Running Faucet

Spewing running out of control Can’t seem to stop it; it is taking its toll Drowned in the deceit and flooded by the truth Poisoned the tree; where is the good fruit Plot against the revolutionaries for breaking the silence… Read More ›

Sponsored by Uncle

Blood sweat and tears Only to return with post traumatic fears Gone and come back forgotten Chess pieces in their places while the players are plotting Genetically modified propaganda is what is being force fed Starvation abounds; may I have… Read More ›

The Unraveling

Reopening a wound that still seems so fresh The mind, body, and soul along with sanity still trying to mesh Wrong place and wrong time Caught in the crossfire at the scene of the crime Upbeat attitude deflated by false… Read More ›

Poker Face

Poker Face Holding most of the cards to determine one’s fate Water-boarding, interrogation, and brutality is what awaits at the gate Badgers and pigs running rampant throughout the street While genocidal acts abound and remaining discreet The republic is still… Read More ›

Drifting Away

Drifting Away Building sandcastles that are on display Oblivious to it all remaining intoxicated all day Worshiping and paying homage to inanimate objects Running of the gossip mill, politics, religion, and sports amongst the many subjects Temptation seems to be… Read More ›

Final Destination

Final Destination Awaken with an epiphany Hungry for knowledge; no breakfast at Tiffany’s Emancipation from the gross animation Of slanted propaganda and mass media manipulation Common sense along with a dash of non-compliance Coming together and forming a dangerous alliance… Read More ›

Photo Booth

Excerpt from “CrossRhodes” by Author Lindsey F. Rhodes Photo Booth Readying for a timeless image and self-pride Uncertainty setting in throughout this roller-coaster ride Preoccupied with heinous thoughts and self-doubt Questioning what this is all to do about Waiting for… Read More ›

Coming to Terms

Excerpt from “CrossRhodes” by Author Lindsey F. Rhodes Coming to Terms Enigmatic are the garment of emotions she would wear Cut in on her spiritual dance if you dare Full of dreams and aspirations Temptation dwelling within the subconscious through… Read More ›

Alphabet Soup

Excerpt from “CrossRhodes” by Author Lindsey F. Rhodes Alphabet Soup Archenemies armed anticipating Battling besieging berating Counterfeit capitalism coinciding commercialism Dire desire doing due diligence despotism Egotistical enigmatic erroneously elected Flawed fantasies facetious frauds fabricated Genocidal governmental guerilla goons Hustling… Read More ›


Excerpt from “CrossRhodes” by Author Lindsey F. Rhodes Hindsight Inner crowd reject Coy in a search for that future prospect Self-imposed exile Blurred from tragedy; armed with a melancholic smile Chinks in the armor; the dropping of the veil Satisfaction… Read More ›