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118 poems tagged SPIRITUAL


»I Exalt Thee«

by Bo Lanier, Jan 24, 2017

For so long I have been down so low / lost in the darkness of doubt, the Devil / kept saying you think and you worry / way too much but Jesus said I am the / way, the love and the life, his voice / sounded like rolling thunder, turning / my heart inside out and it's now I know / you can hear me, down on…  sign in to read more »


»Trinity«

by Bo Lanier, Jan 24, 2017

In the name of the Father, the Son and The Holy Spirit / I am born again, I am finally at peace within and / now I just have to shout out Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia / I have been saved by the grace of the Trinity, by the / power and the mercy, I am forgiven of my sins / in the name of the Father, the…  sign in to read more »


»Merry Christmas from Me to You«

by Bo Lanier, Dec 22, 2016

Well MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU / from my house to yours, I pray it's the / best Christmas you could ever hope for / but don't forget it's not all about the / presents under the Christmas tree / no it's really more about the birth of / Jesus Christ our Lord, our Lord and / savior who was born so we may live…  sign in to read more »


»Star of David«

by Bo Lanier, Dec 21, 2016

Star of Zion, White and blue / Shield of the lord, the old and the new. / Star of David, Star of peace, Covenant of the holy / Star of David, Star of light, Shining bright and The / promise of eternity... / Star of David, Star of hope, Miracle star from / Heaven afar, Star of David, Fearless and free…  sign in to read more »


»Another Gospel«

by Buduziri Owhonda, Dec 5, 2016

may god forgive my impertinence / as it is no fault of mine / only this freedom that he's given me / it made me do this / that I tell it as it's been: / / intact were our abilities as we were led / on empty stomachs and unkempt visages / purging our souls of what sanity is left / and looking on the brethren…  sign in to read more »


»The World Unseen«

by Bo Lanier, Dec 5, 2016

Well there are many, many / portals and gateways from / this world of the living to / the WORLD UNSEEN / where demons and ghosts / walk among us not only / in the night but in the / daytime too... / Could be they've attached / themselves to you just / because they find you some / kind of an amusing new / kind…  sign in to read more »


»When I Count My Blessings«

by Bo Lanier, Nov 24, 2016

When I Count My Blessings I count you twice 'cuz it's / a miracle come true that you're even a part of my life / I have so much to be thankful for and I thank God / every day and every night but When I Count My Blessings / darling I always count you twice...well it's true we / often get distracted with…  sign in to read more »


»The Jewel Box of God«

by Bo Lanier, Nov 11, 2016

Well it is written…God so loved the world / He gave his only begotten Son and who so / ever believes in Him shall not perish but have / everlasting life, so don't worry about tomorrow, / tomorrow will take care of its self, just do the / best you can and everything will be alright... / there is not one…  sign in to read more »


»Let his Love be my Light«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Nov 7, 2016

Walking in darkness and not / Knowing where to go is the / Hardest part of living, afraid of / Walking in my path alone, fearing / No one will be by my side, I wish / Answers would simply fall out of the / Sky. The things I did in the past which / I truly regret constantly playing in my / Head, slowly…  sign in to read more »


»New Moon Spell«

by Bo Lanier, Nov 3, 2016

NEW MOON SPELL / in the backwoods of the / Louisiana bayou voodoo / is alive and well... / Calling on fire, wind, earth / and water in the shadow of / the torch lights as the / dance of the dead is danced / caught up in a trance like / frenzy, the high priest reads / from the book of rites and / invites the…  sign in to read more »


»Impulsion De La Folie (Insanity Impulse)«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Oct 20, 2016

The World looking at me with disgust / And evil eyes. The social awkwardness caused / By seeking something greater than I or the / Great I AM. The potential to seek is trapped / In me like a caged animal longing to be / Set free. / The enemy trying to keep me on a / Leash, the more I resist the harder the…  sign in to read more »


»Hekate«

by Bo Lanier, Oct 18, 2016

In the shadow of moonlight / My cape pulled up around / Me tight, standing at the crossroads / Under the tree of life, eyes like fire / In the night... / I call upon the spirit of HEKATE / As thunder rolls and lightning strikes / She rises up from out of the underworld / Like a phoenix out of the flames and…  sign in to read more »


