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688 poems tagged LOVE

»Fountain of lies«

by Mduduzi Cedrick Mokoena, Feb 27, 2024

Fountain of lies you breed evil from your own well, take me not by your wrath for I am pure and innocent; I only needed to quench my thirst and not to consume your evil deeds. / Fountain of lies drown me not into the pity of shame but deliver me from your inequities, fountain of lies you are calm and… read more »

»When Love Visits Again«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Jul 6, 2023

When the aromatic whiff of love tickles / the nostrils who can resist? / Just the soft bite of love and / the taste of emotional confectionaries that / touches the soul and you wil…  sign in to read more »

»Is there for you«

by Jahangir Kashif, Mar 21, 2023

Blinking of eyes, is there for you? / Beating of heart, is there for you? / Thinking of you, is there for you? / Resting in peace, is there for you? / Imagine the world, is there for you? / The world starts and ends at you. / Helping you in need, is there for you? / Praying for your kindness, is there for…  sign in to read more »

»Dear Parents«

by Jahangir Kashif, Aug 16, 2022

Many many many thanks to you. / Many many many thanks to you. / My dear parents....thanks to you. / You gave life to me....you gave education to me. / My dear parents...thanks to you. / You gave love to me...you gave ethic to me. / I m so great ful to you...you are my ideal... / My dear parents...thanks to…  sign in to read more »

»Happy birthday in heaven«

by Louise Isaac, Jun 22, 2022

Happy birthday In heaven / never gets easier so say, / You should be here with us / To celebrate your day. / / What I would give to hear you call me / daughter, Or here you tap at the door / And shout SCHOOL.. Emelia / Come on, let’s go. / / There’s no sound of your walking stick / Or over excited dogs…  sign in to read more »

»butterfly kisses«

by Bartho Geldenhuys, Jun 13, 2022

when I close my eyes / drifting away is so easy / safe space that I am in / no-one can hurt me / only love projected / waking up with butterfly kisses / aro…  sign in to read more »

»To you«

by Louise Isaac, Jun 9, 2022

To you. / You aren’t nothing, you are something to someone, you are everything to someone. Stop believing you have no worth. Step back and look at what we’ve overcome! Your not looking!!!!! I know you!!! Now think about it, all the things we’ve gone through that should have destroyed us, it’s been…  sign in to read more »


by Jahangir Kashif, May 30, 2022

My day starts while thinking about you....my nights passes away while dream…  sign in to read more »

»Labour Day«

by Jahangir Kashif, May 1, 2022

Today the Labour Day. / / Have a Good Day with a …  sign in to read more »

»To be Loved (Haiku)«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Apr 24, 2022

The bro…  sign in to read more »

»When tears are no more«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Sep 24, 2021

Memories that served as a reminder of a love that is no more. / Rejection seems to linger at a distance, slowly making its way to me to embrace and remind / me that loneliness is my portion. / Cliché sayings such as I have loved and lost seem to be playing in my mind over and over again like a…  sign in to read more »

»To be Loved (Haiku)«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Sep 22, 2021

The bro…  sign in to read more »


by Suman Pokhrel, May 21, 2021

Fever painted me all over the body / with its warm kisses of love / for a duration unknown / / Taking everything aside of my own being / it was a marvelous feel / to be cocooned into the grip / of this thin frenzy from head to toes / it was immensely ecstatic to / feel the passionate warmth over the skin…  sign in to read more »

»I Shall Bid No Farewell«

by Suman Pokhrel, May 21, 2021

Fell in love with these hearts and this soil / these houses, these walls and streets. / / Living a fraction of time somehow / from the fringes of life / I realised some dreams / have lodged in these eyes / some hearts have entered the heart. / / Well, didn’t find life as anything special! / / What heart…  sign in to read more »

»Making music together«

by Bartho Geldenhuys, May 11, 2021

I have fallen in love, I said / that I have managed to lose my heart / that I found someone to wake up with / where I can hold her and time stand still / / what makes her so different - the question is / different is the first answer - that she is / our souls meet, we reach out to each other / we make…  sign in to read more »

»A must... but without you, Is just dust.«

by Mphela Audrey, Apr 28, 2021

As soon as everything was approved / We packed our things and moved / We have not gone far / This note is to let you know where we are / We would be honored to have the pleasure / Of your company at our new treasure / / This treasure gets suddenly cold without a warning / Is that not a call for a…  sign in to read more »

»Speakless love.«

by Jahangir Kashif, Mar 22, 2021

When she looks at me, my heart falls in her, / When she talks to me , my / Heart get bumpy, / When she smiles at me, my face glows, / When she touch me, my body shivers, / When I look at her and my happiness starts, / When I speak to her , my tongue gets speakless, / She is the one to whom I meant to be,…  sign in to read more »

