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76 poems tagged FAMILY

»It is my mother's home«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Aug 7, 2016

It is my mother's home that I'm bound to decorate... / We can fight for who can sit on the sofa today... / We can run to the sitting room to be the first on that one sofa... / We can share rooms, blankets etc. / It does not matter anymore / Because it is my mother's home... / / No man's effort, no…  sign in to read more »

»Motherly Love«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Jun 16, 2016

Nine months in mother's womb / Plus two years of training to walk / Adding more years to teach to talk / Never forgetting the years of showing how to discover and fit well to the world so cold.. / / Yet some hours never experienced with mother. / Feels like a snap from Shaka's Spear stretching that…  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 »

»Little Miss Perfect«

by Bo Lanier, Feb 1, 2016

Well I know you think you're better than me / With your new boob job and college degree / And I bet you think you're so cool 'cuz / You can speak another language too huh / Well I got news for you most people think you're / A joke and aren't laughing with you but at you... / LITTLE MISS PERFECT you're no…  sign in to read more »

»A Tribute to My Late Brother«

by Sava Hassan, Jan 26, 2016

With a broken heart I say to you / You will remain with me in spirit in whatever I do / I wish that I had the chance to say goodbye / But I hope that your soul is floating in the heavenly sky / To protect and guide me / To open my eyes and let me see / That life is too short / Holding grudges and bad…  sign in to read more »

»Why can't you be yourself?«

by Sava Hassan, Jan 25, 2016

Can you accept the fact? / / To be yourself and attempt not to act / / To impress a member of the opposite gender / / By being romantic and tender / / Can't you see that soon the truth will become clear? / / How will you explain your lies my dear? / / You may attempt to justify your pretentious actions…  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 »


by Dzumbu Mmbara, Aug 22, 2014

Walk walk walk / dry earth patches / some frown / some smile / / Green leaves are no more / but sweet memories / the path long walked / the only fresh sight / / Talk talk talk / silence is the loudest / birds, rivers and fires / rushing in silence / / Only a mind left / to stare at the self / there is no sunshine…  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 »

»To Zviko«

by Absai Gamariel, Jul 7, 2014

Conceived you were in harsh times / Fighting and screaming often times / Your mother, like a brainless chicken / Confused and chased by a kitten / Yet stuck in there you made it! / / First cock crow, you broke the waters / The waters that freed you to a new beginning / A new beginning of hell on this earth…  sign in to read more »

»Our Cultures Forgotten«

by Blessing Ntsaluba, Jun 25, 2014

Our Cultures Forgotten, / Mother Tong Never Spoken, / Equality never shared and Friendship never cherished. / / We are lost by our fathers, abandoned by our mothers / laughed at by our neighbors, taken grant-age by our friends / and even killed by our loved ones. / / Our Souls are no more treasured, Money…  sign in to read more »

»The love of my mother«

by Suman Malekani, Jun 25, 2014

They laughed at my hair / She played with my braids / / They picked on my clothes / She called me a princess / / They asked me not to scream / She tickled me when I was quiet / / They stalked on me everyday / She held my hand very tight / / I was never & never will be / The same girl that I used to be / A…  sign in to read more »

»South Africa«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Jun 20, 2014

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

»The One«

by Suman Malekani, Jun 11, 2014

Somedays out of the wild & blue, / I knew there'll come a day when I find you. / I knew this deep inside my heart, / When it's you & I we'll never be apart. / You'd smile & I would fall in love, / You'll come in my life like a blessing from above. / Than you came across & even better it was, / I was so…  sign in to read more »


by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Dec 11, 2013

These words are just a shadow of what you really mean and stand for in my life / Yes an old testament that does not begin to newly testify the woman that you are / / The silence of midnight was broken by your screams as labour stood knocking / On the door of past and present / Each foot on each realm…  sign in to read more »

»My life, a song...«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Oct 18, 2013

My life is a song, / A music track / Track I'm running the race of life / God my composer / Mixes of scratches, low key registers and noise fluctuations play along but I still keep my beat / Pause, / Angels my backup vocals / Family my drums and bass / Friends my strings, orchestral arrangements / Enemies my…  sign in to read more »

»Woman of substance!«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Oct 18, 2013

A soul on high heels! / Woman of substance / Substance that cannot be seen / But greatly felt / Your presence and power are undeniable / Formidable - Admirable / You make these words understatements / You dance to the brink of new dawn / As the floors pulsate and ripple to your rhythm / Propelling man…  sign in to read more »


by Mashell Chapeyama, Apr 23, 2013

Words alone cannot express what you were to us / But the tears of all the country's citizens that scored down their faces / Tell what you were to us all, / / The tears that watered down the soil from Kairezi to Batonga, / When your death news reached us, / The oneness of the citizens of the valley shown…  sign in to read more »

