Wear the Crown #poetry

Wear the Crown by Alejandro N. Marrero 9/24/2020 It’s not easy being an undercover princeDespite the lack of perfections or glamour this instanceStill, I’m an heir to wealth unimaginableYou may think it’s silly but in my head it’s quite possible It’s not easy holding the weight of a crownIt would be simpler if I had…

Armored Autumn #poetry

Armored Autumn by Alejandro N. Marrero 9/23/2020 Dressed for battle and wondering when it endsI’ve got this armor on and I’m ready to defendWith enemies all around us seeking to destroyI’ve got weapons made of metals ready to deploy I break in shadows to catch my mindful breathThe world is so chaotic but I’ll survive…

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…

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…

Take Me #poetry

Take Me by Alejandro N. Marrero 9/17/2020 Take me on a journey to a land far, far awayWhere silence is my blanket and I’ll never be afraid to stayGrant me wishes into each and every variety of seedLet me plant them on my wanderings to sprout and be unbound and freed I’m a victim of…

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…

Sacrifice to be Free #poetry

Sacrifice to be Free by Alejandro N. Marrero 8/21/2020 If you had to give up something new everyday to be free,What would that sacrifice specifically be?Would you give up coffee and switch to tea?Would that living without that sugary addiction and allow others to tolerate thee?Would you stop using pen and paper to save the…

Judges Lost #poetry

Judges Lost by Alejandro N. Marrero 8/20/2020 They called me short they called me evilThey judged me by my looks not the heart in the middleTo them I abandoned that hung up crown of thornsTo them I wasn’t worthy in anyone of their homesLook at me now, I’m much taller than themHe loved my heart…

Chasing Dreams #poetry

Chasing Dreams by Alejandro N. Marrero 8/19/2020 I smile at your antics because your indeed so wise and braveI adore the oblivious nature of your kind and your time honored humbled waysYou with eyes the color of golden sun beamsAlways tickling me in my slumber and helping chase away those unpleasant bad dreamsI smile to…

Out of Chances #poetry

Out of Chances by Alejandro N. Marrero 8/18/2020 I don’t think it’s going to work anymoreSomewhere along, the lines got crossed and it’s not like you trust me like beforeNever ever has your psychosis been true or remotely rightIt’s always come out of left field and been more about your own past wounds or frightsSo…