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…

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…

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…

Wishes For Beauty #poety

Wishes For Beauty by Alejandro N. Marrero 12/21/2020 I wish I was beautifulWith muscles and smooth youthful skinWith eyes that change in sunlightAnd a heart humble and free of sin I wish I was strongerToned well in all the right placesWith the stamina of a horseAnd blessed by heavenly graces I wish I could start…

Fall to Wishes #poem

Fall To Wishes by Alejandro N. Marrero 12/18/2020 I fled the skiesStopped the flapping of my wingsTo fall with you to paradiseYou think I’m sadBroken now that I fall from heavens for youIt’s not the truthI stopped the flutter of my wings for only youI chose this fallThis Autumn in my winterTo hope with you…

Rude Judgement #poem

Rude Judgement by Alejandro N. Marrero 12/12/2020 Judge me with your AvariceDamn me with your diseaseIt seems the only time you have opinionsIs when it’s about the defenseless me Say what’s between the linesThe things you fail to hide or veilThe things you truly think of meWhen you feel trapped and not so well Put…

Anxiety’s Monsters #poetry #poem

Anxiety’s Monster by Alejandro N. Marrero 11/28/2020 It starts with the grinding of my back teethA jaw sore from nightmare filled sleepI feel anxiety’s claws rip through me as it startsIt slices my shoulders my back and sore heartI want to be free of this feverish diseaseThe chronic king of terror that’s within all of…

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…