My Restless Love

They don’t sleep much at night For their head is filled with music And beats that keep their hands busy They dance sometimes Too giddy to rest Or maybe just to fill the time While most of the world dreams But some nights they lie real still Though their eyes do not seem to close…

Nylon Rope

Above my head Like a clever joke Hanging limply Was a nylon rope Out the window Like a bird set free My hope had flown And abandoned me Out of the blue Like a miracle Advice you gave Was empirical I heard your words “Friend, please stay alive” Then tied that noose Around my mind…

Goner

Inspired by Goner by Twenty One Pilots No matter how much air I inhale My lungs won’t seem to fill “In through your nose, out through your mouth” But I cannot breathe still My chest, it feels so tight My fingers, cold as death I am nothing but a goner Could somebody catch my breath?…