Category Archives: Poems

Destruction of Potential

Born with a goal Yet not with a promise Every human Given a plan Shown by dreams and skills That society denies Crumbling their truth Until a husk remains Smiling with pride At basic survival Ignoring the scar Of what … Continue reading

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The Art of Apology

(With mistakes comes apologies, which will be another big thing in War of Nytefall: Ravenous.) A single word That depends on tone * Sorry Used in sincerity To repair the harm That one has caused * Sorry Used like a defense … Continue reading

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Hope and Love Sputter Eternal

The bubble was popped Hope lost Love soured The heart beats With an undertone of pain Numbness at the edges Anything To make the agony pass Will the horror end? * Hope can be revived Love found once more If … Continue reading

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Lost a Piece of Heart and Soul

They had a place Settled in your chest Adjusting your beats And nurturing the soul Existences entwined Allies in life And now you are alone * A mix of pain And numbness Denial may rear its head Along with anger … Continue reading

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An Issue of Trust

A fragile necessity To any connection Be it person Beast Or ephemeral thought One needs to trust To feel safe and whole It wards of darkness And brings calm To an internal storm of horror We desperately depend On the … Continue reading

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A Wound that May Never Heal

(I’m in a poetic mood for this week.  Next week might start promoting War of Nytefall: Ravenous, so I’ll be rather whimsical for a bit.  Enjoy.  I think.  Shedding some heavy emotions here too.) Time has passed And the unseen wound … Continue reading

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A Test of Empathy

I watch it unfold A test of the heart Can you act to protect another? Shield a stranger from harm Even if it requires discomfort? Do you care Beyond your circle? These questions are silent Never being spoken Drowned by … Continue reading

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Surviving Through the Week

Monday strikes with fangs A jolt of reality That many wish would fade * Tuesday is slightly better The sting is gone Replaced by a serene focus * Wednesday is halved Beginning with groans And ending with hope * Thursday … Continue reading

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Growing Old and Growing Up

Playing as a child Toiling as an adult One looks at the other With a hint of jealousy * The child wants to grow While the adult wants to play Youth admires the freedom of old Old wishes for the … Continue reading

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The Thrill of Words

Words on the page Each one a step Into a vivid world That absorbs the senses To bestow knowledge And escape And lull one into slumber * It is a skill Finely crafted from youth Marked by stumbles Language nuances … Continue reading

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