Scarlet

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Love not pure
Pretty little daisies
Delicately described
In an image of rouge

Skipping beats
Swept off your feet
You lie face down
Asking why?

Smeared tainted blood of mine
The knife deep
Pinned under a web of lies
For receipt deprives, the love I had in mind

Seduced purity
Give, give, give
This heart of mine
Waits to receive

He who taketh away
Swallows me whole
Leaves the pit of my soul
In a maze of scarlet decor

You’ve Awakened Me

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You’ve awakened my soul from the death of me
From the deepest sleep
I am now released and free
I am now yours to keep
Caged in a love society

Staring into the sky
Dreaming of the day
You and I fly
Starting our journey

We are all we need
You are all I need
You are all I have ever needed
You’ve awakened me

You are the moon and stars
Your love is my universe
Your soul
And my soul
Are one

You are all I have ever needed
You’ve awakened me

You are all I have ever needed
You’ve awakened me

Lets take flight
Say good-bye to yesterday
Disappear into the night
Co-mingle with the deities and destiny

Lets figure out how to love
Without pain
The way words write of
You and I are all we need on this astral plane

We are all I need
You are all I need
You are all I have ever needed
You’ve awakened me

Bipolar Madness

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Aching deep, can’t feel my heart
It’s not beating, make it leave
The pain is sharp
Dull bladed knife, cutting through my sleeves

Standing alone again, falling apart
Complete, in the dark
Living with the madness, my god
Make it stop

Return to me, peacefully alive
Let me lie across the grass
Stare into the somber sky
It’s an obscure task
I know, I know

Rescue me
From the bipolar mind
Return to me
Help me see, help me find
Me

Standing at a end
Trying to choose, buoyant or dejected
With my hands on my head
I closed my eyes, and prayed

Take Me To Where You Are

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I want to stay asleep
Where I can be near
Where I can touch you
My eyes struggle to wake
My body is restless
I stir
Not yet my soul detests
A few more minutes
Another hour
My mind sheepishly screams
Light creeps through the blinds
The alarm is buzzing
Daybreak has arrived
Sadly I must say good bye
Leave the comfort of my dreams
Face the world
Dancing in and out of the shadows
Searching out your scent
For a door
To the dimension
To take me
To where you are

I Am Love

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I am air
Invisible and needed
Meditative and delightful

I am sound
Enchanting and seductive
A bewitched lullaby

I am touch
Soothing and warmth
Desire and excitement

I am food
Tasty and wanted
A sinister relief

I am thirst
Hydrating and refreshing
A collection of the day

I am hope
A friend, security, to hold you tight
To encourage and support your dreams

I am love

The Jarred Blues

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Off the jagged steps
Falling in crumbled concrete
Bleeding from my knees
I hear

“Here now, sweet child, let me help you up”, echoes from afar.

“No, leave me”, I plead.

Red drops trickle down my shins
The warmth reminds me I’m alive
I sit wearily on my behind
And I begin to cry

My thoughts are tired
My body shamed
Failing dreams
My heart still stands
Brave

The meditative pain
Along with strained fingers
Side effects of creativity that lingers
An artist knows

I wallow
I bleed
I succumb to the hollow
The dark zone

Bleeding out
The jarred blues
Hoping to find
Inner strength
To stand on my own