Stars in her eyes

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Hiding

A charade we all keep, A mask we all wear, We camouflage, We hide, We do it all to dissemble and disguise. We shy away from our inner selves, Sheathing it below a protocol mire, Cowardly wavering , Fearing the wrath, Quivering in fear at being an outcast. As days go by, The inner You,… Continue reading Hiding

A rare one

She was one of those rare ones, Who could feel the sun on her skin during the coldest winters, For she loved herself, And the whole world loved her for it.

She’s all light and wonder

She thought that she was without beauty, Like a candle devoid of a spark, So she set her feelings on fire. And prayed that it would be her salvation, She was like a river that had run dry, So she filled those cracks with the sweet sound of her laughter. And a flood of tears… Continue reading She’s all light and wonder

A wish

I wish to see the world, I would leave through the front door of my mind, Without one single glance behind me. For the sky hangs heavy on my shoulders, I feel claustrophobic, Like I have forgotten how to breathe. As the distant thunder rolls, I long to see where it roams. To feast my… Continue reading A wish

Crestfallen

Crestfallen she was, For they broke her heart to smithereens and times umpteen. But still she smiled, She had a visage bright, An aura to envy, And twinkle in the eye. She cried unseen, Her inner eye wept, The shattered debris of her heart, She picked them all one by one. There was an acceptance… Continue reading Crestfallen

She made me smile

The darkest night, A lonely soul, And the blind void. A bottomless abyss, The frightening gong, The deafening death knell. The burgeoning avalanche, The rumbling earthquake, The venting lava. They all take me in, They all immerse me, In gory vengeful wrath. But as I fall down, A light hand wrests my slide, With a… Continue reading She made me smile