»Do not judge me«

by Pride Mguli, Sep 15, 2016

Do not judge me / When I'm dancing barefoot, / dancing like a mad man, / for mine is a dance of mad men, / our spiritual healers. / Do not judge me / I am the warrior that carries a sword, piercing through light and darkness, / the one who connects our lives with the other life. / Do not judge me / Because…  sign in to read more »


»And Another Thing...«

by Bo Lanier, Sep 7, 2016

Well and you can't believe in superstition / and believe in destiny / what's meant to be is meant to be and you / can't jinx yourself just by revealing your / dreams no, nor can you curse yourself 'cuz / curses don't exist for one thing And For / Another Thing... / Pretty is as pretty does don't you know…  sign in to read more »


»Orbs«

by Bo Lanier, Aug 29, 2016

Multi-colored Orbs before my eyes... / what's going on here, are my eyes just / playing tricks on me...well I rub my eyes / but they do not disappear I wonder if it's / spirits in despair or the guardians of mine / trying to tell me have no fear still I wonder / if it could be him or her or something…  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 »


»Spirit Guide«

by Bo Lanier, Aug 22, 2016

SPIRIT GUIDE if you are near me, I pray you will show me the way. / SPIRIT GUIDE if you can hear me give me a sign today! / I wanna breathe your breath of wisdom deep into my soul. / Touch me with your perfect healing hands. So I may be whole again. / Take my hand and lead me back to the ancient…  sign in to read more »


»Only Love«

by Bo Lanier, Jul 13, 2016

We know this world is the devil's playground / And he will do anything to turn people away / From our Lord and savior Jesus Christ almighty / But good will always conquer evil so have heart / And let the bright white light of the Holy Spirit / Comfort you and me, only love can save us now / Only, only…  sign in to read more »


»Light Hearted«

by Bo Lanier, Jul 11, 2016

Somewhere beyond this there's recovery / Somewhere between the heart and the mind / Sooner or later we will find peace, love and / Joy...we just have to believe even in our / Darkest hour there a light within that always / Shines so don't be so hard on yourself / This too shall pass, keep the faith 'cuz…  sign in to read more »


»My Little MO JO Bag«

by Bo Lanier, Jul 4, 2016

Well I got an Rx from Marie Lave au / In the backwoods of New Orleans... / A sacred blue voodoo MO JO BAG / She said I made this just for you, just / For you now Bo...carry it in your left / Pocket at all times and it will bring you / The luck, the love and the peace of mind / You've been trying to find…  sign in to read more »


»Sweet Angel«

by Bo Lanier, May 13, 2016

How could someone like you? / Ever love someone like me... / Well you must be an Angel / A miracle sent to me from / Heaven above as hard as it / Is to believe, just when I had / All but given up on love you / Came into my life and vowed / Unconditionally that you would / Love me 'til the end of all…  sign in to read more »


»Labyrinth«

by Bo Lanier, May 11, 2016

Well and there is danger / Around every corner you turn / Trials and tribulations / Like a Ferris wheel turns / Many dark entities just waiting / To devour you and drag / You down to the great depths / Of hell where it may take you a long / Time, many incarnations to solve the / Riddle of the dragon…  sign in to read more »


»Golden Age«

by Bo Lanier, Apr 27, 2016

A million years ago when I was 17 / I was one with the garden... / I was free to come and go as / I pleased...in the breeze of angel / Wings... / Well it was The Golden Age of / Innocence and serenity, it was / The Golden age of sweet grace / And blessed divinity...there wasn't / Much more a soul could ask…  sign in to read more »


»Me, Me, Me«

by Bo Lanier, Apr 16, 2016

Why can't we think about others before thinking about / ourselves, why should it always be Me, Me, Me...it's a / crying shame people are too self-absorbed these days to / care about anything else now I'm not saying it's that / way with all of us God knows I try to help those I can / and God knows I try…  sign in to read more »