»Woman you beauty!«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Mar 1, 2013

She holds the blade on its sharpest tip! / Woman the matriarch! / So soft and fragile on the outside / Yet so tough like a Lonsdaleite stone on the inside / Her stories and sufferings are often untold! / / Early she rises before the sun / Her children know her and call her by name! / Her descendants feel…  sign in to read more »


by Anthea De Bruyn, Nov 19, 2012

Just because I can't touch you like I did before / Doesn't mean I don't feel you, every single day / And just because I wont see you walking through my door / Doesn't mean I've lost sight it was you who showed me the way / / You have lumbered through your fair share of thorns and weeds / But I have never…  sign in to read more »

»Family Breakdown«

by Dzumbu Mmbara, Oct 19, 2012

When does a family collapse and die? / Is it when bricks conspire to melt? / And crumble down the house / / Or is it when dreams that held us / Silently disconnect and dismantle / / Is it when a touch, once so brotherly / Unnoticed faint and vanish / Into the vistas of despair / / Or is it when we are drawn…  sign in to read more »

»Watch what you say«

by Sakhile Koaho, Oct 11, 2012

Watch what you say around people / because what you say affects me / choose your words carefully fool / because I end up looking like you / / what you feeding people / you messing up my reputation joe! / those small pieces of bad info / paint a perfectly wrong description of me / / so what what you say…  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 »

»Got lost at the cemetery«

by Sakhile Koaho, Oct 4, 2012

feel lost, I am lost / / today in search of you / I went and I couldn't find you / have you turned your back on me / so much that you can't reveal yourself to me / / I saw all shade of black stones / gray and white ones / but couldn't fint yours / saw all names and surnames / nations and clans / / but couldn…  sign in to read more »

»Hey Woman«

by Shylet Noma Clint, Aug 20, 2012

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

»The real creator«

by Rabi Ul Islam, Aug 13, 2012

Nothin' is small, but / God made it / / The best example is human, but / God made it / / Whole universe to a little atom / We can't count, but / God made it / / I'm thinking about all these creations (Of God) / That he made it, then / How big is God / / All those things that God gave us / Are proof for being…  sign in to read more »

»Gone too soon«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Jun 29, 2012

Oh what joy / it is to create / Another life, from love / to grow within / / Oh how tiny you are / barely an inch / But what a big / change you bring to me / / If only you could listen / maybe you do / If only I could speak / to my adorable you / / I am committed to protect / you from this strange world / I…  sign in to read more »

»For a Father«

by Jayram Daya, Jun 3, 2012

Mother is an ocean of duties, / in a sea of love. / Fondness makes the waves, foam and bubbles, / in many waters. / Loving waves arise, collide, play and wane …  sign in to read more »

»Off the Hook«

by Edward Iacona, Apr 15, 2012

My kids don't like fish very mu…  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 »

»Think of the little children«

by Leo Long, Jan 2, 2012

So many times we've decided, "It's time we split up!", / But then we find we just can't give up. / It's not for each other; it's for the children we care, / On them it's unfair, / They stand in the corner helpless and bare. / / There's so much to remember my daughter, my son, / But all I can think of is…  sign in to read more »

»Drowned in hate«

by Leo Long, Dec 22, 2011

I felt the stab of pain / From a brother in the hood / One seeking to rise to fame / I thought he understood. / / I taste the bitter in what he said / As he spits the words out / "I wish you were dead" / He just verified my doubt. / / I hear the cries for pity / In our own neighborhood, / Not across the…  sign in to read more »

»Tears of ink«

by Leo Long, Dec 13, 2011

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

»Women: Scriptures to Her Majesty«

by Sage PoeticHustler Mokgosi, Sep 13, 2011

It is by far a great sense of retribution that I met you in seas of sorrow, / Maybe to borrow your fists for those detrimental forced on hallow bullets of misbelief, / In you I find peace beyond that sparkle of stars that are born thus from their father's wings... / Their father being our Sun, / He…  sign in to read more »

»The Fallen: Careless Hands of Time«

by Sage PoeticHustler Mokgosi, Sep 12, 2011

Within the careless hands of time, lay unrest, unbound inflictions of pain... / In depths of soil grains are stains caressed with blood left behind by those who were. / But, what was the body when life was always sought to be the soul? / If not a flaw ridden temple happy to be redeemed from the clause…  sign in to read more »

