Farewell Yellow Brick Road

The sun awakens giving way to the reality of a new day The path that led dreams to be real – Led fears to have breath has now past away The time passed through imagination have led to this moment to depart Walking along with…

Summer Sunlight

True survival means that you find the best of things Even from my childhood I learned this to be true Mom was a stranger but I’m thankful that I am alive I couldn’t stay with Grandma but the best I have of her thrives He…

Oxygen

On the rooftop there was a patch of grass A tree Flowers and a bench On the street there was nothing green to be scene So rather than be grounded I head to the top of the world Just to breathe. jj2019 2019 Poetry Marathon

Mind Over Matter

Would it have been worth while, To have bitten off the matter with a smile, To standby and go the extra mile, To do as told, as though I were a child. Would it have mattered one little bit, To have acted unscathed by all…

Found and Lost

The heavens know when you have been found. After wandering in darkness that started within Once you have exhausted yourself from the burdens of life Following the sea of tears and valleys of regret The heavens have been waiting to shine a light The heavens…

Next Stop

This is my stop You missed it If I have to get off somewhere else I don’t know where I will be I know this stop My home and livelihood are right near there What do you mean, “I can’t turn around?” What will I…

Hour 20, I Grow Old

In my youth, there was sometimes beauty, a grace of form unmarred by lines, skin tight to the flesh and muscle well defined, hair curling and furled down to a waist a mere eighteen inches, spanned easily by the hands of the man who became…

Success

One step forward, three steps back I jump forward twice to catch up the slack Up and down and all around The path once lost is once again found I keep going until I’m told That is success, I have reached my goal  

360

In the beginning out of the vast emptiness of space the Creator created heat with the fast rubbing of hands then a large clap and all civilization began the earth evolved and creation took over they sought to mimic the Creator in creation but greed…

Call it what you want

I am done. I think this marathon has one. I accomplished what I set out to do 12 hours of poetry In that I have succeeded Soon, I will be fast asleep Maybe i will wake early and play catch up during that little bit…

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