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75 poems tagged COMMUNICATION


»Anthony«

by Bo Lanier, Aug 19, 2016

Well and the Anthony I knew / was a scared and lost little boy / confused about life and sought / sanctuary by drinking himself out / of reality...well I thought I could / save him but he only ended up / using me so I had to just throw / my arms up and walk away, years / ago saying Anthony, I hope in time…  sign in to read more »


»The heavy load«

by Maureen Direro, Aug 7, 2016

I have seen the world, / I have seen cruelty before me, / I have seen cruelty within me. / I have raised a life singlehandedly, / While the father wants a relationship with me / But not his child. / I have cried endless tears, / And I have made grown men cry. / Shunning myself from love, / Avoiding the same…  sign in to read more »


»My Degree of Knowledge«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Mar 1, 2016

My degree of knowledge allows me to do lot of things. / / But it does not allow me to brag about what I wish to achieve and whatever money can buy..... / / It allows me to brag about my life and my health... It allows me to brag about my understanding of life and sense of humour... / / It does not…  sign in to read more »


»The Facts of Life«

by Sava Hassan, Feb 1, 2016

Our days quickly passing by / To slow the aging process, we usually try / Regardless, they go so fast / Our final destination, they cast / Reminding us of the memories of our past / Telling us that all we have is today / We must exert every possible effort to enjoy / About the future nothing we can do or…  sign in to read more »


»It really doesn't matter«

by Sava Hassan, Jan 25, 2016

It doesn't matter if you are Muslim, Christian, Jewish or doesn't believe at all / I will always be behind you to catch you if you ever fall / It doesn't matter if you are black or white / I will listen to your views if you are right / It doesn't matter if you are young or old / Hopes toward a happy…  sign in to read more »


»The Burden.«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Nov 30, 2015

The burden one carries seems so hard to certain individuals yet it's so easy and light to his/her owner... / / The burden one is carrying appear so lighter to other individuals yet it's so hard and heavy to its owner... / / The burden may seems too small to some individuals yet too huge to the owner…  sign in to read more »


»The Reunion Of Lost Lovers«

by Alexander Ngubeni, Sep 17, 2015

The word is Apartheid in Afrikaans / But I call it not only the disinterrelation of races, / But the prematurity of a should-be-mature mind: / That fear of that woman with a "somewhat" complexion, / Of that man with irregular words to your knowing / That gruesome stare to that innocent man / Whose…  sign in to read more »


»It is in your words...«

by Lungile KaDlamini, Apr 15, 2015

One word, and I melt, / I've heard the same words, with hurt, / Few letters thrown together and my day is brighter, / You say it so well, my soul knows nothing better, / I smile because my inner being hears it better, / I smile because your words plant a seed of joy and peace; independent of external…  sign in to read more »


»Power of words«

by Shylet Noma Clint, Nov 6, 2014

When I was but a young girl I just loved opposites, then I didn't know they attract. / Defying the odds and always being the odd one out, now I only find out it's what they call gender. / Female, feminine, phenomenal are words I started understanding when I became a young woman. / Pubic, puberty is not…  sign in to read more »


»Just Word'ing...«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Jun 20, 2014

Hark! Someone grant me INK / And a blank thin sheet with lines parallel / Let me begin to write / Recite / World my sight, / So bright / Words elevate me-take to flight / See me through prisms / Rrrrrhythms!!!! / Travelling through my dilated veins / Pains, / I have kept for years now withering / A new being I…  sign in to read more »


»South Africa«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Jun 20, 2014

Beat the drum / Sounds of the Djembe drum / Sounds the call to come together / / Summoning the elders, / Guardians of the great Africa / South Africa / My land / My place of birth / / Summoning the great, the small / The BLACK, the WHITE, the GREEN, the BLUE, the RED and the YELLOW / The interweaved colours…  sign in to read more »


»Dictionary of life«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, May 2, 2014

Let the number of years you have lived not be a reminder of how old you are but see it as a medal of all you have been through in life. / / May this word of mine teaches you that failure, depression…  sign in to read more »


»She Will Know...«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Jan 20, 2014

With a broken birth, childhood and potentially breaking youth / I will accept her and colour her world vividly / With crayons as I animate alphabetical notations that proclaim hope and healing / From my heart to hers / / With a broken heart, spirit and potentially breaking trust / I will embrace her and…  sign in to read more »