»Somewhat father's day«

by Maureen Direro, Jun 21, 2011

What father's day to me? / Happy father's day to my brother and sister and mother... / What's the use of this day? / Thank you God for keeping me safe. / Even though I needed you dad, / you shuned away, / you had money in the bank but you left me to starve, / my clothing was what I was given. / But thank…  sign in to read more »

»The Ocean«

by Stephanie Cavner, Apr 27, 2011

wretched feelings / wretched siblings / everything breaks me down these days / even myself / even the breeze / the oceans taking over these days / and yet there is nothing I seek more / I run to no human, / because there is no human to run to / the words can be right / but they're always wrong / the thoughts…  sign in to read more »

»A gift for my dad«

by Joanna Clarke, Apr 8, 2011

I have a present to give to you dad / It's the guilt I've lived with, it's made me so sad / I thought it was mine but now I can see / It was yours to carry for eternity / I've carried that guilt right from the start / And slowly, it's been breaking my heart / I've lived with that guilt, but it was…  sign in to read more »


by Joanna Clarke, Apr 5, 2011

Living in fear-hope death is near / Battered and bruised-so confused / Object of lust-self disgust / Happy Birthday 4-child whore / Feeling li…  sign in to read more »

»Life sentence, no parole«

by Joanna Clarke, Apr 4, 2011

The cloud of depression once again starts to descend, / Victims get life sentences, not those who offend, / A couple of months and they get to walk free, / You should lock them up and dispose of the key, / Paedophiles rights? That's all that we hear, / Where's the child's rights to grow up without fear…  sign in to read more »

»My mom, a hero«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Feb 18, 2011

Phenomenal, encouraging, role model / Superwomen, soul touching, self-motivated / From birth to manhood, she's there / Motivator, entertainer, gospel / The winner is in her / Food provider, soul provider / The human in her is soul touching / Widow (1997), which survived storm and hurricane. / The women in…  sign in to read more »

»Merry Questmas«

by Edward Iacona, Jan 3, 2011

Once upon a Christmas time / That was now many years ago / I was thinking about my Christmases past / With a warm and nostalgic glow. / / I wanted to share my childhood / And all the things I did. / It would give some depth to stories / That start, "Well, when I was a kid..." / / A vivid memory of my youth…  sign in to read more »

»From Beginning To End«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Dec 12, 2010

A very long awaited, phenomenal miracle, / A bundle to cherish and flood with love, / That noise-making little screamer, / Sent steadily from above. / Nine months he had to crankily wait, / To open his new-formed eyes, / Though when the moment finally came, / All that was heard was his cries. / The…  sign in to read more »

»Coolie Miracle«

by Ravi Moopen, Nov 17, 2010

Hey son of the indentured, / Progeny of salvation, / Bringer of hope, / Child of prosperity, / Like slaves we bore the scars of indignation, / In you we vested our sacrifice, the new culture, / Your grooming, / A language lost, a new one gained, / A generation past that scorched in the sun, / A generation…  sign in to read more »

»These are my feelings«

by Puleng Monare, Aug 18, 2010

You throwed me out / out to cold streets / while you sleep on a comfortable bed / I live on the pavement / while you are wearing warm blankets / I wear dusty cardboards / but I still love you! / / You just watch me while being raped by dad / you enjoy heearing my painful cry / I never hear your "no, stop it…  sign in to read more »

»A woman strong«

by Puleng Monare, Aug 11, 2010

Her heart is full of scars / yet she can still love / Cried a lot in this life time / but the teare are not yet over / she tried many times to leave / but the love she has always stops her / She is abused everyday / yet she doesn't play the victim. / / She covers her scars her bruises / with a big smile on…  sign in to read more »

»In service of each other«

by Anesa Dindar, Aug 11, 2010

If love is doing, / If love is action, / If love is hard work, / Then you and I / Are in service of each other. / / You and I / Working side by side, / Serve each other, / Support each other, / Stand by each other. / / If love is action, / It is this action that keeps love alive. / You and I, / In service of…  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 »

»Beautiful Creation«

by Sakhile Koaho, Jul 26, 2010

A beautiful creation is what you are / Opinionative and Sincere / Smart and versatile / You one of a kind / / A beautiful creation is what you are / Humble and trustworthy / Sweet and lovely / Yo…  sign in to read more »

