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Landscape By Rock Martinez

Soft, lazy afternoons in quiet neighborhoods, where childrenPlay innocent games.Mothers watch, contented, idyllic lifeScenic pictures of another day in paradise. Large, comfortable homes perched on lofty hillsidesSit majestically, overlooking a sea of lightsAs late evening sneaks past crystal lakes.Soft light glows from bedroomsWhere children are tucked in to sleep, safe and secure. Street scenes, a…

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The Black You Wore By Rock Martinez

In vivid splendor, on the fields where the sun shines brilliantlyYou make your way to the front, aspiring to greatnessAmid the glory, the gore and the toil comes your salvationDeath is a reality that comes to pass. You died in battle dress; you’re laid to rest in your Sunday bestBut no one saw you as…

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