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…

Dark Light #poem

Dark Light by Alejandro N. Marrero 12/12/2020 You’re in my grips and you think I’m darknessYet inverted all is white in the silenceHow dare you judge me for judging my silent nightWere you there when I battled the dark with light You’ve had your opinions and I’m sorry to say they’re wrongYou’ve had your change…

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…

Serpents in Eden #poetry

Photo by Carlos Quevado Serpents in Eden by Alejandro N. Marrero 11/30/2020 It wasn’t me that planted that pomegranate tree in the middle of EdenYou slithered up to them both and begged them to eat themNow their descendants have scattered from that well manicured gardenThey’ve fled from its animals, flowers, fruits, safety, even each other…

Run, Stay, Leave #poetry

Run, Stay, Leave by Alejandro N. Marrero 10/13/2020 I have no idea where I’m going but my mind doesn’t live too often hereIt wanders down story’s, brooms, trails, across roads and even hemispheresThere’s a sense of belonging and not belonging if that could ever make senseMy mind just keeps on planning and wandering it’s my…

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…

Late Motivations #poetry

Late Motivations by Alejandro N. Marrero 8/24/2020 I have this affliction it’s made of discursive thoughts inside my headIt’s a common unenlightened circumstance that makes me cling to things not let them go insteadI’m a person, yes ordinary but I’ve met some Lamas in this life do you know how rare that is?To live and…

Sacrifice to be Free #poetry

Sacrifice to be Free by Alejandro N. Marrero 8/21/2020 If you had to give up something new everyday to be free,What would that sacrifice specifically be?Would you give up coffee and switch to tea?Would that living without that sugary addiction and allow others to tolerate thee?Would you stop using pen and paper to save the…