»In Her Arms«

by Maureen Direro, Jun 30, 2010

Those are that comforted me in a time of need... / Those arms that comforted me in a time of shame... / Those arms which caried me after my formation... / Those arms which I / waited to see before my formation... / I could trade everything for Those arms... / and I shall never trade anything else... / And…  sign in to read more »

»Father's Day«

by Esther Odendaal, Jun 24, 2010

Never mind the presents / The cards nobody bought / Are you the kind of father / Who acts the way he ought? / / This special day is nothing / But time we set aside / To focus on the gifts / That fatherhood provides. / If you cannot smile / And sense the love you brought / Remember all the fun / The lessons you…  sign in to read more »


by Mary Kettle, Jun 21, 2010

I know now there is little hope / inside all is gone. / The darkness no matter how much light / it still lingers on. / I struggle to breath / I struggle so deep / Knowing now that it won't be long indeed for her and me. / The sun it is trying to reach out and give its healing warmth / As if to say all is…  sign in to read more »

»Angel Mother Of Mine«

by Berto Kamp, Apr 30, 2010

You listened to my tears as they did fall / You left me in an empty room / That is not all / You took with you your smile / The moments that I most cherished as a child / Now that you have gone / I sit and think what did go wrong / Then I realize it is not up to me to decide / You were always by my side…  sign in to read more »

»my father«

by Puleng Monare, Mar 11, 2010

For a long time I thought I had none, / for a long time I did not think of him / It was as if he didn't exist. / I didn't pray for him, / didn't wish to see him, / didn't want to know him / simply because he abandoned me / simply because he wanted nothing to do with me / sometimes I wonder if he ever…  sign in to read more »

»To Rayne«

by Anthea De Bruyn, Mar 11, 2010

Whoever says there is no God / Has never looked upon your face, / Has never heard your heartening words, / Has never felt your little arms' embrace. / For only He would so mercifully bestow / A blessed angel to light our tomorrow / / I may not be a mother / to you or any other / But it is hard not to adore…  sign in to read more »

»The Cottage«

by Andrew Eaton, Mar 4, 2010

Home away froma household / Escape to, is leaving everything behind / Weekends offer serenity from it all / Freshness prevails over surroundings polluted / An urgency replaced with calm / Dullness fills a world of chaos / Minimal upkeep gives reason to visit / Rustic preferred than perfection / A place of…  sign in to read more »

»Words of a mixed race girl«

by Anesa Dindar, Feb 12, 2010

What are you? / / They ask, 'What are you?' / looking at me strangely - / wondering, whispering, enquiring, deliberating, / / Assessing me keenly - / hair, nose, skin, colour, / / Appraising me openly - / race, creed, culture, ethnicity / / Evaluating me eagerly - / mixture, combination, concoction,…  sign in to read more »

»Real Life Lesson«

by Edward Iacona, Nov 24, 2009

To be a student in your class / was certainly considered a coup / All the kids sure wanted you / and maybe a few mommies too. / / Beyond the Three R's you traveled, / your lessons laced with mirth. / You taught of wolves and wildlife / and conservation of the Earth / / Your teaching rings with wisdom / of…  sign in to read more »

»Where O Where?«

by Edward Iacona, Nov 24, 2009

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

»Staying Power«

by Edward Iacona, Nov 19, 2009

When the going gets tough, the tough get going / That's a proverb we've heard before / That doesn't mean for your marriage / You should be quick to use the door. / / You made a lifelong commitment / And life isn't always sweet. / Marriage is not like computer spam / You just can't click on DELETE. / / You…  sign in to read more »

»A Change Of Strife«

by Edward Iacona, Nov 18, 2009

She said that she'd "changed" / On a journey for her gnosis. / Was this a real spiritual walk? / Or form of psychoneurosis? / / She was gentle and kind, / A true modern Isis. / Then she screwed up our world, / Could it be, MID-LIFE CRISIS? / / As many get older / Some folks will insist, / That there's more to…  sign in to read more »

»When You Wish«

by Edward Iacona, Nov 18, 2009

When the love of my life left us / And wrote us out of her script / She left her family sad and hurting / And me emotionally ripped. / / I spent the days in contemplation / Sifting through the all years / Until comes night with lack of light / When shadows can hide the tears. / / To find a little glimmer…  sign in to read more »

»Within Without«

by Ashok Kumar Madhunlall, Nov 12, 2009

Into a million pieces the lightning shattered the night sky; / Incessantly the thunder rolled, awaking every living being. / Every nerve in his brain, circuiting the news, he could not deny; / Cold, clinical, concise thoughts ricocheted, as played out previously in a dream. / The scorched earth…  sign in to read more »

