Speaking in Poems

I. Clogged The tap is dry The well is full The pipe is clogged. II. Well Let down the pitcher Draw from my well Water as sweet as wormwood.   III. Cold Sun It is sunny How is it that I am shivering? Sadness is the sun And pain is the blanket Wrapped around my…

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Relics

In a heart full of clutter Relics lay strewn all over Reminders of a golden era; A time of merriment and laughter, When the wind belted out music And the feet skipped gaily, The trees and the birds sang in harmony And rain drops on the roof was a soulful melody; The world was painted…

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Love in the air

Love is in the air. Its scent is intoxicating Suffocating even Enveloping me all around Drowning me in its depths. It is good, isn’t it? No, it isn’t! Love is a poison It kills all joy And leaves behind only a skeleton Shadows of the real. Love is bittersweet Sweet when you dream it And…

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Bloom

My heart is lead It sits heavy in my chest It is raw and Full of sores Love ooze from every pore For you, my darling; From my very soul, it flows Pure and true See how it forms a puddle On the earth! Yet you wilt A flower left without The water of love;…

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Numbers

Numbers do not lie, Do they? You are famous! Just look at the numbers On Twitter; You are loved by all Can’t you see the ‘Likes’ On Facebook? You are a prolific writer So says the numbers on the “Follows”; Yes, numbers do not lie, Only a few bother to know you, Only a few…

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