poetry through our eyes

poetry by Sonya Kassam cat poet Kabira

silent poetry, as clear as night

alone, but…

I just noted that this is my 500th post! Thanks everyone for reading and encouraging me :)

finding forever

hearing silence, a question and finding forever

Just One Word

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

Of Attachment and Detachment

Attachment may happen in the blink of an eye Detachment may take a lifetime, or several 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, I shall sacrifice all my words As compensation for my freedom And … Continue reading Of Attachment and Detachment

the butterfly smiles

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

as clear as night

the fragrance of poetry, at night

Second Glance

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

Silent Symphony

observe their orbits of precision at a defectless distance what creation of ours could compare to the silent symphony in space?

Between Two

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