Poem: The Break Down

Note: This is Part Two of my poetic duet with Desiree, whereby she takes on the voice of “The Wife” and I take on the role of “The Husband”. For Part One of our poetic duet, please go here.    THE WIFE Another night of turned backs Silence deepening marital cracks Her physical touches continually spurned Her weary ...

Poem: The Silenced Conversation

Note: This is a poetic duet between Desiree and myself. It is supposed to be a “silent conversation” between an imaginary wife and husband. Here, Desiree plays the "wife", and I took on the role of the “husband”. Kindly please switch to desktop or laptop if you're viewing this from your phone.   THE WIFE I’m your wife. Know me. I’m a ...

My Fearless Second Post for Huffington Post

Huff Post UK has published my second article. This marks another fearless milestone in my humble blogging career. The article is entitled, TO THE ONE I LOVE.  This post is a very personal "welcome back to writing" for me. I sincerely hope it stays productively that way for a long time to come.  This whole Summer has just been ...

Poem: The Storm

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The seas rise in rage As emotions explode Dreams are shredded Hopes have been shattered It's hard to disengage   The tides fall and rise As darkness veils and lies Fury swallow whole Humanity unknown Still, the ocean denies answers Tears churn into waves But nothing washes off Only the wreckage  Of hearts and minds Fill the debris at sea The storm builds Inside and outside The storm divides Grief and Hope There will be ...

POEM: All Right, Good Night

All right, Good night Sweet dreams, Sleep Tight Words we say On a daily basis To our dearly beloveds Safe travels,  See you soon, Our Good byes Are not supposed to be Final Farewells Everyday exchanges We share So much we take For granted Cherishing our own security While consoling others' loss As days struggle into weeks Time sharpens the anguish Uncertainty gnaws into sanity Still, answers elude All we can do is hope against ...

Poem: Fearless Ascends

Hello Darkness, My Old Friend   I used to dread  Seeing you Used to hate The power you Held over me Twisting me From the inside out Letting me breathe Just enough So I remain conscious Of every pain and suffering   Yes, you wanted me To FEEL everything You pulled all the strings I was a mere puppet   I walked no further  Than my comfort zone I saw no more Than my little window In this prison ...

Poem: The Brilliant Carcass

No amount of concealer Will hide the bruises No foundation Will quite cover the pain No red lipstick Will match the blood Dripping from inside   In the asylum of mind There are battered walls Punctured by screams The cracks on windows Mirror the scars They will never heal They are wounds No one will see or hear   Do I look pretty? Am I thin enough? Will this make me desirable? Should I let ...

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