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186 poems tagged DESIRE

»Memories of Love«

by Williamsji Maveli, Dec 1, 2017

Sweet and lovely memories of you still reside, / when it reflects, I cannot keep my thoughts aside, / A sense of the vibe in my life, ahead of a pride, / And a flavour of those nostalgia in me abide. / / Of a long time in my life, years transferred, / Taking a wise turn of brilliant days retrieved,… read more »

»Sweet longing«

by Hind Boujghagh, Nov 27, 2017

Your soul is familiar to me, / Yet I never met you. / In the presence of your love, / I lost all self image of me. / I have seen you beyond the stars, / Now I wonder: / Why is it the only t… read more »

»Love for you«

by Michael Mujera, Oct 5, 2017

This love is from me to you. / This love for you is true. / You walked into my life and brought me hope. / Slowly I trusted and learned to cope. / / You opened the doors of my heart and eased in / Now my love has a purpose and a reason. / You are the fairy in my tale. / The reason to each breath I inhale… read more »

»Strive for success«

by Williamsji Maveli, Oct 4, 2017

Length of a day dream / is neither short nor long, / same as our own life time / which is immeasurable. / The road to triumph is not straight. / There is a hindrance called breakdown, / A sphere called uncertainty, / Be strong and be determined. / Success is waiting ahead... / The depth of a calm ocean… read more »

»A letter from the Soul (Seeker)«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Nov 7, 2016

Alone laying on the bed starring / At the ceiling fantasying about / Dreamcatchers and wolves, while the world / Rotates around me and life seems perfect. / At times I try to figure out my purpose / And look like a fool. During weird hours of the / Night insomnia uses me like a tool to search / Within…  sign in to read more »

»Unfortunate symphony«

by Pulkit Hindustani, Nov 3, 2016

Devastated by the love, that conjures my heart / The betrayal of beloved, that tore me apart / Tore me apart on the ramparts of hatred's castle / I then shred into pieces, still thoughtful of the hustle / Figuring the culprit of this war, the melody that bewildered agony / Where had we lost our symphony…  sign in to read more »


by Bo Lanier, Aug 29, 2016

Well and I can see you clearly in my astro / sleep state my third eye is wide awake so / you better tread carefully and save your desire / for me only or I will turn you into a worthless / corn snake 'cuz one way or another it's us / forever...a submissive slave or a perpetual / lover you can't break the…  sign in to read more »

»I Wanna Know the Answer to Everything«

by Bo Lanier, Jul 4, 2016

I wanna know what secrets the library of Alexandria / Held before it was burned to the ground, I wanna know / What happened to Atlantis and Lemuria before the / Ocean drug them down, I wanna walk and talk with / Angels and find out what the hereafter is really all / About... / I WANNA KNOW THE ANSWERS TO…  sign in to read more »

»You've Got Class«

by Bo Lanier, Apr 26, 2016

Oooh somewhat of a Charles Dickens / Character from your hat to your boots / Well I can tell you're different than most / People these days but hey that's a good / Thing it's got my goat if you know what / I mean, yes you got what it takes, you / Got what it takes, you just seem to radiate / Oh yeah and…  sign in to read more »

»Falling Star«

by Vivek Verma, Apr 16, 2016

One night in the morning, / brooding on sophisticated world, / a thought revolved around me, / could falling star grant a wish? / believed on contrary to that, / I scrounged the matter, / looked at the falling star, / appearing to be disappear in despair, / rising star can grant all the wishes, / but as we…  sign in to read more »

»Going For the Gold«

by Bo Lanier, Mar 14, 2016

Well now and I'm Going for the Gold / Not standing in the shadows / Giving it my heart and soul / Up the mountain, down the road / New found determination, no / Competition, first edition / Not standing, not standing / In the shadows 'cuz here I go / Here I go going for the Gold / Well and I will not…  sign in to read more »

»My degree of knowledge (Part 3)«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Mar 1, 2016

It does not allow me to brag about me being alive... / It does not allow me to brag about me not being in prison.. / It does not allow me to brag about me not being an alcoholic.. / My degree of knowledge made me understand the reality of living. / My degree of knowledge made me feel like a child…  sign in to read more »

»Life Symbols«

by Williamsji Maveli, Feb 8, 2016

We began on the impressions of symbols, / / Desirous to picture belongings definitely / / to the intellect and to speak only of that / / over which there could be reason or argument, / / But we have often been indefinite as when / / our thoughts earlier time, that earth seemed / / an expression of…  sign in to read more »

»She Has Her Lusty Spring«

by Williamsji Maveli, Feb 8, 2016

She has her splendid loving summer, / / When luxuriously her adore blossoms / / Into spring's nectar of youthful visions / / To ruminate, and by such dreaming high / / Is near unto heaven: thrill covers around, / / She has her lusty spring, when fancy clear / / Takes in all beauty with an embrace, / / Her…  sign in to read more »

»When I Kiss«

by Williamsji Maveli, Feb 8, 2016

When I kiss and embrace / you finally forever; / Give what's left of my body away / to the needy, / To those / who will get a light from my eyes / To those / Who will enjoy love from my lips.…  sign in to read more »

»Into my own solitude«

by Williamsji Maveli, Feb 7, 2016

Revelations of bluffed words / Echo in my mind like swords, / Illuminating how deep moments / Carved within me / I ran into darkness, / Setting off in grief, / Seeking a shield / from others eyes. / Even love shines a light, / And knowingly, honestly. / I bow my head, earnestly, / Searching for a way to…  sign in to read more »

»My Beloved«

by Williamsji Maveli, Feb 7, 2016

My pain was smooth / When your strings of love / Were being tuned, / my beloved, / Begin your celestial music, / Let me forget the agony, / Let me feel your beauty / What you had poured / Into my tender heart, / The longing for night / Lingers at my doors, / May you be ready to / Embrace me in your arms,…  sign in to read more »

»A Love Is Better Than Wine«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jan 26, 2016

Your cherry lips gave me red color; / A love is better than flower. / Your soft breasts smell wonderful. / A sweat is better than body mist / That is why I am in love with you. / Take me along with your wind / Let us get wet in the rain of lust. / We are very happy to live together; / Your love is sweeter…  sign in to read more »

»In the Eyes of a Lover«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jan 26, 2016

In the eyes of a lover, / Spirit is pure wine, / Her heart is divine / It is to cherish / It is to nourish; / A virgin love stands, / Bare and beautiful, / In front, with an invite / For me to join her treat / To touch on the breast, / In the eyes of a lover, / Dawn is to begin / Dusk is to regain / A virgin…  sign in to read more »

»No Flower On Her Cheeks«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jan 26, 2016

The mind bird said to herself, / Never cry in a state of misery, / The frozen wind crept on above, / The river flows unknowingly. / There was no leaf on the tree, / No flower on her cheeks. / And little motion in the air, / Only the ocean wave's sound! / The sky is vast like your face, / There was no beauty…  sign in to read more »

»Tied up in a firm kiss...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Nov 9, 2015

Tied up in a firm kiss, like a burning lust passion; / I taste the warmth of your inner most ambition; / Inhaling the deep the scent of your womanhood / a desire always kept on your body, in a love thread; / Lost in a strong embrace, emerged a desire gaze; / dreaming of the ways, two become one in a haze…  sign in to read more »

