All posts by Jessie Gutierrez

Free Verse – Wrath – JG

Tin Foil Man

Even from afar, across the bar,
I can see the condescension
In your first impression;
In your surface assessment
Of someone in my profession.
I wasn’t aware; Am I supposed to care
What you think?
What I think?
Is that you stink
Of imagined superiority,
Mr. Born of the Majority.
Does a suit make a man?
Can it stand,
Tall and alone,
If you did not call it home? Continue reading Free Verse – Wrath – JG

Free Verse – Lust – JG

Hell Hound’s Howl

Can tasting of your body
Satisfy my ravenous craving
For your spirit?
In the rapid race of my heart
(Can you hear it?)
Keeping the pace of a predator,
Sanity and stability and solid foundations
Of hesitations and reservations and realizations…
Get run over and passed through.
I’ve left:
Paw prints on practicality;
Muddy indents on reality;
Grass stains and broken twigs on morality. Continue reading Free Verse – Lust – JG