Friday, June 14, 2024

Night & Darkness

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While the night beckons me to her breast, I push myself into it and suck thick darkness into me. Fill the body with void, conduit numbness, paralyzed thoughts,  shed color, & embrace silence. Still the vestiges of light were waving around my corner. I cut my ears, pluck my eyes, stitch my mouth and...

When life doesn’t go your way! 

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You see the hill It’s too far It’s too high You start walking You slip Fall Fall  Fall Mudslide  Crash into a rock Skin your knee Hair ripped out of places You fall and you can’t get up  Well that’s life Sometimes it doesn’t go your way! 

One Last Leaf

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Fall; the most ravishing season of all time, how mischievously she often knocks on the door. For the man who dreamed of tan over his body, she gives the best dressing, maybe over his wounds. As the dim green blood drains from my body, I see blood clots all over, freezing my...

Dear older generations

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We, younger people are trying to fix your mistakes yet you disregard us, cough in our faces and say "well sorry you are sick but there’s nothing I can do about it".  It worries us that our lives are being negatively affected and nobody...

Migrant

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It's been 1031 days since I've been away from my home. Some of us have lost count and moved on,  some of us too busy living and forgot to count,  and some with a disoriented self,  tormented by the constant mutation the mind undergoes,  stood puzzled, not knowing what...

I am woman, hear me roar!

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I am a woman I am strong I can bite back if you threaten me I can move mountains with just a glair I can do so many things  I am adaptive  My power is contagious  My laugh can heal a wound  We are stronger together We have a voice  We have heart Nothing can...

Random thoughts going through my mind like a tornado

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Do dogs actually smile? What is the best way to confront someone?  Have you thanked the earth today? What’s love actually got to do with it?  Can the earth be saved from climate change?  Do you know where your food comes? Why am I so stressed out? Can I really make...

Why?

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The following article was submitted in partnership with the COM X program which gives students in Communications Studies the opportunity to work as an intern at The Baron. What are we all doing here? Really, what are we doing? I know the easy answer...

Scars of love

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I just want to be loved. A phrase that I’ve said way too many times. But what does love really mean? Does it mean... That look you get from your man across the way or all the snuggles your pet gives you when you come...

Savages

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They call us savages They say we are only here to work Make babies and do what we are told Don’t speak Don’t have an opinion Work harder Work harder Worker harder! WH-TCH! In my mind I am working harder I’m tired I’m Tired I’M TIRED! WH-TCH! My opinion even inside my own brain Doesn’t matter! Keeping working Keeping working KEEP WORKING! Maybe if...