Control The Narrative ~ #WDYS 132

Image credit: Caleb Williams @ Unsplash I cannot control your blind eyes to see me as human, even when you see me behind these bars. I am a man, a friend, a brother, a son, a husband, an uncle, a cousin, a co-worker, a volunteer, and a human. Society doesn't like what it cannot control, so I …

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Heritage ~ #WDYS 124

Image Credit: Houcine Ncib @ Unsplash She feels the weight of the world in her hands, heavy Hard to belong, lost in this space The space of life, heritage, freedom...it's not ringing The oppression is screaming into the ears of the indigenous people from every sunrise to every sunset, heartbreaking... © E.M. Kingston, 2022 ~ All Rights …

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The Hands of Hell ~ #WDYS 122

Image Credit: 8machine@ Unsplash Look closely, see my demise as I pass through the hands of hell Magenta seas rapping at the soul's door--entry denied! The cold hands reaching inside of me "You cannot beat me...for I am strong, not weak!" The bony fingers I slip through peacefully... Others will not find that fate. Tortured spirits, …

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An Unperfect Date ~ #WDYS 121

Image credit: Olga Solodilova @ Unsplash At first, intentive to his adulation of her The table of flowers, the perfect setting Her beauty filled his eyes, adoration Rain taps on the window, sublimity His effort original, something she should cherish The fine wine he sips, confident Ardor inside of himself, without revealing it She looked away, uninterested …

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Beauty in Crimson Vision ~ #WDYS 118

Image credit: Tathanhtaun @ Pexabay Look...see here...through these spectacles The beauty in the fog The horizon now lingers in the distance Yet still the cityscape is seen more clearly The red tinge brings life To a city of strife lacking luster Or is it more death that is seen Through the crimson vision? Beauty, like death, …

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