Category: poetry

The Gambler

Im a sick degenerate gambler Have been at the table for years Winning streak I watch the dealers sordid eyes But I risk it all again Loss is one hand away and the house always wins in the end


June 1, 2017 0

Fight The Jeweler

I was merely ore Dug from a valley of oil and stimuli Ore of a “privileged” metal Though somehow in weak demand My value falling before my eyes Sifted and sieved by judgement Small pieces of me mixing with pieces of others The dust of me colliding with circumstance   We all begin as ore…
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January 25, 2017 2

I AM the road

I AM the Road Ancient and worn With different colored masks they come I AM the road of Davids star The road built by Pharaoh The road of the Armenians   They come to me weary and without a voice Confused and abandoned by the world The road of the kulaks Or the Yezidis Paved…
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November 20, 2015 0

Lycan

Do you run? Do you run through the night? Not in groups with spandex but Under the stain of the sour moonlight Where the trees become monsters metaphorically I run from the serpent Despite my speed he is always underfoot His black skin dull under the streetlight   Are you a Lycan like me? This…
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July 30, 2015 0

the luckiest man on the planet

The cruel chirping of Monday’s alarm ripped through the house. It didn’t wake a soul. That duty was left to the children. They shook Dad from a blissful dream. It was a fantasy. A fantasy about mad passionate love making with a woman far out of his reach. His wife. She slept at arms length…
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July 29, 2015 0