Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from September, 2015

Lost in thought.

I wrote this while awaiting a ferry to go to my friends' wedding in Poros, Greece. It was an enlightening moment fueled with a bit of travel exhaustion -- but at this point I'm happy to say that's become the norm.
Maybe it was never about the traveling. I mean, don’t get me wrong, this is my drug of choice, but maybe the initial thought of traveling, of visiting new places and cultures, of immersing yourself into the curiosities of centuries of great and poor decisions that create what we call cities, maybe that was just a facade. I begin to realize this as I type away in some bench at a bus stop in Athens, Greece.
My flight into Athens landed at 4:00am, which was essentially the worst time one can arrive at any city, although i’ll give New York and Barcelona props on being one of the few places i’d leave the airport knowing the city was inexplicably still alive.
Anyways, back to my point: as I sit in this bench, I observe people from everywhere, some rushed and others less s…

Climbing.

Their screaming to come out of me,
I open the page and we go from white to black with nobody to stop me
I'm just spitting, maybe lyrically, hysterically
They don't even hold hands but word per word its what I could land

But fuck it, what does it matter
It's a twisted spin on when I use to utter gold
But I guess we go back to basics when the truth unfolds
All we see is the need, the greed, and honesty holding strong.

So here we are flowing down the purity
Cruising like we've already forgotten,
We have it in us but why look deep inside
when we're standing in a house of cards

So pick a card any card
Here's where the magic from a shooting star
Motivated me to move past the opposing war
I rose in silence painting it black to get it out of me

But at the end of the day lets realize one thing
We fought to stand on the shoulders of our ancestors,
We climbed the walls and looking down realized,
The first man we stood on was our former self.

So let this be a lesson to th…