Convicted

Shattered in the wind Tormented with guilt, regret and anger Pierced myself with the trickling tears As I gulped down the vomit from where it came On a rainy day the world introduced the worst side of me My hands trembled as I held my papa’s gun I could not take it no more My…

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Vintage love

There he was stroking her every tight curls of hair round his fingers with every sip of his tea As she lay on his lap babbling her daily adventures On the same spot and exactly at the same time everyday since the day he married her From getting the kids ready to school to teaching…

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Young and Broke

The irony Watching your food get cold As your crave the plate of someone else Aren’t we all delusional Exceptions upon expectations One dream after an another One chase after the other Do we live to cherish this saturation point of accomplishment Or are we all robots in fresh and bone That were taught to…

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Question Mark

I look into a mirror and I see a stranger staring back at me What happened to me I wonder I see my metamorphosis But only backwards Maybe it’s the fear Or the double standard doubts left unanswered At the far Island of I don’t know Comes the tsunami of truth Wiping away the innocence…

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Meraki

A scented desire that fades with time Rippled existence that merely lives Devil that forgot the ways of evil A shore that never saw a tide coming Ocean that dared to meet a horizon A chapter that was never read Lives in a book that should never be written By the hands that didn’t how…

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Modern Santa

A wasted Santa High on pot Broke on cheap love Torn by traditions Living on the beer cans Jobless and hopeless The phrase oh oh oh Replaced by swear words Which I could not write The chimneies replaced with electric heaters So are the pine trees with plastic artifact And so is the family time…

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