Fool for Singing #poetry

Fool for Singing by Alejandro N. Marrero 10/11/2020 She says I’m in trouble but she’s never tried to let me inShe calls me endearing phrases so subtle as her words make me spinFor the life of me I can never get her off my mindShe’s stolen every word from me even though they once were…

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…

Lands Untold #poetry

Lands Untold by Alejandro N. Marrero 10/6/2020 I want to go native and wonder around the woodsEveryone tells me not to yet I think it’s something I shouldI want to sleep to the sounds of birds and creatures of the natural nightI want to stare at star filled skies never polluted by mans electric lights…

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…