• Writing is Dying
    Poems & Prose

    Writing is Dying

    A small part of me dies at the end of each sentence. Every period constructs my personal burning ghat, each coma suffocates an ember of my existence. This perpetual death is also the story of my life and worth dying…

  • The Valley of Weathered Hearts
    Poems & Prose

    The Valley of Weathered Hearts

    I left myself at the shores of frustration. In search of my true salvation. Driven by the love of elation. Shadowed by my fear and consternation. No time left for mental masturbation. Full throttled vibration. Understated, unrated, undercooked maturation. Destiny…

  • Pulsating Pensivity by Derek Dodds
    Poems & Prose

    Pulsating Pensivity

    broken raindrops of existence kindled by flames of eternity grasped by the throat of time dripping memories from my glass of wine bloodstained youth of– dreamless dreams running in circles of– meanless means twisting away on the cosmic vine

  • Ode To Life by derek dodds
    Poems & Prose

    Ode To Life

    ode to emotion and desireblinded by my oceanic dream-like imagination reborn to myself, in myselfre-birthing my energetic ability to march, dance, and sing ode to standing up to a new way of living yes—an ode to myself to the lion’s…

  • Writing By Derek Dodds
    Poems & Prose

    Truth’s Dance

    i met this guy in Mexico years backand he had this huge tattoo on his armhe was powerfulInsightfullike a shaman i instantly felt he was my brothersoul-type-brotherand i asked him what veritas meant he said truthit hit me hardit struck…

  • I am by derek dodds
    Poems & Prose

    I Am

    sun shaped silhouettes of silenceseduced sensitivitygently shaping my reality tears of broken dreamsshattered by a softness of unfathomable understandingimpregnated peace drips like honey from the fountainof my own courageto live in truth mysteriousmysticalmagical the bird song tells the complete story…