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60 poems tagged SONG LYRICS


by Bavani Anop, Aug 31, 2020

I pray that you guide me / Wherever I go / I pray that you will never leave me / I pray you rise me to my true self / / I pray my heart and your heart meet / And the Twain become one / For God you are my true friend and companion / Nothing moves in this creation without your command / / I pray you…  sign in to read more »


by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Oct 1, 2019

The soul that captured my essence / has vanished before my eyes. / Liquor seems to remedy the mind / to block memories that I solely cherish. / The heart seems to beat slower, while / cold and hollow. I have been burning / yes, I have been burning it is such a burden. / This flame on my chest, has no…  sign in to read more »


by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Oct 1, 2019

The memories that we share are / simply beautiful. / The agony of you not being close / hurts me. / it is her I love. / it is her I love. / Your touch kept me safe / from a bitter and lonely world. / Daydreaming about holding your hand / in the sunflower fields. God I cannot bear / this pain. / / I love HER…  sign in to read more »


by Bo Lanier, Nov 7, 2016

Hear the music beatin' Stronger / Feel the brandy kickin' in Stronger / See me gettin' hotter and a growin' / Stronger / Well and as the candles burn brighter / the dream comes to light once more / faces crystallize but I really don't know / them anymore. / I draw on my wisdom and magic / now, and let…  sign in to read more »

»The impossible dream«

by Sava Hassan, Feb 1, 2016

Am I allowed to dream? / / My last chance as it may seem / / Did I finally find my soul mate? / / To fulfill my destiny and fate / / Hand on hand, we will venture into the future / / While enjoying the mesmerizing beauty of nature / / We will whisper into each other's ear / / The romantic words we are…  sign in to read more »

»Too late to be the poet«

by Mashell Chapeyama, Nov 9, 2015

It’s too late, cant it be to see me smiling / It’s too late cant it be now to hearing me sighing; / I was there, am still there but no more poetic, / Not the teacher anymore- I am the commoner / I lived my life but not like a candle in the wind yet; / Nor like the dodo lying on the beach, but the…  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 »

»...Aaliyah Dana Haughton«

by Street Knowledge, Jun 1, 2015

...Aaliyah / This is nothing strange / But I am really stranded / Stranded in the zone / And I never would have thought that you would hypnotize me / With your number one hit song flying thru the ceiling / with no strings attached / you really do / give me a real good feeling / sealed with a hatch / I've…  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 »

»Love Contrast«

by Natachja De Weber, Feb 28, 2014

Every rose has a thorn. / Every someone has a somewhere, / that they come from. / Every pavement has its accident. / Every cloud has its rain, / and a silver lining. / / What am I trying to say? / This could go either way. / Just like each night brings day, / Every Eden has its snake. / Love dont come…  sign in to read more »

»Love or Projection«

by Natachja De Weber, Feb 28, 2014

Skin tingles, / Anxious eyes. / Thinking up white lies, / to tell in the morning. / Dress him up, / Bleach his teeth. / "You're not perfect, / Lemme fix you, please'' / / And while he thinks that you're amazing; / You're always looking for ways to change him. / Is it Love or Projection? / You're applying…  sign in to read more »

»Soul Light«

by Natachja De Weber, Feb 28, 2014

They say that every woman wants a man that makes her smile; / But baby, you make me laugh and laugh and laugh until I cry. / At first I thought that this was nothing but romantic bliss, / But now I realise; / You bring me happiness. / / Soul light. / He's lighting up the dark, / and using just my smile…  sign in to read more »

»Now is the time«

by Daniel Bogogolela, Dec 11, 2013

take this as a food, / either for your thoughts or; / a meal to sink your teeth in. / treat this as liquid; / to quench your thirst on, / a t…  sign in to read more »

»A Statue of a Mother!«

by Williamsji Maveli, Nov 3, 2013

Engraved, into the curved shapes / of two stones of her statue, / looks like the deep images of eyes, / weeping in painful teardrops; / The place is sacred! / / Embossed, into the smoothed shapes / of two doves of her statue, / looks like the green leaves of life, / pouring in graceful milk drops; / The…  sign in to read more »

»What Do We Do?«

by Natachja De Weber, Mar 2, 2013

Sweet Anene Booysen, / Just 17 years old. / Her attacker was familiar, / So he lures her off alone. / Invited of his friends, / As if it was for fun. / Violate her innocence, / So you can just imagine. / Tells her not to scream, / As her perception changes. / "Don't hurt me I beg you please" / But her…  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 »

