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

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

When the angels came

When the angels cameThe enemies stood no chance.What isngoodOr holds potentialTheir missionIs to destroy. So they attackWhen you are alone.Knowing they willWin if no one elseAttacks them. The words you spitThey slowly fister my mindWith negativity.When I open my mouthI speak and interactWith others.You say I am alone.When I ask outloudTheir words turnsYours into ashes. … Continue reading When the angels came

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.

Half way full

They say that'sA way of beingOptimisticWhen you seeThe cup as halfWay full.Let's dive in a bitDeeper shall we? You are the cup.You are half wayFull.You have a goal.You want to meetYou.You want to beLike them.So you are filledAnd undefeatable. You are never enough.You want to feel enough.You are half way full.It isn't enough.Where's your standards … Continue reading Half way full

Under my feet

I stand on everythingWhich used toSuck the lifeOut of me. I stand onWhat usedTo hold me captive.Under my feetAre my Insecurities. Under my feetIs all the thingsI allowed toDrown  me. Under my feetIs my old life.Under my feetIs all the thingsThat once heldMe captive. I stand undefeatedFor what onceHeld me captive.I now stand on it.For … Continue reading Under my feet