»Do They?«

by Michael Strydom, Jan 17, 2014

If I had to carve out my tongue / Or lose a lung... / I would reach for my pen / And prove to you my friend / That God saw it…  sign in to read more »


»And it haunts me«

by Maureen Direro, Oct 25, 2013

The lies that I've told, torment me each day, / Yes Lord I am a sinner, / and it haunts me... / The people that I've hurt, / that still cry even today, / I'm supposed to be a winner, / and it haunts me... / All the days that I've seen, / And let them waste away, / I know I ain't no quitter, / and it haunts…  sign in to read more »


»The Shore Awaits«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Jul 28, 2013

Find the sea, oh streaming river, / For lost only are you alone. / Through the tangled woods and mountain passes, / Onward shall you find home. / / Veiled or clear, your destiny's set, / The banks have arose to guide you. / What can hinder the inevitable? / When all obstacles fall behind you? / / Masses,…  sign in to read more »


»Worlds«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Feb 17, 2013

My soul reflects a woeful ether, / An arid plain borne of dust, / Landmines go as dominoes fall, / Ever wavers but never to rust. / / Cold hard steel on bare flesh, / I flit back to "reality," / Icy climax then ceaseless low, / I flit back to fantasy. / / I layer all worlds but exist in none, / Sworn to both…  sign in to read more »


»Trapped«

by Maureen Direro, Jan 18, 2013

Help me, / Help me as I am trapped in the door that carries out / the desires of youth, / Trapped in my own selfishness, / with a mind that is still confused, / and a blind heart, / Trapped in the lies he told me to get through my pants, / while he screwed me over and over and over, / Trapped by the…  sign in to read more »


»Monologue (Libera me)«

by Dzumbu Mmbara, Oct 4, 2012

This is not silence; / The words that rush through my veins, / erupting into syllables full of venom; / Killing every idleness. / It cannot be a silence; / When I am quacking, / trying to find a fine breathe; / to keep my soul intact. / I am talking, in furious metaphors / at war with my indigenous self…  sign in to read more »


»I love you but you can leave«

by Maureen Direro, Sep 18, 2012

I gave you the one thing I treasure the most, / >My heart< / and here you've come to rob me of my joy, / robbing me of my dreams... / Why me? / I didn't choose this ok!... / Why you acting like a fool and blowing me off? / You know am a weakling, / but I can't come back, / when you came to me I listened to…  sign in to read more »


»Hey Woman«

by Shylet Noma Clint, Aug 20, 2012

Hey woman, wonderfully and fearfully made. / A flower that blossoms in all seasons, areas and atmospheres. / / Your scent gives breath of fresh air / Your presence brightens the day / / Woman your range and brand does not end / uprooted and planted elsewhere it does not change you, it makes you even…  sign in to read more »


»Contradiction«

by Maviyo Nkosi, Aug 13, 2012

My words are like an untrampled dew...meaningful without being tampered with, my tears are like a winter's rain...so rare but a necessity, my heart is an orphan with much to give yet no support structure, my whispers make more noise than the actions I portray, my touches are invisible to the eye...…  sign in to read more »


»Time Tells True«

by Edward Iacona, Aug 3, 2012

There's a popular time worn belief / That older people have a hunger / To date or have a relationship with / A person that's much younger. / / At the risk of sounding sarcastic, / There may be a concern to mount. / That, "Age is just a number" relates / To what is in one's bank account. / / Now, dear…  sign in to read more »


»Sextet«

by Edward Iacona, Jul 29, 2012

Absence makes the heart grow fonder, / Or so the old cliché goes. / But, there was something missing / As our loving relationship grows. / / We both knew what that was / And what would make us smile. / If only we could find a way that / Makes our connection more tactile. / / Even on the World Wide Web…  sign in to read more »


»Check - Mate«

by Edward Iacona, Jun 29, 2012

It came in a business envelope / That bore my lawyer's name. / It arrived without any fanfare. / And without any acclaim. / Inside it was the end result / Of a sad and expensive game. / It contained the official decree / That snuffed out a former flame. / It said nothing of the heartbreak, / Brought by…  sign in to read more »


