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Hope

The wall of stone has crumbled Her many tears still fall And all she feels is confusion The tears she cries Are now of sorrow A memory kept alive In her soul And her heart Never buried Just a tired forgotten She isn’t afraid Yet still not strong Otherwise hoping Forever Holding on…

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Stay

A part of me dies When you walk away A part of me lies When I ask you to stay Shall I tell you my fears? How my heart bleeds with tears? All those times, disappeared As you walked away   My soul comes alive As I ask you to stay Feed my desire… And […]

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Release

No one can be free Until they can break away from society Until they believe in themselves And their ideas Until they are bound to no-one And no place Freedom is holding onto nothing Being held by nothing Being tied to nothing Freedom is a state of mind; A belief; A dream.

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An Update

I have been maintaining Poeta Officium for over 2 years now and recently, I purchased the theme I am using thinking I should be investing in my work, put it out there and stake my claim….. …….and since I bought this theme I have contributed diddly squat to my blog. Oh, maybe 1 or 2 posts. So. I am now […]

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Open Mic Night – Opinions Please!

Tonight’s post is a little different. I won’t be sharing any excerpts or poems. Instead, I thought I would ask your opinion on a couple of photos which I have chosen for the possible cover of the book of poems I want to publish. Just to refresh your memory, a month or so ago I […]

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Open Mic Night

28 August 1995 A dark and lonely room No light to guide the way No security or comfort No glimpses of the day Her dark and lonely heart No love to see her through No hope beyond the distance Only memories of you

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Open Mic Night

Welcome to Open Mic Night – a place where we are all free to share our work (so, if you have anything you want to share please do :) ). I hope you like the piece I’m sharing with you tonight… Memories remain Cruel, bitter twist of fate  Did you have to love me? Why […]

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The Sunday Session….What Are Your Thoughts On….

…writing being hereditary. I did a post on this a few months ago (you can find it here) but I thought about digging the topic up again because I’ve been thinking - is writing is in the blood? Does it pass down from person to person (maybe skipping a generation or two)? Case in point – my […]

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Open Mic Night

Today’s piece is another poem from my late teens. I think I wrote this one in 1995. I hope you enjoy it. The wall of stone has crumbled Her many tears still fall But all she feels is confusion The tears she cries are now of sorrow A memory kept alive in her soul Her heart […]

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Open Mic Night

And today I share with you again some of my poetry. This one was written in 1996 when I had just turned 20. I can’t remember what exactly inspired this poem but I think I was a tad pissed off….. I tear out my heart And feed it to your soul With nothing left to […]

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