A man from nowhere

A man from nowhere Becomes a hero in an instant, the celebrity of the moment A splash of fame, a quick wad of money But he remains a hero only if he remains A man from nowhere

He wore the scars

He wore the scars of hard work, unrelenting physical labor He built the rails we ride on, the roads we drive on, the buildings we live in His government sent his offspring off to some war, somewhere, for some noble goal. That’s what he was told. He was lucky; his offspring came home Whole His … Continue reading He wore the scars

I waited

I waited For my moment To touch greatness For that chance to grab the so-called brass ring To be number one For the spotlight to shine on me To feel the sun’s warmth all over my body And it never came But in disappointment I found something else Something more important Peace