»Just A Little Lower Than the Angels«

by Bo Lanier, Apr 13, 2016

Well what's wrong with the world that / We can't all just get along? / Surely this is the dream of the Angels and / Jehovah's never ending song. / Love and compassion go a long, long way / So embrace your brother with warm and / Tender grace today! Have heart, be a light / In the dark. Yes you can make a…  sign in to read more »


»I'm Not Afraid Anymore«

by Bo Lanier, Mar 31, 2016

Music of the Harp and the Holy Trinity / 10,000 Angels watching over me / Mother Mary doing all you can for me / Well I am in your deepest debt and / Grateful I am for sure! In sorrow when / There was no light to be found my soul / Was uplifted like a dove come down, / Now I am stronger than I ever was…  sign in to read more »


»In the Year of the Clover«

by Bo Lanier, Mar 29, 2016

In The Year of the Clover and the luminous black sun my life did get better all the dreams I ever held dear to my heart have just begun... Apprentice to the Wizard in the shadow of candlelight and a black metallic cape pulled up around me tight gives me a new found freedom in the dead of night, just…  sign in to read more »


»I Am Who I Am and It Is What It Is«

by Bo Lanier, Mar 1, 2016

Well I AM WHO I AM and you can like me / Or leave me I really don't give a damn / I am a hot-blooded Aries through and through / And I will have my way if it's the last thing I do / Don't you ever underestimate me, I will prove / You wrong every time and once I get something / In my head you cannot change…  sign in to read more »


»Mother and Child«

by Bo Lanier, Feb 12, 2016

Well I wonder what she was thinking / Just before her car went over the bridge / And into the cold frozen creek below / Well only God knows, only God knows / Although I think this story should circle / The globe and never be forgotten that / A miracle happened in Utah in early / March of 2015... / When the…  sign in to read more »


»Thor«

by Bo Lanier, Feb 7, 2016

Many a God dwells in the great world tree of the Asgards / But the strongest one of them all is the one who holds / The power of storms wrathful in the palm of his hands / You can hear his voice in the thunder as the sky grows / Darker and darker, he swings his hammer to the land and / Lightning comes…  sign in to read more »


»Kiev«

by Bo Lanier, Feb 1, 2016

Kiev in the shadow of early spring / Winds off the lake lands and / Reinvented again... / Something of a new dream, new / And improved like magic with / The waves of a hand just like / Tribal spirits breathing the / Breathe of new life... / I am now redeemed... / Waling the river's edge and / Feeling love for…  sign in to read more »


»It really doesn't matter«

by Sava Hassan, Jan 25, 2016

It doesn't matter if you are Muslim, Christian, Jewish or doesn't believe at all / I will always be behind you to catch you if you ever fall / It doesn't matter if you are black or white / I will listen to your views if you are right / It doesn't matter if you are young or old / Hopes toward a happy…  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 »


»Spare a Little Miracle on Me«

by Bo Lanier, Nov 23, 2015

I've always been optimistic about my / Life but now I'm not so sure, I can't even / Think straight anymore... / It seems as tho life is just passing me by / And I can't find anything to hold onto / No more oh Lord have mercy, have mercy / Spare a little miracle on me! / Well and it's almost as if I'm…  sign in to read more »


»Angel Surround Me«

by Bo Lanier, Nov 9, 2015

Oh Angel surround me and / Keep me sane in such an insane world as today. / Help me to be brave when I am frightened and afraid. / Oh Angel surround me in your strong, strong wings now and always! / Never let me go so wrong that you don't want to know me anymore, / Guard my tongue from speaking any…  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 »


»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 »


»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 »


»The Divine Touch«

by Keerthana Prabhakaran, Jul 17, 2014

Loneliness pent to my marooned mind, / My somber face veiled by silver screen, / Silence crying out in heart's pain, / Happiness winking like a summer's mirage, / Passion crippling on the road of empty dreams, / Valor holding the hands of rejection, / Wings of fears soaring high, / Beliefs becoming a…  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 »


»Beneath the earth«

by Tiema Muindi, Jun 5, 2014

Sometimes I wonder / What's really happening / Beneath the earth / Where many sleep in eternity / Beneath the earth / Which is full of mysteries / And the silence beneath? / / Sometimes I wonder / The silence beneath / That veils their fate / The cold and heat / That shrouds their remains / / Sometimes I wonder…  sign in to read more »


