Poem, “I Can’t Breathe”


.If the world didn’t call out your name You would be just one more number Not the first nor the last… Just another one… biting the dust… . But, . We’re weary of seeing blood being shed Especially, by those who are meant to protect… . Except, he was pinned to the ground, unarmed! “They’re killing me,” he said to his mum… It’s a life … Continue reading Poem, “I Can’t Breathe”

Mirage, Marriage, Memoir – Poem


He looked good and had a lot, So she entered the mirage – Only, she had failed to notice Ugliness & lack, inside. Their mirage turned to a marriage From hell – especially for her… Technically, it was not a marriage – She was not the only girl. Damn. Had she known before. Man! Had she shut that door. Now, things are not as they … Continue reading Mirage, Marriage, Memoir – Poem

Poetry Evening – Only 7 Days Away


I’m beginning to get those butterflies whenever I think that my first poetry evening in years is only 7 days away! Thank God, in spite of initial roadblocks, I’m calm and positive about it… All in all, those are friendly butterflies – they can stay, for now, as long as they don’t misbehave. It’s not butterflies that make this event special though, but the artists … Continue reading Poetry Evening – Only 7 Days Away

My Poetry Collection & Self-Publishing Update…


Since publishing “Love, Don’t Fear”, I have learned a few valuable lessons not only about book publishing but also about myself. Previously, of course, I had discovered that I could do with a little more patience – you’ll find the post on this topic right here “If it’s Broke – Fix It”. 🙂  Back to right now, though… So far, I have received great feedback from … Continue reading My Poetry Collection & Self-Publishing Update…

Made of Many Worlds – Poem


I was born, brown-skinned and a black-eyed girl, Into a blue-eyed spot in this world – Blessed with black, thick and rather frizzy hair Where hair tends to be silky, smooth, mostly blond. . When I was a girl, maybe twelve years old, I would lay my head down, on the ironing board Because a real iron could tame my real hair… Benefits seemed great… … Continue reading Made of Many Worlds – Poem

Flower Petals Around Her Eyes – Poem


She was a beautiful girl With flower petals around her eyes Many sad pictures they’ve seen, This life was born into lies… . She was created by love And had a pure little heart… Yet, before she turned seventeen, Her face was far from His art. . If the house, she lived in, had eyes and ears It would hear constant weeping It would witness … Continue reading Flower Petals Around Her Eyes – Poem

Taking Happy Mental Pictures of the New Year!


  We spend so much time reminiscing good old and bad old days… That’s fine… It’s okay to look for motivation or lessons in days gone by. Having said that, why not spend at least the same amount of time visualizing our future… Once we’ve captured the beautiful picture of what we want to become we should lock it in our memory bank until it … Continue reading Taking Happy Mental Pictures of the New Year!

Number Seven – Poem


Even when I do all 6 tasks just right You still focus on the seventh Which is done, just not quite… . Your kudos last but a minute Criticisms never stop It’s annoying just like dripping water Drop, drop, drop, drop, drop (it) . 7 is a symbol… of perfection Is that what is needed to avoid rejection? How about 6.99? Will 6.99 secure your … Continue reading Number Seven – Poem

Where are you growing to? – Poem


. “You are rising too fast You are aiming too high… Courage is foolish – Brave people die!” . ‘Where are you growing to?’ ‘Why such a rush? They’ll implore ‘It’s just your pride…’ They will add… ‘We don’t believe you should take the floor!’ . Yes, one should challenge oneself And one must question their thoughts… Not to succumb to misleading voices or misdirection of untamable wants… . … Continue reading Where are you growing to? – Poem