Poetry Blogs (Holding on)
Devon Brock on Shoeshine - Recalling the Lessons of My Father - In Memoriam (6 hours ago)
Eiren Water on Shoeshine - Recalling the Lessons of My Father - In Memoriam (6 hours ago)
Jeannot on Shoeshine - Recalling the Lessons of My Father - In Memoriam (6 hours ago)
How can I fight what I cannot see?
Will this pain inside me always be?
Give me a mountain, that I can move,
And there my strength I can prove.
This pain is a foe without hands or feet
No physical hurt can match or meet
Surgery or stitches cannot repair
As my crying soul lays naked and bare
With a cup I would drain any sea
Such a small, simple task that wou...
Wednesday 2nd May 2018 2:32 pm
You said hold on a little bit longer
But it feels like I'm slipping away
So how can I hold on
When I'm breaking down here
I won't let you down
These words you said to me
Are music for my ears
For a love that can never be
Drunk and all alone
The misery still remain
The same familiar pain
But the scars don't look the same
And my mind is in another p...
Tuesday 27th June 2017 2:14 am
It's all in the ropes;
Some people are caught in endless games of tug of war,
Until one lets go or they reach an endless breakable tension.
Others are anchored somewhere high,
Hard to break,
Hard to climb.
Whether you climb just a few feet,
Or to the top,
You will always fall.
And yet your rope is different from the rest,
Attached to nothingnes...
Thursday 14th July 2016 3:33 pm