»Miracle Man«

by Bo Lanier, Oct 1, 2015

Walking along the sand and thinking of / just how lonely I am in the cool breeze / of the sea I try to understand the meaning / of life but I just don't understand why it / never seems to go according to plan and / why love is so important to me tho it's / never made me feel worth a damn... / ... Well I…  sign in to read more »

»This kind of love«

by Abongile Gwele, Sep 7, 2015

A love that will never end. That will never be changed. / A love so deep it entangles and marries souls in melodies of hummingbirds and orchestras of the universe's heartbeat. / A love so unconditional the coldest days of June and hottest of November are mirror reflections. / A love so pure the moon…  sign in to read more »

»When I look into your deep blue eyes...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 15, 2015

When I look into your deep blue eyes, / Emotional feel comes of tearless cries, / you are like curator fighter from above, / A love of yours is more pure than a dove. / / You owe me, nothing for yesterday, / I do owe you everything for today! / When your times were good, no curse, / Even, I could never…  sign in to read more »

»...I truly wish«

by Street Knowledge, Jul 14, 2015

...God Jesus Christ Almighty / Am down on my luck / Looking at the wall / Watching people fall with a trend / Am stuck like chuck / Dealing with a spell / That will never have an end / For the simple fact that situation is untold / This is really cold / Am buried in a hole / That's why am here writing putting…  sign in to read more »

»You be a flying bird in the dawn«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 14, 2015

You be a flying bird in the dawn; / Inspiring to get out of your nest / In and out of a silent mood, / Coming to take my olive branch, / Leaves and fruits are abundant, / Love and life is now redundant / Life is now holding, face it as bold, / Waiting, for a clearance, off sickness, / crystal clean, clear…  sign in to read more »

»Your Best Love Is Yet To Be Loved«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 14, 2015

Your Best Love Is Yet To Be Loved / My Best life Is Yet To Be Lived, / On your blissful wedding ceremony, / You began a novel life in harmony, / Friends and folks marked sweet kiss, / A wonderful husband, a bride so bliss, / This was the life reward you received / A gift from paradise so well perceived,…  sign in to read more »

»Somebody Needs You«

by Fakazile Nkosi, Apr 28, 2015

Perfect stranger, / From the moment I met you / I felt whole, / I felt complete, / / Have we met in my previous / Life maybe? / / With you I feel that I belong. / I want to touch you, hold you, / Ex…  sign in to read more »

»The love we all seek.«

by Fakazile Nkosi, Apr 28, 2015

Love can make you feel ill, / While healthy and physically fit, / / / Love can make you feel like you are / Dreaming, while wide awake. / / Love can arouse emotions and feelings / You never knew existed, thus causing / Confusion and delusions as the needs / And desires that can't be fulfilled / Becomes…  sign in to read more »

»Our Passion«

by Maria Sharon Moemise, Apr 20, 2015

Thoughts of you marks the existence of my passion / Propelling me into a deep yearning / to be completely possessed by your maleness / Burrowing into my being, making me utterly yours / / The passion with which your gaze covers all of me, / Takes my breath away, making my yearning endless / Your heat…  sign in to read more »

»Desire to scribble«

by Williamsji Maveli, Mar 27, 2015

Your tender heart desires for lyrics, / / But, when it comes, you aspire to scribble, / / Furthermore, when i…  sign in to read more »

»My Passion Burns...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Mar 27, 2015

My passion burns, as fires fume, / / Your touch move the skin, / / The breath of you, the heat you share / / It burns so deep within / / I shall not dare to cover the flame / / To ever repress the fire / / As you meet me where we do / / we share each one's desire / / So, touch me as you always / / have with…  sign in to read more »


by Williamsji Maveli, Jan 23, 2015

If violet is dark dense in its color; / / Purple depict a yearning flower; / / Green for a shade of guidance; / / White always shows evidence; / / Desire for love has no flush; / / Flesh for desire has no blush; / / Dreams sleep at night silently; / / Arms envelopes within softly; / / A ring can make you…  sign in to read more »

»In a sixth sense...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jan 23, 2015

Her mirror lake outspread for miles / / Blue eye flowers still keep its smiles, / / Her lotus Lilly petals open in full blossom / / In a sixth sense, she gathers them all / / By twilight, before the darkness / / Her boat returns without waiting moon's fall, / / the voyage of love in the deep ocean; / / A…  sign in to read more »

»Per Aspera Ad Astra (A rough road to the stars)«

by Edward Iacona, Jan 23, 2015

I sit here in my bedroom / That now passes for my den. / To write a poem for the one I love / The words flow to my pen. / Comparing our love to things celestial / A cliche one uses now and then. / The visa process is time consuming / And when it's approved I'll shout "AMEN!" / I'll share my joy with all I…  sign in to read more »


by Williamsji Maveli, Jan 23, 2015

It showers heavily on hillside / Light breeze stretches wide, / The body alters... / It rains lightly outside / Sun light close its shade / The soul departs... / I crossed the bou…  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 »

»A lyric«

by Williamsji Maveli, Aug 4, 2014

A lyric / is like a / river, / i…  sign in to read more »


by Williamsji Maveli, Aug 4, 2014

My words are in verses; / My inscriptions are in sentences; / All are a shout against walls; / It just bounces back; / Yet I wait for the sun's face; / I am in the half-dark loneliness. / Solitude is the same everywhere, / the pale face of the winter-sun / behind the mist curtain / Strong bricks of an / old…  sign in to read more »

»The Voice, Guess who?«

by Shylet Noma Clint, Aug 4, 2014

I love lonely hearts. / I hate faithful partners. / I love married women and men they are my easy target. / Temptation is my trend. / I hate it when people block me. / I love teenagers who are going through adolescence and life challenges. / I hate it when they abstain. / Guess who? / / I lie but who doesn'…  sign in to read more »

»Like a gentle wind«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 14, 2014

I am dark; but brave like a shark, / The flames of sun made me dark; / a pretty women admire my power; / Trusting me, adoring me, forever; / her pure love lay ahead, beyond; / so silently, like a gentle wind; / For me, it is a real challenge; / Two hearts longing for a change; / Love is not blind; that is…  sign in to read more »


by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 10, 2014

If I daydream the lashes dark / / And your eyes more dazzling / / And the lips further scarlet, / / Or ask if all be right / / From a mirror to another, / / Nothing is displayed, / / Nothing at all / / If I am looking for the face I had / / Before this world was made / / if I look upon my women / / As though…  sign in to read more »


by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 10, 2014

Inhale a breath from the first day, / / Start smiles from the second day, / / Try to read by your burning third eye, / / Break and come out from tomb on fourth day, / / Fly towards the blue sky on the fifth day, / / Write, do the right within sixth sense, / / The world will never end with the…  sign in to read more »

»Ocean Of Love«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 10, 2014

A drop of your light rain / is more than enough for me / to make an ocean of love; / A slice of your blue moon / is more than enough for me / to shade my twilight of life; / A drop from your cherry lips / is more than enough for me / to make a jar of wine; / A color from your rainbow / Is more than enough for…  sign in to read more »


by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 7, 2014

Uncovered valleys, plains and mountains, / / Hungry for the soft touch of rain showers, / / Pester again while lying like bare clouds, / / Blanketed with passion of s…  sign in to read more »


by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 7, 2014

An egoist cannot truly be at ease, / / They demand and not at peace. / / Ego is just like a dust in your eyes, / without clearing it, you never see / anything with a clear vision in focus / Do the best to clear that dust in you, / And look at this world of harmony ! / / A sense of self always…  sign in to read more »

