Shades of Silence

When all you can do is scream A certain kind of self sabotage Only because you don’t allow yourself to be heard You walk around in all different colors In a light, so dim Unnoticed Shades of black and grey bleed inside Silently So quietly that you’d confuse drowning with simply fading away And that…

I’m No Poet

I’m no poet Though I play with words The same way you play me My silent need to provoke To earn what? Since any attention is positive And neither is something I gain from you I went out looking for you today Through red and yellow of spring Though imagined Almost if seeing grayscale Was…

The Ambivalence of Love

As we contemplate every breath Its purpose, raw like cold air We’re faced with truths Naught but others’ perception When you’re caught in vines And too weak to let loose From his touch Burning. Deleterious Stares, harsh as headlights from an impatient motor humming in the distance Choices you have to make As vulnerable as…

The Games We Play

I’m going to tell you a story About the day you stopped seeing me Do you know what it’s like To be invisible? Do you know what it’s like to open your heart to someone who is afraid of blood? Your ambivalent breath confuses me So I take matters into my own… thoughts And I…

Lead Glass Rubies

That’s another mark I carve To prove I’m still here As I draw the line And the wall starts to crumble I feel the warm liquid, rapid Like rage The light hits They’re like glittering rubies Mesmerising Rhythmic, as they hit the ground And then I feel something… So I reach for the bandages. Mj…

10:09

I think it’s easy to forget that in this vessel we are passengers We’re just passing through We are the navigators of our borrowed lives We seem to forget that We are lost Strays in our own personal universe Too big to comprehend Too small for it to be enough It is easy to bypass…

Just Breathe

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The Paradox of an Untrusting Mind

They say the best way to learn trust Is to allow yourself to fall Into someone else’s arms What they don’t tell you about Is the dozen broken bones You’re left with when you’re done     Copyright © All Rights Reserved. All Images were taken by me unless stated otherwise

Caged Hope

I am the collector of promises you haven’t shared with me yet…   Copyright © All Rights Reserved. All Images were taken by Mj Blasco unless stated otherwise

What it’s not

Relentless raindrops stringing down what seems to be an illusion; the wind, creator of oscillating figures staging as promises.   Copyright © All Rights Reserved. All Images were taken by Mj Blasco unless stated otherwise