Poetry Blogs (Jan 2017, love)
Tonight I realized its not up to you to decide me.
Its not my job to initiate conversation,
Its not my requirement to put on more makeup,
You don't get to decide what shirts you think look good on me.
Tonight I realized its not my place to lower myself to you.
I don't have to make sure you're satisfied,
I don't need to stop what I'm doing to answer to you.
There's only one of me, and ther...
Monday 30th January 2017 1:50 pm
After a breakup, pain may linger with you a while,
but one morning you will wake once more with a smile,
Until that time comes write notes to throw away,
notes that hold your pain, to leave you free one day,
There's no clock with the means to predict the date,
don't let heartbreak turn love over to the icy grip of hate,
for positive feelings are those we all seek in our liv...
Thursday 26th January 2017 11:13 am
It was that feeling in my gut
When I heard you say the words,
The words that broke my heart and sent my knees to the floor.
I had imagined our lives, together and apart,
But I never could have imagined the hurt you brought on with so few words.
You said it wasn't my fault, no one's fault at all,
You thought that this was best for me,
But that wasn't your call.
I tried so ha...
Wednesday 25th January 2017 2:34 am
How can I tell her that I love her?
How can I show her my true feelings?
If the words “I Love You” are dwarfed compared to what I feel.
Not even all the jewelry and roses of the world could equal her beauty.
How can I describe to her?
That every time I see her my surroundings cancel out.
She is my center of attention,
That for her my heart aggressively pounds.
Wednesday 25th January 2017 1:18 am
In my times of tribulations,
Arrived my salvation.
One might think it was an angel,
It was, but in the form of a girl.
She brought light into my life,
My prayer of hope in the flesh.
Her name alone is a prayer,
That brings easiness to my heart and head.
She makes me be a better man,
She has taught me to trust and love.
With her eyes, she stops time.
Wednesday 25th January 2017 1:14 am
On top of that
God-fearing and cool!
What do I care
Electrified and petrified
Unable to resist her pull
At a loss how
My senses to pool
Up on catching her sight,
A wind-beaten leaf,
Shaking all over
I prove a fool!?
Tuesday 24th January 2017 10:21 am
When will it stop
being all about him
Such a short
Such a strong impact...
You were a fragment
of my imagination
that offered a ring
For a price
I could not afford...
Babe be my wife
give me your life
Like a mail order
Like I had no pride
for a thought or a ...
Saturday 21st January 2017 7:50 pm
I see the blue purple
when I look
into the blue green.
I see it crystal,
pure and true
and my feeling
comes in like a flood,
A bond for life,
no matter the strife.
She’s an angel in my mind,
queen of my wonderland,
captain of my ship
and my stormy sea
she does command.
She’s a shining star
in no man’s land.
She brings to me
the sweetest re...
Saturday 21st January 2017 10:35 am
In a sunny rain
Yearning for you
Was a sweet pain!
Saturday 21st January 2017 6:41 am
we were not the flavors
of a beautiful painting,
but rather, the starched sheet
of an endless wallpaper
stranded in a cyclical design
that we drew ourselves,
unable to cling to the walls for a lifetime.
Thursday 19th January 2017 2:37 pm
Love is not a word
to be thrown around
Sometimes is it used too freely
like it's a ticket to paradise
Love is a very deep
It is something that is real
can almost be touched
It never goes away
Using that word can fill the soul
or tear it apart if it is not truly
from the heart
When you learn that
someone used the word...
Thursday 19th January 2017 2:43 am
Brittle banks of ice
Against my taunting toe,
Cracking and seething
To be so uproariously
Against the yellow
Of the setting sun
Through a smog that
Lays thick across the
Jets of black trees
Shoot dark into the sky,
Mimicking the wind
In their jostled, whipped
The wind that churns
The bowing branches
Bites the lobes of
My ears, uncovered an...
Wednesday 18th January 2017 5:48 am
so, I spent the night
watching her sleep.
and by dawn,
I was convinced.
the great beyond is not made up of particles
or galaxies or stars.
it is a pair of raven eyes
that holds this turbulent universe
in the skyline.
Tuesday 17th January 2017 10:56 pm
How can love go so wrong?
We shone like the space station in the sky.
Her gentle eyes, hers soft sweet skin were like winning the lottery to me
Her rose bud lips, her leaf soft hair
We walked like deer across the hills
How can love go so wrong?
I had a wife but now she’s dead. She was like a fire for me,
When she went, I felt the cold, the empty rooms all alone.
Tuesday 17th January 2017 10:20 pm
Do you know it’s her birthday?
