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94 poems tagged FRIENDSHIP


»If You Need a Friend«

by Bo Lanier, Jul 12, 2016

He looks like he could use a friend / Every time I see him he always looks in / A sad, sad way. / Well I try to talk to him but the kinda / Hard to talk to. How do I tell him I think / He's really, really cool? / It just kills me to see him so morose / Every time I see him again I wish I could / Tell him…  sign in to read more »


»Just Because We're Over«

by Bo Lanier, Jun 29, 2016

JUST BECAUSE WE'RE OVER / Doesn't mean we still can't / Be friends, JUST BECAUSE / WE'RE OVER doesn't mean / We can't still get together / And have some fun every / Now and then... / After all the years we shared / Together it would be silly now / To just go our separate ways / Forever when we used to be / The…  sign in to read more »


»I'll Wait Forever«

by Bo Lanier, Jun 21, 2016

How many boyfriends have you been through / While I stood by your side wishing you were / Mine the whole time, how many times have I / Helped you pick up the pieces of a broken / Heart, break up after break up, you say I can't / Really say I've ever been loved, we'll all you have / To do is to look deep…  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 love makes sense«

by Abongile Gwele, Aug 14, 2015

The air looks like that song that stays on your fingers and makes hearts smile / Your favourite song tastes like a medley of ice-creamcream, pop-corn and marshmallows all dipped in rich darks chocolate / Food sounds like the orchestra of toes in socks strutting their way on wooden floors / Each breath…  sign in to read more »


»And if they ask«

by Abongile Gwele, Aug 4, 2015

And if they ask me about you I'll tell them exactly who you were / You lasted far more than just a moment when I first laid eyes on you / When I looked at your eyes the first time you drew me in so deep / Your gaze stirred my insides / It was an odd and disturbing feeling / So disturbing I wanted a…  sign in to read more »


»Book of Life...«

by K Kreation, Jul 15, 2015

The Book of life, has been written with several chapters, so far / All the chapters you have lived and remembered / but not exactly loved, at par... / / Some are in your mind for their beauty, / as a result of happiness for you, / Some you are trying to forget / because they brought the pain you didn't…  sign in to read more »


»Warrior of psychosocial. (Frans)«

by Fakazile Nkosi, May 15, 2015

You became a friend indeed the day you became a Friend in need, / As time goes by, / Day by day I tend to appreciate / The finer things about you / And the smallest things, / You rescued me from severe grief / And showed me the other side of life / You brought back the light in my pitch black world, / You…  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 »


»Untitled«

by Abongile Gwele, Sep 11, 2014

My dear you don't know the places my mind wanders through. / it strolls in quiet streets and white sandy beaches. / it wrestles with traffic stricken highways and rat infested alleyways. / it takes ama'double-up through velds of 3m long grass. / it calls for ama'sho't left and after robot to jay-walk…  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 »


»Nostalgia«

by Keerthana Prabhakaran, Jul 14, 2014

Eyes stuck to the first line of page no "whatever"! / Mind running on the ground of memory lane here and there, / Crossed legs, hands doodling with a pen; like I care! / There goes my concentration vanishing into thin air!!! / / Heart keeps popping the images from "a- way-long-back" hidden coop, / My…  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 »


»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 »


»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 »


»Remind me...«

by Gcotyelwa Mnqandi, Jun 5, 2014

Remind me dear friend / When all is said and done / And all that is left is a decision to be taken / When all my tears have dried away / And the tone of my voice is only but hiccups / Remind me of the battles we have triumphed / Of the amount of labor it took us to get there / / Remind me sweet child / Of…  sign in to read more »


»A Vote of Thanks«

by Kioko Kivesi, Feb 12, 2014

Life is still moving on... with the same pace, although with a different rhythm... / It's been a long time coming and so much has happened that can't be undone, /   / And every time I wake up, I crave for the old familiar faces; / Of those that always put a smile on mine... / Of those who were always…  sign in to read more »


»Shoulder To Lean On«

by Bongile Langa, Feb 9, 2014

Let me be the shoulder to lean on; / When life has pushed you to rocky edges; / When the only souls to rely on / Have deceived, have deserted you; / Let my shoulder be the shoulder to lean on; / When the world has washed you off from its / Face; / / When your only hope like garbage has dumped / You in the…  sign in to read more »


