Demons Haunt #poem

Demons Haunt #Poems by Alejandro N. Marrero Give me isolation for the medicine has ceased to workThe sacrifices I’ve made for pills and tinctures that reduce the hurtI’m not a bad person nor is my day filled with sinful remorseStill, no matter what I do it seems I’ll never sleep outside a hearse My anxiety…

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…

Lividity #poetry

Lividity by Alejandro N. Marrero 12/8/2020 I’m livid I’m realI’m all the emotions you care not to feelI’m fire I’m waterI’m everything you dare not try and botherI’m alive I’m immuneI’m the dead afterlife you thought I’d assumeThere’s a place between electronsA waste between tidesAn endless space between liesI’m a fortress of magmaI’m the oceans…

Halo Skies #poetry

Halo Skies by Alejandro N. Marrero 12/10/2020 Would you lie to meWould you like to know my nameIf you were paid a price would you douse my inner flameWould you break me or leave me just the same I’m a no oneAn ordinary sumI’ve had some discretionsI’ve both loved and avoided the sun Would you…

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…

Pandemic’s Reds #covid #poem

Photo by Albert Acosta Pandemic’s Reds by Alejandro N. Marrero 11/15/2020 We heard of it more importantly HE did in on a cold grey DecemberStill we didn’t pay attention or possibly chose not to rememberTill at last the Pandemic reached our shoresIt’s origins from the other side of this small worldSome took it seriously others…

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…