Chaotic Neutral #poetry

Sketch by Kristina Laurendi Havens Chaotic Neutral by Alejandro N. Marrero Today was neutral it’s that bliss that’s in between thoughtsThe day that has happiness in the same amounts as being distraughtStill, I’m in the sacred and blessed middleThat place where I can choose to say good, fine, okay or maybe like a riddleWe express…

Stars Too #poetry

Stars Too by Alejandro N. Marrero We orbit luminescence and call it vivid lightAtoms colliding with protons and with reactions that shine brightWe circle your warmth for you’re our way to find our true homeIn the twinkle of your eyes your love is indeed rare and so openly shown We have these moments and too…

Owl Always Love #poetry

Owl Always Love by Alejandro N. Marrero I’ll always be watchingDuring times of peace or when it’s stormingYou can even call me when I’m sleepingDoesn’t matter how early or late in the morning You matter to meAll of you, even the ones I can’t seeLife is gone in the bat of an eyeIt’s not right…

Complex #poetry

Imagery By MCPTATO on DevientArt Complex by Alejandro N. Marrero I’ve been given a complexI’ve been told my words are careless, unmindful or too boldI’ve been given the cold shoulders and people’s distanced disrespect truth be toldI’ve been given heat so hot it hurt and even scolds He’s been given a complexHe’s been told his…

Under Skin #poetry

Photo by Michael Dawson Under Skin by Alejandro N. Marrero Each day a battle as I’m possessed against my willI’m haunted by memories and tremors that hurt me even when I’m stillI can be on my back looking at the endless expanse of starsI can be a passenger watching the traffic and the people drive…

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…

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…

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…