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188 poems tagged DESIRE


»You have come back power«

by Shylet Noma Clint Mncube, Feb 6, 2018

You have comeback power / / Most of the times when things happen to us, we tend to allow them to define us and we eventually get lost in them, as it happens we have the choice to allow it to control us or we do otherwise. In that process we feel useless but the recipe is in the process. / / I am a… read more »


»You matter, No matter what!«

by Shylet Noma Clint Mncube, Feb 6, 2018

I was thrown on the ground, rejected & cast away / they thought I did not have value / in a dumpsite where my kind belonged as they said / I was rejected / But I knew who I was and what I possessed / what I was carrying inside of me, was greater than to care about what they say. / Dirt pilled on me, day… read more »


»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…  sign in to 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…  sign in to 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 »


»Sorcerer«

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 »


»Colors«

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 »


»Shades«

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 Mncube, 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 »


»Solitude«

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 Mncube, 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 »


»Daydreams«

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 »


»inhale«

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 »


»Dream«

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 »


»Ego«

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 »


»Reservations«

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 »


»Togetherness!«

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 »


»Icarus«

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 »


»Untitled«

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 »


»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 »


»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 »


»EM-P-TY«

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 Mncube, 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 »


»If«

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 »


»Golden«

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 »


»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 »


»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 »


»Wings«

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 »


»Escape«

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 »


»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 »


»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 »


»...Virginity!!!«

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 »


»Besotted«

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 »


»Torture«

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 »


»Secrets«

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 »


»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 »


»She«

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 »


»Never-Ending«

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 »


»Far«

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 »


»Flower«

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 »


»Being«

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 »


»Adventure«

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 »


»Affection«

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 »


»Discretion«

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 »


»Introspection«

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 »


»Hope«

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 »