No I’m not ordering an Americano I don’t want a capp-or-frappucino Don’t offer me a latte or a flat white Unless you’re spoiling for a fight If I ask for coffee, give me coffee Don’t try to question or correct me I mean, how hard can it be? To understand that coffee Means fucking COFFEE! […]

What is Innocence? Where is Justice? When the rules are made By the ones with the money And the power to break them Never having to answer For their crimes And those with nothing Are continually punished Simply for trying to survive   Innocence is a privilege And Justice naught but an illusion  

Society’s rules You just gotta accept That someone ushered in While the rest of us slept You gotta stand in line You gotta keep in step You gotta hold your tongue Keep your words in check You gotta play their game In everything you do But sometimes You gotta break the rules Before the rules […]

“Ignorance is bliss” Perhaps for you it is But those of us in the know Have to suffer you Believing that you know it all When in truth you know nothing at all And no matter the evidence That you are presented with You dismiss it all as hearsay Label it all as heresy   […]

A pill for this, a pill for that For building muscle or trimming fat A pill to help with dieting Or supplement our vitamins A pill to help you sleep at night To make you think it’s all alright A pill to take away the pain In your body or in your brain A pill […]

Camaraderie Is not a commodity To be bought or sold Or taken for granted It isn’t something You just find on the street Traded with just anyone you meet It should never be demanded Nor always expected It must built over time Through shared experiences Requiring trust Mutual understanding and support And when found It […]

It scares me to see this nation so divided At a time when we need to be united Once tiny cracks have grown to gaping chasms With people burning bridges and splitting into factions I fear the damage may never be undone I’m terrified, for the worst is still to come Not because of what […]

I am a mirror Held up to society Allowing it to see its true face The anger I show Is only a reflection of what I see The hate I feel Is no more than a reflection Of what has been shown to me   Inspired by this photo: Photo by Alex Iby on Unsplash Alex Iby

There are very few things That I hate more Than wasted words   In a world where we are told Asked Warned Begged Pleaded with To not waste food So it can instead be used To feed the hungry To not waste money And instead use it To help the needy To not waste clothes […]

Gathering threads of truth Weaving them together Twisting facts To form a rope And tie the noose From which you plan To hang our freedom   Society is broken Honesty and integrity Have been taken to the gallows Friendship and love Marched to the block From which run rivulets Of the blood Of the values […]