Author: Lucas G. Irwin

12
Nov
leaf autumn fire poetry

Autumn Fire

A spattering of isolated fires, fanned by the cold autumn winds; crawling across the hillside until the illuminating splendor of the full blaze finds its glorious roar. The short-lived inferno will fade; leaving behind the charred framework of a once lush canopy and the mellow glow of burning amber upon our Mother’s floor. Death… a […]

26
Sep

Truth of lies

I see your lies with open eyes and hear the truths you hold most sacred.  For your lies have come forth to barricade your core; but left it cold, exposed and naked. 

22
Sep

The Dance

I found hate in the dark center of the forest and journeyed to the fringe in search of love; finding only the pale obscurity of indifference. For the radiance of love, too, occupies the center where I once stood. The two, perpetually entwined in a paradoxical masquerade where perspective appoints the lead and my heart […]

29
Jul
step back poem - lucas g irwin

Step Back

Step back. Again. Step back. Again. Can you see yourself yet? No? Step back. You aren’t stuck. there is no wall at your back. No barrier. only outstretched arms, grasping the posts of familiarity in front of you. Let go. Step back.   Your freedom awaits…….it calls in the wide open space behind you. Right […]

4
Mar

Roots

Roots A tree may void it’s color, leaves fall upon the ground; but trust me friend, come spring, life will again be found.   A tree may drop some branches, result of weathered storm; but nothing time and sustenance can’t bring back to it’s norm.   A tree may rupture at it’s trunk and crash to […]

10
Nov
find yourself

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From birth…   You are pushed, you are pulled and influence plants seed As others show you the paths that they want you to see   You do your best to determine right over wrong But society, pressure and influence are strong   You bend toward the light like a sun-deprived tree In your attempt […]