Sequence

Flowing like a gutter Just an arm to another Destined for the dirty sewers Through dank tunnels Drains for the storms For the clouds overhead Could you take a leaf out On the water and ride it? Mucky and grimy Algae is climbing Quick city currents Lightless and blinding Fabricate a way to change TheContinue reading “Sequence”

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Abstergo Invictus

Bitter frost Warm hearts South Tacoma Way There to slam poetry Signed up Signed you up, too Waited for you To get dropped off ‘Cause your dad Didn’t know this event Wasn’t extra credit We waited for Real Art A stand-up show To perform in But it never happened We signed up And left forContinue reading “Abstergo Invictus”

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Blast Rip

This fitbit on my wrist Was made in China And I wear it when I sleep As I listen to vinyl Records I ripped to my phone I wake up in the morning And I check my reddit My post about poetry: 5 upvotes Sweet! I get my coffee and I’m driving LMFAO on myContinue reading “Blast Rip”

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Prestige

What is this Chagrin As I sit in the wake Of those who have Achieved At a grand table I have a seat With them For a discourse And a five course Dinner Dressed to the nines In a black tie Looking around at “Competition” Mohagany has never Been so uncomfortable Under tall ceilings andContinue reading “Prestige”

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Hope

A fringe of dyed emerald Hair peeks out From behind your hijab Shy smile white teeth Your wrapping a deep ocean blue With distant glittery suns Woven in it Smokey nebulae surround A grin worth galaxies Poetry class peer Advanced Writing workshopper Award winner Yet some split ends Were showing And I pointed Them outContinue reading “Hope”

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Metro 2027

Cobalt salt Probably wasn’t Your fault “Fallout” callout Yeah, we know Our world’s done for As far as it shows Tsar bomba? MOABs? Atomic weapons? Kinetic bombardment? No We went Thermonuclear Cobalt salt Not your fault You didn’t have the button To take out frustration Detonate They didn’t wait To split atoms As a deterrentContinue reading “Metro 2027”

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