I Touched Heaven

I touched heaven the other day, While the little children outside shuffled their feet I saw God write lettersWhile His angels stood guard I stretched out my handAnd tightened my grip at the clouds It could have been a dreamBut I felt the sweat drip off my skin So, I closed my eyes and let… Continue reading I Touched Heaven

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What Happened?

Empty.Been feeling like that lately.A shut out soul,And a forgotten manWith Whithered prospects.So it was,That I would be,The kind of being that you see.Bereft of redemptionAnd in need of admiration.I sang about droplets of honeyAt the time I cared for no money.Naive and talentedCareless and arrogant.Tasteless and quasi-smart.So, it is,That I am none of these.The… Continue reading What Happened?

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Green Death

I sought a hero because I was in need of saving,Kin and consanguineous connections failed meI used regret and pain to paint my canvasAnd made myself into a messy masterpiece I loved that she wore strength and hope,that she easily waltzed around without a care.I loved that she dressed in hope and glamour,that she lit… Continue reading Green Death

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I Taught Her (Outro)

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I taught her all I set out to Three years it’s been, Of incessant “love you too” and hey, no gin!   Shocking, That departure, was achieved. Choking! Even I hadn’t believed.   Yet in all fairness, the feat is remarkable Remarkable because well, I was able to disprove the biggest fable but in the… Continue reading I Taught Her (Outro)

Into the Dark

A poem about God’s guidance in times of turbulence. This poem features in the author’s upcoming poetry collection titled ‘Night Light’

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Last Drop

I drink from the bottle Ecstatic and elated For the thrill I derive I watch her disappear into the unknown I feign sobriety I can’t be seen drunk Bar lights grow dark I know it’s finished I clamor for the last Peeping and believing That some is left But am denied hope. Glad I attained… Continue reading Last Drop