##Jose Jose had a small frame. Standing 5'4", his size conveyed weakness and limitations but that was far from the truth. Jose impressed me multiple times with the load he could carry on his back when we threw the drywall scrap. Even more when we were hanging drywall. Although he was smaller and scrawnier than... Continue Reading →


The Obnoxious Boss

  Oh Mr. Turkey neck It takes an eagle to be a leader You may puff your chest and shake your wattle But your orders will be nothing more than a pathetic gobble Sure you may have some chickens and pigeons That may listen to your bitching But amongst that crowd Are owls, hawks and... Continue Reading →

Singer by the Pier

  There are many places a road could lead you They could lead you to a loved one or an adventure where strangers may greet you Some of the best roads lead you to a foreign land While others take you back to where a memory once began Southern Maryland has many extraordinary roads to... Continue Reading →


2007, in my mind, was not that long ago.  Yet here we are, ten years later  Many summers have gone by And Many Christmases.  Many lessons learned Some more impactful than others I drive back and forth down the same roads I did ten years ago I still see the same old buildings  The ones... Continue Reading →

The Manifestation of the Heart 

You used to give your heart to everyone   You would break a piece off In exchange for a piece of theirs But never received any in return Instead you were left with a heart with many holes to fill Cracks, Voids, And fractures. Its a miracle you’ve made it this far But your survival instincts... Continue Reading →

Kissing Death

My eyelids shut I can feel the soft hands of death Caressing me Disguised as Everything I ever desired in life I try to walk away but She grabs me And pulls me in for a kiss I taste the sweet taste of whiskey On her lips And suddenly I'm possessed with courage Her long... Continue Reading →

Blessing in “De Skies”

I look back at the clock 9:37 p.m. “How the fuck are we still in traffic” We had left your brothers about an hour ago And still had yet made it to the Woodrow Wilson bridge From there, it is still took another hour to get home. You shuffled through my phone, Like you always... Continue Reading →

Judgement Day

She speaks Others join in As my mind drifts away My body begs to join To escape this reality But my mind is far too gone It drifts away to a pleasurable place Back to a time Where no worries exist Maybe five years prior No. Even further then that Back to my childhood Maybe... Continue Reading →


Scars are life’s tedious reminders The ones that won’t go away The ones you wish away But are here forever to stay They exist now, But they belong in a different time. Gave birth in a different light That may no longer exist But yet it is still here To remind us of a time... Continue Reading →

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