»A Daughter Lost, A Daughter Found«

by Larry Lenwell, Aug 27, 2009

For years and years I searched for her, after she vanished / Her mother took her from my life and I found myself banished / I searched through Google, and the World Wide Web / I did not know whether she was alive or maybe dead / / Time went by and I was more and more in despair / Wondering and thinking…  sign in to read more »


by Nurija Mehovic, Aug 21, 2009

I love to wake to each new day, / And brush my dreams / Of night away, / And look out through / my window wide / To see what weather is outside, / And wonder what exciting thing / This shining, un-used day, / And brush my dreams / Of night away, / And look out through / my window wide / To see what weather…  sign in to read more »


by Diane Brents, Jul 6, 2009

I sit here at this computer / tears rolling down my face / as I sit here / remembering you... / / I never thought you would die / I never thought you wouldn't be coming home. / I sit here crying / remembering you. / / But I do know that soon / I will be with you / in the heavens above. / / So until then,…  sign in to read more »

»Saying Goodbye One Last Time«

by Diane Brents, Jul 6, 2009

It was meant to happen different, / He wasn't supposed to die, / It wasn't meant to happen so soon, / I wanted him to stay a little longer, / I didn't want him to leave us. / I didn't get to say goodbye to him, / I wanted him to come back home but not like that, / I want to turn back time and make him…  sign in to read more »


by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Jun 25, 2009

L is for the liars that have surrounded me / I, insecurity, my head down in these streets / F my future there isn't one / E Eternal hope / This is my life / / I wake up every day to the same old foster mother / I ain't got no pictures of my mother / She was a crack fiend nothing like pot mother / She didn't…  sign in to read more »

»The South African Farmer«

by Jayram Daya, Jun 24, 2009

Shadowing the eyes he looks / Far into the dusty land / The setting sun and the flying crows / Bringing the day to an end. / / The noisy tractors / Heading for the barn / Loaded Lorries with supplies / Parking off with the farmers van / / The sheep dog in a doggy run / Gathers the sheep in the pen / The…  sign in to read more »

»my pop«

by Nicholas O'Mara, Jun 4, 2009

my pop is a master builder / he is the greatest / he builds all the strong structures / even the latest. / / he works all day / thinks all night / to get ready for the next day / at morning's first light. / / my uncle helps him / as much as he can / but he can never keep up / with that hard working man.…  sign in to read more »

»Family Honour«

by Tiema Muindi, Apr 21, 2009

One time / I thought I was strong / But now / Pieces are my hopes / Ashes are my dreams / Blown away / By the wind / / There's no eye / That has not wept / There's no pain / That I have not had / And scars of life / Are my tattoos / From the highway of life / That I have walked through / That sometimes I wonder…  sign in to read more »

»Are you dead, dad?«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Mar 26, 2009

From the day you fed me, / To the time where I can fish for myself / I only wished to grow old with you / You washed my feet like your lord / And carry me around the street / Bought me everything I cried for!! / Both we were like lovers / But now you are sleeping / I tried to wake you up / But you stared at…  sign in to read more »

»Meet Me Halfway«

by Marlene Cozett, Jan 27, 2009

I am here / I would come all the way if you would let me / I don't mind, My love is blind / But it is not without feeling / So please be kind / / I am here / I will always be here / I love you now, I will love you then, / I will love you forever / Again and again / I will not stop, I cannot stop / You are too…  sign in to read more »

»The value of love - what means more«

by Marlene Cozett, Jan 27, 2009

Sorry for you, sorry for me. / sorry that the little we have / is not enough for you / Thank you doesn't have to cost / It's the thought that counts not the price / Love has no price, only what we give it / It can cost nothing but is means everything / / Sorry for the change, when did the price of things…  sign in to read more »


by Masechaba Wessie, Jan 8, 2009

Rains have fallen / So have tears / Rainbows have come and gone / So have hopes / For a better you and I / Storms have graced me / And left me with nothing but / A longing unfulfilled / / I did not ask of you to be in my space / Nor did I choose you / / Forgiveness has come at a cost of trust and…  sign in to read more »

»He Watches us even when we freak«

by Ashley Fancher, Dec 17, 2008

Some days I want to give it all up and quit / And yet I stick thru and bear with it / I'm starting to like the person I'm becoming / Instead of the person I was / From my problems I was running / I always knew at the end of the tunnel there was a light / And now that I am closer / The light is starting to…  sign in to read more »