People’s Patience #poetry

People’s Patience by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/28/2021 People love to tell me what I feel, think, or doIt’s like they’re so cognitive they dare believe they’ve lived my life or walked in my very shoesHas this happened to one or two of you?Have people you confide in made it all about themselves instead too?People love…

Lie Her #poem

Lie Her by Alejandro N. Marrero There’s a flood from a storm out there and we know where it startedYup we can trace it back and it’s always what we thought itA narcissist pointed fingers, diagnosed and pretends aloofness to control itIt’s that dialogue that’s not truly theirs but driven by his alcohol fueled crazy…

Favor Its #poetry

Favor Its by Alejandro N. Marrero How can one pick a favorite song?I think there can’t just be one or that would be wrong.I place the buds with their tunes in my earI sing along quiet and sometimes loud enough to hear How can someone have a favorite color?It seems so tedious to pick one…

Left is Right #poetry

Left is Right by Alejandro N. Marrero When choosing left from rightWhich way does your vision goIt’s not a matter of dark or lightStill, between thoughts we should swim with the flow One side of your mind is angelicOne side of your mind is demonicYet what about the center between those two pointsThe middle promises…

Buttered Lies #poetry

Buttered Lies #Poetry Ravens and butterflies they couldn’t be more alikeThey fly on the breeze they usher changes we often don’t likeThere’s a skeletal system inside each mechanical pistonIt begs us to go forward or move along with tyrannical systemsI’m not much of a man but that show says I’m an excellent loverI’ve been your…

PTSD Struggles #ptsd

PTSD Struggles There’s basically two ways to treat PTSD and other severe mental disorders. I’ve found this out the hard way. I’m cognitive enough to know this because I choose the hardest way to survive this. Let’s get to the gist of it. The first way to treat PTSD is to have it diagnosed by…

Electric Adrenaline #poetry

Electric Adrenaline by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/8/2021 Electric thoughts thunder in my mind before being releasedThe flood from gates blasted open with easeI never meant to hurt you with those awful things I never saidStill, I thought them all even if they weren’t physical actions I’m remorseful insteadSparks fly as my lightning storms the glittering…

Poisoned Well #poetry

Poisoned Well by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/2/21 Somewhere out there is an ocean of truthIt may live on the tip of a blade of grassIt may even be dewStill you’re not the harbor where people find sanctuaryYou’re not reliable just conveniently temporaryWe gave you a warm welcomeA smile and so much moreStill, you betrayed us…

Prism of Winter #poetry

Prism of Winter by Alejandro N. Marrero 1/29/2021 I see you looking and no I don’t have the cure I’d offer it to you first then the world as it endured I’m frozen from being clinical. Theoretical and strong It means my biceps are not huge but if you doubt my strength you’re wrong I’m…

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…