Poetry Blogs (inner strength)
Was it the fire between my thighs
that scorched the ground?
Or the tears from my eyes
that salted the earth?
Do the sounds of my cries
linger on the wind?
Could you feel my hope as it dies
and rots the lives around it?
I am death
I'm coming for you
until all that surrounds you is dust and ash
Do you still think you are innocent?
Monday 24th February 2020 6:41 pm
It takes a daring woman to see the strength
of remaining soft in a hard world.
To love like you've never been hurt,
when your heart has been broken many times.
The greatest act of bravery is to recognize that
loving someone makes you vulnerable,
but refusing to stop.
To be courageous enough
to look that vulnerability in the face and say
"I will not back down,
no matter how many times you...
Monday 6th August 2018 2:30 pm
Were you not my watch tower, erect above the chalky cliff
Stone guardian against all, high over the rough tides of my youth?
Was yours not the bastion, planted secure on the high turf:
Whose high walls embraced us and protected?
But that was then, now I am the ascended man -
Now I do not see your turrets from my farther shore
Black waves broke on your defences, your mortar crumbl...
Sunday 10th December 2017 4:05 pm