»Love Leaves«

by Natachja De Weber, Feb 17, 2013

Love makes me listen to languages, / I've never learned. / Love leaves these kisses, / Love lengthens the turbulence. / Love tricks like legendary magicians, / Leaving me heavily suspicious. / / Uh oh. / Love's gotta go. / / Love lingers, loiters like a liability. / Especially, / When I let it loose…  sign in to read more »

»Vertical Standards«

by Natachja De Weber, Jan 27, 2013

Unrealistic requirements, / If you ever wish that you could stand a chance, / With a fair - maden with / Vertical standards. / Fairytale dream bits, / In a modern world, / Love is found through / Telephonic chats. / Voluntarily imprisoned by this virtual gaze. / / Walking on the outskirts of boundaries…  sign in to read more »

»Just A Person«

by Natachja De Weber, Jan 11, 2013

Some find me a complication. / Cause I use my heart, / as a respiratory system. / Yeah, I breathe through my feelings - / I'm such an odd composition, / Always looking for a reason. / Where there's a 'note', / there is transition. / / I am just a person, / Too deep for your ocean. / And I breathe in…  sign in to read more »

»My Equilibrium«

by Natachja De Weber, Jan 2, 2013

It hurts so bad that I've gone numb - / My equilibrium. / Scars so deep that I don't feel a thing - / This pain, My anesthetic. / / I've killed myself, with giving much / And the patience, the suspense / Which I ease into... / I took it on, Helped it along / I knew that it be damaging to my soul…  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 »

»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 »

»Yelling Red«

by Roark Gabriel, Aug 3, 2011

I come home again to nothing / I walk in the door as the yelling begins / I drop my bag and run for the stairs / I push him out of my way / My dad yells at me to come back I keep running / Frantic I slam my door shut and lean up against it / / I can't take this pain any more it's unbearable / The hatred…  sign in to read more »


by Rathnashikamani Bijja, Jun 21, 2011

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

»Song of famous men ("Do you hear the people sing" song parody)«

by Bruce Gorton, May 26, 2011

Do you hear pundits sing / Singing excuses for famous men / It is the music of a people / Who will now rape defend / When the beating of verbal farts / Echoes in your tender eardrums / There is another rape about to start / When tomorrow comes / / Will you stand with Straus-Kahn's maid / Or will you stand…  sign in to read more »

»Love at a first sight«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Feb 22, 2011

Oh I love you girl, I just saw you today. / I was racing down on a bus / And you were slowly walking across the street light / Shaking your body left to right. / Io never saw you before but today was my first time / Oh I love you girl and I swear it's true. / / Take me, take you across the town / Moving…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Dec 15, 2010

I'm riding the cloud of bright blanket dreams, / The coconut smoke entwines with the mist, / The potion of madness in violet streams / Is carving the urge that I cannot resist. / / The mysteries find me still lying in bed, / Enjoying the pleasures of drunken grapefruit. / Just several gulps, and a room…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Nov 13, 2010

Taste remorse bleeding from my lips, / Feel the pain of my dreams unleashed. / Shooting stars struggle to eclipse / One last flash of a perfect wish. / / Make the way with me, / Help my spirit flee, / Set my soul free, / It is smothered. / Let me find my place / In this tempting haze, / In the night's embrace…  sign in to read more »


by Ryan Gordon Penn, Oct 21, 2010

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

»Riot Of Word«

by April A., Aug 27, 2010

Guys, all you are good at is scolding a cop, / Yes, some of your statements have meaning, indeed, / But words with no reasons won't get you on top, / You're giving your fellows a casual feed / Of rhyming curse words that you cast out loud, / So over-inflated and false-emphasized, / You try to be brusque,…  sign in to read more »


by Ryan Gordon Penn, Jul 26, 2010

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

»I Don't Care«

by April A., May 31, 2010

You detest me. The reason is clear, / And your welcome is always so cold, / But the core of my perfect idea / Has been stolen by the whole / Heartless cruel rotten world. / / You all promptly discovered the sense of surviving / And at last started thinking what means to be free. / Full of envy, consumed…  sign in to read more »

»Light in the Darkness«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Apr 8, 2010

