Maxwell Ryder : Writing

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..
Blood-curdling screams

Blood-curdling screams

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


I used to die Frequently, Often Repeatedly, In my sleep To come clean Of my sins, My omissions, The obscenity Of my thoughts; I’d w..
Vulnerable woman

Vulnerable woman

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Written October 23, 2013
Recidivists

Recidivists

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


They wait on him, and wait, and wait, waiting every day, as he promised he’d descend; But hundreds of him are born every day in Mexic..
Specter of an autumnal scene

Specter of an autumnal scene

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


The specter of an autumnal scene leaves me bereaved. I wake to sunny skies Who went to bed before sunrise, Tucked in behind grey down blanket, ..
Cliques and clichés

Cliques and clichés

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Humans, We are either cliques or cliches; Even both, I’m afraid, Yet we claim we are not The same, Ignoring DNA chains, And only fight ..
Time will never tell

Time will never tell

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Time has too much of it on Its hands, That It will never tell Man. It didn’t tell Him when He began. Why should It tell Him of The End?
Tropes

Tropes

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


Written October 15, 2016
The slippery slope

The slippery slope

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


I can’t recall the slippery slope out into the great big wide world, but I hear was a tight and bloody. At least I didn’t come wrapped..
Aspen and oak

Aspen and oak

A Poem by Maxwell Ryder


God torches aspen and oak every fall to warm souls over winter coals. 🍁 🍁 🍁 🍁