acCustomed Culture

Culture definition: the integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief, and behavior that depends upon the capacity for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeeding generations b :  the customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group; c :  the set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes an …

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The void 

Movement... Cup after cup Feeling still, The same. Conversation filling the room, Lips moving, Bass bumpin, Cup tiltin' Silence within the eyes Lust lurks the room and all I see is, Blank.... Talk to me, I won't talk back. In my zone, enjoying the void As the world keeps spinning, I play the background Bass …

Restless

Some nights I am- Drowning in my own soul, Words are rushed into my skull voice silent more than ever before They told me about the sticks and stones I questioned if those words ever really hurt me, especially the ones left unsaid. With closed eyes I try to shut it out My head turned …

My Dearest Father,

The tired look on his face Dirt on his hands, face and feet Weary and beat just to bring home a plate to eat I could tell he wished for more; More opportunity More privilege More power. An alien in some eyes, A criminal in their streets, A poor man discriminated for what they perceived …

More of me.

I wasn’t always like this you know, she remarked softly, as if speaking to No one in particular. I used to be fun, at least that’s what I’ve been told. I used to have friends, I even used to make jokes, laughable ones too. It was great to be the joker and the life of …

The Truths

The truth about truth is It can be a bitter pill to give forth, And you won’t know just how tough it is Till you face it at a cross road, And in short what life has thought me Is that lies are easy flowing, And with one comes forth another Till a mountain’s made …

Vast Impressions

This does not define me. This does not define me. This does not define me. Words scratched out a thousand times over with a pain so familiar. I was used to being hurt. Over, over, and over. paper and pen as I scribble down the pros and cons; insecurities race as I drown it out- …