»Education for living«

by Mashell Chapeyama, May 25, 2012

It is a weak economy / Deprived of educated majority, / People deprived of civic education- / A people who know only the darker side of the self, / Unexposed to the fundament of the declaration of rights / Never recognized the fundament of basic education. / Adult learning common in developing nations…  sign in to read more »


»For your title is queen«

by Shylet Noma Clint, Mar 28, 2012

Born of royalty, wisdom and unfading beauty, / Patient, loving and caring is what you are, / Problems do not bring you down they make you stronger. / / Born of different cultures and nations, / We lay in different wombs, / We are of different colours, but we're still the same. / / The world may beat you…  sign in to read more »


»Afridi Is king«

by Rabi Ul Islam, Mar 8, 2012

He holds his bat with all his might, / The bowlers bowl with full of fright. / He is the man, he is the king, / He smashes every ball out of the ring. / / Once he entered the pitch by chance, / And changed the game in a single glance. / He is the man depended on hard times, / For he is the king of all the…  sign in to read more »


»Without my glasses«

by Leo Long, Dec 15, 2011

Worn... the scenes are vivid / Of angry protests, / Scowling faces, / And the sharp knife that rips the flesh. / / The gash of hate that wounds our nation / Clear stares me in the eyes. / There's no mistaking the gun he's wielding, / As in another hi-jacking a mother dies. / / Removed... the vivid scenes…  sign in to read more »


»Tears of ink«

by Leo Long, Dec 13, 2011

"To my Love"... I start the letter / Which I know will be a curse, / For we said we'd be together, for better... / And for worse. / / Each line that I pen / Forces a tear from my eye, / For I reminisce of back-then / Before I knew I was about to die. / / Ah, the warmth of summer days, / Before receiving the…  sign in to read more »


»They«

by Leo Long, Dec 13, 2011

... they are the nameless / the suggestors / the invisible advisors / because if "they say", then that's how it is / / ... no faces / yet resounding words / they echo in our heads / are they conscience? / / puppet masters / influencing our actions / we'd stake our lives on it, / ... because they say…  sign in to read more »


»Give me a pen and piece of paper...«

by Maureen Direro, Jul 20, 2011

Give me a pen and a piece of paper. / Let me write my words, / Let me pour my heart out, / let me paint my mind off. / Let me show you my true colours, / not just the roygbiv. / Let me tell you tales of my life, / let me show you corners of my difficulties. / Give me a piece of paper and a pen, / so that I…  sign in to read more »


»Are We There Yet?«

by Edward Iacona, Jun 24, 2011

Feeling again that you've found "the one" / It is difficult to try and assert / That you or yours can love and trust / As if you've never been hurt. / / There may be a tall wall made of fears. / And all the symptoms of Excuse-itis, / Mixed in with memories which may have / More pains than osteoarthritis…  sign in to read more »


»Song«

by Rathnashikamani Bijja, Jun 21, 2011

You sing as if from the distant skies; / I take wings as my heart…  sign in to read more »


»The Beauty Of Music«

by Maureen Direro, May 24, 2011

I hear it, / with this little ear of mine / sounding so fine, / yet it moves me / oh yes it does / its beauty so profound it does something to me, / it shakes my soul / no it is something which I cannot teach for you to see / but it's something you learn to feel to understand / with or without vocals I feel…  sign in to read more »


»Won't you listen«

by Maureen Direro, May 19, 2011

I want to talk, / don't disturb me when I speak / Let me finish then conclude / Don't put words in my mouth / I am only a woman after all / Don't try to read my mind / It ain't that ready for reading purposes / Please let me speak my mind / All you need to do is listen, then we are fair / I have things I…  sign in to read more »


»Unity in division«

by Bruce Gorton, May 13, 2011

We argue with shouts / That the inner child outs / Taunts we know to be wrong / We make in order to sound strong / / We seek to understand each other / We speak of our difference / / In my belly it won't subside / The confusion born inside / A struggle to find out more / But my reason's a closed door / / We…  sign in to read more »


»Conversing with her!«

by Sage PoeticHustler Mokgosi, May 11, 2011

To my eyes it was a sight of pure bliss, / Incarnations of Queen Afrika herself. / A sight made to shutter shut jaws and make their tongues stutter endless silence, / Who could blame King Heart if he himself muttered words of slaves at her unintentional demand. / The latter was high and its matter wrote…  sign in to read more »


