VERSE

How I Lost Myself

How I Lost Myself

I put on a mask for so long hiding the beauty of my visage, followed people’s lives, on social media, forgetting it’s all a mirage, entrapped in the notion of achievements before a certain age, doubted God even though I am made in His own […]

When the bird loses its song

When the bird loses its song

When the bird loses its song the sun does not dance in the morning. The moon is a shadow of its former self and the stars burn dimly into oblivion.   We are vessels of a thousand lives the scrolls to a million stories the […]

The Scars On My Arm

The Scars On My Arm

It’s had to explain why you’d cut yourself. Self-inflicted pain, like suicide is had to register on the spectrum of human understanding. To you, the scars act as a reminder an epitaph to a part of you long forgotten, victim to the constant battle between […]

Kill Me Quick

Kill Me Quick

Kill me quick before my heart skips a beat loses its rhythm and breaks in the hands of another.   Kill me quick before I can’t live without her.   Kill me quick before my stomach is filled with butterflies my knees grow weak and […]

Love in Cliche

Love in Cliche

He lay next to her watching her fade away, leaving him. The slight warmth of her body the only reminder that he was not yet alone. He squeezed her hand gently, the only way he can now tell her he still loved her. These hands […]

The Space Between Living and Existing

The Space Between Living and Existing

To live, is to find meaning beyond existence freedom, is to overcome these waves of resistance.   I seek space, a vacuum to build my own identity, but each day I have to face the reality that misery loves company and mine receives too much […]

I: Solitude

I: Solitude

We strive to devoid our lives of silence to avoid listening to our own thoughts ignorant to the fact that one can never be at peace without peace within. It is written “Blessed are those who do not fear solitude, who are not afraid of […]

Only the Sun

Only the Sun

  Only the sun sees the tears trapped behind her eyes reads the emotions in her voice knows the story told in between the smiles and laughter.   You will never see her break assume that she is strong place all your burdens on her […]

Music from the heart

Music from the heart

What would you do, if given the choice between constant beautiful music in your ears or the melodic sound of your heart beat? How do you know you’re alive? Is it the rhythm of your heart, that sound you’ve heard since you came on to […]

Whispers from my Father

Whispers from my Father

His figure is etched onto my retina, haunting my dreams as I close my eyes in the darkest corners with my fears he rests in peace the jailer to my demons, the warden of my mental prison the lighthouse that guides me to shore.   […]