Tag: Poem

“Appreciate people, loved ones, friends. Be human, feel.
Hold them, kiss.
For they are going, everyday.”

Today I witnessed the flower of a plant unhinged and dropped. At the start of spring it had budded and sprung then blossomed and smiled to the admiration of onlookers. Horticulturist tended to its beauty Then the folks with extra euros paid to take it home, it will be a worthy companion in their backyard […]

I think of my teacher I make more than her but she gave me the foundation so she’s got more than me. My father and mother on their shoulders I stand making me look taller I could have been a dwarf. My partner whose affection decided,with me, to share I’ll be poorer in company if […]

He caressed my breast in dark nights When lovers legitimately unite To express unworded emotions That failed them during the day. The smell of his skin made me long Like the aroma of my mother’s food Made me hungry instantly. I wanted him, I wanted more So I invited him again To the dance in […]

I understand support from those times it felt like the ground underneath me wasn’t holding and no one could hear me scream; so when I see your outstretched hands, just know, my brother I’ll do all I can to pull you through. I have felt loneliness from some of the coldest nights ever lived walking […]

At 65, Pa knew everything; how the universe works, the dynamics of humanity and the propeller of greed of corporations. His wisdom was clear as summer morning his words crisp; couldn’t be mistaken. He narrated the ordeals of the people their plight – in a chronological timeline. Emotions were evoked, listening ears froze, the mind […]

I pause to wonder about the others Like the cow without a tail With nothing to drive away the flies That persistently hover and perch Leaving frustration and irritation that eventually has to be gotten used to Because unlike the rest of them There is no tail to swipe and swat the irritants. What compensates […]