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I perceived the distress in my mindI saw the emotions that hunted for attentionThen I invited them for tea and a dateSat down with themTo be seen, to be heard, to be feltAnd to be understood… Until then, I was way too lonely ©2022 Voice_of_the_Pen
Hurdles taller than us; obstacles bigger than usSatans mightier than us; Angels farer than usBattles tougher than us; Enemies powerful than usFear sworn in us; Failure welcoming us With all our blood drained;And hopes shrank,Strangles and suffocated in our own mess;We’re hanging on a cliffTrying again and again and againUntil we otherwise turn to dust
I’m a dreamer.And the endOf all of these;The sorrows;The pains;The cries;I envisaged. I’m a dreamerAnd the start of all ofSomething beautiful;Something colorful;Something meaningful;I envisioned them all.Because I’m a dreamer.
Legends tell a taleOf a mama bear; a Papa bear and Baby bearsIn the cold fogPapa bear with baby bears left home for anotherTime passed; when the baby bears came homeThey came with Mama bear whom they left behindBecause Papa bear whom they went withHad left them all behind…And sinceThe Baby bears always came home […]
Hardly, I thoughtTo write you a couplet No!I contemplated;Why not a tercet Without hesitation I took a pen,A fresh leaf of paper,Before I realized, I was on line four;A quatrain. But why?Because the feelings wereSo strong yet recklessThat not even four lines could describeSo, I opted for 5; a Cinquain. But there wereThese words IYearned […]
Like pottery;She was a well fined and caressed clayCarefully and patiently moldedCarefully and perfectly nurtured,She was a ‘wow’Tons of hands stretchedTo have a feel of her luxuriant skin.To win her meant to conquer,To conquer meant to kill.And when all hands pulled a sword,A spare hand to hold her;There was none.And just like pottery:She fell; she […]
Just one more timeI have come with my melodyAnd I’m yearning for your lyricsI know we reached our crossroadsBut I miss the way we used to touchThe spark that lit the worldWhenever we kissedThe heavenly pleasures that flowedWhenever we huggedI miss how you were my musical notesAnd I tried never to miss youI miss how […]
The last night visited meIn his hands he held three cola nuts,A bottle of wine,And a drum.He looked sad as he struck the head of the drumsAnd quietly took sips of the wine.through the mid-nightsHe sand songs,Recited poems,And told lots of storiesUntil he cried all his tears out,Dried up his bottle of wine,And could not […]
Of all the things I could do;Loving you is the one I do perfect.I have your name etched in my palmsAnd they say I spell your nameEven in my sleepPerhaps that is what is means to be under a spellWell, under your spell.that kind of love that compels meTo think of you even in my […]
I was afraidAnd I cursed all those who saidThey had seen the symptoms in meI laughed my intestines out;Argued all I could.And assured them thatI would never surrender to itBut deep within meI knew very well I had changeWhy does my heart flusterAt her sight?No! it could never be love!That very villain I am a […]
Gorgeous… pretty… stunning…Lovely…Beautiful! is who you areThat low tone and thrilling voiceAccompanied with that cute smileThat bright eyesWith its dark circles and lashesAre what I yearn to see each dayAs the sun rises.And before it sets, I hope and prayThat your small lips speak to me.That charming eyes of yours;When I look in themAs they […]
The cold cameAnd so, did lonelinessNot forgetting HeartbreakAlongside anxietyAnd depressionAll knocking at my door…But my room was already occupied…Because She was right thereWith me…And there was no place for them.
I could do with any kind of woman…But you knowThey have their own long listAnd sadly, I don’t fit any of them ©2022 Voice_of_the_Pen
How ironic;How gold is dug from muddy clayBut a mere sight of youMakes me realize howGreatness could beImmersed in simplicityHow ingenuity…Could be made minimalistic
There is this Island I built in my chestIt’s a refuge for exhausted fighters;A hideout for your loved ones;A rehabilitation center for broken hearts;A place for healing;A place for rest and peace…Away from all world’s troubles…Please don’t hideJust walk by my sideAnd I’ll keep you satisfied. ©2022 Voice_of_the_Pen
For love be an art; I’m its greatest artist.
As hope costs nothing,It is the passion for the probable…And a dream while awake…Yet which never disappoint…
If love be a sickness;And patience be its remedy;I am its finest herbalist…