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Poetry and Writings

SILVER MIRRORS


SILVER MIRRORS

S.JENSEN© 2017

EARTH’S HUM

MY WINE

AS I SIT

KNOWING

AND NOT

ABLE TO

DO MUCH

SITTING IN CHAIR

SHARP PAIN

STILL

ALL AROUND

DEAFENING

MOMENTS OF

CLARITY

TO TRY AND

STAY SANE

IN THIS

THERE IS NO

COMPROMISE

I MUST

KEEP GOING

THE WEIGHT

OF NOT

WALKING

IS JUST

OVERWHELMING

SCARY

TO ME

AND I DON’T

WANT IT

NONE OF IT

DID I EVER WANT

DID I EVER

HAVE A CHOICE

NOPE

CARRYING

ON ALONE

HERE

IS A REAL STRUGGLE

LIVING

ON A EDGE

THAT

HAS NO GOOD

ENDING

THE TEARS OF

MOTHER EARTH

THE ANIMA

CRIES

AS I SIT AND

DREAM

WHERE IS THERE

PEACE

IN ALL OF THIS

THERE ISNT

TO BE GROUNDED

IS A EARLY

GRAVE

SO ITS FOUGHT

THE ONLY

WAY I KNOW HOW

MY WILL

I TRY TO

OVERCOME

THE PAIN

SO I CAN

DO WHAT I CAN

THOUGHTS

OF

THE CHANGES

I NEED TO DO

AND SEEM

TO BE FAILING

AT IT

EMPTY GLASS

AS THE WATERS

LAST DROPS

FLOW

ETERNALLY

JUST FLOWING

NOW

WITHOUT ME

WITH ME

AM I ALONE

IN ALL OF THIS

TRIED TO

SURVIVE

THE IMPOSSIBLE

INEVITABLE

WHERE DO I

GATHER MORE

STRENGTH

FROM

THIS THIN AIR

MIRACLE

WASHES OVER

NEVER HAD

A CROWN

TO BREAK

NO DARKNESS

TO WALLOW IN

LOVE IS NOT

THE SIN

THAT DESTROYS

ITS THE ONLY

THING TO

KEEP GOING

WHEN ODDS

ARE SO WEIGHING

AND

POWERS THAT

SO BE

ARE SO STRONG

IN THE WRONG

WHERE DO WE

PLACE A

FUTURE

TOWARDS

WHEN MY HEART

SCREAMS

SO LOUDLY

AND IS BARELY

HEARD

FUSION OF TIME

WE ALL

AS HUMANITY

KNOW

YET SEEM TO

FORGO

IN FORETHOUGHTS

NATURES

BAKERY

ALL ITS GOODIES

TO SWALLOW

AS THE WATERS

TAINTED

THE SKIES GREY

MOONS GLOW

AND CHATTERING

VOICES OF

THOSE THAT RULE

MAKING

LIVING HARDER

THAN IT ALREADY IS

SHADOWS

LINGER IN MY MIND

WHERE

IS THE GIFT

IN MY HANDS

TO LEAD ME

IN THE END OF IT ALL

DOWN A

GREAT BIG

RABBIT HOLE

QUICKLY

FASTER

IN THE FLOW

I SO WENT

AND AS THE STARS

FELL TO MY

HANDS

I CARRIED

UP

A BLISS

TO REACH

THE STAIRS

THAT HEAVENS

SPARE

SO MANY

FALSITIES

AND TWISTS

TO THE

ROOTS OF

THAT ETERNAL

DUALITY

OF LIFE

WHERE IS YOUR

CORE

KNOW WHERE

MINE RESTS

SURVIVED

ALL BUT ONE

TEST

PASSED ALL

BUT ONE

BECAUSE OF

LOVE

IT TRAPPED ME

DEEP

AND TRUE

HOOKED

LIKE A

FISH

SWEET AND

