Church Clothes

Tell me why We insist on putting on masks Acting out some “holier-than-thou” fantasy Trying to impress each other With our shiny smiles And polite laughs When in reality Each of us wears a shadow And we can’t get rid of it By showing off our best angles To the sun. a. b. martin

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Wanderer

  you wandered your world carrying your broken heart in your hands feet carrying you to places you wanted to belong. desperately searching for home within a woman’s arms you’d only ever break her heart as you tried to pile over to her the pieces of your own.   and just like fate your feet […]

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The Key.

  i threw myself to my knees before the bars around your prison begging, pleading, sobbing for a freedom i could never achieve for you despite how hard i pried at the bars and despite how agonizingly you screamed at me to save you it was a lost cause for the key was always on […]

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A Love Lost

  both so in love. both so in need. both so scared to admit  they needed something different, something not found in the other.  so they both stayed together as their stomachs slowly turned with resentment  expecting the other to be what they weren’t–  until their love, like wine, once so sweet and so strong, […]

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Divine Poetry

    The universe is so full of divine poetry– It’s a shame some people only ever hear noise. If only we all could open our ears up to the beautiful… The way the flowers laugh when the sun tickles their pedals, The symphony of the trees as the wind rustles their dancing leaves, The […]

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The Beat Of Life

  Life beats on like a bellowing drum… I can’t decide if it beats too slowly and methodically, or too quickly and sporadically. All I know is that it beats, beats, beats… And I, desperately, agonizingly, search for an escape from its overwhelming sound.   It seems as though when you want life to pick […]

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