»Joys of Love«

by Pope Tuggen, Jan 17, 2014

I enjoy teasing you / When you are sad / Sitting on the couch / With hands and legs tugged together. / I enjoy seeing the flush on you face / When you are suprised / Or caught unware. / I enjoy watching you laugh / Like a baby / When you giggle / Your face becomes full with life. / I enjoy watching you move…  sign in to read more »


»Hatred within«

by Fortunate-Hero Lekgetho, Dec 11, 2013

Got this hatred for you / I hate you so much / there is still a piece of me / it still lives for you / it keeps me awake / I lose sleep over it / pride makes it so hard / still a simple m…  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 »


»Something unknown«

by Fortunate-Hero Lekgetho, Mar 2, 2013

it's not enough to say you care / when you don't show …  sign in to read more »


»To love someone sometimes«

by Fortunate-Hero Lekgetho, Mar 1, 2013

to love someone at times / gives you so much grief at times / you run to show them much love / and they complain about the past / you fight for the present / but they dwell on yesterdays mistakes / / to love someone sometimes / you try by all means not to hurt them / but they hurt you instead / and they…  sign in to read more »


»Who is this woman ? AKA She is in me!«

by Shylet Noma Clint, Mar 1, 2013

She's confident, she confides. / Her skin is black and it aint going to crack. / Her body is not of an hour glass but she has class. / She is bald but that doesn't stop her from being bold. / Is that her face and I thought I was blinded by the sun. / She walks the talk and when she talks you can't help…  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 »


»Facebook Love«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Jan 15, 2013

Fingers dribbling across the keyboard, / "Qwertying" rapidly as they try to keep up rhythm, pace and space / With my pounding heart as I sincerely pour it to her. / / A sense of security rests on me / As I suddenly behold Love in its purity while I deeply search and express / Portions of my emotions…  sign in to read more »


»Fat boy, Fat girl«

by Abha Thapliyal, Dec 3, 2012

Dear fat boy, / Your trousers don't fit / your ass is too big / People poke you for fun / and they don't let you run / / But I watch / and I know / that you're not a freak show / / Dear fat girl / Your top is too tight / and your figure isn't right / You wear make up all the time / Smear it all over like grime…  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 »


»Lost Love«

by Kioko Kivesi, Sep 11, 2012

She ran towards the pale wall with clenched fists, / Fortunately, the wall managed to hold her from passing through / As the tears slowly cascaded down her ruddy face, it all started coming back to her then / The sun was setting and her love sun seemed to have tagged along for an early set too, / She…  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 »


»Beauty in Solitude«

by Stevano Yusuf, Jul 4, 2012

Taste every piece of the blowing wind / The wild jungle be the eyewitness of silence / The red of volcano will be uncovered / Tweeted the deepest heart loved / / Beautifying the heart atmosphere missing / Fulfilling its loving atmosphere / Affixing with words and true love / Dreaming hope which is always…  sign in to read more »


»These walls«

by Pope Tuggen, May 28, 2012

These walls have eyes / Laughing and talking walls / In thick skin of black / Frantanizing with us / Like friends and family. / / These walls have ears / Loving our every tone / Playing our every word / In recorded time of memory event / Like sweet melodies on friday night. / / These walls have voices…  sign in to read more »


»Dear Friend«

by Lindi Mahlangu, May 24, 2012

My Dear Friend, / / So much I would do, so much I would give just to see you again. / / I need you.. / / I need to know how you are, I still worry, though I know where you are, is nothing like earth. I know you're happy but I just want to hear it from you, how are you really my dear friend?…  sign in to read more »


»The tallest shadow«

by Abha Thapliyal, May 20, 2012

There's one thing that scares me / And those are tall shadows / They make everything look dark / Like walking through hallows / / Nearly every sunset brings them / and they glide alongside / and appear like looming sentinels / Or an apparition of something that died / / The moon rises like a pale ghost / and…  sign in to read more »


»Before you«

by Shylet Noma Clint, Mar 23, 2012

I used to cover my cry with a smile / I used to cover my anger with laughter / I used to cover my tenderness with a strong attitude / I used to cover my humanity with hypocrisy / I used to cover my sensitivity by being sarcastic / I used to cover my hatred with happiness / I was tough on the outside…  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 »