»Who Am I?«

by Sage PoeticHustler Mokgosi, Mar 17, 2011

To those who wonder who Sage is... / I am poet Sage, member of The PoeticHustlers. / / I am one who recites poems with Pun's GUN, / on an "I WANT HITS" kind of tip! / Birth words simply so complexly configured you can't help but shout "HELP", / while your fingers can't help but snap through my…  sign in to read more »


»Waiting for you«

by Fortunate-Hero Lekgetho, Mar 2, 2011

I closed the door / but I found a way to let you in / oh you beautiful stranger / sit beside me / under this graceful tree / a silent whisper cant you hear? / can't you see the sun shining through? / / Then a delightful whisper / the door is locked now / should you find it hard / to open the door inside…  sign in to read more »


»Green (Card) With Envy«

by Edward Iacona, Feb 22, 2011

The search for a special partner / Can be frustrating and it vexes, / Re-joining the new world of dating / In the hope of finding my nexus. / / Putting oneself out on the Internet is / An odd mix of ego and vulnerability. / So I delighted in the E-Mails from / Some women that want to know me. / / Sure, I…  sign in to read more »


»Shouting a Silent Lie«

by Matthews Radijo Wa Tebakang, Feb 7, 2011

When you have something to say and you don't, / When you think of something worth doing and you don't, / When you have a vision but don't let others see it, / And when you withhold any good from those who deserve it, / You are shouting a silent lie. / / / When you see a gap and you don't fill it, / When…  sign in to read more »


»A New Year«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Jan 3, 2011

At the peak of night, a day will come, / And darkness will vanish in the midst of the sun. / At the climax of evil, light will shine, / The darkest age shall move to a new time. / / A new day is a time to get back on your feet, / Leap and sore out of the pit of defeat. / For now you may be at the end of…  sign in to read more »


»A New Dawn«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Dec 27, 2010

Why me? Why now? When all was finally on track, / Why is that the time tragedy decides to attack? / When the world is perfect and everything is well, / Is when the convenient twist comes from hell. / What a time to attack, what a time to distract, / Evil exists - That's the greatest fact. / Or is it just…  sign in to read more »


»Wishes Of Greed«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Dec 27, 2010

If you had a single wish, how would you choose to spend it? / Would you use your wish to destroy the world, rule it, heal it or mend it? / Do you wish for eternal wealth, then you could finally be free? / Or do you wish for the power of flight to travel across the sea? / / Would you use your wish to…  sign in to read more »


»The Search Goes On«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Dec 20, 2010

"What is happiness? Is it something you can find?" / Why are we all to that answer so blind? / Happiness is not bought of some shelf, / Go, search eternity, prove it yourself. / / We crave it so much, but do we know what it is? / Our hopes are crashed by broken promises. / We think of it as a life without…  sign in to read more »


»Heroes In Uniform«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Dec 12, 2010

Not heroes who have the ability to fly, / Not those with special sight, / Not those with unreal powers many, / Not those with power to fight. / Not fictional men with superhuman power, / Not those from books or fiction, / Not those from film and other realms, / Not those from superstition. / Heroes…  sign in to read more »


»Imagination«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Dec 7, 2010

Release yourself from the modern Earth, / Find a place that is of worth, / Write a poem, engage in art, / Release your feelings from within your heart, / Create a world entirely your own, / A place where you can escape alone, / Be free of the dreaded world of crime, / An enter your world of timeless time…  sign in to read more »


»True At Heart«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Dec 7, 2010

To attain success one must work hard, / Make a goal and aim to score, / Reach for the sky but touch the stars, / Be you rich or poor, / The further you go, the harder things get, / And everything gets in your way, / Clear your thoughts, keep it on set, / No matter what the devil may say, / All along, / The…  sign in to read more »


»What to Be?«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Dec 7, 2010

Be strong, / In life you'll find the road is long. / Be brave, / Keep your courage when walls cave, / Be just, / In equality and fairness strive and trust, / Beware, / Dangers lurk, take caution and care, / Be wise, / Deal in neither deceit or lies, / Be free, / Don't lock yourself without a key, / Be there,…  sign in to read more »


»A Life of Choices«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Dec 6, 2010

We each will come to a four-way stop, / A choice you must make, one of three, / You know where each road will lead, / So which one will it be? / You know full-well you can't go back, / The road behind is no more, / Now you try and stall your decision, / That you must make in the end for sure. / An eternal…  sign in to read more »


