People’s Patience #poetry

People’s Patience by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/28/2021 People love to tell me what I feel, think, or doIt’s like they’re so cognitive they dare believe they’ve lived my life or walked in my very shoesHas this happened to one or two of you?Have people you confide in made it all about themselves instead too?People love…

Lie Her #poem

Lie Her by Alejandro N. Marrero There’s a flood from a storm out there and we know where it startedYup we can trace it back and it’s always what we thought itA narcissist pointed fingers, diagnosed and pretends aloofness to control itIt’s that dialogue that’s not truly theirs but driven by his alcohol fueled crazy…

Winter Wane #Poetry

Winter Wane by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/26/2020 It’s raining yet again but we’re first world so we’re dry of courseGot a million reasons why that’s left of true but logic makes most minds ruptureShouldn’t make a difference the color or the culture Still, for some reason in matters of the heart we’re enrapturedGive it enough…

In Some Maniac #poetry

In Some Maniac by Alejandro N. Marrero The barest of thoughts and they all turn to youThings you say and who you wished I turned intoI’m clever with words but you’ve stolen all the fun of itNow I’m up late, sleep later, read more and lay down more than I sitNo, not really ever expecting…

Favor Its #poetry

Favor Its by Alejandro N. Marrero How can one pick a favorite song?I think there can’t just be one or that would be wrong.I place the buds with their tunes in my earI sing along quiet and sometimes loud enough to hear How can someone have a favorite color?It seems so tedious to pick one…

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…

Seasons Reasons #poetry

Season’s Reasons by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/16/2020 Winter rays are short and fleetingSpring fed thoughts begin their creepingSummer dreams banish the cold in our heartsAutumn winds have us waiting for holidays to start Four glorious seasons and everyone has a favoriteMost of the time it’s the season their not inSome of the times it’s the…

Hearts of Gold #poetry

Hearts of Gold by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/12/2021 There is a sickness in this worldSome makes itself seen or heardOther’s find ways to give it namesOther’s like to play their social heartless games The cure is often found in the diseaseUnless of course it’s the people you seeHumanity’s greatest flawIs that they forget how everyone…

Electric Adrenaline #poetry

Electric Adrenaline by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/8/2021 Electric thoughts thunder in my mind before being releasedThe flood from gates blasted open with easeI never meant to hurt you with those awful things I never saidStill, I thought them all even if they weren’t physical actions I’m remorseful insteadSparks fly as my lightning storms the glittering…