Maxwell Ryder : Writing

Desert heart

Desert heart

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


I smell you from afar, Over there, Somewhere behind A singing lark, Lay your hidden star In the dunes of time Shifting, Scarring the land, Scr..
Stillborn holidays

Stillborn holidays

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


In America, The holidays arrive Stillborn Christmas music Overplayed, Elvis comes back From the grave To serenade Our dying wits. Christmas..
Polar bears

Polar bears

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


When polar bears splash their canvas red, they leave Eskimo women no warm fur coats or pretty hearts painted in the snow;no orphaned seal plucked from..
Just the dopamine

Just the dopamine

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Written November 5, 2014
My hubris

My hubris

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


You grew my hubris In your garden of horrors I just call it cannabis, Smoke it, and blow it Back in your face.
Here to die

Here to die

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


I’m here To die; I’m not here To serve, Wash feet, Condescend Or Answer The Asinine, Much less Calm The fear In their min..
Arboreal ode

Arboreal ode

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


This poem was titled by fellow bard and talented friend Mr Dave Greenan of Tideswell. I have promised 10% of royalties to him - should this poem bring..
Innuendo

Innuendo

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Innuendo is a window to the soul; If it blows hard, open it, and enjoy the breeze; a happy ending is in the cards, you see.
Since when...

Since when...

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Since when can you get rid of hate; Since when can you eradicate or even legislate it away, back into the minds from which it came? People hate t..
Elephants versus donkeys

Elephants versus donkeys

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


For those lost in the woods, Here’s a little math for you fake bombs + fake news = fake elections, And you being used! Now they want you..