Vengeful Dreams #poetry #writer #ptsd

Vengeful Dreams by Alejandro N. Marrero 5/21/2020 These nightmares are long, vivid, relentless and I fear never going awayThey quicken my heart, spark the adrenaline, fright or flight snapping my eyes open before it’s even dayI do what feels right, breathe slowly in and out to calm the constantly emerging sleeping anxietiesNothing seems to help…

Triggered Sinner #poetry #triggers

Triggered by Alejandro N. Marrero 5/13/2020 I read a book today and it reminded me of all the terrible thing they used to do and sayHow mean they were to me because I was different how they cared for me less because I was simply gayI went from having everything a kid needed in life,…

Life’s Insistence #poetry #dark

Life’s Insistence by Alejandro N. Marrero 5/13/2020 We all end up dying no matter how hard we try not to think about itCome to terms with the fact each day is not guaranteed even if desperately wantedI used to fear the end of times or the darker shadowy recesses of my mindNow I realize darkness…

Youthful Absence #poetry

Youthful Absence by Alejandro N. Marrero 4/20/2020 I wish my body was sculpted to my likingToned, refined and even muscled like a Viking.Skin clear of acne, smooth and soft in front and behindTo look upon a mirror and shift the time into a decade of rewindMake better and healthier decisions with wisdom this time I…

Rain Drops #poetry

Rain Drops by Alejandro N. Marrero 4/13/2020 Looking down a reflective puddle at my tired and aching feet’sI’d bow down now but my knees would get wet and I don’t practice what you preachI see those ripples change the once still and perfect wet of surface glassKnowing it was rain drops and with rings just…

Solitary Surrender #Poetry

Solitary Surrender by Alejandro N. Marrero 4/12/2020 There’s something so solitary about my surrenderIt’s my way of letting go of all the things I’ve experienced and not remember.I start from the earthy root and trace my mind on upIt’s a visualization to keep me grounded but it’s helps me not There’s something gracious about all…