Kite Kid

book cover plastics,

coco floor broom sticks,

and threads from woolen balls mama used to knit

were all I needed to make

and fly a kite against the wind


© Heath Muchena, 2015


in the winter

always keep with you a warm thought

and whether the summer will approach

you’ll care not


© Heath Muchena, 2015


much in the world has remained static

but that comes as no surprise

to one who has met with many meliorists

who are also unfortunately not activists


© Heath Muchena, 2015


in the telling of those higher achievements,

the human interest in an indispensable aspect


so success for artists

is determined by the masses they influence

depending on latter’s concerns, as much as the former’s contradictions


© Heath Muchena, 2015


a good job

should provide one the food

and necessities for a comfortable living

and must never rob

one of their sense of being


© Heath Muchena, 2015


every word is a story on its own however incomplete

thus a good sentence forms where the loose ends meet


© Heath Muchena, 2015


I’ve loved many times
in different ways

few lasting a while, if not part of a life
yet many more… felt like just days


© Heath Muchena, 2015


I need some meed

not because of greed

but for the reason that it is both seed

and feed

for my every deed


© Heath Muchena, 2015



a real education discredits yesterday’s

and doubts tomorrow’s

nevertheless making for better days

and less sorrows


© Heath Muchena, 2015


listen to the sound truth makes

you don’t need to comprehend, just feel


it’s very much the same when music plays,

you don’t need the words to dance


© Heath Muchena, 2015