Love So Mad


I want to push your buttons
Run my finger along your spine
Skim the nubs like a roller coaster ride
Up down
Feelings start to climb
Rising fast with a blast it peaks to the top
Tipping over a 90 degree drop

Stop…

This make believe rattling in my head
Makes it hard to get out of bed
Penning lines that sometimes rhymes
Just to get a rise
Widen your eyes
Make you smile
Grab you by the soul

Go…

Tilting left then right
The adrenalin surges, penetrates with might
This world drives insane, believing in heaven or hell
Who cares, make a mess, shake the ground, ring that bell
Oh if we could be, really be, what a mess we’d truly make
Turn this make believe into reality and ease the ache
To love so mad that the earth quakes

Ax

Hard


how the buzz from a hit of weed propels the mind to open wide…

I have felt pain, who has not
I’ve cried hard to the point of passing out
Struggling to breathe in air
When lungs are weighted down by a heavy heart

I have felt love, who has not
I’ve awed watching lovers holding hands
Inner tears fill the throat
The swallows hard, trying not to choke

I have felt sadness, who has not
I’ve sunk down low enough to call it quits
Thoughts, exploding in my head
It’s the hard that drives the desire to carry on

Ax

Retired Eyes


A lonely castle built by Poe
Words upon pages flow
Hither, tither, to and fro
Hear a blackbirds crow
Carried by winds that blow

Please if it will, that I may
Tell of a tragic tale

The nights are cold in the city
Frost seething down on the ground
Shuffling feet, scraping beat
There ain’t no sunshine coming now
No, tonight the air wears a frown
Sadness comes from everywhere
It looks at you, it looks at me
Wondering, is anyone free
What if…
A glow in the distance grows
Light against dark, contrast
Turns to a blue, bright as a morning sky
With wisps of puffy white clouds
Hope springs, could it would it find
The sun shining through brings a smile
Survived the journey of a midnight mile
To seize the day anew
The yesterday, like the wind blew
No…
Just another pause in a time
That lets breath take in deep
Expelled with a final sigh
Slowly fades to black, retired eyes

Ax

Healing A Soul


Fell in love so many times, tears outpours rain
Under sky, the one this world eyes
A gift given to all of earths living creatures

All the stars that twinkle at night
The wind blows, like a kiss it cools
Bronzed by sun, glows the colour gold
The ocean sprays its mystic fragrance
On snowy days take comfort by fireside
When will it be enough to praise what is ours
Why choose a name for the divine who is the same
O’aught to be, this planet evolved for us to be free

Enslaved to work in bondage
Enslaved to owe a debt
History remains the same
Present and future has us chained

Yet, stirs the heart that pumps life through veins
Rushing, churning, what’s inside of us
Spiralling down a burrowed hole
The silhouette of a white wabbit
Looking up, wonders
Does a poem make one feel
Would it matter if lines stuttered
Breaking into rhymes, syllable after syllable

1 2 3, A B C…I See You, through the vibe of wifi
Loving every inch of space that comes through
Healing a soul, trapped in a world that spins hot and cold

Ax

Stories of the Past and Future


When did time create the first story
Was it written about the past in glory
I wonder, was it about hunting an animal
To feed, clothe, a tribe living in the jungle
Grunting verses told by primitive charades
By fire, under moon, a wolfs howl fades

Stories of past explorers and sailors
Crossing seas in search of futures
A new world, there had to be one
Planting, growing, evolving on up
Look to the stars, a journey beyond
A kaleidoscope of colours and song

Wars that eliminate species and races
Recording a history of greed and violence
Lessons taught to the young at heart
Not to repeat what ills man has rot
But to set an open course and unite
A world as one, for a future we may write

Ax

Dreaming of a Kiss ~ the end ~ CDXCIX / D


Shut my eyes that I may see, the cause and effect of a kiss given to me
Gentlest lips caress to press, sending shivers my heart melts into a mess
Soft to touch, lips to lips dip, tongues darting out, sultry tip to sultry tip
I do see a kiss a kiss, how sweet it leaves me with this feeling of bliss
Eyes still shut, forever hold, dreaming of a kiss never grows old
Kiss me now, I’ll kiss you back, I believe this is the moment that I wake up

Monday comes dragging along, thinking of that Boomtown Rats song
Tuesday appears out of thin air, half asleep half awake, I swear
Wednesday takes its time but at just the right moment, that camel smile
Thursday is a blur to the core, ring in the weekend like the hammer of Thor
Friday space-heads flashing memes, some write poems of dreams
Glide through the days doing what needs doing, hours fade quickly going

Ax

To Make A Poem Bleed ~ the end ~ CDXCVIII / D


A poet could write about flowers and trees
High atop mountains, low to where valleys sleep
How rivers rush tween canyons and meadows
Veins of fresh water, pours down, oceans swallow
Seven wonders that equal the sum of a minute
Taking in that exact moment of being in the present
Giving in only to stop and look at the stars above
To wonder how far, how far, to go for true love
The gift of a heart is the trust given from the start
Pain comes from the blows taken from battles fought
True love can never come from song nor poem
Whether words written in rhythmic verse or prose
To make a poem bleed, the real must be felt
When senses unite to hear, see, taste and smell
The bloom of natures hold kissed by the sun
Falling in love for the first time, since life begun

Ax