»Friendship in love«

by Jahangir Kashif, Mar 14, 2021

The day after day, and / The night after night, / I had dream of one thing, / Success of a friend, / I had prayer for that friend from bottom of heart. / Eventually felt in love with her, / Knowing the reason that I m just a friend for her, / Have mentally involved with her so much, knowing the reason…  sign in to read more »

»To Love simply«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Jan 28, 2021

Love without boundaries is simple. / To share your soul with a stranger is / beauty in vulnerability. / A soul connection comes once in a season, / always explore it, may the intention have good reason. / Expectations ruin appreciation, love without any / set ideas. / / To love simply, is just to love…  sign in to read more »

»Lakes of Admiration«

by Louise Joyce, Dec 24, 2020

They were like lakes of admiration, / The soft blur of tear glossed eyes, / Made the night look almost melancholy. / It was like staring into an abyss, / Of which brought me more pain than th…  sign in to read more »


by Bavani Anop, Aug 31, 2020

I pray that you guide me / Wherever I go / I pray that you will never leave me / I pray you rise me to my true self / / I pray my heart and your heart meet / And the Twain become one / For God you are my true friend and companion / Nothing moves in this creation without your command / / I pray you…  sign in to read more »

»Because you are my everything...«

by Shrijal Talkar, May 29, 2020

Seeing you everyday / makes me calm, / Kissing you everyday makes me / The special one / Because you are my everything... / Your smile is my energy, / Your fear is my tear / Your happiness is my sight, / Your my light / Nothing can replace you in my life, / Because you are my everything / Just mine forever…  sign in to read more »

»A Southern Proverb«

by Anonymous, May 25, 2020

You paint your face in pale shades, / Transform your skin, / Fake hair, / Fake nails, / Fake accent / Because you were told you are too black. / / Society convinced you do not fit in, / Yet from the ancestral origin, / You were born with the rising sun. / But you chose to settle in the west. / Adopted a life…  sign in to read more »


by Albara Almerf, Apr 10, 2020

When i saw her for the first time, love is the word that came up to my mind, i was asked to describe love, her unexampled personality I chronicled, then they asked me if love had a face, yes I replied closed my eyes and, oh lord what a beauty when she smiles, and if love had a second name it would…  sign in to read more »

»All’s well«

by Jayram Daya, Feb 20, 2020

Do not increase / your love for me / I am a vagrant / wondering like a lonely cloud. / / Changing shapes / in troubled times. / Carried away / by the winds of change / / Looking down / having no permanence / lost in thoughts of my wisdom. / How can I / support your love / when I am in pain. / / Like a…  sign in to read more »

»Love Turns Again To Gloom«

by Williamsji Maveli, Feb 20, 2020

A tormented body can perceive no radiance, / World is a stage in dark with many audience, / Shadows overwhelms each day within a rear, / Each second is governed by the darkest fear. / Life seems to be unreal in covered solitude, / Lacking feelings and emotions, no gratitude, / Born to death, yet not alive…  sign in to read more »

»Love is Serene (Inspired by Maya Angelou)«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Dec 3, 2019

Peace that is known by / a lover will never be forced. / When love is serene doubt / will never be felt. / Dreams shared by a lover will / never be useless tales but a / gateway to the mind. / When your soul is at peace, your / lover will continue to nurture the / beauty of your soul. / / When love is…  sign in to read more »

»Just my Imagination (Running away)«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Aug 29, 2019

Her beauty is alluring when she walks by. / Her smile is noticeable miles away, while / gracefully walking in her stride. / My sole wish is to adore her. / I guess it is imagination / running away with me. / / I ask the heavens to make fate play / its part. I want her to be mine. / To hold her hands in…  sign in to read more »

»Black Love«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Aug 6, 2019

The gift from the gods, the / power of melanin cosmic connections. / The simple Ubuntu greetings and sharing of / happiness in good times, and societies / holding hands with those who are mourning / is love in its purest form. Black love has fought / many wars, some victories and some wars lost. / But…  sign in to read more »

»The shadow of lust«

by Ntokozo A Rivombo, Jul 23, 2019

If only I could talk / And through your ears walk / Then you could hear the footsteps / Of regret echo through character mishaps / If I could only talk and walk , walk the talk. / / Or could I have listened to the silence of order / Observed carefully and louder / Only then, would I not ponder / And…  sign in to read more »

