Secret Thoughts Within
I romanticise your pen and paper – all the words they spill and carry There’s pleasure in imagining you chewing on your lip as you match letters and emotions together You shuffle the words with an expert hand dealing them into exquisite sentences I’m entranced by the artistry caught up in the romance – I fall in love with the languageContinue reading “Romanticising Sentences (with audio)”
One wrong note at a time a fumble of loud mistakes too noticeable to cover up too obvious to pretend it didn’t happen One stumbling scale after another I should be able to play better than this Is there any way to incorporate wrong notes so they sound purposeful? One heart trying striving to improve but effort doesn’t always lead to brilliance some simplyContinue reading “Two Wrong Notes (with audio)”
He’s a red light Nothing good ever comes from loving men like him I need to put on the breaks as my heart starts to race I should stopI really should stop He’s a red light I nudge the accelerator shutting my eyes keep driving straight into his arms – destined to become a tragedy of mangled hearts I should stopI really should stopI flatten the accelerator to the floor SoundContinue reading “Red Light (with audio)”
Trigger Warning and Personal Note: The following poem is about about Bipolar disorder and some of its impacts. It also touches on childhood trauma and suicide in less obvious ways. This poem is incredibly personal and I ask that you treat it as such. Up until recently, I worked in mental health and understand theContinue reading “Reconcile”
(Collaboration with Bree and Raw Earth Ink) INTRODUCTION (By O.D.) Do people actually want to consider reality when reading, or do they prefer to have no mention of it? Are we on our blogs to confront issues that affect us, or are we here to simply patch each other up and call it a day?Continue reading “Watering The Masses (collaboration with O.D)”
By Kizito and Bree He can’t help ithis need to be seen by beautiful womenmakes him take unhealthy risksHe sends out signalsweaves pretty wordstalks the talk men do when they want something from youHe thinks he’s being stealthy and cleverable to draw them inbut he’s fooling himselfthey’d discard him in a secondfor a newer man…like heContinue reading “Quid Pro Quo (collab)”
The weather is grey as if it can sense my thoughts about you During a solitary walk I whisper your name to the trees – each syllable holding a tapestry of memories In my ashen mood I take refuge under the hemisphere of an evergreen I sigh into the leaves hoping they’ll send messages on the wind I miss youContinue reading “Leaves (with audio)”
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