LIFE

A POEM about life. We view it from the unique perspective of our personal experiences Through the gaping holes in our respective emotional fences Through the perceived vulnerabilities of our own defences Through the several compelling influences of our conferences  Through the unexplainable possibilities caused by our individual sciences Through the assumed premises of indoctrinated … Continue reading LIFE

SEASON’S GREETINGS

A POEM about the year 2020 and the festive season 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 … Continue reading SEASON’S GREETINGS

APOLOGIES AND THE CONCEPT OF “FORGIVE AND FORGET”

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”

WHAT IS LIFE?

A POEM about those things that make us feel alive 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 … Continue reading WHAT IS LIFE?

PLOT TWIST

A POEM about overcoming negative emotions caused by the actions of other people 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 … Continue reading PLOT TWIST

WHAT A WORLD!

A POEM about our world as we know it. 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. … Continue reading WHAT A WORLD!

A RESOLUTION OR NOT

A POEM about reaching a resolution. 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 With appropriate permission Let everyone make their submission  After spelling … Continue reading A RESOLUTION OR NOT

POEM: BEGINNING OF A DECADE

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]