Author Archives: Erik

Behind These Walls

The walls grow higher and higher Blocking out the light The life Stealing me away into a shelter from which I might never see the sun. Behind these walls of solitude and seclusion I’m protected I’m desperate To learn how … Continue reading

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Waking Up

Almost 2 and a half years since I last posted anything here. Unbelievable… Methinks that means it’s time for a change? Time to bring out the paddles and shock this thing back to life. It’s been an eventful few years, … Continue reading

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Trust

A precious gift A candle flame Burning in the dark Comforting the heart A deadly rift The noose of blame Trust is torn apart Bare, the traitor’s mark

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Journey

Cycles / Spirals / Risk / Uncertainty Returning / Regressing / Growing (?) Not / Knowing…

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At A Loss

I dunno. Huh? I don’t know. I honestly do not know. I’m not sure. I couldn’t say. Beats me. I can’t be certain. Who knows? It’s anyone’s guess. I really have no idea. I haven’t the foggiest. In fact, I … Continue reading

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Beneath

To take a step toward madness, To walk into the storm; To dwell upon the vastness, And shun the blinding swarm. To slip beneath the waves, And sink into the gloom; To swim among the graves, And watch the tangles … Continue reading

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Lifetime

It can take a lifetime to learn What we wish we had known from the start; Though you might fumble, With each step just follow your heart. Clich├ęd as that sounds, There’s no other way really to go, And that … Continue reading

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Shell

There are no words To describe how I feel, My staggering need To burst from the shell I’ve made, or that’s been made By the world, to contain All the dreams that Struggle to break Free, to escape, To be … Continue reading

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Smile

Such a curse is a smile Shone our way, Contaminates the heart And invades the day. It stirs the coals of longing And throws fuel upon the flame That burns me; yet I wonder Which of us to blame, For … Continue reading

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Circles

I go around in circles And walk a trail already made From days before, from months and years Of games already played. Time wanders by and pauses To see my strange parade, And wonders at the point and sense Of … Continue reading

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