Cry Of The FatherlessCry Of The Fatherless5 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Father where are you?
I'm all alone.
Father i need you.
Where have you gone?
I feel forsaken in this cold dark world.
The world you've left me to wonder alone.
Dark shadows rise on either side.
You my protector, have left me here to die.
The shattered remains of my heart cries out,
Surrounded by confusion and doubt.
I seek answers but find none.
Darkness clouds my thoughts...
Why have you forsaken me?
Why have you you left me alone?
Do you even love me?
Do you see me as your own?
In the ashes of what could have been,
I sit covered in sadness and guilt.
My past i've spent without knowing you.
My future uncertain without you.
Do you see my pain?
Do you see my broken heart?
Can you hear my plea?
For a father to do his part??
I need you father...
I need you.
Come back to me
...and wipe these tears away...
Labes LabisDo I blame my creatorLabes Labis6 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
For fixing my stone eyes high?
A deluded sculpture,
Vision set on the sky.
If only I looked down,
And saw that which was true:
Blemishes and scrapes,
Seen only from this view.
No bronze, no gold
Nor red gems inserted.
Only the bland truth
My eyes had averted.
Do I blame the observer
For tilting my stubborn head,
Exposing all the imperfections
And flaws I dread?
The fault is my own,
I've come to discover.
I'm dropping the façade,
This delusional cover.
I will embrace the dull stone
That makes up my being.
I have the observer to thank;
Now my eyes are all-seeing.
How They Flutter ByElusive quarry indeed.How They Flutter By5 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Bright-faced youths may scamper
Through sunlit meadows full of fluttering
And yet, at end of day, return tired
But eager to try again, as children are.
What of those too old, or too slow?
They'll run too, or perhaps just watch.
The glittering prize, promised
And so often savoured in anticipation
Proves always out of reach.
Easy, after a while, to stop and rest.
To forget those dappled hues and their dancing flight.
Retire, and pretend they never were.
Seek solace in other, greyer things.
Or remain forever haunted.
Gazing, maybe, at those more fortunate.
And in envy
Or in memory of sunny days long past
Their collections might sparkle yet.
Cold stillness belies their fate, in truth.
Dreams, pinned under glass.
i smile just for youyou've got the butterfliesi smile just for you4 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
fluttering in my tummy again
and you've turned my skies
from gray to blue again
there's a garden in my heart
blooming more and more
with every word from you
I'd run through fire
just to hold your hand
and find a way to walk the oceans
if it meant I could find my way to your arms
I feel beautiful again
all thanks to you
(isn't it about time?)
Everyone Can Be BrokenHow completely your life can changeEveryone Can Be Broken3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Until who you were seems like a story -
Some twistedly unhappy fairytale.
There are truly good people in the world
But it's my belief that everyone can be broken
And the sickness in me wants to prove it -
Leave no one unscarred
Perhaps people so rarely ask for help because they forget they need it.
You've been in this room a hundred times
But do you know how many bars there are on the windows?
How many times have you cried
With no one watching?
About as many times as you've stared at your palm
And wondered if your future is really written on it.
Love isaGentleSuicideoftheSoulLove is a gentle suicide of the soulLove isaGentleSuicideoftheSoul7 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Mending and breaking
Eating away over time
Losses piling up
All of it weighing heavily on you
Trying to find the right one
Only making it worse
Chains binding you tighter
With the teasing lust of another
Struggling to get free
You aren't able to piece your soul
Holding the shattered pieces in your hands
Thinking of giving up love
So you won't suffer anymore
Hoping all will be right