Writings on Life, War, and Exploration

Odysseus

I check the tone of my voice to see If I’ve become a man, like Odysseus, If my gait stood strong like a Trojan horse, Deceptive,…

Annuals

I loved things that made my heart break, Like annuals that bathe in the sun, And withered away at the first frost, I peeked my head…

Chopin

The soothing of a Chopin nocturne, Lulls the sinking of youthful hardness, For I was winter, expected but rebuffed, Fastened to a cyclic fickleness, I loved…

What’s A Hero?

The lighted cries of homecoming and well, Flesh crusted, cake with a million yard stares, Epics written on the back of men, Not old enough to…

C130

Hurry up and wait, While she flies overhead; Our chariot to the promise land, Sand shocked, Tired eyes, Feather laughter conceals  Our eternity… Drink more water,…

Lunch 

I saw you, In the little things: The way I cross my Ts, My hand still shakes, As it dances with anxiety and memory, You’d say…