I am neither here nor gone But floating somewhere Between the two Listless Aimless On the fringes of emptiness Barely holding on If it were not for you I would have let go long ago Drifted away Yet I stay For as long as I have something Someone To hold onto So please don’t ever […]

Again I find myself chastised Ridiculed and criticised For caring more for someone else Than I do myself For putting someone else first Instead, I am told I must Look out for myself Ensure I’m secured for the future But I don’t want a future If it means depriving another Of their now Is that […]

Yesterday I built an effigy From the memories Of your treachery   How you used me As an accessory For your lechery   Lured me Into reverie Then jeopardy   Today I burned the effigy Let go the memories The same way That you let go of me   By tomorrow The smoke shall clear And […]

Before I look for someone else I must first find myself Search deep inside my mind Ignoring nothing that I find Explore my memories and dreams Lose myself in hopes and fears Study every part of who I am From the smiles and the laughs Right down to the tears For if I don’t even know […]

I try to be pragmatic In much of what I do My reasoning scientific To see each project through But I’m indecisive and erratic It’s so very problematic And I never seem to get through Every job I need to do   And yet when it comes to you I find myself dogmatic I throw […]

Indecision and uncertainty overwhelms me I forever wonder As thoughts of quitting wander Unchecked around my mind Sometimes they whisper Sometimes they shout and they scream And there are moments when they say nothing at all But these moments of silence Are too few and far between Not granting enough of a respite From the near […]

I asked them, “For what sins must I atone?” In unison they shook their heads As though I should have known.   “I don’t know what I did,” I say “Nor the words That pushed you all away. And if you do not tell me, I cannot apologise; Fix the cracks between us, Find a […]

Let us walk through the forest Where our dreams grow Beneath imposing trees Of hope and promise Upon a bed of blossom Soft and white as snow Petals brush our fingertips As we pass through   Let’s stay a while in the meadow Where the sun always shines And we need never fear What lurks […]

Perfection is a construct Built by each and every one of us We all have our own idea Of what is perfect And to me, you are it There is not a single thing that I would change I love you for who you are For how you are And it hurts me more than […]

People get the wrong impression When they first meet me I tend to have my shields up Both for my own safety And theirs I come across as quiet and shy Not talkative at all Avoiding unnecessary chatter But then When I feel at ease The shields come down And I let loose The full […]