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A Conundrum

memories …… to beautiful to forget too painful to remember what to do? …… either way you’re fucked © 2018 michael d emmerich

Awaiting a New Dawn

night runs to day light chases the dark is the pain receding what approaches over the horizon? the time of evening starlight fades the lamps grow dim …

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Longing

I long for the sound of your voice caressing my cheek your lilting laugh your upturned smile to hear your laughter to laugh with you for you to laugh …

Broken

not knowing dying a slow death emotions bleeding out lying in an ever widening pool at my feet the stains of my life fade into nothingness © 2018 …

Tunnel of Love

roll up, roll up shouts life as you excitedly queue to enter the tunnel of love what beckons what awaits so much excitement the yawning future sucks …

Happiness

Pain

pain fast approaches crashing into you ripping all asunder pulling it in close embracing, holding desperately trying to keep all the broken pieces …

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Expectations

I’ve always had expectations from the first time we met realised our dreams forged in conflict on life’s anvil the world keeps spinning even when you …

A Glimmer of Hope

the house stands all alone on the hill shuttered and drawn I approach in darkness all is locked, silent and dark I seek some way in but to no avail …

Road of Despair

hole in my heart finger on the trigger where am I headed who the fuck knows road of no return grapes of uncertainty pressed into wine of despair camp …

Cogito Ergo Sum – in 3 parts

I wrote this poem in Nov 2016 as 3 separate poems, but they are meant to be read as one. Here it is re-edited and posted in its entirety. The poem …

The Visitor

step over the portal into the atrium not the inner chamber just visiting it all seems so familiar but it’s not music’s playing don’t know the …

Cold Chains

cold chains hold me down black holes suck me in medicine for the soul best taken cold and dry iron chains draggin’ me down sliding down a muddy …

To the Edge

bleeding tears of blood heart rent asunder the yawning chasm looms balancing on a precipice tottering towards a fall the cold slap of reality awakens …

I’m Coming Home (X-Rated)

a home coming poem for my beloved … (PG rated) – followed by the gorgeous voice and lyrics of <i>Skylar Grey – Coming Home, Part II</i><p>© 2017 michael d …

African Sunset

Took these pictures whilst out walking on Wednesday night, to have dinner at a neighbouring project. … as the sun was going down after a day of heavy …

All a ’Quiver

bend that bow draw that string pluck that apple aim straight and true no telling what may happen as the apple balances precariously on that head …

Allure of the Curve

where the neck meets the shoulder the head slowly turns creating mysterious shadows and hollows the extension of her leg as she reaches rising, …

Onward & Upward

<i>This poem goes out to my buddy and dear friend, Victor …thinking of you dude 🙂</i><p>© 2017 michael d emmerich

In Whose Name

it’s all gods will I was made to do it evil deeds as a “good man” the hypocrisy of it all god is good as long as it’s my god on whose side is god the …

Hypocrisy

No Returns

live for now one ride one chance seize it it’s all we have no return ticket just a one-way trip straight over the horizon …. and begone © 2017 …

In Memory of the Fallen Soldier

How can one read that poem and not have a tear or two in ones eye or a lump in one throat. In memory of the fallen soldier and the many young men …

War

Shared Burdens

battered and bruised shattered and drawn fading away into the gray dragged down those deepest depths the fear is real sleep escapes only but a …

Through a Glass Darkly

gazing into the mirror shadows flit on the edges pulled into the centre my shadow self stares back battered bruised pain etched across my shadow …

Science Fiction

Untitled – Kind of …

some kind of pain some kind of joy some kind of beauty some kind of despair some kind of life …….. what’s it all about? © 2017 michael d Emmerich

Pain

The Omega Man

Flames of Desire

Poetry

Clarity

only when we acknowledge that we are all mad will it all make sense and mysteries, contradictions will no longer be …….. life stands still clarity …

Whose Rules

like shifting desert sands rules keep changing greedy corporates keeping the leash short work hard, be honest play by the rules it all comes to …

Some Kind of Pain

oh that exquisite beautiful tragedy giving birth to amazing creativity ….. nobody feels any pain nobody feels any joy ……. to feel joy you must first …

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