Tag: poetry

  • Solitude

    The rhythm and rhyme of this poem dances to the melody of my life. It has resonated with me since I first read it, and continues to echo the sentiments that unravel my composure, while simultaneously providing me with the awkward comfort of knowing that my struggles are not new, nor unique. As troubled as […]

  • Sometimes

    sometimes, they’re just beaten into submission and we assume their lifelessness is actually death when in fact, they’re just cowering out of fear hoping that no one will notice them but then they wither away because they were not noticed.   sometimes, we find that the smallest things have the greatest impact but fail to […]

  • Change is Imminent

    eatandbeawesome: Here’s some poetry I wrote, cuz I was boredddd.  Asalaam Alaikum wa rahmatullah Bismillah You’ll have to excuse me I developed this with a quick pace so allow me some space as I translate the case of the mistaken race and the warfare we face As a community wrought with disunity under constant scrutiny […]

  • I am an anomaly

    I am anomalous by design But fragile by nature Harsh to the touch But soft to the embrace Gentle to the meek But arrogant to the fake I am disdainfully naive But endearingly innocent Absent when wanting But ever present when needed I am anomalous I am me

  • All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be blade that was broken, The crownless again […]

  • The coolness of my eyes The garment of my soul ‘tis all I need to make me whole My lips on her lips From whence she sipped Will fill the void, between cup and lip Beauty reserved For the beholder beholden Elevates her words, still unspoken Bejewelled with modesty But never frigid ‘tis a treasure, […]

  • Still

    Still…Is how my heart no longer beats for you These demons, they thrive because of you Still…Ravaged by the betrayal of you Yearning for that which was never to be with you Still…Can’t believe what I saw was not you The silence of the night is noisy without you Still…A stranger in this world just […]

  • Pathetic prose and paltry poetry ‘tis all that escapes the cage within me Noisy numbers, withered flowers  ‘tis all that remains of the hopes that plagued me Being is burdened,  ‘til death embraceth me