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"RESTLESS: POETICALLY-SPEAKING"

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It’s that rare ability to push aside your emotions Lock them all within so you’re left to feel nothing Voices of the worried calling you out trying to remove your doubts but you choose to cover t...


She longs for peace like the soft wind’s breeze to help her sleep cast off the creeps She longs for dreams of slow river streams tired of the heavy flood or the coldness in her blood However, the...


Call me cruel but I’ve been fooled These scars don’t heal overnight Don’t ask me to pretend I’m alright I’m silently, patiently waiting for the day you fall and all your cards will be gone so the...


Sometimes I wish I had wings to help me to fly away from such mindless beings ogling at me day by day thinking they could grope me anytime they please… …or to avoid another idea even less appeali...


“How do I catch a monster?” I’m probably one of the few girls who asks such a question. I’ll definitely startle those who look at me and wonder: “Why do you wish to be a hunter? You’re a girl.” O...


I sometimes fall asleep and find myself there again back to the same quiet streets and my two best friends I miss those peaceful streets but now I’m back here to what’s familiarly chaotic torn be...


They think her life is always easy far away from poverty Spend away and be free Oh, they have no idea It’s a hardworker’s earned paradise Pick up the pace No time to waste Each dime is precious Y...


They said I should’ve stayed longer Perhaps it’s true You’ve made me feel better I owe it all to you It’s the place where I could be no one but me No suffocations No social demands Hopefully I ca...


I first knew you before there was him Then there were two, until the truth got really grim I had to take two flights right to where you are back to when I wasn’t alright the same angry girl with ...


May 01, 2018

"EVERYBODY LOVES ME"

I don’t expect you to see all the good in me all that I’d like to be anything lovely. I need this I crave for the bliss This addiction is endless that my mind never rests. I want them to see how ...


April 20, 2018

"WHEN WILL I SEE YOU?"

Will I see you sometime in the near future? You sound sure You keep convincing me your intention is true I don’t want to hope especially for too much Despair is what I can’t cope if something sto...


Perhaps you’re one of the little kids dreaming of becoming superheroes saving the world wherever they go Wouldn’t that be wonderful? You could be popular Life might be less cruel Everyone would f...


April 11, 2018

"SHOULD I LET THIS DIE?"

This ain’t no desperation I’m just contemplating weighing my options seriously considering Yes, we don’t get to choose what our hearts desire yet we may still lose and end up burned in hellish fi...


April 08, 2018

"LEAVE HER ALONE!"

I am sick to death of you turning her all black and blue taking over her already tortured soul making her feel less than whole I’ve had it with you but I don’t know what to do Her realm is like u...


April 05, 2018

"NEVER AGAIN"

Last night you appeared right there in my dream as real as I refused to see you smirked at me, it seemed “I haven’t got you yet,” your soft, sooth-saying voice whispered. “Perhaps I’ll get lucky ...


April 02, 2018

"ASLEEP AND AWAKE"

I’d like to be right in-between asleep and awake Is it too hard to take? It’s the only place where I can feel safe when I see your face which my mind refuses to erase. They may think I’m crazy Ju...


Those sweet words are sacred easier said than done even when you’ve promised that you’ll always be around Those sweet words no matter how good require responsibilities I hate it when people use t...


They know They’re slowly losing running out of arguments with sensible people who won’t stop with their questions demands for their freedom of expressions. They know They’re being questioned seco...


March 13, 2018

"MY RETURN TO CLARITY"

Another episode an inner push to an automatic mode a buzzing chainsaw in my ears My vision wasn’t crystal-clear It was the same old alien the nemesis, never a friend only here to bring me pain ag...


March 12, 2018

"REALISTICALLY-SPEAKING"

I’m not arrogant I’ve been adjusted to being alone solving problems on my own afraid to be (too) dependent the moment I start asking for your assistance I know my pride’s still bigger than my com...


March 08, 2018

"COLOURS"

You may associate white with beauty or purity All I see is what looks empty like a page or a canvass for a writer or a painter You may think red is too bold Some associate it with blood So what? ...


February 28, 2018

"I MISS TALKING TO YOU"

I miss talking to you It’s plain simple and true I understand, we’re both busy Perhaps this is not the time, I see No, I’m not going to fret It’s not all that bad Some may say busy schedules are ...


February 26, 2018

"THE FEAR THAT IS REAL"

I don’t remember the last time I cried in someone’s arms. Perhaps I’m just trying to forget in order to remain strong. There are times you must be on your own. Perhaps you’ll be wondering about m...


I’ve been transported back in time something familiar yet also bizarre the same old Twilight Zone with the same old Culture of Silence Oh, what a pain Here we go again The same old policy ...


Battle of the sexes: That woman scares you. She has more opinions than you do. You wish she’d just shut up and obey but hey, that has never really worked that way. For centuries, your kind has re...


Book Description

This is where a lot of my poems get posted. :) Happy reading!

R.