Broken Dreams

Time heals so let it pass without trauma. 15/08/2020 Can I ever really heal? The wounds I caused my family As we tentatively navigate Our world of broken dreams Will my mother ever be the same? Knowing the deeds that led me to jail And knowing the deeds that took place in that jail TheContinue reading “Broken Dreams”

Heroes 1 – Billy Joe Armstrong

The 90’s punk wave hit me hard as a kid 3/11/19 When I was a kid My hero was Billy Joe Armstrong The singer of Greenday I had a book about them And loved everything they did Up to and including ‘Nimrod’ I even knew that the drummers real name Was ‘Frank Edwin Wright theContinue reading “Heroes 1 – Billy Joe Armstrong”

Life.Love.Regret.

I have paid dearly for my sins 22/09/2018 On my left bicep I have a tattoo That I got in jail It says: Life.Love.Regret. Life for all that is The entirely of one’s being And everything in the world Good and bad in all its vastness What it means to me And the sentence IContinue reading “Life.Love.Regret.”

Ghost of You

I dreamed of her for ten years and it was always heartbreaking. 13/09/2018 My life is haunted By the ghost of you Who took my soul In the palm of your hand And through no fault of your own Led me to ruin I fell for you When you fell away And when I toldContinue reading “Ghost of You”

Wasted Youth

15/11/2019 I don’t know why But I try to save them I see them come and go The revolving door Staggering rate of recidivism So I ask them Where do you see yourself in 5 years? Most haven’t ever thought about it Living in the moment No time for consequences I see them As theyContinue reading “Wasted Youth”