Born in the US Pacific NorthWest, JA Laflin loves the metro areas as well as the beautiful Oregon scenery. They run a small publishing company and have authored fiction, poetry, graphic novels, and dabbled extensively in music and the arts.
Understanding, there's a difference here
A state of reality, a fallacy you reveled in
A fear, you adhered to, a conditioning you
Surroundings that break us
The darkness that shakes us, takes...
Glimpses of something different
Is she there
Is she even there?
At the corners of my mind
A heart racing too fast for its cage
A beauty eternally sought
A quest internally taken
I'm lost, stuck on this rock, swirling sea of dust and wanderlust
Fighting my upper crust to get to the molten core, the roar
Of failures exploding in my subconscious, they mock this
Raucous shanty of...
Insulating, encapsulating my thoughtforms
Defy norms, intern me in dorms, compartmentalize
Idolize the peace behind its eyes, its wrath its rage its fury
The world blurs, deters me from sight
Flying wildly through foliage
Through the spruce and the fir
Through the eternal green
A dark figure evades my glimpse
Eyes wild and kind
Dark and intoxicating
Wrapped in shadow
Is it man or animal or...
Night, broken cars and frozen stars
Dank memes stashed in deeper means with meaningless seams and seemingly meaningless reams of digital paper
Trapped in capers meant to be solved, evolved and revolvi...