Category: Free Verse

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

This thing

This unshakable feeling This thing Feasting upon my heart, my soul This thing  That I know of but can’t purge This thing  Called love(d)

The Faded Body

The lover watched, as the lifeless body hung, upside down and fading into a deep, dark, dull red   It used to be full of life, imbued with a love greater than itself, perhaps a burden too much for it to bear   And one might argue, that the presence remains, even if the life […]