»In the beginning«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 7, 2014

Adam, black in color, / And strong in vigor; / He represents the first / Man in the beginning. / He shades... / Eve, white in color / And bold in fear; / She represents the first / Women of the evening, / She fades... / Spiritually, a man is mature, / Physically, a woman is nature. / Adam is descriptive,…  sign in to read more »

»Dear Lavious«

by Ramasela Matlala, Jun 30, 2014

What if I told you, I love you / Would you hate me, / Say I love you, / Run a mile, / Or would you be quite? / / Will you kill me, / Shall I feel numb, / Or will I be alive. / Your words of aniline will they sing? / / Would the song be of love, sorrow, pain, hate, care or happiness. / Will I berg…  sign in to read more »

»First Night«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 27, 2014

Undressed before me; / bare in dark in the bed; / An angel whispered a / love lyric softly and said: / Put …  sign in to read more »

»I Sat with a Lady«

by Clem Squeeza Bee Mdue, Jun 27, 2014

She is sweet and enigmatic / Her walk so conspicuous / How dare I go there, / With all her enigma / This surely won't end well. / / She walks towards me / And courteously asks to sit beside / I hastily agree / Words that fall from her mouth / Are nothing but pleasing, / Dropping innuendos at every given…  sign in to read more »


by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 27, 2014

Except the one / "reserved for you only", / I would pluck all other / flowers / from my / garden of lov…  sign in to read more »

»Is It Still Africa?«

by Blessing Ntsaluba, Jun 25, 2014

Is It Still Africa, where we preach the word of equality but practice non society? / Where youngsters preach equality towards their elders? / / Respect lost, Elders speechless while we lose our sense of humor. / Is it still Africa where lives are lost and joy is reaped?, / When men walk in fear of their…  sign in to read more »

»Running after the dream«

by Suman Malekani, Jun 25, 2014

I've been living off the edge, / crosing rivers, floods, and sometimes all dries up into droughts. / I've been living with changes, / watching trees burning down, while once they were sprouts. / / I've seen life coming to me, / showing me how pleasant how meaningful it's going to be. / I've heard it…  sign in to read more »

»You are very near to me«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 20, 2014

Though you are far away, across the oceans; / I feel at all times, you are very near and close / being impatient, waiting to read, what is written, / to hear what you in your mind, now to express / the passion you have is something which I desire, / when your pen hits the paper it's burning like fire…  sign in to read more »

»I wanna be a poet«

by Thomas Mpho Ndlovu, Jun 15, 2014

I wanna be a poet! / Yes I! A poet / Wanna write about all the pain & hurt / About all the love, hapiness & faith / I wanna be a poet! / I hope I'll be great / Be great like the great Shakespeare / Eish neh! I wish! / Wish I had the worda of Shakespeare / Combined with those of 2pac / And maybe I could be…  sign in to read more »

»To Share...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 15, 2014

In a sense of what you absorb to feel, / within a moment fo…  sign in to read more »


by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 15, 2014

In a sweet nibble of mine; / A cold blood- drop clots / on your red lips. / In a sweat hug of mine; / A strong thread enter…  sign in to read more »

»Towards the end...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 15, 2014

Wet feelings arouse; / dry sky is pale; / River sense water; / Water flows in and out; / Beneath; in-depth; / Cloud feels wet; / Top; its showers / Closing your eyes / She flows like a river / as smooth as / Everything after the / initial step; / to join / The vast ocean; / Touching the edges; / Even my lust; / all…  sign in to read more »


by Michael Strydom, Jun 5, 2014

Find in me / that part of you / we both seek most of all / / reality / has seen us through / but can not break the fall / / here betwixt what is and will be / I find no comfort here / I am battered, bruised and certainly / most humanly filled with fear / / as I drift through / an endless sea / in…  sign in to read more »

»So my heart can stop hurting«

by Maureen Direro, Feb 8, 2014

My heart is broken, / I'm running but I cannot get shelter, / I'm molten in the core of my soul, / Because this time I believed love was real, / But this real love decided its own destiny and left me alone, / It left me alone without notice, / Now all kinds of feelings surface, / They surface and I think a…  sign in to read more »


by Maviyo Nkosi, Feb 6, 2014

I pray that u will wake up wit a smile that I and your family sculptured together, I foresee you blushing as you hear my voice linger around, I feel your touch from the air breath, I foresee your face in every reflection I come across, the very moment I wrote this words I felt such enormous emotions…  sign in to read more »

»Sinful Flowers...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Dec 11, 2013

I washed out all your seven colors; / Except the black, the color of dark; / The shades of the mid-night hours; / The shadows of the straight powers; / Making love with those pearls and gems; / Glittering on your soft tiny breasts. / / I plucked all your sinful flowers; / Except the black, the color of…  sign in to read more »

»The beat in Beauty«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Dec 11, 2013

Music... / The only way to describe her / For she moves / Left and right pedalling her feet / Short cut hair / Body shaped like a pear / Majestic hand manoeuvres / Moving synchronous to the beat / As she oozes down the street / / Slight jingles / Articulated by her bangles / Dimples / Slight pimples / With a…  sign in to read more »

»When Love Loved Her Back«

by Abdul Milazi, Nov 12, 2013

She gathers seeds of winter tears / As harsh winds weave a tapestry of pain / Her heart recounts fears born of years / Where the sun courted the rain / / She dreams of a lover she once loved / When love loved her back / Her name in his heart he carved / Promised never to turn his back / / She yearns for his…  sign in to read more »

»Come back my way, Love«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Oct 31, 2013

The eighth hour catches her by surprise, one morning / As she stands on campus's balcony / A norm proceeding to her daily hustles and struggles, awaiting a lesson / For, ambition knows and calls her by name / / Eyes in natural position / In no real attempt to defy laws of science / Gliding down the fourth…  sign in to read more »

»Sowetan girl breaks my heart«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Oct 31, 2013

In the beginning / This is me, now reminiscing / It was me and her - Pearl / Our hearts dark, void and without form - like Genesis'™ Earth / Life had just pulled one of it mysteries on us / Life, Love and Time had been kind us thus no fuss / / As I turned to gaze at the beauty on her / I saw that the…  sign in to read more »

»Not as Bewitching as HER Beauty in HIS Eyes«

by Nasnin Nasser, Oct 25, 2013

Seething pressure cooker and scintillating coffee fumes / She raises her hands to the cupboard in search of sugar / "Why you up so early?" / His voice still embracing the late night's sleep / Still sniffing to get a whiff of her scent. / "Take me to the park" / "Longing for a walk?" / "Longing since…  sign in to read more »

»Your Kisses & Smells!«

by Williamsji Maveli, Oct 25, 2013

Oh dear lover girl; / I am now learning how / to love others; / but not that love / which you expect from me; / And never, ever / …  sign in to read more »

»Your glance that glitters...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Oct 18, 2013

Beauty is graceful / when you stand / nude in nature; / dress makes us feel / discomfort, / different, / taking up a pose / just to impress / whoever you are with... / to show off others / that you are / something / superior to / or somebody else / other than you. / but when / joy and happiness / dwell in your mind…  sign in to read more »

»The Debris of Dirt!«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 29, 2013

Though I knew, / You were not a flower; / Even then, I flew like a fly / Towards you. / By that time, I became / a burning charcoal; / …  sign in to read more »

