Barefoot in Paris

Dawn breaks, she wakes Runs to work in bare feet Torn dress, wears less To afford enough to eat Long day, factory Blistered hands, tired mind Street is cold, town is old Alleys smell like cheap wine And the night never ends The rest of us don’t understand And she scans the crowd for friendlyContinue reading “Barefoot in Paris”

Proud

A thousand soldiers, five remained The rest were buried without names Scorched red flesh under the blinding sun And they said we were the lucky ones Burned salt stains on my cheek Last night’s wounds still run deep Dry tongue, blazing skin Heart barely beating Fool’s war, no one wins Breath swiftly fleeting The moonContinue reading “Proud”

Weep for the Widow

She runs like a wild deer through the midnight wood She decimates a dozen men with one laser look She fights like a lioness, she hunts like a beast She’s deadly and she knows it, woman of the east A master assassin and she does it in style But nobody knows why she never smilesContinue reading “Weep for the Widow”

Queen of Atlantis

I used to stand in the golden sun Crowned in dawn, bathed in glory But my empire has come undone A legend lost, a forgotten story   I held the stratosphere, the holy grail with my fair and gentle king We planned for victory, but plans do fail and I heard the rebels sing  Continue reading “Queen of Atlantis”

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