Category Archives: HWM

Broken

Each moment follows    without mercy Challenging the resolve to cling to life It doesn’t really matter, not really, Nobody cares, no one notices Smile, smile, smile and pretend Pretend you don’t care Pretend things will be OK Pretend to look … Continue reading

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Speaking

When everything you say is disbelieved When nothing you say is right When nothing you can do make things better When nowhere you can go gives comfort What’s left to say? What’s left to do? Every day the road gets … Continue reading

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Father

My father was a great man Or so they tell me I can’t really remember him Just scenes like from a movie you saw as a kid I was just four when he died When he fell, when he departed, … Continue reading

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Nameless

You walk each day a fine line one step at a time count them slowly sometimes faster some days say your name You were small you got bigger they chased you you outran them most days they called you they … Continue reading

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Shadow Land

We live in a shadow land, a world of slight of mind and mythology Our personal spaces are inhabited by monsters, villains, heroes and their victims We exist in a world of blinders and denial where anything can be real … Continue reading

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Gone

She drove away into the darkness of the night We did not say goodbye She departed, not without warning and left me wanting Dearly departed I am drowning in my own life Wanting to have refrained from the last last … Continue reading

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Gender Outlaw

I wanna be a gender outlaw I wanna wear a big ass pink Stetson hat But I ain’t gonna chew no tobacco, bub Perched up there on that great big ‘ol white horse Riding into town with a big grin … Continue reading

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Safe

Safety       is hypothetical       is assumed by many men       is doubted by many women       is the destination of choice       is deemed worth a ton of grief. … Continue reading

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Unlovely

You know I have always been unlovely This body of mine that I acquired From the tangle of leaves and brambles in an ancient adolescence This body that was an unruly and uncomely accident Useful to be sure, but merely … Continue reading

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Gravestone

She was all alone I was not with her She was with me We walked and did not talk It was evening Then morning I reached out to her and she was gone When they found her, she was two … Continue reading

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