»Why? Thank You!«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Jul 29, 2013

What is love - pray do tell, / I seek it dearly, but what do I know? / The vision's set, the road's mapped out, / But where do I start, where do I go? / Why do I dare? Why do I care? / Do I care? Oh, surely I must... / Why do I stand? Why here did I land? / Where is the reason, what answer do I trust? / I'm…  sign in to read more »

»Face to Face...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 28, 2013

Looking face to face, / While sitting around the corner, / Under the shadow of a pine tree; / In a celestial twilight; / I looked at her blue eyes; / To speak in silence; / A muted line of a lyric; / A quoted word of a love; / In a light pleasure of a mild touch; / Under her arms in a mild dream; / Further…  sign in to read more »

»If You Are Nearby Me!«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 28, 2013

Show me your cheeks, / I long for, / Flowers and gardens / Open your lips / I yearn for / The taste of honey / Come out from / at the rear of the clouds / I desire a bright face / Your voice echoed / Saying, love me alone... / I wish to hear your voice / again saying, love me alone! / / I desire loud music…  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 »

»Prince of Darkness«

by Yolande Du Plessis, Jun 28, 2013

Prince of darkness / Hear my call / Feel the ache of loss in my soul / Bring me back from the light / Take me into your darkest night / / I felt the passion / I felt the lust / I could see the love / Before it fell / / Light takes it all / Darkness prevails / Take my soul / / I cannot breathe / I cannot eat / I…  sign in to read more »

»A Call from her Cage!«

by Williamsji Maveli, May 3, 2013

Glowing like the beams of a blue moon, apart; / Golden-haired rays filling in my shining heart; / Your charming, soft breasts touch my naked skin; / It's so cool, wet and moist like morning light rain; / A fragrance from the dark night's budding flower; / The body tastes more salty like the calm sea air…  sign in to read more »

»I Miss You«

by Ramasela Matlala, Apr 1, 2013

It just hit me like a high tide of waves, / swallowed me under as I tried to catch by breathe. / I am struggling to keep affloute, / wishing to just let it be. / / Drown in the deep ocean / and let go of all emotions. / Feel all that sadness that makes me want to hold you. / Hold your hands and know I…  sign in to read more »

»I fell in love with this guy (Letter to my love)«

by Maureen Direro, Mar 1, 2013

There's this guy I love, / He got the softest touch / And the biggest heart, / He got the cutest smile / And says the sweetest things, / He rocks my world to the bone, / He makes happy okay, / I feel stupid at times / you could say that I'm a doosh bag, / Blame a sucker who created love, / When we love even…  sign in to read more »

»Hope For Us«

by Natachja De Weber, Feb 17, 2013

I don't mean to be abrupt, / This Funny little thing called love. / Wanna know what I'm thinking of, / A funny little thing called "us". / I can't say it all out loud, / Maybe ima little too proud. / I wanna run into your arms, / Cliché, but it can't do harm. / / Darling, I got hope for us / Gotta…  sign in to read more »


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 »

»To my future Queen«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Jan 21, 2013

Time and distances / The only disturbances / Keeping me away from you my love / Hence I am tense as I am writing this and pouring my heart trying to free it like a dove / My ultimate gift from above / Without you my heart aches and my days turn blue / I can't wait to hold you / Nevertheless lay my eyes as…  sign in to read more »

»Like a Memory«

by Natachja De Weber, Dec 7, 2012

Bounce off his reflection, / Mirror of rapport. / Virtual vibes insatiable, / I prefer his presence more. / / I've gotta say it's just - in; / The writing's on the wall. / It couldn't be no clearer, / I bet I'm about to fall. / / The truth lies behind smoking windows, / So it can't be that obscure.…  sign in to read more »

»Being in the "Arodise"«

by Maureen Direro, Oct 11, 2012

The only paradise I know, / always wants to make me happy, / but something always interrupts. / I miss it all the time, / wish I could for once turn into it's source of joy, / wish it could see this one and clam up with joy, / and never forget it. / Never thought I could be in such a place, / one so warm…  sign in to read more »

»Do You Remember?«

by Sakhile Koaho, Oct 11, 2012

Do you remember when we first met / words were exchanged / presence felt, beauty appreciated / no numbers yet / target was marked and I knew what to do / / next thing we're smiling / am on my bird eye view / I must have been flying / / cloud nine! something was in the air / / you made me feel brand new…  sign in to read more »

»Letter to her«

by Sakhile Koaho, Oct 8, 2012

Firstly I love you more today / than I ever did in my life before / / You have intensified all colors / heightened all beauty / deepened all delight of being with you / / The thought of seeing you / and being around you / touch of your nose with mine / to recapture the electric current / the blood rush / oh…  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 »


by Sakhile Koaho, Oct 3, 2012

empty is how I feel / this house I wanna leave / lonely is how I feel / getting out is all that left for me / mind somewhere else / body still here / my heart has left / seems like I have lost interest / / feel like my organs are separated / from his body of mine / tall walls surrounding them / solitary…  sign in to read more »

»My heart speaks (Missing you, my love)«

by Maureen Direro, Aug 22, 2012

My heart speaks... / My heart longs for you, / yet, you are not there... / My heart cries, / It cries day and night for you... / Where have you gone to? / I feel so lonely even my joy is my sadness... / I try to love outside the restriction of you... / For I felt that you were my asymptote... / I remember…  sign in to read more »

»Lonely Night«

by Tayyeba Irum, Jun 29, 2012

After the sun goes down and the moon starts to shine / I try to sleep and dream about the things which are mine / But it seems hard when your mind doesn't support you / And tries to pull back your memories in a queue / / I don't know what to do then so I get off my bed / And went outside near a tree…  sign in to read more »

»I had abandoned my pen (The biggest lie)«

by Maureen Direro, Jun 19, 2012

I thought I had abandoned this pen that voices out how I feel / You let go of me during these times, / After I poured out my heart to you / do you know how much does it take for a girl like me to admit that I actually love you? / Just when I had moved on, / just when all surfaces of wound built up when…  sign in to read more »

»Yes ... Just like that«

by Edward Iacona, Jun 18, 2012

One can love you with the intensity of / The BIG BANG when it ignited. / One can love you until our Sun fades / And our planet Earth is blighted. / One can love you with the simple joys / That can make a child delighted. / One can love you and defend you / And offer comfort when you're slighted. / One can…  sign in to read more »

»A Rocky Road«

by Edward Iacona, May 31, 2012

My darling sent this quote to me. / She wrote it down in Latin, / A Language that one does not hear / Even in Mid-Town Manhattan. / / "Per aspera ad astra." / Means, with loose translation, / "A rough road leads to the stars", / Which I read with fascination. / / Our challenge is one of distance / And not…  sign in to read more »

»The mirror«

by Abha Thapliyal, May 20, 2012

Mirrors are duplicitous / Wherever you find / One world in front / One world behind / / While wandering in my castle / I encountered one day / An old, ornate frame / Dusty and grey / / Within I saw / A doorway unsealed / The most beautiful man / Trapped in its reel / / This other man I knew / Was my reflection…  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 »

»New Horizons«

by Edward Iacona, Mar 28, 2012

Well, it's over and I am single / Yet my hopes are not dimmin' / To find someone special in my life, / Sends my imagination swimmin' / A romantic re-start with a loving heart / And with some serious "Shein" ... and "Himin" ... / But this I learned about divorce court, / It's a bad place to try and meet…  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 »