How do I grab your attention, when my hands are tied / How do I learn the lesson, for which, these tears I have cried / How do I keep my head above the ever rising water line / When my baggage is strapped tightly upon this leg of mine / / Darkness is not scared of you or I / Darkness collects us all when…  sign in to read more »

»Madness Callin'«

by Andreas Buchholz, Dec 18, 2009

Times are slow, / I just go / ahead. / I don't know / where to go / instead. / / Roses grow, / they just show / the dread. / I feel low, / I've been so / misled. / / Sadness is fallin' down on me / and there's no light. / Madness is callin' now for me / but that's alright. / / Come what may, / one more day / defined…  sign in to read more »

»The Best For Me«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Dec 10, 2009

Sunbeams creep through my curtains / To tickle me awake / Another day is born and waiting / For me to come out and play / / You know Jesus made the sunbeam / And Jesus sure made me / So I'm related to sunbeams / Let me shine, let me shine / Happily / / Walking on the beach that day / The ocean kissing my…  sign in to read more »

»Dirty Opinion Whore«

by April A., Oct 16, 2009

Close your eyes and describe what you see. / Nothing, I bet. You mind it? / Open them up, it will nothing still be. / Cheers! They've got you blinded. / / Poison or wine? / Taste and decide, / Dull thoughtless swine, / Make up your mind! / / Make a small gulp. Taste the drunken grape juice. / Swallow. Wait.…  sign in to read more »

»Being Alone«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Sep 17, 2009

Mangled faces, distorted love / Strangled feelings, an angry shove / Tangled emotions, hurting bruised / Dangled Guilt, like being abused / / Is anything better than being alone? / / Countless nights, I've waited / Blindly believing, so frustrated / Wishing honesty, time wasted / Rewarding Care, often…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Sep 17, 2009

Finally / She drank a bit / From an empty glass of wine, / Finally / The pieces fit, / Yet they fail at matching fine. / Endlessly / Her sore red eyes / Turn to vast but shallow lakes, / Endlessly / She'll pay the price / For her salty sweet mistake. / / Finally / He found his core / In her pointless rotting…  sign in to read more »

»Gloomy Crowd's Man«

by April A., Sep 10, 2009

He lived his days by someone's rules, / He broke his hands, became the tool. / He played the game with life at stake. / He won. He made a great mistake. / / Life is action, / Don't surrender / When the heartlessness decides / Who are fighters and defenders / On the different inner side. / / Some beer in…  sign in to read more »


by Ryan Gordon Penn, Sep 7, 2009

Down at the end of the garden / Just beyond the roses and trees / lies a special place / Where I can be me / / Down at the end of life's path / I see you and me together / Talking about the time we wasted / waiting for better weather / / Down at the end of my arm / Is my hand holding yours / there was that…  sign in to read more »

»You Know Better«

by April A., Aug 31, 2009

Every time the darkness reminds me of you, / Of those mysterious evenings, / When, walking down the narrow street, / I was listening to our favorite song / Speaking of what you had saved me from, / Again and again. Still walking alone / I knew you were there, waiting for me / By the fork of the way to…  sign in to read more »

»Bury My Love«

by April A., Aug 20, 2009

Fuck all the life / Out of me, / Making me squirt / All my pride and ambitions. / Give me a drink / Which is flavored with lies, / Turning my weakness / To your ammunition. / Then shove your dick / Into my throat - / My being helpless / Will bring you orgasms. / Tasting your juice / Will just hurt me much…  sign in to read more »

»Mystery Feeling«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Aug 14, 2009

Once upon a time is not how this one started / It's more like 'Once upon a girl Broken Hearted' / Lost a promise of love, that's now departed / And took the road less traveled, love uncharted / / After years of rejection which caused such pain / In your time of loss, I was your gain / Going through the…  sign in to read more »

»Wishing Star«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Jul 30, 2009

I think I'm falling for her, said a man to a star / It had been two weeks since he wished upon it, / While lying on the bonnet of his car. / / Make her kind, make her lovely, / make her only mine. / Take her heart fill it with love / and send her on a ray of sunshine / / Oh heavenly being, hear my wish…  sign in to read more »

»Love Fools«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Jul 26, 2009

Love is for fools, Only fools could be filled with the passion for battle and still tingle at the tenderness of a touch at the same time / Love is for fools, Only fools make promises before a midnight kiss, When not even the new day is promised to them / Love is for fools, Only fools would pursue…  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 »


by Mary Joy Lariza, Jul 2, 2009

You said love is even better / If we love the one that we have / If there's someone who knew what's love / Then life would always take us where we can find love. / / Your desire will do it better / We can't hide, we want each other / I can see that you believe / Once I say that we have forever, please don…  sign in to read more »

