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,…

Crossed Lines #poetry

Crossed Lines by Alejandro N. Marrero 6/11/2020 There’s an ache in my chest and a wound in my mindThey say it’s terminal while others say I’ll be dandy or just fineI’m tired of opinions yet everyone keeps throwing them my wayIt’s like they don’t understand my reasons for lights or dark days There’s a road…

Moon Tides #poetry

Moon Tides by Alejandro N. Marrero 5/19/2020 There’s a force in my head that rushes powerfully in every possible directionIt builds then crests and can be possibly delusional or broken my adept precisionMy mind is electrical, charged and filled with persistent chatter or unruly noiseI turn my attention to silence, laying still, body not moving…

Triggered Sinner #poetry #triggers

Triggered by Alejandro N. Marrero 5/13/2020 I read a book today and it reminded me of all the terrible thing they used to do and sayHow mean they were to me because I was different how they cared for me less because I was simply gayI went from having everything a kid needed in life,…

Damaged Managed #Poetry

Photo by Jack13123 Damaged Managed by Alejandro N. Marrero 5/6/2020 I’m so damaged and somehow to this very evening I still manageNot well enough to leave at will or go places far from homeStill scared enough that my feelings push and pull me every direction so I abide best alone What’s wrong with having so…

Sleepless because #PTSD sucks

It doesn’t matter what I do the chronic symptoms of PTSD are only muted slightly by medications. I’m sleeping again so few hours and my nightmares are waking up frightened. I’ve had a lot to deal with lately. Grandmother and our Cat died. It certainly is pouring. Usually I was pretty good about working on…

Grandmother Died

I got the call around five pm. My last grandmother passed away at a hospital in Miami. My dad made the call. My mother, aunt and uncle haven’t called but they just lost their mom I understand. I’ve lost my only sister I’m no stranger to grief. My problem is I don’t know how to…