She might come out tonight, depends on the chemo,
treatment end is in sight.
My son has left for Uni,
he messaged today to say he’s making lots of friends.
You’ll miss him being away.
And the wind blows softly
and the rain falls lightly
and we’ll never want for water on the moors
It’s not funny when you haven’t got a po...
Tuesday 17th January 2017 10:14 pm
The sun is shinin' on the leaves,
The squirrel's chasin' through the trees
But I don’t need to get high cos I’m trippin on love.
He reads me like a kindle book
Powers me down and reboots me up
But I don’t need rechargin’ cos I’m trippin on love
Like eagles high across the sky
We soar together, with you I fly
No need to get high
Cos I’m trippin’ on love
No need to get ...
Tuesday 17th January 2017 10:04 pm
How can you be
such a combination
The wonders of heaven
and the darkness of hell
The sunshine reflects off
and then plummets to the storms
of the worst winter
Oh how I needed your sweetness
I wish you could see
how wonderous it is
Why you show pride
in your dark side
is beyond my understanding
I know I can't change y...
Monday 16th January 2017 6:26 pm
"I don't want revenge.
I just want to make you smile"
Sometimes the truth is, we are left alone.
There is no one to go to.
Just left on your own
inside the world that makes up the collision of your heart and mind.
Each day time passes, and still you could say to me: "Your heart is mine".
Folded down in sorrow. Tears that rain into my heart.
Never leaving my eyes, ...
Monday 16th January 2017 2:52 pm
and when you look up and
watch the carmine sunset riding the clouds,
know that those are the blood
of the universes that fought so valiantly
to have our constellations vibrant and incandescent
in their boundless mausoleums.
Sunday 15th January 2017 2:27 pm
and just like that,
have adapted a darker shade,
the morning sun
has lost its taste
and the northern stars
have gone and misplaced themselves
to show us the right directions.
and the way back.
Saturday 14th January 2017 11:20 pm
I had broken the invisible the bridge
That linked you to my soul,
Since the day you pushed me to the ridge
And told me “we wouldn’t last”.
It had been months since I thought of
“You and I” as one.
I was happy, I felt new!
Then I had a dream,
And it pulled me back to you.
You left without saying,
To a land of solitude,
From where uncertain was your return,
You left as you couldn’t bar...
Saturday 14th January 2017 7:31 am
You're my only guide
In the quiet, pitch darkness,
Whisper into my ears,
Ask me if you're my pride?
A thousand times over I'll say,
“Yes, you're the only one”
As unconscious about it you may be,
When I look into the mirrors now,
It is for you I’ve grown to be
What I’ve always aspired to see
When calamity comes our way,
And you’re falling,
Deep inside you know,
It is only m...
Saturday 14th January 2017 7:21 am
Why aren't you sitting with me
such beauty to see
such an empty bench
Without your touch close to me
By Lynn Hahn
Friday 13th January 2017 9:05 pm
Hair black as midnight,
Kimono sleeves whispering of plum;
Haiku she breathes to me
Beneath the yellow moon.
She says I need to see Tokyo,
And Kyoto in the rain.
I say, "I’ll go if you’re there—"
I’ll say anything.
She draws pictures of Mount Fuji
In charcoal, and puts them
All over the house,
Knowing I’ll see them
And remember the color of the mist,
And the smell of incense
When I s...
Thursday 12th January 2017 1:36 pm
The deepest love does not rest
In just lips or eyes
Or kisses or caress
Carried in gentleness
Across the wind,
But rather an emotion
That hangs on your thoughts
Whether across meadows
Bathed in frozen dew
Or listening to raindrops
Developing slowly over time
Like a detective novel
Opening up in soft layers
Until the meaning stares you
Straight in the face
Across borrowed harbo...
Thursday 12th January 2017 1:30 pm
Confusion owns me
like the web of a spider
Life seems to have
a sense of humor
Timing so wrong
on so many things
He owns my heart
like a vice
But I long for him
I shake my head
on a regular basis
trying to get clarity
I hear people make
sounds from their mouths
but can't understand the words
My mind is ...
Wednesday 11th January 2017 7:58 am
I hate you
Can't stand you
I think that I love you
You know me
I want you to love me
I love you
Just want you
I really do hate you
You see me
Smile at me
I want you to leave me
I need you
Don't want you
My heart is stuck on you
You want me
Don't need me
Just stop talking to me
I love you
Don't love you
I just want to hate yo...
Monday 9th January 2017 10:17 pm
It's the little things.
It's when you catch him smiling just looking at you.
