Seeming

Wrapped up in the intimation of a figure stoicWearing, even now, a garment partially heroicSpeaking words I never really understood completelyUttered as if confidential whispering discreetly Standing here as if it mattered to you in the merestModicum of meaning yet I held you, ever dearestBolstering the feeble feeling that if I could barterMore than whatContinue reading “Seeming”

Confession

I feel as though I calculateAnd never make a single calculationI measure out the permanence that wasn’t really permanentIn values organized in permutations I set a set of sliding scalesAgainst the metaphors of old deceptionI find in the dividing there are only larger dividendsTo quantify the meaning of exception I feel like I’m conspiringBut neverContinue reading “Confession”

Should

That mandatory whisper with a voice devoid of breathLeft speaking of tomorrow as if yesterday was deathAnd curling little fingers ’round the fallacies of truthTo cast a shadow of our age upon our youth With minatory meaning and a sharpness in a glanceThat says the gamble made was never really worth the chanceBut beckoning statisticsContinue reading “Should”