It has been a black year of grief A white year of pain A red year of loss It has also been a green year of growth A blue year of breakthrough And a yellow year of hope We are all survivors indeed We were broke but still helped others in need We were locked … Continue reading POEM: SEASON’S GREETINGS
I know you're gearing up to give so much goodness But being good is mostly perceived as a weakness Your friends take advantage of your weakness Your foes are angry with you because of your weakness Your goodness exposes their wickedness You put others first and yourself last Others put themselves first and place you … Continue reading POEM: THE GOOD YOU GIVE
Literally, to forgive and forget means to stop blaming someone for something the person has done to hurt you and to stop remembering what happened but, do we ever really forget? No, I don't think so. The deed is done. The scar has formed. The memory has already been stored in the brain. You can't … Continue reading APOLOGIES AND THE CONCEPT OF “FORGIVE AND FORGET”
It has always been a bitter-sweet relationship with you If I am being honest The bitter supersedes the sweet I was once innocent, emotional and hopeful But you played me dirty because I was vulnerable I got hurt and I flipped I became numb and hopeless I decided to focus only on myself and family … Continue reading POEM: FOR MY OWN GOOD
what is life if not the cry of a newborn the sound of your favourite person's car horn the sumptuous taste of sweet caramel popcorn the immeasurably great potential in being freeborn what is life if not the ultrasound of a wanted fetus the healing properties of the eucalyptus an increase in social status being … Continue reading POEM: WHAT IS LIFE?
I know that I am fearfully and wonderfully created But I have never really had my beauty rated. I know my season of redundancy is dated But I am not exactly sure of when my recommendation is slated. All I am sure of is that, the future, the one for which I am fated, Will … Continue reading POEM: PLOT TWIST
What a world! Where the bold get accused of coveting gold Where the old are left out in the cold Where you're never told before being sold Where you must hold a particular standard and never fold Where your mould will most certainly, eventually grow mold. It's always a long and rigorous road No matter … Continue reading POEM: WHAT A WORLD!
My environment was hostile I became volatile All my efforts to stay positive were futile I knew I had to somehow, find a way to flip the tile And that if I don't take the appropriate step now, being somewhat juvenile, I'll never stop paying till regret renders me senile. I had to be versatile … Continue reading POEM: A STEP FORWARD
If you think you have an opinion And you feel the need for communion Do not speak like you have dominion No one likes to feel inferior in a union Secretly cutting onions Because you constantly reject their opinions [Click on the title to view poem]
It's the beginning of a decade One we aren't yet aware of its facade One we're still behind its barricade Though we have a glimpse of its arcade We still can't tell how it'll cascade [Click on the title to view poem]