Escapism #blog #rant

Escapism. Is that even a word? It might be since autocorrect didn’t suggest anything differently and there was no tell tale red line underneath. Now what is the point I’m trying to make by starting with that particular word? I’ve been going back and forth in my mind thinking of ways to better myself mentally…

Mind Never Mine #poetry #writing

Mind Never Mine by Alejandro N. Marrero 5/14/2020 I’m mortified by what fear has molded me into becomingThere’s a bipolar uprising between choices of sloth, yoga and runningI want to pull out my hair when I’m torn from my routinesI feel guilty for no reason or maybe several and never know what it means Why…

Meditation Space #poetry #meditation

Meditation Space by Alejandro N. Marrero 5/11/2020 This humble tiny spot in my room I’ve begun the path to peaceWhere I can sit down comfortably and meditate to put my mind at easeWe cannot leave our homes so Buddhist teachings are on zoom or Facebook liveIt matters not to me as long as I’m able…

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…

Rain Drops #poetry

Rain Drops by Alejandro N. Marrero 4/13/2020 Looking down a reflective puddle at my tired and aching feet’sI’d bow down now but my knees would get wet and I don’t practice what you preachI see those ripples change the once still and perfect wet of surface glassKnowing it was rain drops and with rings just…

Escape to Stay #poetry

Escape to Stay by Alejandro N. Marrero 4/10/2020 Walk away it’s what you always dream and rave aboutIt’s not giving up it’s freedom and as we escape the cascading inner shoutsThe distance so far we walk through corridors of shadowsThey’d be unpleasant and suffocating if we weren’t so well hollowed Don’t turn back we know…

Lone Wolf #Poetry

Lone Wolves by Alejandro N. Marrero 4/7/2020 When I’m sad it feels I’m different than everyone elseWhere others pine for company I want to be by myselfMy shadow the only remedy for meSolitude and sadness is a cure and sets my soul free The day is better when I don’t force a smileWhen I can…