Haikus (2/30)

Shattered dreams always drown in pools of potential once full of promise. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Blood lines are all that            remain as reminders of                       life taken too soon. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Nightly visits, he gently nudges on my door begging me to let him in.   ~a Haiku poem is a Japanese poem with the first verse with 5 syllables and the second with 7 syllablles and the 3rd … Continue reading Haikus (2/30)

Nostalgia

Tonight I want it to rain blades of nostalgia that pierce through my skin washing away every memory we created~ Purging my body of the toxins that remained after you infused me with your poisonous tongue, the battle scars inflicted during our version of World War II still haven’t healed… You are a nuclear power plant Landmines, Bombs, Ak-47’s Powerful and destructive I have to get … Continue reading Nostalgia

Ode To Sunshine Pt. II: My Version

Ode to sunshine she is, at least in his eyes… She is– chest crushing heat burning through blinds and curtains still dry air that suffocates with only a smile. She is– warmth that penetrates deep within his soul’s desire. His ray of hope saturated with prayers and dreams without even trying. How could this be when she belongs to another sits in another sky in a … Continue reading Ode To Sunshine Pt. II: My Version

(5/30) Food for My Soul

I’m a hungry beast devouring ignorance with each stroke of my pen.   Today’s poem is in the form of a haiku. Haiku is a Japanese style of poetry that combines form, content, and language in a meaningful, yet compact form. The first line usually contains five  syllables, the second line seven syllables, and the third line contains five syllables (5,7,5).  A Haiku must “paint” a mental image … Continue reading (5/30) Food for My Soul