»She Will Know...«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Jan 20, 2014

With a broken birth, childhood and potentially breaking youth / I will accept her and colour her world vividly / With crayons as I animate alphabetical notations that proclaim hope and healing / From my heart to hers / / With a broken heart, spirit and potentially breaking trust / I will embrace her and…  sign in to read more »


»Mama«

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 »


»Tongue of Ancient Bards«

by Abdul Milazi, Oct 25, 2013

tell it like it is / oh you fearless tongue / of ancient bards / lick the wounds / with the soothing saliva / of words many fear to utter / lest they awaken ghosts / of the festering wound / so deep it drowns Africa's thoughts / but the pus of sorrow slowly seeps through / to find the surface where the skin…  sign in to read more »


»When I Became A Man«

by Mzikabawo Mzido Dingalibala, Sep 18, 2013

When I became a man I found my own voice, and recited no one else's lines / When I became a man I sought out the truth, and could no longer keep up lies / When I became a man I let the anger die down inside, and let go of my pride / Before I was a man I hurt others occupationally and left them in a…  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 »


»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 »


»My World«

by Darlyne J, Jan 18, 2013

I rather go to sleep and dream of my peace / nothing bothers me, my sleep is so deep / I try to always look on the bright side / hoping that I can smile at my bad times / but I watch people laugh and enjoy life / especially the nice man and his pretty wife / Everything you know about me is a lie / you hear…  sign in to read more »


»My Mother«

by Darlyne J, Jan 15, 2013

Oh God has blessed me with such a wonderful mother like You / You can never be replaced and I thank you for all You do / There are not enough ways to show You my appreciation / For as we grow older to one day reach our heavenly destination / I do not only give thanks to you on this day / But I will…  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 »


»One Night Stand«

by Natachja De Weber, Dec 7, 2012

His scent crosses the room. / And greets my nostrils, / With a whiff of excitement. / Straight-faced, / He opens the realms of unlimited honesty / Teachings from a belief structure, / Secured by faith, / Translated simplistically. / Our souls, / naked and exposed / We engage spiritually. / Heaven-…  sign in to read more »


»It's me after all«

by Sakhile Koaho, Oct 3, 2012

Am running this race / No more standing on the side / Am facing my bigges…  sign in to read more »


»Nameless«

by Uddalak Banerjee, Sep 13, 2012

Although life ends and begins in a vaccum, / A frenzy hope breaks asyllum, / driven by desire of a falcon, / it seeks love like a devout pagan. / / Both in reason and out of reason, / It often seeks to breach wall of treason, / like a fickle mind it runs and leaps, / but mass of memories tie it's hips…  sign in to read more »


»Just Remember«

by Nkululeko Seby Makhoba, Aug 23, 2012

Life is a mixture of sunshine and rain, / Teardrops and laughter, / Pleaser and pain / Remember / There was never a cloud that the sun couldn't shine through / / Let your past be your building block to being a better you / Do not let it become something that'll let you down / Or stop you from being the…  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 »


»Awareness«

by Stevano Yusuf, Aug 6, 2012

Every day I become more aware, that I was human, who never escaped from the influence of my precursors, what I've read affects what I write, even when I wanted to escape from the influence / / Awareness / / Humans will not be a poet / If poetry didn't touch their feelings / If poetry didn't writing…  sign in to read more »


»To support a man's faith«

by Bruce Gorton, May 18, 2012

To support a man's faith / Is to see the weight upon his leg / And call it a crutch / See him starved of hope / And feed him the illusion of meat / / You say I do no understand / That my mind cannot accept / The value of what you command / But I know well enough to reject / / I know the starving child / Set…  sign in to read more »


»Salvor Hardins' song«

by Bruce Gorton, May 16, 2012

In the halls of ancient gods / Stood men ever at odds / Their hands raised staves / Cursed good with knaves / They told us our morals / In their ancient quarrels / / Let fall the temple / Around their ears / Then build the temple / To our fears / / And the many became one / With much murder done / With no…  sign in to read more »


