Stark World

Cold handshakes No warmth in smiles The eyes look away No interest in who you are In and out The world operates as a machine Cold and mechanical The more educated the more calculating Compassion can’t find a place in this world Leave the stark cold world to the machines Be warm More humans is […]

I will be

You will  be what you never imagined Those whispers They echo when I wake up I hear them in the back of my mind They resonate through my day The words orbit my mind My value greater than what I can conceive Not an overnight accomplishment The years will show on my face It will […]

Burying Family

I was asked to drop my rifle Leave it on the field Told the take off my cover No need for it They removed my rank Stripped me of my name tapes Asked me to take off my ribbons These decorations can’t be taken All they said would remain was my dog tags They would […]

Purposeful

There will be peace Once it is done Purpose drives a man Work only aims to keep him busy A man with purpose can change his world Or the whole world A man with work stays busy until death comes To often we forget Life is for living The work can wait It will be […]

Could Be The Last

Tell me before I go Don’t wait till I walk out the door I might not return You might not get another chance Who’s to say this won’t be our last time Last smile to each other Last moment we share in the same space Last minute your scent is in the air Last sound […]

Small Excitements

Excitement shakes me The ground uneven Yet the horizon is clear Doubt always fills my mind But today I don’t care Tomorrow I might But today I don’t Oh the little things They tend to move us More so than grand events It’s the little things That I’ve grown to love the most Day #314 […]

Lost In Thought

I get lost looking off into space Reliving things that can’t be changed Playing “what if” with the past I fail to see the present in front of me All due to the fear of making another mistake They have a way of haunting us They cripple us and handicap our decisions The harder I […]