TRULY

STILL CARRYING

THAT JUG

ME AND MY

BULL HORNS

OF STUBBORNNESS

NOT SURE

IF THAT WAS

GOOD OR BAD

DOES IT MATTER

NOW

THE DARK FOG

SO ROLLED IN

AND LEFT

SO MANY JUST

GONE

I AM LIKE

THE LITTLE DOT

IN THE DISTANCE

SO BRIGHT

FROM ALL

THE PITCH

STANDING OUT

SCREAMING

OH HELLO

I AM A TARGET

FLIES GO

FOR IT

TO SUPPORT

THIS IMMUNE

SYSTEM

OF LIFE

ETCHED IN PAIN

I CAN’T SHAKE

I SWALLOW IT

WHOLE

AND

SIT HERE

WAITING

FOR WHEN

I CAN MOVE

TREASURED

DISTANCES

NEED A BROKEN

WALL

FROM A GENTLE

TOUCH

OH WHERE

OH WHERE

I LET IT ALL GO

TO WHERE

I FLOAT

OUT TO THE SEA

AND THE

UNIVERSE

SWALLOWED ME

WHOLE

BACK AROUND

TO ME

JUST ME

MY SOUL

STILL WITH ME

RUSHING

TOWARDS

THE SILVER

MIRRORED

CIRCLES

LIKE LIQUID

MERCURY

OF A DREAM

STATE

IN REALITY

SLIVERED

THREADS

WEB AROUND

AS I WATCH

ONLY ABLE

TO WATCH

ENERGY

POURED

INTO THE

GROUND

INSTEAD

OF TOWARDS

A TARGET

TIL THERE

IS SO LITTLE LEFT

WHERE

TO GO

WHAT TO DO

HOW TO

MAKE THIS

WORK

BEING ALONE

ITS SEEMS

SO IMPOSSIBLE

NOW

DRIFTING

IN AND OUT

OF MY

LOCKED GRACE

NO LONGER

HEARING

ANYTHING

MAKES ME WONDER

JUST A HUMAN

IN ALL OF THIS

ONE TINY VOICE

OF UNKNOWN

MEASURE

FROM WHO I WAS

TO WHAT ALL

HAS BEEN LOST

TO WHERE

I SIT NOW

GOING

JUST HOW

CAN I

DO THIS NOW

SO AGAINST

ODDS

WILL CARRIES

ME THROUGH

WINTER

SHOUTING

AS THE DEVIL

SAYS

I HAVE YOU

I SCREAM BACK

NO YOU DONT

DEATH CAN

COME

AND YOU WILL

NEVER HAVE

NEVER DID

HAVE

LOCKED AWAY

A SEAL

THAT THEY

SO BROKE

ANYHOW

THEY ALWAYS DO

FOR

I FREAKING

REFUSED

TO BE APART OF IT

SO I AM

CURSED

WELL IT IS WHAT

IT IS

NOW

NO BOOKS

TO WRITE IN

NO INK TO

GRACE THE PAGES

I TRAVEL

IN MY SPACE

WHERE MY HAND

STILL REACHES

OUT

TO ONE

ALWAYS

ALL I HAVE

IS NOT MUCH

IN THE SPANCE

OF IT ALL

ALWAYS

I DON’T KNOW

WHAT SMART

MOVE IS NEXT

THEY

SO LOVE

TO LIMIT

THE WAY THEY

CAN

MY CHESS BOARD

HAS THAT

DUAL PIECE

CHASING AROUND

THE BOARD

NEITHER

WANTING

TO SUBMIT

LOCKED HORNS

OF A GAME

NEITHER

COULD WIN

OH TO THE GAMES

MY BROTHER

AND I USED TO PLAY

SO SIMILAR

IS IT ALL

AGE FUSES

AS I KEEP GOING

ITS ALL I GOT

WHERE IT GOES

NO BODY KNOWS

I FEEL SO ALONE

YET I STILL

KNOW

I AM NOT

LEFT OUT HERE

LIKE SO MANY