»Behind the shades«

by Michael S. Hofer, Feb 25, 2012

You been convicted of an act of treason / But it ain't no crime to me / I love you for a whole different reason / So keep on being what you be / / You been dumped for what you believed in / But it seems that love served you well / Not to completely give in / to a business phoney as hell / / Rise up from the…  sign in to read more »


»Some silence«

by Bruce Gorton, Jan 19, 2012

I stand by your right to say it / I don't agree with what you say / But it is your right to believe it / I hear what you have to say / / Some silence for their religion / Some for their business / Some silence for their nation / Some for ones they miss / / These words shared between us / I stand for your…  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 »


»Spotlight is on you«

by Fortunate-Hero Lekgetho, Oct 14, 2011

Wake up my old friend / look out your window / this is the best day ever / look at how the mountains / line up from the east to the west / how god has blessed you / with so much dreams to dream / and so many books to read / so many songs to sing / and so much love to give / but you can have every gift / for…  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 »


»My Best Friend«

by Michael S. Hofer, Aug 22, 2011

My best friend / Doesn't talk when I need silence / He won't bother me at all / My best friend / Isn't weak when I need a strong hand / He helps me through a hard day / / My best friend / Brings me joy when I need it most / He always does the right things at the right time / My best friend / Isn't forcing…  sign in to read more »


»The usual meeting«

by Zandile Mboneni-Chansa, Aug 4, 2011

Corner café, table for three. / Waiter, please get me some wine! / I loosen the straps of my sandals, / as I heavily sit, banging my knee on the corner of the damn table. / Hey gals, what's up! / I get back a mournful greeting / and a grunt from the other. / Okay, I say as I greedily eye the waiter…  sign in to read more »


»For a friend«

by Natachja De Weber, Jul 18, 2011

Where I last left off, / I find myself back on the page, / Hanging out... / and I think of you. / Words are still, / but emotions are overpowering, / And I feel; / / You take my fear and make a ball of power, / Handing it to me. / I take it knowing, / that when my sanity dries up, / and self-doubt drowns me,…  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 »


»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 »


»Him to Her«

by Ruramayi Mwaita, Jun 9, 2011

His tongue is swift, brisk like glades of wind through an autumn wheat field, / His kiss is sweet, sweeter than the sweetest honey combs Africa's finest bees have to pride, / He knows where to kiss, you can tell by the way She closes her eyes, / His lips are cut smooth, you can tell by the words that…  sign in to read more »


»Love is deeper«

by Lloyd Nabe, May 13, 2011

He loved her... / not enough to sacrifice his life for her, / she believed in inner strength / that black women possess, / she misled herself that / it's a black woman's purpose to suffer / and conquer the pain alone. / / She loved him enough to feed his ego / succumbed to his shenanigans like a concubine…  sign in to read more »


»Conversing with her!«

by Sage PoeticHustler Mokgosi, May 11, 2011

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


»Who Am I?«

by Sage PoeticHustler Mokgosi, Mar 17, 2011

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


»Shouting a Silent Lie«

by Matthews Radijo Wa Tebakang, Feb 7, 2011

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


»Isn't It a Miracle?«

by Matthews Radijo Wa Tebakang, Jan 5, 2011

When two souls make one heart, / When two minds make the same decision, / When two people make one being, / When two brains see one destination, / Isn't it a miracle? / / When ordinary people are made vessels of love, / When despised people are made channels of blessings, / When rejected people rise to…  sign in to read more »


»See my Life«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Dec 6, 2010

Through eyes blinded by judgements with no basis / See what you want, Allowing no graces / Waiting for me to turn around to sink your knife / You have no idea, Oh! You should see my life / / Pay no respect, You can't even afford a smile / Stubborn ignorance, That's just so your style / Step outside for a…  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 »


»open doors«

by William Andrews, Sep 21, 2010

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»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 »


»The talent of lying«

by Anesa Dindar, Jul 29, 2010

Like poetry, / Like musical ability, / Like painting, / Like sport, / Lying is a talent too. / / Some have the inherent ability, / To create a fictitious life, / That is grander than necessary, / Larger than life. / Never mundane, never ordinary, / Always fascinatingly different, / And appealingly new.…  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 »


»Meet my dear friend«

by Maureen Direro, Jul 26, 2010

I was always mallow / shadowed by tears / nurtured by anger / followed by stress / I turned to my dear friend "booze" / we stuck like glue he knew how to make me forget and enjoy life / party became my life / how nice it was / never knew that life could get this good / ---my slogan?--- / 'live good while…  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 »


