I will be embarking now on a sequence of poems, in chronological and thematic order, that will stretch back right towards some of my earliest poetry. The collective theme is 'Love's Tempest', within which there will be various sub-themes. We start with the sub-theme 'Beginnings'.
Although this particular poem was probably written when I was 19 or 20 years old, it talks about earlier chidhood. I...
Thursday 25th March 2021 1:38 pm
I don’t need to proofread
I don’t even care.
My poetry is my heart, and I don’t need to
Check it over, because the thoughts I write
Are the thoughts that my heart evokes.
If the grammar is wrong, if the words are clunky,
If my explanation is off then that’s okay.
That’s what my heart wanted to say.
I don’t care whether anyone likes my words
They’re not for ...
Thursday 16th July 2020 3:34 pm
Don’t get me wrong
I often long for chocolate;
tied with a bow,
seems more about show
than any love that I know.
I value your time
more than a sweetly, slick rhyme.
Your words have more worth
than a purchased verse;
whispered, in private
has more meaning.
Choose genuine over saccharine.
Sunday 9th February 2020 11:40 am
Taking to the ocean
distance put between
my flippant will
and things to conquer
tugging at my sleeve
Turning, turning, turning
from that incessant chasing
the bay recedes, city lights
swallowed by the horizon
Test me, am I strong enough?
I try not to be broken
daily trials so choking
can I survive them?
At night, rocking in the wav...
Wednesday 25th December 2019 12:53 pm
Trust can be a wonderful thing,
But if broken you shall feel the sting.
And firstly trust must be earned.
For it is a lesson to be learned.
It is most important when one is low,
And to be with them and not to go.
So show them that you are still there,
And also that you truly care.
When one is in a poorly state,
Be with them now - do not be late.
So comfort t...
Friday 23rd August 2019 6:05 pm
Glad to hear your voice
Happy to be with you
Always, you're very nice
Whatever you say or do
Lucky, to be your friend
To share you fact and fun
Forever together no end
Shining heart as the sun
Among thousand fans
We're the mates in reality
Sharing act and talks
Hearts believe in Honesty
Wednesday 27th February 2019 11:08 am
The soul seeks passion and truth
The body wants to remain aloof
Our minds are the constant challenge
Insert life into the equation
It sometimes leaves you unbalanced
Hearts that lack devotion
Why do we fear the truth?
Our comfort zones keep us subdued
Knowledge, wisdom and power
Lost souls stuck in the tower
Sunday 13th May 2018 4:41 am
She was forced to be strong,
Her gentle nature hidden within the folds of her heart.
Love has been fleeting,
Each time tearing her apart.
Vulnerability is weakness in her mind,
Afraid she’ll be left behind...
A lioness taking on the role of the lion
Very keen,observant, and precise,
This time— indecisiveness won’t suffice
Sunday 4th February 2018 2:28 am
Trust is an illusion. A systematically flawed word. A total forgery of a statement. Trust assumes infallibility - without errors, mistakes or fuck ups. How do we trust others when we can't even trust ourselves .. If the potential gain outweighs the potential risk we're likely to oblige. Whether the repercussions be momentary or long standing, we're going to indulge in whatever we feel is beneficia...
Tuesday 11th October 2016 8:40 pm
A sheep and a goat once
Got locked in a fracas
“Off you go!
Don't you know
You are an embodiment
For an idiot!
How dare you trample
On the leaf down
From the stem of an apple
And which I was apt
To cut and eat.
I really hate
A sheepish creature of your sort
With alacrity to a dictate
Going to an altar is whose fate
And that no offense on others inflict
Or none contradi...
Wednesday 19th August 2015 7:20 am
Is the longest I've been able to go without sex since I was 16
I stood frozen, mind racing a mile a minute
Trembling as the truth set in
I was unable look away
As memories replayed themselves like movies in the mirror
New characters and slightly different scenario in each one,
But the plot was always the same
Has always been the same
Since that time when I was 1...
Monday 7th July 2014 10:41 pm
Dream drunk, post punk,
who could see how far we'd sunk,
under the crazy bankers weight,
No politicians worthy of this state...
Once we had some national pride,
but under their greedy thumbs that died,
now we head for third world wages,
screwed by those on the city stages.
We really need to wake up soon,
before we enter perpetual gloom,
destined for slavery under filthy rich...
Sunday 2nd June 2013 6:44 pm
A winter bite that
mocks the spring, pincers its cocoon.
A life supported?
Cease one's internal decay,
Even ice melts. Love's fluidity.
Thursday 11th April 2013 6:14 pm
Another attempt at my paternal tongue.
Un altro tentativo di mia lingua paterna.
And though I beam with pride as I'm learning.
E anche se mi fascio con orgoglio, come sto imparando.
I'm aware that translated, the metre is wrong.
Sono consapevole del fatto che tradotto, lo strumento è sbagliato.
But this language pulsates to my yearning.
Ma questo linguaggio puls...
Monday 8th April 2013 11:31 pm
Take a look into my eyes,
And maybe we will find
that between you and me
It's the way that love should be.
She told me I had beautiful eyes
her heart said friends
and her mouth did too...
and my mind's confused now I'm not with you.
See I can be the best friend that I have been for years
or I can be the guy that can hold you near.
But I can't be this.
You said you don...
Saturday 15th October 2011 11:50 pm