How to Be Human

Smile at strangers And share your experience; Reflect on the past But don’t build up fences. Listen to nature, But don’t let it control you; Appreciate people And let them console you. See colors and shapes As they are, unconcealed; Learn what you can, And love what you feel. Spend time out alone, Just thinking … Continue reading How to Be Human

Candle in My Darkness

One smile prompts another. Laughter follows. A face lit up with joy, Soft eyes full of affection. He is gentle, he is kind. A crying shoulder, A helping hand. A candle in my darkness. Songs of delight Dedicated to a grateful heart.

The Blank Page

The blank white page is taunting. It is flawless, pristine, unscarred. It mocks me openly, saying, “You have no talent. If you did, then it would be displayed on this paper.” Everything about it is perfect. It doesn’t wish to be disturbed; But still it is taunting, A silent, open canvas. So I take my … Continue reading The Blank Page

Quiet Battle

Bitterness, anger. Two people, once friends. Resentment, fury. Unseen sparks fly, without words. Eyes meet and narrow. Fists clench, a challenge. The silence is deafening. One turns away, And it’s over before it began.

Write Me Into the Sky

Write me into the sky, she said, Bury me in the clouds. Keep my soul safe from the Earth, And its monsters who bring me down. Sing me into the stars, she said, Please don’t let me fade, Paint me onto the canvas of the moon, And I’ll never die away.