Category: Free Verse

Exit

Just like that You had me trapped in a timeless loop with a smile and your loving gaze with nowhere to exit and no will to exit

Wide eyed

Our eyes met never mind the fact that the moon have no eyes, so to speak   Yet I know we were staring into each other and at least I was lost in its eyes, wide eyed tracing the depths of its sorrow and beauty, and all the unspeakable pasts endured thus far   I […]

Guitar

Perhaps in place of you I’ve found the guitar, not the same, not as lovely but it’s the only thing i love now each sustained note i pluck, a sustained cry out for you It’s lovely curve a substitute for the warmth of your body, I hug in place of you—and gently caress its strings, […]

Eyes II

My eyes searched yours for the poem that should have been but I see a future that is yesterday and the many nights long past  

Loop

Somethings loop— like the numbers that make up a year one to three hundred and sixty five the days and months and year looping while civilisation hangs on a thread but eternity is unnatural, a human construct a longing  

dream dream dream

It has become so frequent that maybe it’s my way of reconnecting back to you, albeit one that is not grounded in reality   I’ve asked if they were dreams, and each time I wanted to believe your words that they aren’t and each time i wake up to find you gone   Have you […]

Crippled

My body is free but crippled nonetheless, entrapped in your absence, my mind retreated, homeless, my heart wandered searching for the way back with no way in sight stranded like a cripple  

Mornings

Each morning is a new reality The light seeps in through my eyelids  but what should have been a renewed blesssing is accompanied by a renewed reality And each reality comes with the fact that you are no longer beside me