Confusion

Eyes, darting from left to right Heart, split in two Soul, dwelling half in dark and half in light   Road, forking east and west Mind, grappling Body, yearning for from this search, a rest   Spirit, torn midst night and day Questioning, is it true or false? Unknowing of the answer – is sheContinue reading “Confusion”

Lost

Wanderer, treading gingerly upon this broken path, as dried leaves crunch underfoot, remnants of a glorious summer; a time when the world was brighter, greener, fertile.   Now, petals in decay, rotting fruit forgotten, their beauty lying only in a memory, distant and fading like a parting touch, goodbye kiss; tender, yet bringing the firmContinue reading “Lost”

Freedom

Captured, by her eyes of steel It would be wrong to call them cold They’re only hardened against a world Which punishes those who feel   Her passion, dark as night Hidden beneath false layers A guarded guise, heart opening Only to those with a certain sight   Ruptured, your soul is caught Splintering beneathContinue reading “Freedom”

Stranger

Stranger, you taught me That some people care No condition Or strings attached   You gave me hope Newly discovered I could be myself Without fear   Stranger, you showed me Some people do dare To look gently Beneath the mask   You gave me faith Absent awhile That from this facade I could peer  Continue reading “Stranger”

Anxiety

In this anxious place This hopeless space The mind spirals away Trapped in thought   Bars caging her heart She’s unable to start Inner voices pursuing Until she’s caught   The shadows whirl Too strong for a girl To resist the touch Of her mocking plight   And in silence she sits Her eyes desperateContinue reading “Anxiety”

Winter Roses

Then came violent winds, tearing away the delicate petals of innocent roses, precious limbs torn from their body.   You stare speechless at the sight that remains, at the thorny echo of beauty, hollow shell of ravished time.   Nothing but a prickly stem is left to tell, a forgotten story of hopeless love, abandonedContinue reading “Winter Roses”