»We«

by Senora Roy, Apr 23, 2012

All of us are born with a cry, / two hands, two ears no wings to fly, / we all are same accept at least try, / stop all differences, / on this, that and why! / / We all react the same in cold, hot and dry, / we all see from eyes and all equally sly, / all speak truth at times do lie, / fighting for selfish…  sign in to read more »


»Lorca Dreaming«

by Ewen Carmichael, Apr 19, 2012

I sit alone. My legs over the precipice. / Cap de Creus. / There's a piano playing blues somewhere. / Sirenas cries, / wipes the tears from my eyes. / Aphrodite sings, / half in, half out of the moonwater. / What song! What liberty! / My youth gone. / / The wild heather burns, / the pine is charcoal and…  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 »


»In my mind«

by Leo Long, Jan 6, 2012

In my mind I see them, children of the land, / Black as darkest Africa, standing with an outstretched hand. / I see their stomach's bloated, signs of despair, / Yet on I go with my life and couldn't even care. / / I smell the stench of flesh as vultures have their meal, / Yet my heart's turned hard...…  sign in to read more »


»Thine Love Hath Healed«

by Mohamed Amer, Dec 11, 2011

In the night a stranger walked by the famous ruins of old / Where folklore stories of horror and pain were told / The moon illuminates the silver light on the statues of gold / He walks between the walls / In the big rooms and halls / Hearing the screams and howls / He slept and he hears those cries / The…  sign in to read more »


»The gardens we dwell«

by Dilindile William Maphosa, Nov 24, 2011

In the garden of my neighbour, / refuse bags let off fusions of obnoxious fumes / that fill the hood and its immediate expanse, / I refuse to immerse myself in the foul odour / and fumigate the stench around my courtyard / / In the garden of my house, / on the doorsteps I stand and catch my breath / as…  sign in to read more »


»Dear Diary«

by Lindi Mahlangu, Nov 2, 2011

It's selfish of me to always keep asking... Thank you. / / I say this with a pure heart, one at piece, content and humble. / / I thank You, for always submitting to my requests, all my prayers, the ones I've uttered with my mouth, my mind, my heart and those the spirit has brought forth on my behalf…  sign in to read more »


»Beautiful Nightmare«

by Paul Gerard Day, Aug 9, 2011

Darkness rests upon the hills / As the bloody moon soon shines / And all the ghosts come out / To the whaling of the sirens / / It's not a tragic scene this night / As the distant sirens scream / But a beautiful nightmare / Locked up inside a terrible dream / / And the sirens tell a darker tale / Of a…  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 »


»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 »


»Oh Wine!«

by Rafeel Wasif, Apr 4, 2011

I want intoxication and the wine / A season of reason this world be yet passion is divine / / In the night of darkness, Hearken I the symphony of the nightingale, / Yet why might my heart see what my eyes didn't dare? / / The discord of its tears, smooth like a stream / And the beauty with which they…  sign in to read more »


»After her time«

by Lloyd Nabe, Mar 9, 2011

After the stars had shone on her sky she was released into the light / But not yet knowing that she was born / After the earth rotated around to face the sun she did sense the difference / Still not yet knowing that she was finally born / She was born way later than her time but born free / Free of…  sign in to read more »


»Hope To Stand Is In Your Hand«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Dec 12, 2010

Cowardice they call it - those people who don't know, / To commit the act of taking your own life, / But who really knows beside those who have committed, / What really made them thrust that knife. / What went through their minds during that moment? / What could life have thrown in their path so…  sign in to read more »


»Forever Are They Damned«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Dec 6, 2010

We're now living in the end of times, / Through every hour there's a thousand crimes. / Finally, it is near, the end of days, / The race of man and their selfish ways. / Soon everything will turn to gloom, / And all will be left to face great doom. / Life in entirety will diminish and fade, / By natures…  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 »


»Despair«

by Mojalefa Dominic Papo, Oct 8, 2010

at the height of / my despair, / I wished these very / walls not there - wished / your promises would / fail / so that in my pity / (my self-imposed jail) / Your judgement be proved / unfair / / swore by the name of / forefathers removed, swore / by stars / and seas - by moons / unmoved / 'til when mortal…  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 »


