Last Friday Night

Well, as I’d mentioned, last Friday (17th of May) I performed my first piece. It was amazing and scary, exciting and such fun, all at the same time. I was one half of a duet and we did pretty well for first timers. I barely remember being aware of myself during the whole thing but…

Poetry

Last Friday, I had my first spoken word performance. While it was exciting, I will talk about it on a future post. I just thought I’d fore mention it for suspense purposes…yeah, that’s  how I like to keep this relationship (reader-blogger) interesting. On to what got me online tonight. I wrote a rather special piece that…

Kindred Spirits

Of kindred spirits And frienships in another life Where have we met before? From which alternate universe Does this bond hail? I know of freedom And freedom fighters Of brave souls never forgotten, Wars that drowned families In fast flowing rivers of blood. I’ve seen eyes burn with rage Hatred explode and harden hearts Embers…

This is not a love poem- Denial

A while back, I loved you and I loved us I loved you like soft, tender butterfly wings on my face We, like baby’s feet on the dewy morning grass One after the other, together Stumbling all the way back into my arms. Yesterday, it seems so long ago I loved you like the sun’s…

Late night poetry

Winner Deep pools drown these dark brown eyes And I’d tear my hair out to have to glue it back on For there’s a racing mind then the wringing of hands Against that cool, unaffected, red brick wall Didn’t you already know? Torn open and cut up into tiny, little bits And I’d give you…

Rose coloured glasses

Lately, I’ve been seeing life a little differently… in a good way. First off, I must say that my sense of humour has grown, rather, my funny bone. I have found humour in the subtle puns of day to day life and in more of the seemingly ordinary phrases. I say more, because I have…