I just noted that this is my 500th post! Thanks everyone for reading and encouraging me :)
hearing silence, a question and finding forever
For the past few days I had been struggling to find the words to express what we are going through as a nation. In less than 3 months we have had elections, nullified them, another election, boycott of elections, police brutality, protests, demonstrations, a nation divided, economic slow down and uncertainties. It was difficult to … Continue reading Just One Word
Attachment may happen in the blink of an eye Detachment may take a lifetime, or several Aren't they exact opposites? Why then is the effort not the same? I don't have a forever to my name Alone I arrived, alone allow me to depart I protest against the burden of you And if need be, … Continue reading Of Attachment and Detachment
This poem is dedicated to my younger sister Citele. The world has lost a warm, loving soul who was still full of life. May she rest in ease and we shall always look out for her smile. you do not die in death She loved pink and yellow, thus the balloons and the reference to … Continue reading the butterfly smiles
through the partition i see you as clear as night without the distraction of light you are the audible silence as we reciprocate poetry through our eyes a spiced fragrance clings to the air of words lapsed, unuttered why were we unaware?
i would have never given him a second glance except that his words, his words chipped at my icy silence thawed my arrogance i would have never given him a second glance except that his words, his words laden with praise urged me to give another chance i would have never given him a second … Continue reading Second Glance
observe their orbits of precision at a defectless distance what creation of ours could compare to the silent symphony in space?
the distance between two days the hesitation between two heartbeats the silence between two secrets the hurt between two hopes the insanity between two illusions the certitude between two surprises the conspiracy between two coincidences the weight between two waves pay heed to what lies in between
it was not me you loved but my words and when i stayed quiet i found you loved my silence even more