All systems go

The red lightWas activeFor a year.ScheduledRoutinesWere scrubbed off.All systems wereDisrupted. The emergencyWas not planned.The death ratesWere not expected.Traditional freedomWas tampered with.Like caged animalsBut we have it better. Emergency servicesOn high alert.The overseersThe belittledWere lifted first.The down castThe overarchers.Roles were swapped.All systems go. New skillsWere learnt.New barriersWere madeBut not set.Floating aroundFor fear of a backFire.All systems … Continue reading All systems go

Habibi you don’t understand

Your words areLike Plasters thatBatch up my brokennessTogether.Habibi you don't understandI pray you'll understandOne day. When we comeTogether.When we meetPhysically, I prayThat God gives meThe words to exoressHow your wordsSlowly heals me. Your attentionShort or longFeels me up.I was onceFacing each dayEmpty, with nothingBut the all mightyTo fill my starving soul. I have been hurtI … Continue reading Habibi you don’t understand

Scared but willing

I am scaredBut willingTo go throughWith it.Because i knowIt is good.I know that itWill be worthIt in the long run. I am scaredBut willingTo go throughWith it.Because I knowThere will be helpAlong the way.I know I am notIn this aloneEven when itFeels like it at times.

I love you but…

I love you butYou are hurting me.Pain is not good.Pain is an indicationThat something is wrong. I love you butyou are hurting me.My heart criesMy naked eyeIs dry.So dry it doesntSee you as a personBut as a template of pain. Love is not painLove is not heartache.Love is not lust.Love is an emotion.The purest of … Continue reading I love you but…

Self worth

You were neverShown how.But there wereArrows and signsShowing youWhere to go. There is alwaysAn opportunityFor change.We sometimesDon't see itBecause we areLooking at theWrong thing. Show yourselfThe love youWillingly give to others.You are giving GoldTo people who knowNot of its value.Stop and maintainYourself untilIt is time. Do not be fooledWith the movementOf their tongues.For their words … Continue reading Self worth

Summer cool breeze

I can't put my fingerOn this feeling.But you sureDo express it betterThan I.I will leave the expressingTo you.You seem to beIn your feelings I will seat backAnd bask at theWords that comeTo me from you.They are likeThe fresh cool breezeThat blows on youOn a hot summers evening. When the sun startsTo set, the wind comesTo … Continue reading Summer cool breeze

Mine

You are mineMore than youKnow it.I am yoursI just can't feel it.The distance really is a barrierBut I know my GodIs our carrier. He is with meThrough it all.This is what I sayTo keep me fromGoing insane.The distanceIs a barrierBut I mustn'tAllow it to blockMy heart. My heart's for youOnce I found itCould you pleaseTake … Continue reading Mine

Other half

My other halfIs somewhereLiving his life.Someday I knowI will get to speakWith himWho ever he may be.For I trust in the LordHe knows my needsbetter than any man. My other halfWill complete me.For he is my other half.I have never felt complete.I will wait for the day I meetMy other half.What name will iGive him?The … Continue reading Other half