The forgotten tree

Reaching out to the sky, like hands outstretched in despair, my naked branches encroach the frigid air above. Under the overcast bearing a bleak expression, my mind topples with burdens of angst. To the ruthless gales that sway me from side to side, I breathe hurried whispers of feisty words; perhaps they'd help me brave … Continue reading The forgotten tree

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Swell

Could I leave my angst behind, Along the shoreline? As my bare feet kiss the gritty sand bed, With the tides having their arms outstretched, Is that my name that I hear? Or maybe it's the oceans whispering their pain; Am I meant to do the same in exchange? While we complain that the world … Continue reading Swell

Paper boat

A moment of innocent, childish rapture, And no longer am I a mundane printed publication. As I morph from a newspaper into a paper boat! He gently kneels against the pebbled banks, As he examines the creation in his hands!   Naive folds of pretentious finesse, No purpose, port of call or period; Until he … Continue reading Paper boat

Empty

Fears of loneliness, Fears of darkness, Fears of pain, And fears of fears!   The worst of them all, Is the fear of realisation. Realisation that I'm empty! Empty because I've lost myself!   As the nights turn in, Even my sham grins fade, And I think about all that I could have said, All … Continue reading Empty