Poem: Accompanied

We must change. We must transform. We must let go. We must die. We must face new seasons and walk into what we do not know, or at least understand at some point we’ll have to. How terrified the human mind is of the unknown… I think that’s why autumn brings so many of us […]

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rescue

  my dear, you are not his rescue boat remember this, before he shouts “you’re my only hope!” as he climbs aboard and sinks you to the depths also.   a. b. martin

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without you

and I finally stepped out… enveloped by the sun letting him touch my skin as if for the first time. β€’ for once in my life, i know who i am without you and most importantly i know who i’m not without you and i’m not afraid. β€’ see my hands they don’t shake when […]

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Rain.

Sometimes, the rain is OK. I soak in the sun and it carries me through my long, productive days. Move, do, produce, become. But the rain started today in my heart. And when the sky opened up as well, it made it feel OK. You know… to feel. It has been a while since I […]

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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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