Gatsby

6 P.M

After a long day of work And an equally long drive home Walk through the door Toss off my shoes Throw off my tie My body finally breathes My stomach begs for food My brain demands rest An impossible dilemma Answered by the living room chair Turn on the TV Turn off my brain Waiting […]

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3 P.M

Tik-Tok Another stare at the clock The day has come to a standstill The brightness of the white fluorescent lights is suffocating Eyes gaze out into the white emptiness of the walls The computer screen stares blankly at me A prisoner in the office Chained to the desk Waiting Waiting Waiting

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Time

The past Memories Of a child Sitting in front of a cake Candles flickering As he heaves a deep breath to put them out Surrounded by presents Balloons Family Free of worries and anxieties The future Dreams Of a young man Dressed in a freshly pressed suit New apartment in the city Ready to conquer […]

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Birthdays

A day to wake up early to the mañanitas A day to celebrate with your favorite meal A day to eat too much cake and get frosting on your face A day to make a mess tearing presents opening A day to stay out late dancing And maybe having one too many drinks A day […]

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12 P.M

A small oasis in the middle of the desert of the day Ham on white bread with a side of fruit and chips Fuel for the rest of the day The break room air is filled with the chit chat of gossip Some chatter of the latest news And splattered with an inappropriate joke Bill […]

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9 A.M

Tik-tok I stare at the clock After an eternity A minute passes The day has just begun The end seems far away Sitting at my desk Trapped in between four white walls A computer screen blankly looks at me My coffee sits Growing cold I am desperate to survive Till my next  break Tik-tok I […]

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6 A.M

A sliver of light sneaks through the curtains Birds begin to sing The morning is tranquil Eyes begin to crack open Ever so slightly The loud buzz of an alarm clock breaks through My body and mind beg Just five more minutes Slowly My eyes begin to open To the hopes of this day Or […]

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3 A.M

Laying in bed Staring into darkness Looking at nothing A sliver of light comes through the window The whisper of trees dancing in the wind can be heard Exhaustion weighs heavy on my eyes And yet they will not close They are ever vigilant of the rising sun Fearful of the unknown that the new […]

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Photograph

Time passes My memory of that day slowly slips away This picture of that day is all I have A sapphire sky With wispy clouds Ridding along the breeze The trees are a rich green Leafs swaying Flowers begin to open up On this spring day   And you Hair fluttering in the air Glittering […]

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