Guest Post: The Words and Poetry of Shea Wesley

By March 6, 2014Uncategorized

My friend Shea Wesley is a poet and he doesn’t even know it. In his writing, you can take a voyage. He is also a lyricists, and just like me, has a love for words.

His words ebb and flow within him, and that is why I encouraged him to write a guest post for this blog.

I am so happy with the result!

These are his words:

——-

Too Tired to Discuss

By Shea Wesley

 

Your mystery is a seatbelt.

Holding words hostage,

For a five star crash

Safety rating,

But are we cruising?

 

Or is this another off-road trip?

Sure, the track is long, but it will land you

On the checkerboard.

 

Kissing bricks and swigging milk,

With gear head millionaires boasting corporate sponsorship.

 

The early arrival promised in your interstate,

Falls inferior to the great landscapes,

Living throughout my scenics,

And I dare you to rush and miss a page.

 

This book tells an unwritten account

With quill in your hand and ink in mine.

See, you need me more because

If desperation hit me hard enough,

I’d use my finger and let the ink soak into the skin

As symbolism of the poetry that stirs within.

 

An arrogant muse you lay,

Fueling each stroke of pen.

With all T’s crossed there’s no doubt

That you win.

Or so you are convinced,

But how the turntable does spin.

—-

 

Meet the Author:

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Shea Wesley is a musician, poet, educator, graphic artist, and beat maker from Newark, Delaware. He currently works in health care and enjoys festivals, making music, and intellectual wit. His favorite quote is, “Breathe life…. exhale success.” You can follow him on Twitter.

 

 

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