DEATH • CALLING 


DEATH•CALLING• Tired of journeying through dark days, and the failures of life Negative air filed her fragile lungs. _____ She went through the fiery path of fear; Waiting on fate, like a carriage, to take her to the other side of life; resting from her woes, forever. ___ After you've done all After you've done … Continue reading DEATH • CALLING 

SOUR GRAPES


There was a mother who never knew love from no one. Not even her own household. ______ Daily, she will drive to the cemetery, cursing the graves of her parents, for bringing her to a dark world; living with ungrateful souls. ______ They fed her with sour grapes Until her teethe was set on edge … Continue reading SOUR GRAPES

LUCIFERS KISS


Friday. Circa, A.D. 2015 London, England. Lucifer asked me for a hug. Characteristic of him, he kissed me; crawling into this fragile heart - a rubble home he made for himself, and his his many cohorts. Alas, i sit under the sway of the puppet master, singing blues Copyright 2015 \\ McDaniels Gyamfi

O’ The Night Seasons


Like a dispirited spectator, watch his favorite team, in a long losing streak; He sits quietly, on the cold wooden floor, staring at the dark ceiling, with a belly full of shame, guilt, and pain. His mind; running fast and furious, with hard-core life questions. He is on hell's wheels, with no destination, in sight. … Continue reading O’ The Night Seasons

KINDNESS BLINDNESS


What if we all know the unknown? What if your heart was mine, for a day or two? Would you trade yours for my aching soul? Tiptoeing through storm-tossed lives; blind. Minding my own hurts and worry business Blind and blank to the deep wounds of others Coat of many colors, one common thread The … Continue reading KINDNESS BLINDNESS

THIS DRESS OF ANTIQUITY


You defined me as not beautiful The first day I cried and saw the light That first day she saw this innocent face She puts on me this dress I wore I wonder when I will grow bigger, than this dress Occasionally, I cut myself lose from this dress of antiquity Only to be reminded … Continue reading THIS DRESS OF ANTIQUITY

MARIA BEETHOVEN


Muted to the core; her pain Shredded Hiroshima Bleeding on the inside No one knows No one sees Zipped lips Contained tears Fake smiles Heavy hearts A city of sorrow No one knows No one sees Arrested hope Frozen dreams The grass withers The flower fades Time ticks on her Who will save the day … Continue reading MARIA BEETHOVEN

GOD DON’T STOP, WHEN LIFE STOPS


Like a spectator watching his favorite team in a losing streak; with a sullen face. You sit quietly on the floor, at the corner of your living room, staring on the ceiling with a heart filled with shame, guilt and fear mixed in a concoction of probing questions, hitting all cylinders in your mind, yet with no concrete solutions. The confusion in your mind and the uncertainty of your … Continue reading GOD DON’T STOP, WHEN LIFE STOPS