»Dear Jesus«

by Tshepo Direro, Jul 22, 2019

Thou hast given me hope from the womb / Thou hast also given me gifts / Whatever I put my hands on turns to gold / I love thee Lord / Thou art Wonderful / / What can I do to bring glory and honor to thy name / Thou hast also written the number of my years on the palms of Thy hands / My desire is to see…  sign in to read more »

»Last Night«

by Anonymous, Jun 11, 2019

I spoke to you today, / Though we vowed not to. / We just don't see eye to eye. / But... / Last night I had a dream, / It was vi…  sign in to read more »


by Lungile KaDlamini, Feb 28, 2019

when in my sleep, you appear / dressed in purity my heart touched not / leaning on closure you deprived me of / stepping on the love I generously gave you / sipping on a cup of tears I shed waiting for you / pieces of my piece; crumbling in your hands / joy, oh joy; scattered into the air / carried into…  sign in to read more »


by Albara Almerf, Feb 3, 2019

Wasn’t it peaceful when there were no guns but love. / Now behind every love there is a hidden gun under or above, / Finding the peace is useless when its the hearts that needs the grease. / Stop judging me its the love that you need to release, / Now is that the gun who needs the cease or the gunsmith…  sign in to read more »

»Alive but not together«

by Albara Almerf, Jan 30, 2019

She left he left, / Memories that stayed. / Still makes the heart feel betrayed, / Ones heart was theft. / True love turned into torture, / While the other one focused on the future. / Memories that remained alive, / Everyday teases that they’re still alike. / Each one is in a different weather, / Still…  sign in to read more »

»To Be Rightfully Mine In Time«

by Lerato Jahder Mollomabina, Jan 18, 2019

I know, I want to make you mine forever. / I know, Waking up next to you temporarily tortures. / I know, Walking with your hand in mine is limited. / / Saying I love you is our daily food. / Are you really mine though? / I’m starving / The craving opportunity to be each other presence. / The butterflies at…  sign in to read more »

»Scent of the Divine«

by Danae Glauka, Jan 12, 2019

Lost in my thoughts I was and she came / Among the crowded stink an oasis of scent / Calling my eyes to look for her / Awakened by the shock she made I search / Staring between dark clouds of nothingness / A quest of the Light’s rift I so long for / I am coming closer,i feel it / Blood on my veins is…  sign in to read more »

»Dance Of Silence«

by Danae Glauka, Jan 7, 2019

In the ends of the tombs, Silence. It is spread above the fields. Chill wind blows make Silence in motion. / Silence now moves further ahead, eyes staring on it. Only the throbbing of the leaves can be heard. / Even wolves don’t dare to growl. They just join the eyes looking quietly the Dance of…  sign in to read more »

»You are beautiful«

by Albara Almerf, Dec 20, 2018

Roses are red, / Violets are blue, / Love is strong, / And so are you. / / Relationships dies, / Leaving behind gloomy goodbyes, / Mud is brown, / And so are your eyes. / / Souls are dark, / Bright ones are rare, / A shadow is black, / And so is your hair. / / Roses are pretty, / Sharks are killer, / And so is…  sign in to read more »


by Sahaj Sabharwal, Nov 27, 2018

Oh these tests, / Superflous academic tests. / No time to prepare / For entrance tests. / Difficult to store / Vast concepts in mind, / Oh how to retain so much / Till marks given and paper signed. / Bewaring that, / The examiner is not blind, / And not our bydweller / That gives marks so kind. / All worried…  sign in to read more »

»I will always remember«

by Jamal Abboud, Aug 24, 2018

I will always remember, / to persuade myself to forget, / something of random regret, / for ancient images still linger. / / Distilled from dreams of days, / When I was silent and younger, / creeping dearly to be a stranger, / Thinking I decided novel ways, / / Images those meddle duly in vain, / To bring…  sign in to read more »

»When you Whisper«

by Jamal Abboud, Aug 24, 2018

The word, the same word you often whisper, / Takes me where sweet dreams murmur, / Analyzed all in the heart, I eagerly listen, / And thoughts of pleasant days never lessen, / And pulses of warm sighs in mind glisten, / Swifter than passionate stormy guesses, / Haunted by the joy the heart never misses,…  sign in to read more »

»Real Love«

by Tshepo Direro, Jun 23, 2018

Real love does not lie / It is always honest / Real love does not speak / It reveals itself / Real love is not heavy / It lightens the burdens of life / Real love does not use people / It is always just / Real love does not hurt / It relieves the pain / Real love is without fear / It removes all the doubts…  sign in to read more »


by Victor Ugochukwu Akpokwe, Feb 6, 2018

Some say love is like a river / That overflows the tender ridge. / Some say love is like a razor / That leaves the heart to bleed. / Loves takes a man from his comfort zone, / Leaves him in a state of desolation. / But I say love is like a man, / That comes to you with a sweet tongue. / Talk you to the…  sign in to read more »