»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 »


»"Forgive Me Father" for I am Human!«

by Lethal Poet, Sep 18, 2010

I have come to the point / Of not sharing Tears / For my people / / But / / To pray and chant to Jah / So he can give 'em strength / To face their fears / / Dear God please lend me / Your ears / / ~lol~ / / And don't mind my tears / / Send us your spirit / To show us the way / / -And / / Lead us not astray / / I…  sign in to read more »


»My Prayer«

by Keith Robson, Aug 18, 2010

To let me rove just once again / To feel the silver sighing rain, / And let me wander one more time / To watch the heavens as they climb, / Is all that I can ask of you / For there is so much more to do, / So many things of treasured worth / Before I leave this precious earth. / / To let my spirit wander…  sign in to read more »


»Finding Meaning«

by Anesa Dindar, Aug 12, 2010

In search of meaning, I evaluated my life / In search of purpose, I questioned my priorities / In search of significance, I reset my goals / In search of value, I analysed my wants / In search of sense, I assessed my needs / In search of a calling, I listened to my heart / In search of conviction, I…  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 »


»Mary J«

by Taahir Chagan, Jun 9, 2010

Some kind of nature / Some kind of soul / / Some kind of mixture / Some kind of majesty / / My name is Mary / Mary Juana / I'm widely known / For my special qualities / / I'm straight outta heaven / Sent with love / I'm cool, calm and collected / As well as peaceful and tranquil / / I inspire peace / Of mind / Of…  sign in to read more »


»the things we can't see«

by Taahir Chagan, Jun 1, 2010

The things we can't see are the greatest / Like love / / We cannot in a court of law / or a scientific laboratory / Prove conclusively / That it exists / / But we know it is there / Because we feel it / We feel ourselves respond to it / And radiate with it / / The things we can't see are the greatest…  sign in to read more »


»No Cash, No Return«

by Andrew Eaton, May 3, 2010

Black, worn on the outside / Gold runs throughout / A man's pain, felt in a child's heart / When a brother dies, a father hates / / Through the pain of it all / Through the heart of it all / Through the memory of it all / Suffocated by the Black of it all / / A release of music through strings that convey…  sign in to read more »


»The Dark Ages: Questions of Existence«

by Taahir Chagan, Apr 7, 2010

21 centuries / no answers / I ponder man's oldest curiosity / I ponder, but to no avail / / when pondering upon this curiosity / meaning dies away at a fast pace / in rebellion I choose to dwell / in an attempt to unlock the secret of the human race / / as I ponder deeply / and while meaning dies / I…  sign in to read more »


»Living my own life«

by Bartho Geldenhuys, Feb 12, 2010

Proclaim, we all do / To which extend, yours maybe not for me / Expectations rules our hereto / Your rules that does not apply to me / / Questioning, not those around me / Can I for once meet my own expectations / Borders that befalls me / Where I set my own rules / / Not yours but mine / Nowhere there is a…  sign in to read more »


»the demons of tobacco«

by Remi Bellefleur, Jan 18, 2010

the demons of tobacco, / came over my uncle. / they brought nothing, / but pain and sickness. / / they were nothing, / but spirits of smoke, / deception and anger, / hollows of despair and death. / / they sweep over the earth, / in search of victims, / to torture with their addiction, / fear, confusion,…  sign in to read more »


»Dear Angel«

by Yolande Du Plessis, Jan 7, 2010

Is it true that I can fly / dear Angel? / My spirit rises from body / Freedom fills me up / pushing me higher / I see my body / chained with the shackles that bind / shackles from society / keeping me from clouds high / I labour every day / bosses, colleagues, work / I see me tired / trying to break free. / Oh…  sign in to read more »


»Putting A Thought Out There«

by Edward Iacona, Nov 30, 2009

Putting pen to paper makes / Inner voices very clear. / Of a desire no longer secret / For the cosmos (plus one) to hear. / / Positive thoughts are focused, / Projected strong and true. / Encouraged within my spirit, / By the joy of knowing YOU. / / Some logic here for you to see, / Although…  sign in to read more »


