Sunday, July 22, 2018

The Heart Must be Opened. by Adam Levon Brown

Sun whispers
explode my ears
Into shattered remains
which drift into cacaphonous
resplendence in the eve of time
Butterscotch memories
wake me up to new beginnings
Yearning for a world untouched
by the phantom fingers
of greed and malice
Longing for unity
within the self
while fighting beasts
with teeth still bared
waiting to strike heartseeds
yet to be planted
Trust begins to feel
like a misnomer caught
inside of a dangling modifier
Fear ensues, bringing
waves of ear snapping
Until Love once
again firmly
plants itself
into the dusk
of remembrance

Adam Levon Brown is an internationally published author, poet, amateur photographer. He is Founder, Owner, and editor in chief of Madness Muse Press. He has had poetry published hundreds of times in several languages, along with 2 full collections and 3 chapbooks. He also participates as an assistant editor at Caravel Literary Arts Journal. He has been published with publications such as Harbinger Asylum, Burningword Literary Journal, and Five 2 One Magazine.

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