»My daily prayer«

by Maureen Direro, Dec 3, 2010

God please give me the strength to be able to do as I should do today... / Please keep the ones I care about out of harms way... / Support me in all that I wish to do... / And guide me in all that I don't know... / Love me through hardship as you have been... / Help me stay as I... / Forgive me in all I…  sign in to read more »


»Falling Long Distance«

by Edward Iacona, Nov 9, 2010

Somewhere in New Mexico / There are radio telescopes / They scan the heaven 24/7 / With extra terrestrial hopes. / / I can't search the universe / But I have wished upon a star. / I would like someone on earth to love / Another world is much too far. / / Finding someone has truly changed, / From the days of…  sign in to read more »


»Culture Shock«

by Edward Iacona, Oct 8, 2010

Surprise! There's a new love interest! / She stole my heart but there's some Angina. / Like many things found here in the states / My special lady was also made in China. / / In learning about each other there's / The "getting to know you" game. / And, it is quite apparent that / Our backgrounds are not…  sign in to read more »


»Feeling«

by Blessing Ntsaluba, Sep 24, 2010

Holding a pen in my hand writting the feelings / I feel internal but hidden in the external features. / / Days were dark, day by day anger was expressed / Feelings were unelucidated. / No joy was planted but silence was reaped. / / Silence hurted the most while no one was there to heal and comfort the…  sign in to read more »


»I never told him that "I love him"«

by Maureen Direro, Sep 7, 2010

He was the pride and joy of my life / He said he loved me all the time / Safe to say "I love him too" / But I never said it to his face / He made me laugh / I made him insecure / You would ask how? / I never told him that "I love him" / Oh how cruel I was, / Oh how cruel I still am, / Just to say those three…  sign in to read more »


»My Creative Writing«

by Filiberto Rodriguez, Dec 23, 2009

I would like to explore my purpose in this world. / I have a legacy to fulfill, not to be silly, I want to know what it is. / I want to be called on a top assignment by the government and / it has to do with my creative writing. / I want to go where my rainbow takes me in unlimited skies. / I time…  sign in to read more »


»Tolerance is Tired«

by Esther Odendaal, Dec 4, 2009

If my name were Tolerance / I'd tell you I was tired / Of being the only one / Who never sighed, just smiled. / I'd call you to remind you / I'm like a two-way street / That goes in both directions / For taxi's, cars and feet. / Look out for each other / Slow down and leave a gap - / No need to scream and…  sign in to read more »


»Gone Fishin' For Freedom«

by Edward Iacona, Dec 1, 2009

For the intangible concept of Freedom / There has been many a loss of life. / In the name of her script for "Freedom", / I was forced to lose my wife. / / It was her sad solution, / For her personal evolution, / Freedom was her revolution / From loving marital institution. / / In conflicts concerning…  sign in to read more »


»Putting A Thought Out There«

by Edward Iacona, Nov 30, 2009

Putting pen to paper makes / Inner voices very clear. / Of a desire no longer secret / For the cosmos (plus one) to hear. / / Positive thoughts are focused, / Projected strong and true. / Encouraged within my spirit, / By the joy of knowing YOU. / / Some logic here for you to see, / Although…  sign in to read more »


»Sorry!«

by Edward Iacona, Nov 24, 2009

The phrase "I'm Sorry" you may agree / Has turned into a social amenity / We say "I'm Sorry" more than Brenda Lee / Which was a hit song for her back in 1960. / / You may not want to acknowledge the damage you've done / The pain that you've brought to spouse, daughter or son. / But if you've done wrong…  sign in to read more »


»Where O Where?«

by Edward Iacona, Nov 24, 2009

On a hot and steamy summer night, / While eating Italian lemon Ices, / I thought again of the dismal plight / Caused by her Mid-Life Crises. / / Say what you will to defend your 'change' / Deep inside you know what's true. / Our lives you hurt and made re-arrange / Yet my prayers ask, Where are YOU? / / You…  sign in to read more »


»Thinking about you«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Nov 4, 2009

Thinking about you stranger love / Who I felt through the phone. / The love that I doubt it'll work. / Painting your pictures in my face / Trying to get you close to me and / Molding you and telling each other's deepest secret. / Fooling myself "you're the one to chance my life". / How strange is that I…  sign in to read more »