»The Mind-Genie«

by Ashok Kumar Madhunlall, Nov 24, 2009

My contented smiles and reverie disturbed by the loud and intrusive pound, / "Who, just who can that be that dares my solitude and bliss thus disturb?" / Barrel-chested, bulging biceps, conceitedly the illusion strikes the curb, / He licks his lips, secure in thought that yet another victim he has…  sign in to read more »


»Untainted«

by Ashok Kumar Madhunlall, Nov 19, 2009

Their hands are clasped, / Smiling - for the gift of time / Has been granted to them. / She is dressed in a snow white sari, / He in an equally hued kurtha. / Into the temple they gingerly enter / And their daily obeisance / To The Lord offer. / They emerge - still holding hands, / Smiling, greeting, just…  sign in to read more »


»Heavenly Panorama«

by Ashok Kumar Madhunlall, Nov 18, 2009

A razor-sharp sliver of ray slits the dark and leaden sky, / Unzips it slowly and deliberately to reveal a hue of orange and red, / A fish eagle calls soulfully, mournfully, echoing in his head, / The screen enlarges, brightens, figures are born, change and die. / The dark sky swallows itself, spews out…  sign in to read more »


»Healing Dawn«

by Ashok Kumar Madhunlall, Nov 16, 2009

The morning rays dances across the shimmering seas, / Reaches land and laps up the sweet dew served by the dawn. / Dancing across the fields, it hears my persistent pleas, / And within me despite my duress, new hope begins to spawn. / And as the warm rays my fears and neurosis begin to still, / I arise…  sign in to read more »


»Tidal Force«

by Ashok Kumar Madhunlall, Nov 12, 2009

Just before dawn on a lonely shore, / I trudge the sands walked by many before, / The water entices me with her cool glaze, / And I find myself swept back by her - in a daze. / I look around me and all I see is ocean and gloom, / Oh! An overwhelming sense of loss and impending doom. / The darkness…  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 »


»The Stillness«

by Esther Odendaal, Oct 13, 2009

It is in the stillness / That I can truly see / The beauty of my life / The wonder that is me / Not that I would boast / For no one needs to hear / What's happening inside / For I am losing fear / Far too long I've heard / What others think of me / I want to shut that out / And learn to simply be / Now I hold…  sign in to read more »


»The Way«

by Christopher Kudyahakudadirwe, Oct 12, 2009

You the seers of the way / Behold the wreckage of our people. / The hearers of the word / Hearken the wails of our people - / Of course, self-inflicted. / You imaginers of wierd ideas / Look, like a snake beheaded, / Our people wriggle in ignorance. / Where are the rememberers of the way? / Come communicate…  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 »


»If only they knew«

by Tiema Muindi, Aug 31, 2009

If only they knew / They wouldn't reach / Just meters away / The journey would end / / If only they knew / They wouldn't last / Just after the honeymoon / The tension would begin / / If only they knew / They wouldn't take it / Just as they part / Loneliness would set it / / If only they knew / There will be war…  sign in to read more »


»Shattered Hopes & Dreams«

by Tiema Muindi, Aug 28, 2009

Can you pick up the pieces / When the glasses / Are broken / And pieces / Are scattered / / Can you pick up the pieces / When the ashes / Of your dreams / Are blown away / And spread / Across the land / / Can you pick up the pieces / When the horizon / Of your dream is blurred / The sky of your life / Is cloudy…  sign in to read more »


»Tell me the secret«

by Tiema Muindi, Aug 27, 2009

I wanted to ask you / Even when in turmoil / Of your life / And all doors closed / That tomorrow's tunnel / Seemed to have no light / I wanted to ask you / Why did you still smile / / I wanted to ask you / When your dreams / Have no glimmer of hope / When your efforts / Are just a drop / In the ocean / But still…  sign in to read more »


»The Number«

by Leon Grobler, Aug 18, 2009

Into my life you came... / And yet I did not call on you... / / It seems that you have been here long before me / As if you travel on a silent quest by land, sky and sea... / / Then your manipulative harassment and pestering of me... / Made me consult the life giving Love of the Holy Three... / / The…  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 »


