N. Marrero 7/7/2020 Rain pelts the glass above and all around our room with thunder’s roarsAfter an Afternoon of scorching heat I imagine my garden hungers for the clouds heavy storesWide awake as my anxieties quake from restlessness from painful pastsI dream up distances or a walk away from…

Born to Die Atoned #poetry

Born to Die Atoned by Alejandro N. Marrero 7/1/2020 With a sparkle in my usually dim mind I reach out for those who’s lives I let take up residence, yes Residents, in my heartI’m good at pretending I’m never bothered even if that may be true or not from the delayed or finished startWhen I…

Flower, Stones and Leaves #poetry

Flower, Stone and Leaves by Alejandro N. Marrero 7/1/2020 An effervescence for the balance they steal and I requireA simplistic elegance of flower, stone, leaves and desiresI’m the conjurer of lists as many a thoughts evade my periphery with my lack of focusYet, it’s the ones dearest to me that I keep farther than the…

Elusive Solitude #poetry

Elusive Solitude by Alejandro N. Marrero6/23/2020 Waking up in the afterthoughts of sleeplessness, my mind becomes fragile and wrongMental fortitude weakens and divisive thoughts prove to the world I’ve never been strongIt’s a new day which started earlier than it should, always does and I’m made lesser for itEndlessly blurred visions, vacant stares and horrifying…

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…

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…

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…