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STRANGER IN THE LAND OF MY BIRTH

Tears on my cheeks Furrow on my brow It’s sad to see I am a stranger in the land of my birth Symphony of pain, sadness and sorrow A people rise to have their hitherto gagged voice heard Alas! What we hear are wailing fathers, mothers, sons, daughters Heartbroken by the brutal murder of their loved

I Love A Special Man Like I mean It

I love a special man, He loves me like he means it, He kisses me like he means it, He touches me like he means it, He makes love to me like he means it, He looks at me like I am the only woman in the world. I love a special man, My heart laughs when

I Wrote A Potential Break-Up Letter

I wrote a potential break-up letter; it broke my heart into pieces. Why potential, and not simply a break-up letter? You ask. Well, it’s a letter with a condition which either needs to be met or a break-up ensues. So, I am an everlasting optimist. Hence, my hope for a good outcome is

If Anything, He Sucksssss

He has a bottle of beer in his right hand and a cigarette in the left hand every time I see him, Then he wonders why I don’t like talking with him He reeks of alcohol always, walks with a steady stagger all the while and drools in every way while talking Then

My Best Friend Would be a Millionaire

If she got a dollar every time I said ‘I am over him,' If she got a dollar every time I said ‘this is a sick feeling,’ If she got a dollar every time I said ‘I don’t love him anymore,’ If she got a dollar every time I said ‘I don’t think

He Said ‘Hello’ and my Heart was Gone

It was a warm Tuesday Morning Bag in hand I walked quietly and solemnly to school Half way there I met a guy. He said ‘Hello’ with a smile I kind of smiled back and tried to walk away, But No! Mr. Man had a few other words to say I tarried but for some

Love On The Rebound

I fell in Love on the rebound or at least I thought it was a rebound. I told myself I was not ready to love another, not just yet, I told myself I just needed someone to make me smile, I told myself I just needed someone to help me forget the pain of

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