Poetry

Here With You – Original Song

May 10, 2018
Here With You Original Song

There is a poem in A Letter to Last Year about a room. (Double points if you know which poem I’m referring to!) Like every other aspect of that book, I was writing about something real. It was a real room. A box in Russia with giant windows that washed the naked mattress in grey […]

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Poetry

Clarity

February 21, 2018

It came only after I agreed To close my eyes And trusted enough To open them again.   Through the fog. The rainfall. In dusty rooms. Bloodshot eyes. I searched.   Over wet pages. Throbbing knees. With shattered breath. Smeared fingers. I labored.   Not in the dark, Or in the moment of confusion, But […]

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Poetry

When Winter Comes

When winter comes And replaces autumn’s fog ​With a lingering chill, Blinding the path home And encroaching on our hearts With leaden weight, Where is warmth in the   Desolate waste? What flame will unveil the Pavement at my feet?   When winter comes And the sun refuses to Creep over the horizon, In the […]

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Poetry

For Him

For Him I would turn From wrong If in weakness My feet would Not fail.   For Him I would praise In song If with lead My lungs would Not fill.   For Him I would stand And obey His command If my legs would not break As they sink in the sand Of this […]

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