Virus #poetry

Virus by Alejandro N. Marrero 3/15/2020 Your an invisible threatOne we’re not prepared forYou quarantine us from our friendsAnd threaten us and our grandparentsWe thought we were safe and truly soundYet no solution has ever been foundWe question each sneeze and coughWorry of what it is or it’s not You’re growing in sizeNow a pandemic…

Ignored Solace #poetry

Ignored Solace by Alejandro N. Marrero 3/6/2020 I’m the silent one that never ignoresI never message when only boredMy effort to see everyone is because I need helpYet everyone pretends the ding wasn’t felt I’m comfortable in silence it isn’t a testMy minds full of quiet violence it never does restWhen I reach out for…

Infinite Choices #poetry

Infinite Choices by Alejandro N. Marrero 3/3/2020 Infinite choices of the past create the presentA place we all find ourselves even in transienceThe deed long thought, spoken and doneThey manifest stability or make us come undone There are seeds we planted long agoThey were giving causes and conditions and now growWhat is a seed one…

Internal Dangers #poetry

Internal Dangers by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/29/2020 There’s a danger coiling up in waves inside of meThe tension and pressure builds where none can seePeople love to quantify things with math and sciencesI’d rather judge life based not on words but experiences There’s a knotted coiled rope strangling my heartIt’s not conductive, it’s electric, a…

Long Distance Affection #poetry

Long Distance Affection by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/28/2020 A river of thoughts they run through our headsEverything is right until it’s beats outside of our heart beats insteadPeople dance around the irrevocable truthThinking I’m nuts for believing in things aboveI want to be real, less fake, and see peaces’ doves I’m a reality than no…

Drowning Down #poetry

Drowning Down by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/27/2020 I jumped in to water freezing coldLet all the air out to sink like a stoneI worry not if I reach the bottomDrowning doesn’t seem to be a botherThere’s a quiet in this water so dark and deepI’m already wet my eyes don’t sting or weepWhen I finally…