»An ode to Michael Jackson [August 29, 1958 - June 25, 2009]«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Jun 27, 2009

The World lost its eldest Child today / In a white sheet he was wrapped and driven away / He was the King of Pop, adored, loved and self-styled / He showed us that it's OK to let out the inner child / / "You were the outcast, the dreamer and underdog / Who overcame it all to be the King of Pop / We will…  sign in to read more »

»Welcome To Fail«

by April A., Jun 18, 2009

Work, Friday parties, chores, spouses, kids, / Fashion to follow and patterns to be - / Standards of living. And now repeat: / "This is my life as I want it to be". / / You think you're perfect, you swear it's true, / But nobody is, you are nobody then. / You're welcome to Fail - population is you, / Enjoy…  sign in to read more »


by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, May 27, 2009

My love you're my desperado / And I'd never let you go / I swear I'd buy you a rose / And save the last dance / / Because this love is unbreakable / You're the only one who can heal me / You make me fly without wings / That's why I lay my love on you / / You're the queen of my heart / You are everything to…  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 »

»Burning Flame«

by Hettie Van Zyl, Apr 8, 2009

The flickering flame / of a burning candle, / brings memories back to me. / Of a place so far away from here, / where I wish that I could be. / The flame awaken old memories. / The heartbeat of my dreams / To be there in the open fields, / and the sound of the drumming beams / Longing for the laughs and…  sign in to read more »

»I Wanted This«

by Sergio Coto, Apr 8, 2009

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


by Hettie Van Zyl, Apr 8, 2009

You still the most precious thing / in my life. / You the woman of my youth. / The golden hair long gone by now. / But Sweatheart I still love you. / / So silently some times I watched / The trembling of your hand. / The hard you try to make so sure / where the cup of tea must land. / / Forgetting of…  sign in to read more »

»And Bob Dylan«

by John Paragreen, Apr 4, 2009

Well hi there Bob, how do you do / Come on in it's good to see you, / Excuse the mess my baby left me / My diet these days is strictly whiskey. / / Hey Bob sit down, feel right at home / Spike's in the kitchen chewing a bone, / Keep your shoes on the carpet's wet / She threw a vase it hasn't dried yet,…  sign in to read more »

»I'm In The Mood«

by Andreas Buchholz, Apr 4, 2009

I'm in the mood, mood, mood, / I'm feelin' good, good, good, / I'm in the mood, / I feel real good. / / I long for you, you, you, / hope you do too, too, too, / I'm lovin' you / and my love's true. / / Look in my eyes, eyes, eyes, / my sun will rise, rise, rise, / these two blue eyes / shine bright like skies…  sign in to read more »

»Soul's Next Stop«

by Andreas Buchholz, Apr 1, 2009

The silver train will soon roll in, / arrive at this one earthly station, / you come from where you once have been, / to take a new time of vacation. / / We travel through eternity, / sometimes we all have to be resting, / 'cause that's what the creator, he / our Lord up above is requesting. / / Dear…  sign in to read more »

»Loving Lullaby«

by Andreas Buchholz, Mar 31, 2009

Lay, my darling, 'cross my bed, / on my shoulder lay your head. / Let me feel you breathe so still / counting sheep upon the hill. / / Sleep, my darling, sleep so sweet, / let me hear your dear heart beat. / Let me see you close your eyes, / when the moon and stars will rise. / / Touch me, darling, take my…  sign in to read more »

»Version of illusion«

by James Cull, Mar 31, 2009

Depends on the speed you're moving / when the lightning hits the ground / the paradox of proofing that it ever made a sound / / the illusion that you're losing / turns you all the way around / reason's so confusing when the moments coming down / / Flying cloak and dagger / you're trying to feel your gun…  sign in to read more »

»Sing Our Song«

by Christopher Kudyahakudadirwe, Mar 27, 2009

This is a song of pain / When there is no rain. / This is a song of pain / When everything is in vain / This is a song of poverty / When our minds lack liberty. / This song gives us heart / When our hearts are hurt. / This song has the grit of suffering, / Sorrow, poverty and social dithering. / Come! Come…  sign in to read more »

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