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…

Drowning #Poetry #Dark

Drowning by Alejandro N. Marrero 11/10/2020 At the end of a dream before the eyes open the mind is expansive and deep like the oceansWhen the sun sets after painting the skies in reds shadows disappear and flee to find restMy head is a storm a tempest of rain it falls all around me it…

Fears for tears #rants

Fears for tears by Alejandro N. Marrero 10/24/2020 I’d love to be your holy but I’ve got my own sins to forgiveI’d love to be full and never lonely and truth is that’s how I feel withinThere’s a tear in my eye and for the life of me I couldn’t tell you a single reason…

Fool for Singing #poetry

Fool for Singing by Alejandro N. Marrero 10/11/2020 She says I’m in trouble but she’s never tried to let me inShe calls me endearing phrases so subtle as her words make me spinFor the life of me I can never get her off my mindShe’s stolen every word from me even though they once were…

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…

Color me Used #poetry

Color Me Used by Alejandro N. Marrero 10/2/2020 Grant me peace for my demons they’ve broken their way completely through.Forgive me for being human as beyond all things it’s rude yet true.I’m the example of overworked and cleverly underpaidYet, because of the field I work in no one cares or respects me much anyway I’ve…

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…

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…

Screens of Worship #Poetry

Screens of Worship by Alejandro N. Marrero I want to be strong, vigilant and trueIt’s something positive for me to think about might even be for you tooI miss my teachers, temples, shrines and gongsOur sources of refuge have been closed for so very longNow are the times where people turn their minds feverishly to…