Tag Archives: Love

Read Poetry: Confessions, by Lizardin Bain

You say I’m pretty. You say I’m kind, But does it ever cross your mind, That you’re being awfully abusive.   Of course, it doesn’t. Why it should? The nicest words they never could, Hurt anyone or be intrusive.   … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: The Words I Spoke, by Jordan Corley

Genre: Love, Hope, Life I waited patiently for the world to follow To adjust To reset And comprehend what I had just said I gave myself the same courtesy A minute A day Maybe two to process their meaning They … Continue reading

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Read Poem by Oceana

Genres : love, hurt, revenge, spiritual, philosophical No Right You have no right to ask how I am And no right to an answer No right even to the thought occuring Or the breath that bore it That breathed our … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: Flowing Form, by Stuart Aken

Form colour texture shape Do they singly or in blend Define what we see as beauty?   Is it how the limbs are made The curving contours or The hidden depths unseen?   Can genetic imperative alone Something so banal … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: Finally, by Sophia Ananda

Genre: Hope, Faith, Trust, Love, Insight, Spiritual, Spirit, Spirituality, Soul, Soulful, Connected, Connection, Human, Humans, Peace, Peaceful, Inner peace. ”Hi! How are you?” he asked, ​ tired and not prepared for her answer,​ when opening his arms.​ ​ She did not stop to breathe, instead ​ she opened up, nothing smooth about it, ​ more like an erupting volcano. ​ ​ ”I am true generosity​ and I am ​ the not wanted envy.” ​ ​ ”I am the purest of white ​ and I am the blackness of sorrow,​ with tiny streaks of grey.” ​ ​ ”I am the golden morning light, ​ and I am ​ the dense evening darkness.” ​ ​ ”I am in fact the earthly beginning, ​ as much as I am​ … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: AGAINST THE WORLD, by Works of Adedeji

 GENRE: LOVE If the world would stand against us, If the mighty men of this world contend against us, If the goddess of beauty seduce me, If the mighty ocean king oppress me, If the hostile Sun should set her … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: PUT ME TO SLEEP BEFORE IT COMES, by Sarah Francisco

Genre: Love, Fear, Sadness, Death, Loneliness Put me to sleep before it comes I pray that everything in me completely numbs I cannot face it, seeing it coming back Put me to sleep and don’t wake me up Sleep is … Continue reading

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