Waiting by the river

I’ve been throwing stones Waiting by the river Praying like a sinner Cause that’s what I am You can tell me that I’m healed That I’m washed in the blood Yet still I sun I wade out into the water Praying for a baptism Of the spirit Praying for the healing I so desperately wish […]

The pen

They say the pen is mighty Mightier than the sword Words can build a person up Or tear hem down They can celebrate and Condemn They are the ultimate tool The ultimate weapon Propaganda And truth Word both written and spoken Are always a double edged sword The words a man writes may outlast him […]


I built a castle made out of cards I watched it fall Then i built a castle out of sand Tall and proud Then i watched the ocean sweep it away Then I built a castle out of wood I watched it Burn Then i finally built a castle on a foundation of stone Brick […]

Golden Nightmares

What was once a golden dream Has turned into a golden nightmare Thoughts race through your head Was this really what I wanted Why did I ever want this When dreams become nightmares Hope is found wanting But hope never dies When nightmares become dreams Hope abounds And faith is restored Golden dreams Golden nightmares […]

The Power Of No

No is a powerful word It can be the proper answer To many questions Would you betray someone Would you cheat Would you lie Would you steal Will you go against your principles Some would say what you say yes to Makes you who you are I would argue the opposite What you say no […]

Gilded Cage

Do you live in a gilded cage What was once supposed to be the dream Became a golden nightmare When did the nightmare come to fruition When did the walls close in Did the paint flake off first Showing cold iron Instead of gold Was it the long nights and days Was it the chances […]


Are we destined For some greater purpose Are we predestined to something Are we creatures without agency Doomed to a future written long ago Or outside of time itself Are we destined to meet someone But we choose the wrong person How does predeterminism Coincide with free will How does my agency work with A […]

Dead Rose

Dead Rose Once so vibrant You stretched towards the sky Your petals spread wide But the world beat you down Now you’re downcast Facing the ground Your petals are falling But there’s hope yet I saw your petals fall Now I see you broken Just like me Now we’ve met again and I see Your […]


Tossed by the tempests of life A victim of storms I contrive So I go on pressing through the hurricane Through the tornado Looking for the eye of the storm For I find peace within A life I have lived I don’t care if people remember my name I have lived so let me die […]

The precipice

Feels like I’m on the edge now The edge of a precipice The edge of something great Or something horrible I can’t tell which I know how I got here But I don’t know Whether to take the plunge Or scramble back from the edge All below is shrouded with fog Could be just a […]