It's when he reaches for your hand when he sees your heart sink.
It's when he treats you like you're strong when you smile through the pain.
It's when he kisses away your headaches.
It's when he comes running just from hearing your voice.
It's when he pulls you up and ...
Monday 9th January 2017 10:16 pm
The sharp-toothed skirmisher of January past
passes its knives by her cheeks;
the hillside heralds its shredded brown visage,
winter’s wolf howls the bitter conquest of the moors.
The season of concealing crowns and faces,
of cautious feet across the maze of wilted souls
to reach the lone tree, grey lightning petrified in time.
Frozen into the bark are age and time.
Monday 9th January 2017 4:51 pm
As I look into the mirror
A little girl stares back at me
Her eyes twinkling eyes shining so bright
Wind is blowing her hair nice and free
Running free like a child she makes a pretty sight
Her lips twitched into a naughty smile
Radiant face brimming with life
Her eyes shine with unfulfilled dreams
No worries no fear no signs of strife
I am mesmerized by her innocence...
Monday 9th January 2017 10:26 am
Does true love exist?
The kind where
a man would
lay down his life
for his wife
A woman lets
her man be a man
who is right
and who is wrong
with desire for both
is a word
If you can say yes
then you are blessed
Monday 9th January 2017 5:54 am
When does my heart
Love is not
for the taking
Love seems to
come and go
Did I get in the
By Lynn Hahn
Saturday 7th January 2017 6:37 pm
The universe, can play some wicked games.
One day you'll meet the one and fall hopelessly in love.
Just for it to rip it away.
The butterflies and all the highs,
will lead to your ultimate demise.
Through the depths of despair
And a valley of lows;
your world will crash,
All around you.
Your heart will break,
And you soul will crumble.
But time will go on.
You know people say,
Saturday 7th January 2017 11:37 am
Wrapped in whiskey
Tender words roll off your tongue
like how I roll this blunt for us
Car ride to a party we'd rather skip
Turns into an L ride that helps us tolerate
the people you call your friends
You allow alcohol to consume you
And I act like high is the new sober so you let me drive
Stumbling like you can feel the earth's rotation
I play the pillar
Thursday 5th January 2017 3:48 am
My mom lives in my heart
Of my world she is a special part
Lots of care and unlimited love
Shes an angel from heaven above
She gives me food and drops me to school
In my life she sets all the rules
Even she scold and yells at me
In her eyes love is what i See
Sometimes i may cause you pain
But i know your darling I will remain
You will always be in my heart
Wednesday 4th January 2017 6:35 pm
My age-old friend
From gambolling fields
To blessed bed!
My wife and my life
My life and my wife
My love and my dove
My dove and love,
For my heart is her tomb
She leased with love
From her mother's womb!//
A n old poet friend of mine once told me ...
Wednesday 4th January 2017 1:56 pm
In the beginning he would wake at every peculiar sound that came from the babies crib
In the beginning he would bring me a beverage as I fed his son whilst the moon was dimly lit
In the beginning he would rush home from work eager to see the family he created
In the beginning we were the people whom he could be himself and escape with
In the beginning we were enough
Tuesday 3rd January 2017 2:37 pm
I was young .. A simple statement that is the answer to many questions I am presented with
Why did you get drunk, and throw up in the hall way?
Why did you leave school, and truant all day?
How did you get pregnant, at just seventeen?
Why did you marry him, given what you had seen?
Doesn't it feel silly, divorcing already?
You're only 21, doesn't your life seem so craz...
Tuesday 3rd January 2017 2:32 pm
Being a mother can be very tough
There are days when I feel all gruff
Every time I feel like that I wish I know
I simply need to relax & go with the flow
Every time my kids make utter mess
I wish I know there are many who suffer from being childless
Every time I see my dreams being fulfilled in their future
I wish I know my job is not to control but to nurture
I wish I remember that they ...
Tuesday 3rd January 2017 8:32 am
Cool air replaces where your hands should be,
Fingers locked on bare skin all over me,
The breeze keeps blowing colder and colder,
As the love between us grows older and older,
Your tongue parted my lips that way,
Your hands grasped desperately to make me stay,
Yet I still drifted endlessly away,
And I kissed someone new today
Monday 2nd January 2017 8:25 am
He left behind his broken wife and his scared son
He left us cold, all alone with no one
The vows, they meant nothing
The promises, broken
I just wish we meant something
More than just empty words spoken
I cried for days at a time
My young son wiped every tear
Leaving us was a crime
And now, it's been 1 year
Sunday 1st January 2017 11:32 pm