Imprisoned

“My soul May your presence never leave me” Your face, I always see In the past? We were. Maybe again, we will be. In the future Another time Another life Pain is hardest when we meet We talk We say, “Hello” But eyes betray the small talk Then your cheeks begin to glow. We have others, to…

Fear

He was eight years of age Sitting on some stairs within a house, holding a wedding reception Alone! He tried to make sense of all the noise The banging, and the coming, and going A woman, with crazy 70’s hair, and crazy eyes, was looking at him He felt scared! She came towards him, he…

Numb

Hello? Hello? Hello? Is there anybody in there? Just nod if you can hear me Is there anyone at home? Come on now I hear you’re feeling down Well I can ease your pain Get you on your feet again Relax I’ll need some information first Just the basic facts Can you show me where…

House

The house lay in ruins A lie brought the roof down Denial blew the windows out Trust tumbled the walls Evidence piled it all together A bulldozer cleared almost everything Hurt remained whole ©paul