»Where Did You Go?«

by James Inocencio, Jan 23, 2012

Heavy like lead is my heart sunken in goodbyes / / I will leave in yesteryear and I shall leave you in disguise / / Those euphoric memories shared, / remembered, you shamed me through bitter tears that won't blend, and broken hands left to mend. / / Fret not, my return will be swift like death I wait…  sign in to read more »

»Beyond The Limitations Of Gods«

by Mohamed Amer, Jan 2, 2012

I tell you, there will forever be / No pain, no gain for free / Trapped in endless circulation / Seek the same pixel, in better resolution / Different story, yet the lesson unlearned / All the enlightment, yet the truth undiscerned / To set a course, and to consign that way / To oblivion, all in the arch,…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Dec 11, 2011

My pen is bleeding on the paper, / As love is bleeding in my heart, / These words are bare truth, / So sing them to your music, / And play this music on my trembling soul strings, / In case you manage not to tear them, I'm yours. / / And if you ever find the answers / To questions I have never asked,…  sign in to read more »

»Together Apart«

by April A., Nov 28, 2011

I'm dissolved in the song of the rain - / In the echoing beat of your heart. / It's you pulse that still feels in my veins / Every day spent together apart. / / Autumn alters the shades of the days, / Seasons change - we remain all the same. / An immaculate image portrays / Sheer grief in a beautiful frame…  sign in to read more »

»Alone but not alone«

by Fortunate-Hero Lekgetho, Nov 8, 2011

Have you ever felt alone / but with people by your side / that's how life feels sometimes / then we yearn for attention at times / I hope life won't end this way / every soul should never feel / left behind, like a lifeless soldier / in a midst of some war / / I pray you never feel like me / my friend / so…  sign in to read more »

»My love has left me«

by Maureen Direro, Nov 8, 2011

Left me with tinted dreams, / and haunted vision, / left with weary thoughts, and teary eyes, / first person I've ever told I love him, / but he just left and never looked back, / but why not give me any closure to live with, / maybe I'm not "wow" enough for him, / his shoulders were never there when I…  sign in to read more »

»Slip of Fingers!«

by Nasnin Nasser, Nov 2, 2011

I live in my fingers / The fingers which deck my haughty eyes / The fingers which tickle my ears, / With the turning of the forbidden keys / I dart out to the forbidden space / To be ravished and chiseled by the rain / My anklets unquiet / Drenched and dripped / With the pattering piercing downfall / When…  sign in to read more »

»The Paws That Refreshes«

by Edward Iacona, Oct 28, 2011

"I just love coming home to my Phil," / She said, "He waits for me at the door / "He wraps his arms around my neck / How could I ever be loved more?" / / "He nuzzles me all over my face / He kisses and then nibbles my chin. / His affection will lift my spirit / No matter the poor mood I'm in." / / Is this…  sign in to read more »

»White On White«

by April A., Sep 26, 2011

Blank papers of bitter today / Do treasure the words white on white; / If they are forbidden to say, / Then my privilege is to write. / / I choke on the poison I've drunk, / The root of my love is in grief; / I'm learning the foreigners' tongue / To perpetuate my belief. / / The strength of my weakness…  sign in to read more »

»Slip of Fingers!«

by Nasnin Nasser, Aug 29, 2011

I live in my fingers / The fingers which deck my haughty eyes / The fingers which tickle my ears, / With the turning of the forbidden keys / I dart out to the forbidden space / To be ravished and chiseled by the rain / My anklets unquiet / Drenched and dripped / With the pattering piercing downfall / When…  sign in to read more »

»My Cry«

by Maureen Direro, Jul 19, 2011

And so shall my words fulfill / what I so wish, / and so shall my hands vow onto what I dictate, / so as to show what I hate, / and always act deliberate... / And so shall my feet take me to some undefined destination, / and make sure I belong. / And so shall my eyes help me see what I was meant to see.…  sign in to read more »


by Ruramayi Mwaita, Jun 28, 2011

Golden, please find the beauty in me, / you are the root to my tree, / possibly, the flower to my blossom, / often, my mind thinks of you, / from various points of view, I admit, / you're golden, please find the beauty in me, / you are what touch is for the blind man to see, / I got my insides stretched…  sign in to read more »

»Crimson And Black«

by April A., Jun 21, 2011

I'd sell my heart in paperback, / In verses for perverts to read. / The crimson lines look good on black, / Just like the world behind my lids. / / For crimson is my poisoned blood / You'd never want to mix with yours, / For black is my denying heart / That's stained with lies and dead remorse. / / Erase my…  sign in to read more »


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 »

»One Moment«

by April A., Jun 20, 2011

The imprints of your fingers / Have marked a half-full glass. / The sentiment still lingers, / The moment's due to pass. / / Your glance can still appear / In my Campari drink / Like blood that's mixed with tears, / Or passion's scarlet ink. / / My hand's already missing / Your gentle velvet skin. / My heart…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Jun 20, 2011

I raise my swollen eyes to reach your sight, / I try to guess the song that's in your head, / I'm only thinking / Of how I will dream of you tonight, / While looking through the window from my bed, / As always drinking / Plum wine with morning flavor from the glass / You drank from when you came and made…  sign in to read more »

»Svelte and Surpassing«

by Sergio Coto, May 31, 2011

He swats those snug feelings / and dances above this eager relieve, / deciding to reencounter himself again / preparing to fall to the rhythm of a rapture. / / He reaches again to rarefy himself / mire himself to become rational, / pry to belong to purity / before a numb and numerous miscarriage. / / He…  sign in to read more »

»Depths of Rhythm«

by Sage PoeticHustler Mokgosi, May 23, 2011

Eloquence in stimulus does not necessarily bring forth one's satisfaction, / If not coupled with eloquence in stimulating rhythmic beats of passion, / Maybe then when lost in thresholds of untouched marveltry, / One can be bound to reach stars and tell Mars to repeat its orbit blood flow! / Even…  sign in to read more »

»Open Mouth«

by Sergio Coto, May 22, 2011

Inside your open mouth... / When a man has to learn here. / / Just grow old! Run! / Have you forgotten? / / The crowd is over... come home / I need to put you back together, / bleed and compare, / but stay! / while I picture myself in the fence. / / Cast shadows on the corner / but stay alive and wrong...…  sign in to read more »

»If only...«

by Maureen Direro, May 19, 2011

If only you had walked out that door in which you are trying to enter, / then maybe a chance could still surpass / / If only you had listened to me, / and meant all your "I love you's" / Then maybe I would have not made you regret, / you not having to try / / I can see it in your eyes that you seek a…  sign in to read more »

»The story of my life«

by Sergio Coto, May 17, 2011

Again fell down to the floor / sobbing my way down after you, / Felt stupid and unconcious before / feeling heartless and remorseful today. / / Do you know why I drown? / Do you know why I fall? / Do you know why you call? / Or am I the one that is gone? / ...I'm fed up at all. / / But before my demise comes…  sign in to read more »

»Desire has found its match«

by Maureen Direro, May 12, 2011

Comes up to me, / knocks at my door / I do not answer / / What a bugger? / It does not quit, it wants me / It longs for me / / Who am I not to feed its grudge / which seeks my heart, / to substitute it with wants and needs / / I resist, over and over 'til I give in / And when I long for it half as much as it…  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 »

