The Beacon (Poem)

The darkness became typical Something I expected The loneliness became normal I no longer felt neglected Entities would appear as allies I’d reach out to touch Draw them in close to me A coveted crutch As I leaned into them I fell The ally was never there Looking up from where I lay The entity … Continue reading The Beacon (Poem)

The Light (Poem)

(TRIGGER WARNING–Reference to suicide) I sigh with relief as it closes in, That light I’ve long yearned for within. I stretch my arm and extend my hand, I close in on the conclusion of my plan. The suffering, The pain, The struggling, The shame, It all ends here tonight. I smile with sheer delight. The … Continue reading The Light (Poem)

Knowledge is not Power

Pity the learned man—his wisdom understood by so depressingly few—who must dumb himself down to ensure the fools comprehend. In despair, he must deny all he worked so hard to achieve just to be understood by those who were too indolent to learn as he did. He must stoop to their level. They will never … Continue reading Knowledge is not Power

Buried Treasure (Poem)

What was it made you want to make land here, my friend, And bury your treasure in these sands? What compelled you to feel these shores offered Such certain security for your ill-gotten gains? This one tiny island surely cannot be dug upon by another, You so vainly assume. The island asked not for your … Continue reading Buried Treasure (Poem)

Scorned (Poem) (and an introduction to a new genre on my blog)

Today, 16th March 2017, is when I finally sell my soul to the dark side and debut my least favoured style of literature on Paul.E.Bailey's World. It's something I've been considering for a while to test myself if nothing else. I'm not a big fan of poetry. I won't lie when I say I ignore a … Continue reading Scorned (Poem) (and an introduction to a new genre on my blog)