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
They say loveMakes you weak.Emotions are a distraction.You can't have feelingFor someone your circleDoesn't approve.You are my KryptoniteThe thought of youMakes me breathless.I can't think straight. My breathe isn't stableMy heart rate is high.You've clouded my mindI can't think of anythingBut you.Why?My heart isWith anotherBut my minds on you.Why? I struggle to sleep at nightCause … Continue reading Kryptonite
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
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
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
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 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…
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
Will it be wiseTo give everythingI have to you?To be your one and only?Just like you've saidYou're my one and only. Will it be wiseTo trust in the Lord?For he broughtYou to meAs a gift.He never has failed me.So why would heDo that now? Will it be wiseTo tell youI don't love you?Just because iWant … Continue reading Be wise
The string thatBinds us togetherIs unseen by mostBut felt by us. Your actionsaffects us both.The string thatBinds us togetherHurts everytimeOne of us triesGoing away. You say weWere neverMet to be.That I knowAre lies.We are connectedWhy can't you see that?