We strive to validate And justify For fear our worth Is just a lie   Always¬†careful Ever watchful Of the value We assume Ourselves to hold   But knockoffs Are never worth As much As the real deal   So be you Only you Genuine Authentic Original The real deal   Response to the Word […]

Knowledge As many say Is power And I would tend To concur But not in this age Of social media And the resurgence Of mob mentality For the knowledge of the few Simply cannot placate The ignorant many Once they get worked Into a frenzy   Response to the Word of the Day Challenge prompts: […]

I chose unity Over discord I chose love Over hate I chose stability Over turmoil I chose hope Over fear And for this I was branded A Traitor   But if discord Hate Turmoil And fear Were the values For which you stood All along Then I was never One of you And to have […]

Being popular Doesn’t make you a winner Fewer friends Doesn’t mean that you’ve lost Those are dangerous views to take A smaller, yet closer, circle Is more beneficial Than one that is too large and wide For you to stand in the middle And still touch the sides So be sure However big or small […]

They call us rowdy Say we’re out of control Roughneck hooligans ‘Cause we’re raucous and wild But they can’t see Past society’s rules That we’re living free While they’re all¬†under control   Response to the Word of the Day Challenge prompt: rowdy

How lonely it must be Being a dragon   I could never grow old Hoarding my gold Sacrificing Family and friends For a wealth No man could ever spend   What good is there In that? To have so much That you want for nothing? But it seems the more you have The more you […]

Empty gazes Vacant smiles Painted faces On hollow shells Indoctrinated Made to pay Sick and jaded Gone astray All in the name Of entertainment Free will and thought Taken as payment   Response to the Word of the Day Challenge prompt: youth

I take my coffee With a splash and milk And two sugars But when it’s made By others They often forget To sweeten it And instead Serve it bitter and foul I used to complain But now I let it slide Enduring the bitterness On my tongue Until eventually I can’t even taste it Oblivious […]

You know society is broken When people applaud Selfless acts Displays of tolerance Showing unconditional respect for all   Why do we applaud such moments? These should be the norm Not noteworthy events   Why are we not deriding The selfish The intolerant The disrespectful Instead of accepting such behaviour As par for society?   […]

Satire is dead Just look at the world; World leaders nothing But caricatures of themselves While society’s become A parody of the people Who somehow remain So blissfully unaware Of the self mockery No joke can do true justice To the incredible reality Now that satire is dead   In response to the Word of […]