One Poem Coming Right Up!

Once, poets were magicians. Poets were strong, stronger than warriors or kings — stronger than old hapless gods. And they will be strong once again.― Greg Bear I started writing poetry around the end of 2017. At first, they were really long and told a story and were very personal. To me, it was merely a…

A Novel Dream

You’re something between a dream and a miracle.― Elizabeth Barrett Browning In forgotten realms, they reside.Tales of old,That bring to life,Memories of what once wasAs life’s fallen autumn leaves,Show me glorious pastsLaid in blatant disregard. For lives that thrived on a compulsive past,I write a new song of hopeWith melodies, that playOn wavelengths of the universe….

A Christmas Tale ❄️

The true Christmas spirit is putting others’ happiness before our own, and finding you’ve never known such happiness.–Toni Sorenson The silver glow of Christmas twilight,Saw the child staggering home,Into the dark, frosty woods. Fingers frozen, in she wentTo see her brother weeping.“Santa’s forgotten us”, the little one cried . ‘Twas a Christmas dayWhen love discovered…

Reborn

Hope is the thing with feathersThat perches in the soulAnd sings the tune without the wordsAnd never stops at all.― Emily Dickinson The sun has set On yet another opportunity.His last raysIgniting the dying embersOf hope and faith. The shadow of thisCertain uncertainty has leftUs all rottingIn a void of non-existent knowledgeIn blissful oblivion of what follows….

Poetry Shout-outs! (Part 2)

So, September has finally come to an end and so has Whispers Of The Soul- the Poetry series that began on September 2 (on my book blog- Paper Hearts). So, here are the wonderful poet bloggers who submitted one of their own works and the bloggers who suggested their favourite poems. A huge thank you…

TEARS

I find it absurdHow powerful tears are.It’s mesmerising howEasily they flow,Despite all theRegret, hatred and sorrowWeighing them down. It seems impossibleHow so many strongFeelings and Emotions,Are liberated,In the form of petty thingsLike salt and water. Tears cleanse the soul,Clearing all signsOf an internal explosion.An unknown entityConsoling me from within.My unrecognised friend. The tears I shedAre…

Poetry Shout-outs! (Part 1)

So, we are halfway past September! Whispers of the Soul, the Poetry series on my book blog is proceeding well and I’d like to take a moment to extend my heartfelt gratitude to all the bloggers who suggested one of their favourite poems and contributed to this series. So, mentioned below are all the bloggers’…

Poetry Series! (Closed)

I am so excited to let you all know that I’m starting a second series on Paper Hearts, my book blog! Titled, ‘Whispers of the Soul‘ because Poetry comes from deep within, this is a month long series which will begin on September 2 and end on September 30. I’ll post one of my favourite…

WRITING

The white paperIs illuminated by theGlow of the moonlight.It’s wrinkles and edgesAppear to be perfectWith its flaws. As I search for wordsTo give form To the thoughts thatFight desperately to be heard.My pencil begins toMove ever so gracefully,Bringing thoughts and emotions to life. That moment of liberation,When the pencil meetsThe surface of the paper,Is second to…