My Monday Metrical Musings #107

Equip or Eviscerate? Now that I have your attentionTell me once and for allPutting me through schoolAll these many yearsWhat on earth was it for? Cos when I put forth my viewsThat came aboutBecause I took time to study and readYou turn on me and tell meI'm being disrespectful and I know Nothing. When you … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #107

My Monday Metrical Musings #106

Rockin' in my car I'mRockin' in my car! Fleetwood Mac Niall Horan. Music across time unites.In my eardrums Rockin' in my car. A master of my domain. With doors firmly locked. I'm in another plain Rockin' in my car. I don't want to stop. Rain pouring outside.That'll be my excuse For what's out there but … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #106

My Monday Metrical Musings #101

Unsafe What was unsafe then? Forced to castrate as palace eunuchsConscripted to carry guns while still a childKidnapped as sex slaves, never to smile. What is unsafe now? Hearing stuff you disagree withThat threatens to humiliateTo make you question your own take. What will be unsafe next?Having anyone whose beliefs are different Within a hundred … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #101

My (October) Monday Metrical Musings #100

Unsettled Someplace... Somewhere...Something...Someone......else Just never... ...here...there...anywhere...me Why is that?What's changed?Why am I this way?Unsettled in my own skinFearful deep within This surely's notmy ideaTo finish off a groundbreaking year! When he learned to ride a bikeFinallyWhen I hit not one butmany milestones in...(no, no bragging) When we'll finallyTravel to hobbit-villeWhen I get to hostand cross … Continue reading My (October) Monday Metrical Musings #100

My (September) Monday Metrical Musings #96

Overwhelmed! I'm overwhelmed to overflowI want to let go of all I knowEverything seems pointless, fruitless anywayWhy bother at allBetter to waste away each day! But no, it's not how I wanna live my lifeThis life that's often a constant strifeBecause I believe that there is moreAs long as I'm willing to step out the … Continue reading My (September) Monday Metrical Musings #96

My Monday Metrical Musings #95

"O, Captain My Captain!" "Only in dreams Can we truly be freeTwas always thusAnd always thus will be" To suck the marrow of lifeFrom now til Kingdom comeIt's what Keating reminds meEach time I step out. Since 1989 we've been blessedTo findThis gem of a storyThat stands the test of time. Maybe it's the barbaric … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #95

My Monday Metrical Musings #94

What the "B's" say of faith THE Brooks recently said:"Faith is sensing a presenceNot buying an argument." THE Buechner once said“Faith is homesickness. A lump in the throat Less a position on Than a movement toward Less a sure thing than a hunch. Faith is waiting.” THE Bible ever said:"Faith is the substance of things … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #94

My Monday Metrical Musings #93

He covers his ears when I burst into tears There's something you needTo know about my sonWhen I burst into tearsHe covers his...ears! Yes that's rightThat's exactly what he does!Wouldn't blame you if you found it oddI do too even now though I've seen it a lot. But it's not just my tearsThat makes him … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #93

My Monday Metrical Musings #92

Buckling under the weight of 57 The need to performTo show we're great all alongEvery year at this timeTo soar to heights divine But what if I'm notKeen any more?What if this time I'veStopped keeping score?Like how I'm always five years behindBut I'm wondering if this yearly gala displayIs how patriotism's truly defined? So what … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #92