Tag: poetry

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 […]

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 […]

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.   […]

Will you kiss me?

Will you kiss me?

When the moon hangs over the night sky and stars glitter its visage, will you sit next to me hold my hand as we listen to crickets chipping and try to discern planes from shooting stars.   Will you kiss me when the church bell […]

The Silent Voice.

The Silent Voice.

Escape. That’s all I could think about. Escape The voice kept saying. And for once, I felt weak enough to listen. You’ll be doing them a favor anyway It always feels like a burden being true to yourself. Those around selfish for pieces of you […]

Promise Me by @judyannetM

Promise Me by @judyannetM

Heal. I just wanted you to heal. Be better. Forget. Heal.   I picked up the phone. Knew I should not have But it was Sunday morning The sun was out, The tree outside my window dancing in the wind. And Sundays like this have […]