»You Can Be«

by Matthews Radijo Wa Tebakang, May 6, 2011

You can be! / / You can be an achiever you always dreamt to be / The original person you were created to be / The blessing that you were meant to be / The best YOU, you can ever be / Yes, you can be! / / You can be like a minor who upholds the teachings of the elders / A person who teaches good ways worth…  sign in to read more »

»That faithful night«

by Kusain PoeticHustler Mokone, Feb 9, 2011

That faithful night... / / I found myself within an euphoric mental daze / Reading of your eyes the passion in your soul / One with an embrace my heartbeat became your love / Delighted smiles / / Irreversible dreams captured in a moment between your faith and hope / Bright sparkle flames burning our…  sign in to read more »

»Only Dreaming«

by April A., Feb 7, 2011

My arms held so tightly around your waist / Just spoke for me, as I'd got my lips sealed. / At least they indulged in a new better taste - / Embraced by temptations, I chose to yield. / / This night was a blinding exhilarant flash / Of life that's unfiltered, of love that's pristine. / You found the…  sign in to read more »


by Ryan Gordon Penn, Oct 21, 2010

There are deadlines to meet, Places to be / Constantly driven by the dark cloud over me / Maybe just one more day then it will go / Maybe just one last effort, Then they will know / Rewards are not forthcoming in kind, only in cash / No rewards, No benefits, No hidden cache / / But at the end of the day…  sign in to read more »

»What if I stole a moment...?«

by Tshego Moiloa, Oct 21, 2010

What if I fell into a deep sleep, not knowing the depth of my capacity? / What if the darkness that surrounds, transcends into shadows I've followed / What if this reality exists in a dream, I have awoken from before / What if my words, my thoughts, my dreams are a vision pronounced / What if this force…  sign in to read more »

»If the music could keep on playing«

by Blessing Ntsaluba, Oct 8, 2010

If the music could keep on playing, sweet are the sounds and / Bells of the song that is filled with a sensational rhythm. / Jazz it is but not as lazy as it sounds, as it fills an innocent soul with hope for a better life. / / Sweet is the sound of the music as it puts me in a station where fantasy…  sign in to read more »


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 »

»Message to your Heart«

by Blessing Ntsaluba, Sep 24, 2010

Rain in me your tears of joy / As your lips die in mine, / leaving a sweetest taste of strawberry and pineapple. / Juicy they are without a doubt, / Enjoying every moment of them. / / I may not be your nation within a nation / but your lover within your heart. / even losing you might mean the world to…  sign in to read more »

»My Agenda«

by Afrika Mnyani, Sep 24, 2010

This is ... / / As a Black Afrikan daughter of this soil / I have a different agenda from the people of this world / You can see the difference from the things I hold as priority as opposed to other people's priorities / / There's no way I can continue supporting an agenda that keeps me dumbfound as to…  sign in to read more »


by Lethal Poet, Sep 21, 2010

Elements of lost innocence / -Lol- / Where / Lyrical abstinence / Is definitely not an option / Word penetration flashes / My mind into a hot orgasmic / Bliss / ...Thought ejaculation / / "Excuse my passion" / / Bcos I don't do intercourse / But- / I will make love to these verses / Let my tamed…  sign in to read more »

»He who calls himself "my father"«

by Maureen Direro, Jul 29, 2010

He who calls himself "my father" / Doesn't know my second name / He who calls himself "my father" / Remembers that he is my father on father's day / He who calls himself "my father" / Never held my hand and looked into my eyes and said don't go there / I tried impressing him through merits / But he knows…  sign in to read more »


by Ryan Gordon Penn, Jul 26, 2010

Desire runs through me energising every cell in my body / Longing to hold you again feel you close next to me / Hand in hand we shall face what this world has in store / Deeply loved deeply cherished, Finding the one for sure, / Oh how natural it has happened / Interested, Fulfilled and relentlessly…  sign in to read more »

»Let Wednesday Come«

by Bhaskaranand Jha, Jun 30, 2010

Let Wednesday come / With a world of fantasy / Sweetened with love and romance- / Dipping my soul in the fragrance / Of sweet relation, love, affection, / Facilitated by hate and attraction. / / Even though at a long distance / Her presence seems closer to me / With her innocent demeanor / Beautified by her…  sign in to read more »

»Lingering Rendezvous«

by Kay Wikajovich, Jun 25, 2010

...And still I want you / and not just a bit of you / all of you / / mind / body / soul / / ...and still you captivate me / and not just a bit of me / all of me / / mind / body / soul / / ...and still / and still / / I hope this lasts a lifetime / and if not so / the rendezvous continues still... / mind, body, soul…  sign in to read more »

»Kiss Kiss Bang Bang«

by Kay Wikajovich, Jun 24, 2010

West brings up our light / fresh open eyes / opaque again / lying next to your conscience / still warm and subtle / / Kiss kiss / bang bang / / Almost angelic / but know I of the devil's deceit / / Kiss kiss / bang bang / slightly, gently, sensuous / kiss kiss / / Awake / the beast to consume light / darkening the…  sign in to read more »

»Dictionaries can't describe a feeling...«

by Kay Wikajovich, Jun 22, 2010

I have tested the finest wines / I have experienced the greatest dines / I have explored the beauty of taste / But nothing compares... / / I have traveled the Middle East / I have encountered Africas wild beasts / I have been fascinated by the salty seas / Still nothing compares... / / I have bathed in…  sign in to read more »

»The Dark Ages: A Philosophy on Human Interaction«

by Taahir Chagan, Apr 7, 2010

contemplate deeply / I do / try to understand / I do / / but I do not / for better / or for worse / know why we engage in such insanity / / I speak here of matrimony / the tying together of two / the shutting out of the rest / the so called gods test / / in captivity / suppressing our urges / we will lose our…  sign in to read more »

»From across the room«

by Tonya Marye Cockerell, Apr 1, 2010

We're in a room / My back towards you / Seperated by a million people / I feel myself burn away / I start to tremble / I know your eyes are on me / Can you imagine my smile? / I taste you on my lips / My skin melts under your gaze / Do you sense my frustration... / From across the room? / You read my thoughts…  sign in to read more »

»Before I die«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Mar 18, 2010

Before I die!!! / Let me drink coffee / Let me brush my teeth / Let me cut my white hair / Before I die!!! / / Before I die!!! / Let me go to the toilet / Let me scream one more time / Let me walk wisely first / Before I die!!! / / Before I die!!! / Let me go wild / Let me challenge someone to death / Let me…  sign in to read more »

»Cautious Coals«

by Esther Odendaal, Mar 18, 2010

A singular sweet breeze / Blew cautious coals alight / The shortest little burst / Fanned flames that burned so bright. / They flushed and danced with joy / Just thrilled to be alive / Sick of simply smouldering / Delighted to connive. / The wind had blown before / With power and with force / This time wafted…  sign in to read more »

»A comfortable life...«

by Anesa Dindar, Feb 12, 2010

A comfortable life ... / / like comfortable shoes chosen not for the thrill of wearing but for ease and convenience. / / Single lady seeking anything but a comfortable life - for the security and contentment of comfort is merely adequate but certainly not sufficient. / / So, she courageously sheds the…  sign in to read more »


by Anesa Dindar, Feb 12, 2010

Seeing it beside me, / knowing I cannot have it, / wanting, / needing, / craving, / is Torture. / / Feeling it beside me, / knowing I cannot have it, / hoping, / dreaming, / wishing, / is Tortu…  sign in to read more »

