Candle

The spaces like boxes to fill Rest against each-other An empire to build.   Gaps with a purpose Waiting to feel again. Searching for the meaning They so ardently defend.   The footprints trailed In setting concrete The known lost cause The open defeat   Words fill the hollows Beneath what is there Tempting the…

It Slithers Down

It slithers down, Through the streams of my thoughts Like a vulture circling around. It waits for me to drown, It slithers down.   I feel it now, The sense of loss, The longing, It hands me the crown Forces itself to bow, All as it slithers down.   There it hangs upon the cross,…

Tricks

It’s when you realise, You’ve been living your life in a clever disguise, The kind where no one really sees what’s behind your eyes, The kind which dries those cries and acts as if you live with unnatural highs.   Well what I see is people not taking the time to listen, Living in a…

Atlas

I see the weight of the world tucked between your shoulder blades, Watching as with each laboured breath it begins to cascade, Down through your spine, It’s seeps beneath your skin, Until you cannot manage to define what is without from what is within. Your eyes are looking heavy, But that’s not most of all,…

All That We Can Share

The connections that we weave between ourselves and others can never be broken; they may twist and warp with distance and time, however we remain forever tied to those we have interacted on any level with. It does not matter if that interaction was a simple smile or an intimate conversation. We carry fragments of…

A Poem on Recent Times

We as humans love to fight, Hate to love and care not to be equal, Think of Gaza, the war for territory, The greed for a piece of history. We as humans love to profit,  Hate to share and care not to be honest, Think of the Palestines, 110 families crying for these crimes, Just…