No Friend of Mine #poetry

No Friend of Mine by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/16/2020 Even bathed in dirt you’re eyes are disarmingRinsing out a washcloth to clean a dangerous one who’s so alarmingSome say you can read the story in striking eyesI’m not that psychic not even if I triedI’m just disarmed with each glancing sighWhy do I have to…

Square Shaped Box #poetry

Square Shaped Box by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/15/2020 Surrounded by four wallsI can neither dance or fallThe walls are thinHowever it doesn’t prevent you from coming in I wish I was tallerA proud, secure and stable fatherOne with comfort enough to giveOne with more love to live Surrounded by a boxIt’s not strange as we’ve…

Forced Silence

Forced Silence By Alejandro N. Marrero 2014 Memories and Delusions in my head beg for release. Its that glitch that keeps playing the same scenes over and over again. Driving me towards a place where sanity takes a backseat and there's no seatbelts when you drive. I'll be salting my pillows when no ones around…

Resist Red Hatred #poetry

Resist Red Hatred by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/13/2020 These streets have memoriesI’m not a stranger to it’s tragediesI was that Lgbt homeless youthBeaten and left behind with more than a bruiseStop your ignorant right wing excusesWe all know what you continually do to usWe’d be more whole if it wasn’t for youYou’re a liar this…

Island Dreams #Poetry

Island Dreams by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/13/2020 Strong chests bared to the afternoon sunHere on this tropical island we’re having funThe days are peaceful and heavenly longNever do these beaches hear a winter’s song The fruits grow year round without cages of glassThe environment perfect and made to lastThe flowers endlessly blooming with nature’s divine…

Huntsman Sigh #poetry

Huntsman’s Sigh by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/13/2020 I’m a hunterDoes my waxed and polished bow hunt you?Did you do me wrongWas I hired with crowns to string alongThe owls my familiarIt’s perched on shoulders so peculiarYet with its night focused and set eyesI’ve never lost this quivers strikes I’m a huntsmanLeather is my armamentStealing from…

Soft Demands #poetry

Soft Demands by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/12/2020 Don’t look awayYou said real people always stayedBut you don’t feel and deep down know it’s me you wantedMy pages being torn from consistently being huntedYes I looked awayApologies but obedience is easier this wayReality bends backwards and vision sways I gave you my backHunched over and shoulders…