»The Phoenix«

by Yolande Du Plessis, Jan 7, 2010

Slowly I rise from the ashes / Like a Phoenix / my flame is renewed / my wings are still new / and tight / I stretch them out / prepare myself to take off / on my new journey / BUT / I cannot, not yet / Like a giant enemy of freedom / life forces me to stay still / I cannot move / I am caged in / My wings are…  sign in to read more »

»What's that thing you do?«

by Adnasis Egnahs, Jan 7, 2010

I blush, turn pink and light purple, I toss and turn and turn at night, I smile and I laugh for no reason... I have secret thoughts and daydreams, I am high... / / Oh, what an emotion again, that you invoke in my inner being, that cringe that you awaken in my inner womanly loins... Describe thy…  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 »

»The Evil Twin«

by Ashok Kumar Madhunlall, Nov 18, 2009

New eyes flicker open / Good Morning / Yesterday's eyes forgotten / Prayers said just mechanically / He steps out of himself like a shadowy soul / Duplicity / His eyes dart about wickedly / Slits narrow menacingly knowingly cold / Today he shall not be meek but bold / The halo spins and twirls to remind him…  sign in to read more »

»Soul Buddy«

by Michael S. Hofer, Nov 9, 2009

When you're stuck in your life / and you don't know where to go / A loop of all those small things / that you already know / / When your past's so far away / and your future's out of reach / You miss the thrills and feels / you need a helping hand / / Take care and watch closely then / for that little tiny…  sign in to read more »

»Another bet«

by Filiberto Rodriguez, Nov 6, 2009

How deep do you want me to go? / All the time you're talking about this other friend / coveting your things for $50.00. / For what it's worth, you might as well hand it over. / You are not thinking straight. / I gave you a good deal and it's not the deal! / You're actually thinking twice to make another…  sign in to read more »

»Information Trafficker«

by Filiberto Rodriguez, Nov 6, 2009

Is it wrong to use whatever title you like? / It's whatever you make it to be. / I have a parenting responsibility over my work. / You would know I excel when it comes to this. / I am not superhuman; I want you to think that too. / I hold the magic and my life's work is the miracle I see more every day…  sign in to read more »

»Fool for Love«

by Michael S. Hofer, Oct 13, 2009

You fool / How can you sleep with her in your head / And her in you bed next to you / Remembering times that made memories / Long gone, so far away / Remembering good times just yesterday / / You fool / How does it feel to see her each day / And see her again in your memory / Remembering love when it was…  sign in to read more »


by Jamie Lee Plumley, Oct 9, 2009

I actually thought you loved me / You told me that every day / How was I so blind as not to see / That you could do me wrong in such a way / / I gave you my love, my heart, and soul / But yet you just tossed them aside / I flew over oceans on wings I feared most / Just to find the deadly secrets that you…  sign in to read more »

»Let You Go«

by Jamie Lee Plumley, Oct 8, 2009

Your heart is filled with treason / Turning your back on me / You do not have a clear reason / For why our love can't be / / Your laughs have turned to hate / Your smile is now a frown / Anger from you is what I take / No more up just the down / / People say that true love is real / I actually thought that's…  sign in to read more »

»Hatred's Heart«

by Jamie Lee Plumley, Oct 5, 2009

Frost now covers my once loving heart / Ice replaces my flowing warm core / Hatred is tearing my caring apart / Nothing is the same as it once was before / / All my good intentions have grown sour / My happiness has taken a turn for the worst / My evilness is growing stronger by the hour / My joy is now…  sign in to read more »

»Everything Fades«

by Jamie Lee Plumley, Sep 30, 2009

I know now that I must let you go / Please spread your wings and fly / All my feelings to the world I show / With every tear I cry / / It kills me in every way / To know your longer mine / How I wish that I could say / That love is truly blind / / How I miss holding your hand / And kissing you goodnight / By…  sign in to read more »

»Dance of my Soul«

by Tiema Muindi, Sep 28, 2009

What I wish for died before / Perhaps not / Or may be / Not of this world / Or shall not be so / What I wish for / My happiness to be / / I have tried and failed / Many times before / Choices I made / Turned upside down / Not that my hand made it be / Not that my heart / Loved her not / Perhaps what I wish for…  sign in to read more »

»Never True«

by Jamie Lee Plumley, Sep 28, 2009

Good luck my first time lover / Good bye to the one I knew / I don't think there could be another / That could love me quite like you / / I never thought I would cope with heart ache / Like you gave to me so soon / Never did I think I'd allow someone to take / As much of my heart as did you / / Forever will…  sign in to read more »

»My Wish«

by Larry Lenwell, Sep 3, 2009

Has it been a week or a month, I can't remember / I do not know if it is October or November / The days they come and the weeks they go, the months are never ending / The time I spend inside my mind continues my pretending / / I know I'm right but think I'm wrong to ever start life changing / Until I…  sign in to read more »

»Devil's Monopoly«

by Kelly Attrill, Aug 14, 2009

The buzz of the city softens / as the people decide to go home. / / A hard day at work, she goes home to be alone. / / Her plant sits they same as it did when she left it / / She sighs and reminisces / "kind of boring" she has to admit. / / Once young and in love everything was full of life / / Now an…  sign in to read more »

»just go, please«

by Robert Matthews, Aug 7, 2009

why can't you just go away? / why won't you leave me be? / youre always in my nightmares, / your face is all I see. / / you tore my heart to pieces, / you even saw me cry, / but even though your far away, / I feel you're so close by. / / It doesn't make me happy, / it makes my heart ache more, / to know that…  sign in to read more »

»Maybe you never existed«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Jul 29, 2009

Looking at the work done / Staring from the king of sonnet / Maybe you never existed. / All the poems was just a story / And the name was just made up / Why you lived at the 18th? / Maybe it was written by someone to motivate us / / Oh, if you were that good... tell us: / How you made it / I mean how you got…  sign in to read more »

»Pretty Lady«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Jul 26, 2009

You deserve more than you give yourself pretty lady / Deserving more Yes's than Maybe's / You don't deserve to be used pretty lady / You deserve to be loved unconditionally / / You've lost the sparkle in your eyes pretty lady / Maybe it was just a reflection of your love for me / You certainly don't shine…  sign in to read more »

»Pesticides got me petrified«

by Lebohang Ramatswi, Jul 7, 2009

Pesticides got me petrified. / Feelings still scrutinised. / A kiss I've longed for; / Got me yearning for more. / I felt your heart beat, / I climed and unthinkable feet, / running awya from pesticides that / clouded my lungs and left me petrified. / / I love you, you love me. / so, let it be. Hold me and…  sign in to read more »

»Imaginary You, Delusional Me«

by Coenraad Vlietstra, Jun 15, 2009

Driving through the country side, / Dark forest and dirt ridden roads, / Open up to flats of grass, / And I thought I saw you, / Gold halo and hair dance in sun beams, / I suddenly rush the car to a stop, / But you disappear as fast as you appeared, / I pull away slowly staring at the silver split sky,…  sign in to read more »

»The unimaginable line«

by Nurija Mehovic, May 16, 2009

Peace is not something you wish for; / it's something you do, something you are and something you give away... / Peace is love, care, help, share. / Peace is nothing to small or nothing to big. / Peace is something that you appreciate who you are and everybody around you will enjoy. / Peace is bigger…  sign in to read more »


