Peaceful Moments With Yourself

Photo by Joshua Earle on Unsplash You crawl beneath the shadowy realms of existence Begging for someone to notice You They only seem to show You resistance You fight, cry and beg for something new Glimpses of it You can seeIt feels murkyYou want to shineBut the meaninglessness of it all still lags behind Forgetting through it allTo … Read more

A Slow Descend In The Suburbs

Photo by Behzad Soleimanian on Unsplash Have the yearsHave all the years of discontent and disappointmentDiminished Your love for me?Or is there still some left? Have my actions and inactionsCaused Your bitterness?The hurt I sense from YouSeems like an insurmountable wallThat is dividing our cause Has the mistrustYou carry aroundSmashed our love to the ground?I’ve foundPain, when suppressed, … Read more

Dead and Alive

Photo by Edgar Perez on Unsplash I’m dead and alive At the same timeSomething burning inside Lust, desire, turned divine More and moreHope transforms into GodLove and fiercenessSeem to melt into one Mornings are dark and hopeful stillUntilThe sun risesBlesses me with its disguises Wanting is still prevalent Ian Altosaar Get my new book here: For … Read more

A Flower

Photo by Natalie Breeze on Unsplash There once was a flowerIt bloomedIt had natural beauty It was admired by allThen the season started to changeAnd the flower ended its bloom All the attentionIt was goneIt was fall Darkness grew its wingsTo reach us allNature witheredSo did the flower It tried to stand tallBut unable to deny nature’s callIt … Read more


Photo by Joshua Gresham on Unsplash No one can see my struggleIt would be too much troubleFor others to see my struggle To walk alone, with no one in the huddleThen all of a suddenWant people to see my struggle In the rubbleOf life, the eternal struggleDaily, solving this puzzle To be alone, to feel alone, it is … Read more


Photo by Alex Shutin on Unsplash When there’s enough emotion. The entirety of a person’s intent can change. Or in other words. If the emotion is powerful enough, the individual can change their entire being in ways unimaginable. From an addict to a creative human being who has a desire for life. From a saint … Read more

The Depth Of Each Moment

Photo by VisionSpace … on Unsplash The depth of each moment is decided by ourselves. The richness of our inner experiences deserves our attention once in a while. The glitz and glamour of the outside experience sometimes takes us for a ride, and it’s awesome. But in the middle of it all, a deeper yearning is taking place. … Read more

The Gift Of Your Sensitivity

Photo by Nicole Baster on Unsplash I’ve regarded this as a curse many timesI still do on occasion But I’ve learned to grow into itEven regard it as a gift Because it isIt is a rare gift to be in tune with the forces of this universe It is a marvel to feel nature flowing … Read more

Emotional And Plain

Photo by Jesse Gardner on Unsplash A tough dayEmotional and plainI find the quiet escapes meThese rows are the escape for me Maybe I’m just naiveYoung and in pain at heartCannot seem to shake my rocky startOr the heaviness I feel Let go and steerA clear pathway aheadMurky the streetsFull of lead Ian Altosaar Get … Read more


Photo by Yuris Alhumaydy on Unsplash What if the pain You feelIs not Yours?But You feel it anyway The rays of what life should be likeDescend upon Your mindIf Your life is different than You imaginedThen You will feel painUntil You accept the truth of what is The truth of what is Is here to liberate … Read more