»Loving you«

by MmaphelaLylian Kgatla, May 14, 2009

If I did not say I love you yesterday, / That does not mean I don't, / / If I did not say I love you today, / That does not mean I don't, / / If I don't tell you that I love you tomorrow, / Don't faint, because that does not mean I don't, / / I love you more when I don't tell, / I appreciate you more when…  sign in to read more »


»I have learnt«

by Tsholofelo Mooketsi, Apr 23, 2009

I have learnt to live my life expectantly / Even in my dreadful journey of darkness / I have learnt to positively sustain myself / Regardless of the hurdles I stumble upon as I live life / I have learnt to believe in the energies of the universe / And to define and clarify my purpose through these…  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 »


»Wise Counsel«

by Tiema Muindi, Apr 15, 2009

When you feel that / You are done / The ashes that you are / Also gone / The hope that you had / About to drown / Your foundation of toiling / Is also blown / Think not of giving up / / When the paths of life / Lead to a sudden end / And whatever one does / Seem to have a bend / Resources in scarcity / But…  sign in to read more »


»My Story«

by Tiema Muindi, Apr 14, 2009

Some day you shall read / The story of my life / That day you shall know / That I loved you / That day you shall know / I never abandoned you / That day you shall know / You were the pillar of my strength / / Some day you shall read / The story of my life / That day you shall know / I did all for you / That day…  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 »


»Why Skies Are Blue«

by Andreas Buchholz, Mar 30, 2009

Why, oh why / Sky, dear sky / Why are you / Why are skies so blue? / / You are the fancy bed of love / For all those silver stars above / You watch the sunball rise and set / You touched the angels that you met / You fed the pretty birds that flew / So why, oh why are skies so blue? / / You are good grandma…  sign in to read more »


»Song Of Death«

by Tiema Muindi, Mar 28, 2009

Men have fought battles at night / Others have dug trenches to hide / Women and children ran to the hills / For each one of them a way to be a live / To each one from you the reason to die . / / Two rivers away came the screams / One more is gone, / many other to follow / It was not a dream, / that one we…  sign in to read more »


»Limits To Life«

by Andreas Buchholz, Mar 26, 2009

Ain't no longing in life / but the longing for love. / I've been longing / for so long. / / Ain't no limits to life / but the limits of l…  sign in to read more »


»Eye In The Sky«

by Andreas Buchholz, Mar 22, 2009

When the skies are blue / Over the mountain, over the sea, / The eye's shinin' bright, / My ol' blue eye, too. / / Come dark clouds or rain, / Heavy and pourin', hard as can be, / The eye keeps the light, / I don't mind the pain. / / Eye in the sky, / Ruler of my spring, / Songbirds they fly, / Let the new…  sign in to read more »


»God's Greatness«

by Zandile Mboneni-Chansa, Mar 15, 2009

For you are so great, oh Lord, that with all your love you have embraced my wandering soul. / / I lay my life in your hands, for by your grace my being came into existence. / / By your feet my tired body I lay, for I know that not only it be revived, but my soul. / / My nakedness you clothed with thy…  sign in to read more »


»why?«

by Khwezilokusa Sobuza, Mar 5, 2009

why is when i'm filled with confusion / why is when i'm clueless of reason to your actions / but this "why" is all I have lately / / why give me the ability to fly / when you won't let me spread my wings / and sore like a bird into new ventures / why give me the ability to think / when you don't like what…  sign in to read more »


»Lessons«

by Linda Lubner, Mar 4, 2009

In our sin, you redeem us. / In our weakness, you give us your strength. / In our blindness and misunderstanding, you teach us to see. / In our selfishness, you teach us to give. / And in the depth of our struggle, your give us hope. / / In our pride, your give us knowledge of our sins. / In our strength…  sign in to read more »


»This«

by Nozuko Ngcizela, Jan 1, 1970

Damaged ego / Pitiful eyes, / Lifeless soul / Happiness born of darkness. / / Trampled dreams / Still they breathe, / Under siege / Helpless pleads. / / Echoes of death / Persistent monotone, / Inaugurating agony / Endless monopoly. / / Tasteful touch / Warm heart in solidarity, / Take me to greater heights / And…  sign in to read more »