Beautiful Dress

She bought a dress, well clad she was and off to work she went. But then her brothers spoke about how her wear afflicted them. They do not see, educated,employed maturity For they are blinded by sexuality. At forty in this nation yet, a woman cannot wear her mind. Tell me, is this the dominance […]

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Addiction

intoxicationgly led on by a need so strong emotions rise and fall to varied calls strumming at strings with chords so sweet gives a dance to weary feet   eyes of star-fire deeply gaze slicing through the darkest haze giving hope with patience clear guiding with the utmost care   in his arms there is […]

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Seldom

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Uplift Me

Uplift me, raise me up high, Support me, for I am your daughter. Being born from your love, Breath into me the warmth of care Polish me like you do fine gold. Do not allow nor increase my degradation. I am woman… Mother of civilizations. For you I travail to bring forth sons, Submitting my […]

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Poet You

How is it that you write sad lines? Lines of a broken heart amidst the toils of pain. Never you seem to be whole, Wings distressed by the winds of shame and a lonesome wake. Poet you, the sad, yet brave, Escape between the pages made filled with grief of love gone away. Is there […]

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Silent Treatment

It’s not silent treatment my love, It’s  just my heart’s way of shutting down, so that the hurting can not sting when you treat me wrong.   It’s not silent treatment my love, It’s my way of keeping the hurt from being heard and my weakness from being felt, nor that you see my tears. […]

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Dark morning

Behind the light of the dark morning I can hear the rising of all that have life The rising of creatures great and small in this humble paradise. Their varied wake sounds summon the brighter dawn Waiting for the warmth of sun.   Oh dear creatures, your shouts are heard Even I, yawning with quiet […]

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The Thorn

  I am happy today that I have this thorn in my side. Though it is not pleasant, it makes me realize. That without its ache I would compromise, the good of living a moral life. This thorn is helpful in many a way, I am sure it happened to keep me at bay, To […]

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Miracle you are

You are the miracle, You are the one. You are more than ready, To live in wisdom. You are my daughter, You are my son, Speak your truth free, And live this life you have won.

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Tropical morning

As I opened my eyes to the light of a new day My senses became tuned to the sounds displayed. Parrots chirp as they pass on by, Perhaps singing of the fields afar, with sweet tasting grain. Kiskidees in cherry trees also sing, tweeting their lovely good mornings. My ears are quickened by the happiest […]

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