HOLLOW SOUL

I stare into the distance; my thoughts in disarray those sad eyes that firm set mouth that chin that falls to rest against my neck. That loneliness in the depth of my soul; the tears in my heart the tremble in my voice the falter in my step. No one...

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SORROW TO FAVOR

Sorrow is a deep pit dug by hands of loss Once in a while we stumble into it Sorrow is pit on life’s path all men have stumbled into it When you least expect You find yourself groping in it Do not be fretful; Sorrow may bring trials but trials...

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LETTER TO A POET

Each meter of your verses strikes me Cracking my heart like a wall … I feel lost when I can’t wield my pen; My heart traces each footprint of words Every time my sojourn brings me here I live where Life is neither friend nor foe; On my rubble the...

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LIVING DEATH

I’m a living death: O, find me in the silent yard! Rustling with fury foliage There, where whines and groans unheard Chirpy azure, discharged mirth But under the sun, I long to slake; ‘Tis my dying soul with chilly breath I’m a cloud, lightning: no peal, no sound! Silently mourning...

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OUR BATTLES

“We have been through many storms, fought many wars, and still face constant attacks. Through it all we shall not perish or fall, for we carry the future on our backs” “ ~ Relevant. We wept until blood rolled down There was no one to hold our hands As poverty...

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APOSTASY OF SORROW

The world seems in gloom, and the warm clouds pause – feverish, every soul is stationary- lifeless, at rest blinkingly awaiting the sound of the coming apostasy of sorrow. Our fathers’ victories are forgone honest pathways are diminished and even the blazing light ahead now shines in a vagrant mood....

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MY VERY SILENCE

Bliss.. Endless peace… Why do you marvel at this? My very silence; Words unspoken, Grave when mistaken, Best when unbroken… My very silence; I breathe yearly, I speak darely-dearly, And now, even rarely… My very silence; For no given reason, My mind is shut in a prison, Dry in this...

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