»A true friendship«

by Gcinile Mdletshe, Apr 28, 2010

A strongest force I've ever known / A friend in need / A friend indeed / First on my speed dial / / My love for you is always rising / Instead of falling / While other friends may come and go / You have stood by me through thick and thin / / You make me smile when I'm feeling blue / You make me cry when I'm…  sign in to read more »


»Red Rose For You«

by Jayram Daya, Jan 27, 2010

Red rose for you my dear / We are near this year / Fresh from the morning dew / I am due from the few / / With such a pretty face / You have the grace / Wishing that you are mine / A thought so divine / …  sign in to read more »


»Emigre (dedicated to a friend who died young)«

by Meryl Klanfar, Dec 10, 2009

I wing the wind and, as it warms / Draw beam upon the brightening rim / Beyond which, so the ancients lie / Are golden trees that touch the sky. / / Above a vault of fading stars / Encompasses my loneliness. / Below, the ocean, green as time / Rolls to the edge of the abyss. / / The garden at my journey's…  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 »


»I miss you dear«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Nov 16, 2009

As I look back on all that's happened...growing up, growing together, changing you, changing me - there were times when we dreamed together, when we laughed and cried together. As I look back on those days, I realize how much I truly miss you and how much I truly love you. The past may be gone…  sign in to read more »


»Friendship«

by Marlene Cozett, Nov 12, 2009

Your treasures are my treasures / Your family is my family / I will always be there for you / As I know you will always be there for me / Through the pain and the strain / I will say it again / When y…  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 »


»Love Lost«

by Filiberto Rodriguez, Nov 6, 2009

The weirdest thing happens to me. / Every time I keep hitting rock bottom hard. / People seem to take advantage of my generosity. / What am I doing wrong? / Cut on your loss I figure. / What does that mean really? / I can see in people's eyes they do not care. / For me is like biting off a huge chunk of…  sign in to read more »


»Friendship and Roses«

by Esther Odendaal, Oct 14, 2009

Is friendship like a rosebush / Requiring special care? / Not often grown from seed / But grafted - planted bare. / / Dormant in the winter / Thorns then plain to see / Stronger for the pruning / Hidden, what could be. / / Tender leaves and stems / Begin to sprout in spring / Strength now from the feeding…  sign in to read more »


»Cheerful Memories«

by Vivekanand Jayasankar, Oct 12, 2009

It's hard to forget the past, / cheerful memories, heartfelt laughter. / yes I know...I can never bring them back. / I wish I could live the moments again / no tears back then, my eyes would never sweat! / / It's amazing that life could change so fast / now I'm at a point where I barely remember where it…  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 »


»Inbound«

by Romano Van der Walt, Sep 11, 2009

In a corner crouching / Underneath the shade / Her fragile body hurting / Dripping dry tears fall upon the cement / / Listed as a married / Confessed as lost / Tamed to behave / / The missing puzzle within her soul / Screaming to be found / Sacred is the time as we / Fall upon words / / She breathes so hard…  sign in to read more »


»Be a friend«

by Nurija Mehovic, Sep 1, 2009

Be a friend. You don't need money; / Just a disposition sunny; / Just the wish to help another / Get along some way or other; / Just a kindly hand extended / Out to one who's befriended; / Just the will to give or lend, / This will make you someone's friend. / / Be a friend. You don't need glory.…  sign in to read more »


»Who says mottos are always true?«

by Kelly Attrill, Sep 1, 2009

"When times are tough, then friends are few" / Yet when things are rough one always turns to their crew... / / It is that feeling of hope they give you when you need to talk, / Or that much needed destresser / That long, funfilled walk. / / Along the beach, together you stroll... / laughing & joking I…  sign in to read more »


»When it's over, let me know«

by Tiema Muindi, Aug 26, 2009

Would you let me know / When the flame of your emotions / Is burning low / That my relation with you / Is now but just a show? / / Would you let me know / When the river of our love / Is drying up / That in your heart / My thirst of love / Cannot be quenched? / / Would you let me know / When the lyrics of my…  sign in to read more »


»Friendship«

by Nurija Mehovic, Aug 24, 2009

Why did God give us friends? / God knew that everyone needs companionship & cheer, / he knew they need someone whose thought always near, / he knew they need someone kind. / To lend a helping hand someone to gladly take the time to care & understand. / God knew that we all need someone to share each…  sign in to read more »


