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…

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…

Left is Right #poetry

Left is Right by Alejandro N. Marrero When choosing left from rightWhich way does your vision goIt’s not a matter of dark or lightStill, between thoughts we should swim with the flow One side of your mind is angelicOne side of your mind is demonicYet what about the center between those two pointsThe middle promises…

Buttered Lies #poetry

Buttered Lies #Poetry Ravens and butterflies they couldn’t be more alikeThey fly on the breeze they usher changes we often don’t likeThere’s a skeletal system inside each mechanical pistonIt begs us to go forward or move along with tyrannical systemsI’m not much of a man but that show says I’m an excellent loverI’ve been your…

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…

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…

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…