The battle with self

There is no finish lineIn this world of ours.There are always weaknessessTo strengthen and battles to win.The life of oursCan make us weakWhen we allow it.So I tell you using theSame words my higher selfTells me: close that doorOf yours and bang your weaker self out Go hardcore on yourselfAnd never let it slip you … Continue reading The battle with self

Broken Bridge

The feelings we had for each otherWas never one of loveBut of lust.I see it nowWith the cloudsGone .I can see we wereCraving for affection.Broken as we wereWe craved to be lovedBut we made it upAs we go. We Lived and made our own fairytale.We lived as though we had conquered the world.You were my … Continue reading Broken Bridge

Less Than

It's never said bluntly.You just have to readIn between the words they speak.You ain't like themEven though you are with them.You try to act like themBut you still ain't one of them. You start to fall short.They start to come at youWith their words.Making you feel less than them.Even when you were raised by them.You … Continue reading Less Than

Wonders of words

The wonders of wordsCan be felt by the listener.The emotions carried by wordsCan be felt by the listener.Kind words are not meant to hurt.So why do they?Why do kind positive words slash my skin and spark or shock my blood? What is it about wordsThat move people?The wonders of wordsCan be felt by listeners.It can … Continue reading Wonders of words

Exciting times

Hello everyone 😁 It has been a while since I've uploaded new poems and that's because I've been working on my YouTube channel. The link to my video is https://youtu.be/nDq0b0S6Qsg I will be uploading videos frequently so do like and subscribe. I also upload snippets of my poetry on my Instagram page @poetry_de_ria. There are … Continue reading Exciting times

Energy vampires

You show up for everyoneBut never for yourself.And you wonder whyYou self hate has increasedDrastically.You give your allTo energy vampires.And you wonder whyYou're feels lessOf yourself and moreOf their negative energy. Be carefulOf who you showUp for.Be careful who youGive your time to.This isn't only about family.This is about your dayTo day life.Let the eyes … Continue reading Energy vampires

Not who I thought

I've got to check myselfCause I thought I knew myself.Through this journey,The hurt childSlowly became theDead child.What was is notWhat is. Your identity is notIn the past.Who am I lookingFor in the past?Just a few gapsThat had to be healed.Don't beat yourselfUp over it.You never knewAbout it. I thought I knew myself.Never thought my pastLead … Continue reading Not who I thought

Still learning

I am stillLearning toTame the beastWithin me.There are momentsI allow it to run wildFor it needs meetMy needs. The vessel is notStrong enoughTo contain this beast.What can I doTo tame this beast? What can I doTo train this beast?Self disciplineDoesn't sound fittingAt this momentFor the flesh is weak. What can be doneTo tame this beastFor … Continue reading Still learning

Love is life

The love of lifeIs bittersweet.Be careful ofThe things youAllow intoYour circle.Do not be carelessBecause that isA double edged swordThat ends up woundingYou deeperThan you had hoped. The love of lifeIs not very sweet.The love of lifeComes with itsShort straws.Don't lose hope.Dear one.Don't give upWith things endThe wrong way.The love of lifeIs bittersweet.

No refunds, for Life

The raging seaClashes within me.How to I keep afloat.I get overwhelmedWith every action planLayed out for me.They are hereTo help.But I'm not sureI've got it in meTo see this through. I am depleted.Where can I goFor a refill.My muscles areScreaming.My flesh isslowly decaying.Not to exaggerateBut my fleshIs out of date. Where did I go wrong?Which … Continue reading No refunds, for Life