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Time

Time

16 years of my life was consumed by the word, Time. This time wasn’t one that could compare to how long it takes to get from point A to point B, or the time that depicts a cutoff date when some homework assignment is due. No, this time was deeper than that. This was the kind of time where start and stop are unidentified; where the duration and volume were a mystery. No one knew when, where or how this…

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I Do Ordain

I Do Ordain

There is this poison in my brain Making me go insane This new strain Has taken reign Over my membrane Hoping to gain The fame Attached to my name Outside and alone in the pouring rain I look down to the stain And with much disdain I refrain From releasing my emotions How have I gotten here? Who am I? Lifeless and with shame I swerve to stay in my own lane Feeling the bane Of this pain I do…

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Pain: A Poem

Pain: A Poem

Pain A feeling of discomfort In the palm of my hand Drilling through my white t-shirt In the dripping wet sand A sharp pain in my side A quick intake of breath Struggling to maintain my stride No time for my death A cloak of numbness falls over me The pain refuses to subside Unable to see Unable to enjoy the ride Engulfed by flames of fire Swallowed up by the raging sea My only desire Is to be free

Thoughts: A Poem

Thoughts: A Poem

Trapped inside my own mind A prison with no walls, yet nowhere to hide Looking for some way out The constant struggle from day to day Battling with my fears The nights are always filled with tears I don’t understand this pain This emotion inside of me I know the Lord is real and with me Yet I question my purpose Blinded by only what my eyes can see I feel so much anger Why did he have to take…

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Tick-Tock

Tick-Tock

The clock was ticking – the same way it ticked when I laid by your side that night. However, hearing the same tick-tock this time was different. Not only were you no longer by my side but my heart was no longer whole. My resting eyes watching you sleep were now leaking. My subtle grin I had next to yours was now gasping for air. My hands should’ve been delicately wrapped around your torso, but on this night, they were…

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7 Letters

7 Letters

It’s nights like these where the feelings are unbearable. The knots in my stomach are so twisted. My hands become sweaty, my toes become cold, and my mind is racing from one topic to another – spewing out what ifs? a mile a minute. And I often then repeat the same wishful thoughts over and over as I search for answers and relief. When in the midst of these panicked emotions I am guilty of being impatient. I get annoyed…

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Young Love

Young Love

She leaped up as his arms grasped around her waist and her legs rested tightly just above his hips. Her forearms swung around his neck. His feet twirled in the moonlight and together they became one with the slight breeze outside. Giggles and grins through natures silence, she glanced down into his deep brown eyes. He didn’t enjoy eye contact, but this time was different. His eyes lingered back for just a little longer. She knew to embrace the attention…

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