Monthly Archives: May 2016
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Pillar of the Community by Monica Helene Thomas Continue reading
The theme of my poem is to show how this country has fallen so low that all the candidates that they throw at us aren’t even worth voting for; despite people now waking up to this corrupt fallen system. I just wanted to put my stamp on that with imaging myself as president. Continue reading
Originally posted on WILDsound Festival:
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The wide eyed child stood silently
With a faraway look everyone could see
Her mama looked down,smiled and took her hand
What’s wrong, girl, what are you trying to understand?
Waiting for the answer like only a mother can. Continue reading
I journeyed to a land far across the sea,
where people were dying in front of me.
Their country was torn, they had no hope,
brother killing brother, how would they cope?
I whispered a prayer in everyone’s ear,
Understanding’s the answer, conquering fear. Continue reading
Nature is pure poetry
The trees blowing an orchestra of words
The flowers seeing the petals of stars colors
The green grass growing Continue reading
Amidst the laughter, I’m in pain.
Where is God when I call His name?
Don’t be fooled by what I hide.
I smile without though hurt inside. Continue reading
Most of the time people see you without knowing
What is really on your mind
making comments about the shoes you wear
because they are torn a leaning to the side
Laughing saying how they would not be caught dead in
raggedy shoes such as these Continue reading
Dread crawls up your arm
On Sprightly legs
You cannot shake the feeling
Of a wrongness Continue reading