Seascape Skies

The air is thick with the moment before downpour
and I can already feel the weight on my shoulders…

Edith

If the eyes are a window to the soul, then all you’ve known is sorrow, and I’d do anything to carry your pain as my own, but finitude binds me and all I see are withered brambles and overcast days, I’ve learned my lessons from Fate’s cruel rod, he’s taught me that this story doesn’t…

612

  Early morning soldiers station at the city centre Battle supplies pass hand to hand Helmets, shields, bandages, sustenance An organised appeal; supplication for reason   We are declaring war And we won’t back down   Every road to the council Are riddled with blockades and stops Warriors prepare audacious words of resistance Packs of…

Withdrawal Symptoms

You made me believe you loved me And I wore it like a bandanna Right across my forehead, exposing my heart And told you I loved you too.   The times I see you were few and far between Reminding me of the things we haven’t been through Distance makes the heart fonder, they say,…

Working class zero

They ostracized you before you were born, deemed you a thorny weed in the wasteland, untouchable, unhealthy and unclean, the crows cawed, and the crickets chirped when you first breathed, no Instagram pictures or Facebook status updates announced your arrival, all you knew was the bitter cold in a ramshackle hut, and a mother’s pain…

Look without

Introspection is like playing the same song on repeat, after a while, it grows stale, but you keep at it, hoping for an epiphany or cry of triumph, the old sage will say, “Look within to find the light,” and the new age prophet will say, “You must approach a thought from various hallways: some…

Apathetic

I’m so tired of pining over someone who’s not here, thinking dreaming will help her materialize and waltz right up to me when I’m ambling down the sidewalk, the stars don’t align in the right places and there aren’t ‘precious’ moments in life, I’ve gradually lost the will to hope for a life better than…