Alive...Hold me closer nowAlive...3 years ago in Haiku & Eastern More Like This
So that I can hear you breathe
Cold life into me
Write It On The Earth, Draw It In The SkyFor those who keep pencils in their hairWrite It On The Earth, Draw It In The Sky3 years ago in Urban & Spoken Word More Like This
And markers in their pockets
Keep notebook paper tucked into your socks
And whose arms are covered in writing
With words to tantalizing to forget
To those who make music when no one is listening
To those who shine on stage when no one is watching
To the late-night-gotta-write-that-down-Hold on one-minute mom I'm writing!
And the people who graffiti poetry
I write this for you
To the hopeless romantics
And unrequited lovers
And the early morning daydreamers
And math class doodlers
And artists beyond help
I write this for you
Don't wait till morning
I'll wait till morning I'll write it down then
Find a napkin
Find a piece of chalk
Write it on the earth
Draw it in the sky.
Hear no evil. See no evil. Speak no evil.She walks around with her hands over her ears. She has heard so many horrible things, so many screams, so many cries. She cant hear more or she'll fall apart, one chip too many in her soul. She cries silently at night while trying not to hear. And so she covers her ears to silence the pain.Hear no evil. See no evil. Speak no evil.3 years ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes More Like This
And no one notices.
He walks around with his hands over his eyes. God, the things he has seen. Only a few years old and damaged beyond repair. Those things will never be forgotten, those expressions, those hands, the pain. He will never recover from seeing so much blood, so much violence. And so he covers his eyes, to try to block the images. And no one notices.
They walk around with their hands over their mouths. They aren't just witnesses but victims. They know things no one should know, and they were taught in the worst way. the things they have experienced, the things that have been done to them. This world is evil and they know its darkest depths first hand. And so they cover their mouths, so a