»What Why and Now«

by Haley Melvin, Jul 8, 2009

The Things I try to do what I think is right or love, / But I almost always get it back at me, / People don't realize how much it hurts me, / People don't realize how much it hurts me, / I love him so much, / And I want him to know that so bad, / But I don't know what to because you don't talk to me.…  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 »


»Waiting«

by Casey Samantha Boshoff, May 16, 2009

As I wait for your car / To pitch up outside, / I dread the words / That I've cried. / Into my heart / A knife has been stabbed, / It's easier for me / To just be mad. / My heart is breaking, / My tears are running, / My world is shaking, / My friend isn't coming. / / I know it's hard / To look in my your eyes…  sign in to read more »


»Friendship«

by Christopher Kudyahakudadirwe, May 15, 2009

Friendship stands on one side / And laughs at another's silliness / Without them feeling any tartness. / It listens to the sound / Of one hand clapping / Applauding apparent foolishness. / It dissolves boundaries / Of individuality and replaces them / With the commonality and conviviality of companionship…  sign in to read more »


»you live in me«

by MmaphelaLylian Kgatla, May 13, 2009

I woke up this morning, / hoping to hear you whispering to me, / I woke up hoping to hear you say good morning, / but you were not there, / some say I will see you again, / some say you will never come back, / some say you live in me, / but do you? / I then had to smile for the possibilities of seeing you…  sign in to read more »


»Him«

by Sergio Coto, Apr 14, 2009

You pushed and pushed... / seemingly got too far, / interposing your ideals / and grading my judgement. / / Your Roundabout knowledge of my head, / a falling routine fear, / quarintining my foremost desires / to pervert this native habit. / / You hand me to the edge... / forgetting the brilliant hurt / that…  sign in to read more »


»To my capetonian girl«

by Keagen Van Sensie, Apr 14, 2009

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


»Legend Brother«

by Christopher Kudyahakudadirwe, Mar 30, 2009

In peace rest dear brother. / I know you didn't bother / Nor worry 'bout trivials of this earth / That haunt us till we meet our death. / Rest in peace dear legend / How your journey so came to an end? / Your absence with tears we measure / As we remember all the pleasure / That flowed 'cause you're there…  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 »


»I see«

by Laura Arman, Mar 24, 2009

Don't let a man tell you who you ought to be, / and don't let society stop you from being free, / Don't let that pressure exceed your expectations, / And don't let others choose their own depictions, / Don't let your past freeze you from moving forward, / And don't let your unruly choices move you…  sign in to read more »


»Hand in Hand«

by Raine Lariza, Mar 20, 2009

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


»You«

by Katarina Olesen, Mar 17, 2009

You ran away, / when I needed you most. / You couldn't play, / when I needed i…  sign in to read more »


»That special friend«

by Hettie Van Zyl, Mar 16, 2009

Sweet are the words of a trustworthy / man. / His steps will ever be sure. / He is the man you can put on your trust. / A man that will help you endure / with a problem of yours that are so / big / you feel you cannot carry alone. / Yes he is the man you can go to for / help, / the so urgent needed stepping…  sign in to read more »


»Don't make the cat cry«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Mar 11, 2009

Don't make the cat cry / All it doing was try / To be loved and welcomed / And for you to be beautiful / Let it be happy again / Don't make it cry again / Don't let it go yet / Love it and welcome it / Your heart is all it need / Love it openly and needy / Believe it love will conquer / The mountain above is…  sign in to read more »


»Love of a real friend«

by Hettie Van Zyl, Feb 14, 2009

The dewdrops on the rosebuds. / Sparkle in the sun. / But it will be just a matter of time / before they will all be gone. / By the heat of the beams of the Sun / it will just melted away. / And all the care in the whole wild world, / will not be able to let them stay. / / So are the tears that fall from…  sign in to read more »


»Serenade«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Sep 15, 2008

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


»Lashing out«

by Ramasela Matlala, Jan 1, 1970

Can I just get over you already. / Get a guy who likes me and not have to compare him to you / Stop hunting me in my dreams already / I'm ready to let you go, have been for a long time / Can I just get closer and move on Lavious. / / Can you please leave my thoughts / I want to think about anything…  sign in to read more »