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 »


by Sergio Coto, Apr 18, 2009

She oversees my happiness / and blocks up my thoughts, / Feeds me up with lies / to be ashamed and guilty. / / She built up inside again and again / fell down through and through, / unlikely altered on and on / and cryed and cryed to get out. / / Alleged heart of her / tore out my head... / blew off my…  sign in to read more »

»Took Me All Day«

by Sergio Coto, Apr 17, 2009

I'll be your liquor, / the shores of daze / I'll be your father, / the plagues of grace / I'll be your brother, / the leeches of blaze. / / I was flooding extasy to the day, / maybe resistance will fade... / propelling the traces I refused the great, / sad is wrong and I've been waiting for too long. / / Baby…  sign in to read more »


by Sergio Coto, Apr 15, 2009

Good-Natured mock / misuse this feelings, / effete edge of this life's will / convict me to never end. / / About soulitude / of this affair's love, / chock this muse / to drizzle this never-ending heart. / / Drape againg this life / with your subtle vanity, / tope it up with a never-ending belt / to never be…  sign in to read more »


by Sergio Coto, Apr 14, 2009

Deaden my fear dear / and dastardize my head, / envelop my heart / to engrain my soul. / / Embellish my fear love / to inweave over yours, / irradiate this nobleness / to pluralize my serenity. / / Stale far away the trouble / effuse me on your scent, / scald my soul / to unloose it, / and not go far away.…  sign in to read more »


by Sergio Coto, Apr 9, 2009

I flatten down my hopes / a scarce escape for what would be, / plough into me... I'm a newcomer / I pray for foolishness. / / I pull you up and push you down / I've been somewhere in between, / sorting out the bruises / can't stand still... is so certain. / / By tomorrow I fall down again / recognizing that…  sign in to read more »

»I Wanted This«

by Sergio Coto, Apr 8, 2009

You have a special way / to remind me that I'm alone, / you remember me, so I can cry / and get to feed my deed. / / I blocked all feelings / trying to forget you, / but your voice dance inside / defying all my will. / / All this time / I took all my strenght to hate you, / you could've been my sin / but you…  sign in to read more »


by Sergio Coto, Apr 5, 2009

Have to Afford to bristle yourself / with a new tragedy of life beautiful, / brighten yourself with a breezy lie / and forgive your being. / / Conceive and compare myself / and pour a determination below, / devaluate your isolation princess / and confuse the foreword me. / / Howl of joy for appraisal baby…  sign in to read more »


by Sergio Coto, Apr 4, 2009

Adulteration almost complete / understood the posible agony, / amass those blazing insults / intimate with a dream. / / Irresolvable issue to lend / bittersweet blindness to me, / bite abroad again the abdication / hurtle out the single act. / / Adventure myself in the blade / of rushing up above the rest,…  sign in to read more »


by Sergio Coto, Apr 4, 2009

Is it advantageous to breath / ample hours of greed and clutter, / dark moments of affection / make my willful thinking weak. / / Learned to deal with hollowness / to heal this sour rhythm, / direct affection to enrich hate / and ennoble a love-giving heart. / / I entertain my soul / with this handless…  sign in to read more »

»Memories Of Yesterday«

by Tiema Muindi, Mar 28, 2009

My life to me was your shadow / When you smiled I laughed for you / When you cried I wept for you / What I loved most / I gave all for you / What you hated most / I absorbed that for you / I wanted no sorrow to touch you / I always had to swallow / Your anger for you. / / You were the faith / That moved my…  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 »

»Nothing Can't Last«

by Andreas Buchholz, Mar 21, 2009

Ain't got no dishes, ain't got no bread, / Ain't got no wishes up in my head. / Ain't got no nickel, ain't got no dime, / Ain't got no watches, ain't got no time. / / Ain't got no flower, ain't got no sun, / Ain't got no power, ain't got no fun. / Ain't got no ocean, ain't got no earth, / I don't remember…  sign in to read more »

»Summer's Gone«

by Andreas Buchholz, Mar 17, 2009

Summer's gone, / all the leaves are turning red. / Summer's gone, / birds go south, their wings are spread. / / Summer's gone, / western winds they're gonna blow. / Summer's gone, / where they're headin', we don't know. / / Summer's gone, / so am I. / Got things done, / let me fly. / / When the seasons turn,…  sign in to read more »

»A friendly crush«

by Maviyo Nkosi, Mar 16, 2009

28th January 2009 it was / There she was, quietly / Sitting on that chair / I thought to myself, Is / She an angel or what? / / Skin so soft, body so hot / I glanced at her as if I had / Seen a ghost, my knees started / To shiver, my heart skipped / Emotions rose / / Voice so smooth, lips so juicy…  sign in to read more »

»Home Town Blues«

by Andreas Buchholz, Mar 14, 2009

Well, I wish I could be beneath my home town sky, / Well, I wish I could be beneath my home town sky. / Well, I'm looking for the moon in this city that don't sleep, / When I see those neon lights instead, feel the urge to weep, / And I long for my home in whichever bed I lie. / / Well, I wish I was…  sign in to read more »

»A Simple Twist«

by Melinda Smith, Feb 24, 2009

(homage to Bob Dylan's "Simple twist of fate") / / When I asked you to cross the line / it was just an idea of mine / in a head too full of wine / to think what it would mean. / Now, knowing where we've been / I know not what I do / skating on a river full of you. / / I'll have to pay for all this lying.…  sign in to read more »


by Melinda Smith, Feb 24, 2009

(homage to Bob Dylan's "Don't think twice, it's all right") / / In the morning, you said we'd have to forget it. / I thought your repentance did you credit / but our sin felt so good, I couldn't regret it. / Some things we never get to say. / / When, later, you'd bring your wife over and flirt / It felt…  sign in to read more »


by Melinda Smith, Feb 24, 2009

(homage to Bob Dylan's "It's not dark yet") / / It's morning again / and I'm still looking for you. / / I wish I could stop / but I can't make myself want to. / / I…  sign in to read more »

»So alone«

by Maviyo Nkosi, Feb 7, 2009

Days passed, flowers faded, lands became dry, / Water stopped crawling, dreams suttered, tears fell, promises broken. / Still not appeared. There I was, thoughts running through my mind, / Thoughts of you here with me, pictures fading, / Pictures of better, much happier life. / / Tears pouring down like…  sign in to read more »


by Shimano Patel, Oct 1, 2008

Sweet memories play childishly / In the play ground of heart / My mind spinning in essence / Of ecstasy once experienced / Now lost in life's life- / / A twinkle catches me / Putting me in those / Moments back in time / But just for a moment / All is come and go / You and I- / / Sadness wiped away…  sign in to read more »

»The Deal«

by Michael S. Hofer, May 1, 2001

Woman / I hadn't got one / I was 18 already / and my classmates had their / girlfriends / ex-girlfriends / one-night-stands. / I thought I'd never make it, / remain. / / And then, / having moved into my very own apartment, / SHE / moved in. / Now we're in our third year, / have spent every single one of those…  sign in to read more »

»Pour a drop...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jan 1, 1970

Kneel down; / Throw the crown; / Beneath, Love sleeps; / Overhead, Life weeps / You know, I am the Goddess / The one who is in mood less / A touch on the sacred body / To reach the soul of Eve ready / Woman is divine / She will refine / She is mine; / Not a loss, but a gain / Precious as a grain / Never ever…  sign in to read more »