They Come At Night

BewareTormenting soulsMemories of the pastDressed as beastHowling in the darkCausing havocSniffing out the stenchOf the guilty onesGnawing away at the mindTearing at the spirit Draining lifeDriving there victim into madnessLeaving nothing morethan an empty shell

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Este Siempre Cambiara

El paraíso viene acompañado por la noche. El miedo no viene en burro y por ello no todos pueden vivir en él. La luz de la luna se refleja en las hermosas mascotas de la noche. Entre pieles exóticas de reptiles y plumas suaves de aquellas aves nocturnas. De ojos verdes, azules, amarillos e infinidad […]

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An Anxious Meeting

A loud sirenA pair of doleful eyes looks into the rear view mirrorRed and blue lightsPull over slowlyRoll down your windowTwo hands on the wheelGoosebumpsA shiverBe politeNo sudden movementsDo what they sayYou have nothing to worry aboutYou did nothing wrongDear God protect meA giant manFlashlight in handMarchesBe politeNo sudden movementsDo what he saysI have nothing […]

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5 P.M

The delight of the end of the work dayQuickly replaced by the dread of the journey homeThe streets are filledTraffic flowing like molassesDrivers blinded by haze of the afternoon sunLost in their worldWith lingering thoughts of work or what waits at homePerhaps loud music or the afternoon newsTwo cars smashed togetherCan’t help but catch their […]

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Amor Agridulce

Tus bellos celos me han llevado a un abismo. Es un lugar lleno de secretos algunos sencillos y otros complicados. La amargura de esconder, engañarte y torturarme ahora es lo que has dejado en esta relación. Me temo confesarte que ya no has ni de saber en verdad quien soy. No me voy por terror […]

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Chapter 2

Even with no sleep he always keeps his Sunday ritual of going to mass.  Checking the time he wonders if he wants to go to the early mass with the over 60 crowd or to the later mass that’s full of families.  Each has there pros and cons.  The early mass is emptier and sometimes […]

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The 5:35 to Nowhere

I make sure to get on five train cars from the back It’s far enough in that most people don’t walk that far Either too lazy to walk or rushing to get on Guaranteeing that I get a seat all too myself In the back corner away from the entrance Next to the window The […]

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S.O.S

Wondering around and looking at every store. I find myself tring to push the time. The last thing I want to do is to get home. I know he will loose his temper. Suddenly I will be mute. Not a single word will come out. On my way to work I clearly see I do […]

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Chapter 1

He sits at the table by himself holding a glass of soda. It’s mostly water at this point the ice having mostly melted. All the people he came with have long gone out to the dance floor. Despite his best efforts he cannot understand the point of it. Music so loud you can’t hear anything. […]

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