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DISTANT MESSAGES

DISTANT MESSAGES

DISTANT MESSAGES dear ears of distant places, far-nigh above and below countless coined mountains of distinct voices which shoots beneath deserts of distinct colours which defies our journey like journals hanging freely on branches of trees beside roads and along...

THE MOON

THE MOON

THE MOON Just but a figment of the sun's strength The only one we can confidently behold Rebirthing and displaying for us each month We await eagerly the peak when you are so bold Sometimes, when you are sickle shaped, I get to see that boy from the fables Posing with...

SHADES OF GREY

SHADES OF GREY

Shades of grey¬† [Not fifty ūüėČ ] Right and wrong From a tender age, We are taught are polar opposites But are they? Always? Good and bad Black and white As you get older, shades of grey appear The distinction becomes fuzzy Not always, but every now and again (Say)...

MORTAL MAN

MORTAL MAN

Mortal Man The caterpillar is a prisoner to the streets that conceived it. It's only job is to eat or consume everything that is around it In order to protect itself from this mad city. While consuming it's environment, The caterpillar begins to notice ways to survive...

PASSING THE BUCK

PASSING THE BUCK

PASSING THE BUCK Some say it is the way of the rational human We want not the blame but the praise So passing the cup becomes the new craze Leaving our Creator in a daze Making Him want to create a new Man. Nothing so wrong about admitting a crime. We all make...

EVERY MORNING HE WOULD CRY

EVERY MORNING HE WOULD CRY

Every morning he would cry His only urge now is to die Even with a thousand wings he couldn't fly He wishes happiness is a thing he can buy He watches as his whole life crashes His achievements in the past burnt to ashes His hope for a better future dashes Against the...

WORDS OF LONG AGO

WORDS OF LONG AGO

WORDS OF LONG AGO  (My son, be wise). He cleared his throat filled the last cup from the tea-pot one sip, a deep cough then called us both 'Agogo, am not done with the dishes' she said, her own business no excuse for me,went alone to listen to the stories fore-gone...

LITTLE BIRD

LITTLE BIRD

LITTLE BIRD Little bird little bird come home My skies are empty without you Little bird little bird come home Your mother is waiting for you Haven't you heard she was dying So often had she tried to walk Her feet failed her, she's now crawling You can't hear her, as...

TELL DARKEN WEST

TELL DARKEN WEST

  "Go Soul the body's guest ¬†¬† Upon a thankless arrant ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Fear not to touch the best ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† The truth shall be thy warrant ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Go, since I needs must die ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† And give the world the lie." Sir Walter Raleigh- Soul's Errand.   TELL...

THE MOMENT I SAW YOU

THE MOMENT I SAW YOU

THE MOMENT I SAW YOU   The moment I saw you, Sitting under the oak tree, Running to catch the bus, In the coffee shop, I knew I had to have you. This may sound ridiculous to you, But it‚Äôs true none the less, I loved you from that moment. You occupy my thoughts...

SHOULD I TELL OR NOT

SHOULD I TELL OR NOT

SHOULD I TELL OR NOT? Washed in his blood and forgiven all absolutes, Here I stand saved and sanctified, Sticks and stones the enemy hurls at me Yet I forge on in this pilgrims journey Perfection is the goal, crown of glory the prize, The future seems bleak, my faith...

MY HEART SHAKES WITH FEAR

MY HEART SHAKES WITH FEAR

  MY HEART SHAKES WITH FEAR My heart shakes with fear Of losing someone so dear The one for whom I care You own my heart Please do not tear it apart From where should I again start? Now my nights are so long And my pain is so strong For to you does my heart...

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