Martian

"Eyes Like Space"

My footprints stretch for miles, expanding soundless through the night,

Sunrays dousing moonbeams with a blinding morning light.

A sunrise like chrome needles climbs over Martian mountains,

Clouds of sulphur yellow become acidic liquid fountains.

 

I stare into canals, their blues like crystal beads,

This dawn projecting warmth through this desert canyon's bleeds.

The wind begins to rush, brushing dust against my suit,

I feel the fibers rustle, the aesthetics absolute.

 

I've become accustomed to the silence, the muteness of this planet,

Smitten to the waters that resemble liquid granite.

My visor absorbs atmospheric radiation, 

With eyes like space I stare at the horizon's conflagration.

 

The sun begins to set, streaking orange across the sky, 

I patiently greet the moonbeams, beckoning they come nigh.

I reflect the double moonlight, a mirror for its gleam,

I watch the mountains and rivers sleep, a quiet, electric dream.

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Continuation of "Stranger in a Strange Land."

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Life As a Martian

Day by day im on this planet -- the more i realize i jus cant stand it -- wen i was a human i couldn't see -- all of what that was in front of me -- people lie ; people steal ; people cry ; people feel -- so why is it wen we all heal -- we feel da need to put up that shield -- that extra armor to protect our heart -- that extra armor to protect who we are -- we fight the fight to stay our way -- we fight the fight but do not change -- we do not realize this armor is stained -- we do not realize dat we still feel pain -- all we did was block da hate -- we didnt evolve -- we stood the same -- we didnt resolve -- we didnt change -- we live and die as we came -- as human -- then we pray -- to be reborn as something new -- to feel unique to feel beautiful -- now i see the world as it is -- open doors -- i see da bliss -- i see it all -- i see da bullshit -- no longer do i seem dazed -- no longer am i caged -- i am not da same i have changed -- no longer in ur race -- being human not the case -- I'm something new something far -- something different beyond does stars -- so when u approach -- approach with caution -- cause wen u approach ur approaching a martian -- but do not fear - u may come near -- cuz i need to see if u have does eyez -- i need to see if ur my wife -- and if ur not then its ok -- cuz i'll keep searching till da end of dayz -- like that moon up in da sky -- we far apart -- but not at heart -- & even tho I'm on this fucked up planet -- I never really ever landed -- my heart is up there next to u -- and i kno ur beyond beautiful -- I do not feel this earth beneath my feet -- what i feel each day is our beat -- our heart -- our hum -- our music -- our drum -- wat i feel each day is she -- and i will not rest untill we meet -- cuz baby ur my 1 and only martian bride to be ~

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