»Faceless«

by Sifiso Barry Maseko, May 4, 2009

I cry, no sound comes out. / I try filling myself with courage yet I am surrounded by doubt. / The absolute devinity of life is that the output is more important than the input and the proportionality of the two matters not when the goal has been reached. / How does one give an output when the input…  sign in to read more »


»the perfect thought«

by Casey Samantha Boshoff, Apr 23, 2009

My thoughts / Break me down / And build me up, / They give me hope / And shatter my dreams. / My dreams of words / The words / That start off good / And end up bad, / They tell the truth / And state the lies... / The lies, / That tear me apart / And break my heart, / That cut me deep / And put me to sleep. / To…  sign in to read more »


»To my capetonian girl«

by Keagen Van Sensie, Apr 14, 2009

You need to get somebody real, such as myself / I promise not many will do as much as myself / for a mooi kin as yourself / I may not have the Benz to drive u around all night / But I'm to loose my cool & walk with u under da moonlight / I'm getting tired of the interviews / I really just wanna be with u…  sign in to read more »


»Life Is...«

by Raine Lariza, Apr 1, 2009

Life is like a gamble / Where some things are at stake / There are times you may encounter some troubles / There are times where some difficulties are hard to take / / Life is like a basketball game / If you missed the ball / Then an opportunity just grasped out of your hands / And it would be the other's…  sign in to read more »


»What A Small World«

by Ashley Fancher, Mar 28, 2009

Its amazing how small the world really is / I've met a lot of people in my life / Only a few take life for what it is / Not many people really get to know me / The ones I let in, get the real story and get to see / My life's story unfold / Right in front of many, still only a selected few see the stories…  sign in to read more »


»When I'm with you«

by Ashley Fancher, Mar 28, 2009

When I'm with you I feel alright / But without you / It lasts thru the night / / The feelings I've got for you / I can't believe they're actually true / When you hold me in your arms / I feel like I can touch the stars / / But when I look into you eyes / Nothing can stop me from being yours / Words can not…  sign in to read more »


»Hand in Hand«

by Raine Lariza, Mar 20, 2009

Sometimes you may feel / Your problems are too much to deal / Sometimes you'll see that the heavy loads are all on you / And you'll say, you're in way too blue / / Try to look up in the sky / Just maybe you can seek some light / Never hesitate to call my name / Always bear in your mind that I am your…  sign in to read more »


»A Little Hope«

by Raine Lariza, Mar 19, 2009

Hiding from the shadows / Trying to conceal the feeling of sorrow / Alone and thinking why I am always left behind / Still the emptiness fills my disoriented mind / / Heart as cold as the lonely night / Feelings of encumber grasping me with tight / I try to scream but no voice came out / What I can feel…  sign in to read more »


»My South Africa«

by Jayram Daya, Feb 12, 2009

Where the ancestor's spirits live forever / Saluting Madiba for his endeavour / Dawn of freedom colours the eastern sky / Awake South Africa it's my cry / Nation lazy and lethargic is a slave / A bright future is to save / Unity our hope to recoil / Rise my people it's time to toil. / / Where the Lions…  sign in to read more »


»Play not with Fire«

by Shimano Patel, Nov 21, 2008

A mindful eye reminder to the hurt / Living within a space by one / Faced in the clutches of love and pain / For the cycle of life unaware to many / / A visitor no more / In a soulful house for many to see / Occupying a neat little time within my soul / Take a moment and pause / I am home- / / Like…  sign in to read more »


»Unknown Escape«

by Shimano Patel, Oct 2, 2008

Numbness arouses the very pinnacle of being / Pins and needles from head to toe / For a moment in time I feel no pain / I feel free- / / Letting go a vacant emotion, I sweetly clench / A heart beat lost / Within racing pulse / For I must bear / This is the only way- / / Shimmering sweaty hands…  sign in to read more »


»Serenade«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Sep 15, 2008

Come a bird down solemn, / Gossiping outside my window. / The dolphins flew serenely / Wondered what a day to be loved. / Calling their septet to join them. / As I wipe my window pens, to see clearly. / Oh, it's my dolphine, with some troops. / My love song from the west, / Who find life in the boys she…  sign in to read more »