»You have come back power«

by Shylet Noma Clint Mncube, Feb 6, 2018

You have comeback power / / Most of the times when things happen to us, we tend to allow them to define us and we eventually get lost in them, as it happens we have the choice to allow it to control us or we do otherwise. In that process we feel useless but the recipe is in the process. / / I am a…  sign in to read more »

»You matter, No matter what!«

by Shylet Noma Clint Mncube, Feb 6, 2018

I was thrown on the ground, rejected & cast away / they thought I did not have value / in a dumpsite where my kind belonged as they said / I was rejected / But I knew who I was and what I possessed / what I was carrying inside of me, was greater than to care about what they say. / Dirt pilled on me, day…  sign in to read more »

»A doorway to love«

by Hind Boujghagh, Dec 18, 2017

Until the heart merges with eternity, / it can never love, nor truly live. / Until the heart welcomes, surrenders, / Breaks free within the pain, / It can hardly ever deepen itself. / All its feelings are only glimpses of its depths, / Human is nothing but a reflection of form, / Carrying heavy chains to…  sign in to read more »

»When opposites unite«

by Hind Boujghagh, Dec 12, 2017

The ego, an opposite of love, / The first turns joy into pain, / Needs more  incessant complain, / While the last is magic in the void, / The surrender to fear and pride. / / Far too wise to wall away, / In eternal love and respect, / Than stay to witness another, / While they gradually shape the road…  sign in to read more »

»In the name of God«

by Hind Boujghagh, Dec 11, 2017

Some hated, other loved, / Some harmed, other helped, / Some killed…  sign in to read more »

»When I am not«

by Hind Boujghagh, Dec 11, 2017

In peaceful states of being, / Simplicity is all mind can reach, / No speech,…  sign in to read more »


by Hind Boujghagh, Dec 4, 2017

The skies, countless galaxies alive, / Dancing the music of the one Love, / Shining to perfect the final carving. / / In that note is found the root wisdom, / Some have named guidance, / Speaking pure words in silence. / / There, souls tire of the form, / Thus cease to follow the map, / Shape new paths in…  sign in to read more »

»Love beyond words«

by Hind Boujghagh, Dec 4, 2017

A mind seeking completness, / To what is beyond its realm, / Gathering evanescent glories, / Hoping to ease eternal gaps. / / Words reach the soul, / As the offing meets the sky, / How deep is the touch, / When the join cross not the shuck? / / Wordless heart wander, / In the mysteries of cosmic love, / How…  sign in to read more »

»Sweet Misguider«

by Hind Boujghagh, Dec 4, 2017

Sitting next the trone of love, / The book of existence unfolding, / I saw myself back on the path of duality, / Where being is the only cure to thy redemption. / / Few teachings flow from the heart, / When soul is caged in golden holes, / The star is besought to uncage it, / For her love mysteriously…  sign in to read more »

»Heaven's Gift«

by Williamsji Maveli, Dec 1, 2017

I owe you my soul, thou love is a miracle, / As my soaring soul belongs to your circle, / I am an inner child of divine life creation, / Human body is built for a holy recreation. / / My simple life flows for its own purpose, / Accept it in any way as it comes to dispose, / Body is not everlasting, birth…  sign in to read more »

»Memories of Love«

by Williamsji Maveli, Dec 1, 2017

Sweet and lovely memories of you still reside, / when it reflects, I cannot keep my thoughts aside, / A sense of the vibe in my life, ahead of a pride, / And a flavour of those nostalgia in me abide. / / Of a long time in my life, years transferred, / Taking a wise turn of brilliant days retrieved,…  sign in to read more »

»My longing for thee«

by Hind Boujghagh, Nov 27, 2017

The mysteries of my Beloved unveiled, / In brief spells of timelessness. / / In my old longing for thee, / My sou…  sign in to read more »

»Sweet longing«

by Hind Boujghagh, Nov 27, 2017

Your soul is familiar to me, / Yet I never met you. / In the presence of your love, / I lost all self image of me. / I have seen you beyond the stars, / Now I wonder: / Why is it the only t…  sign in to read more »

»What if...?«

by Hind Boujghagh, Nov 27, 2017

What if the divine was all loving? / What if all roads were leading only to "Him"? / What if all differences were just mislead…  sign in to read more »

»Love letter to the limitless«

by Hind Boujghagh, Nov 18, 2017

When on that fountain with my beloved, / My chest secretly whispered, / I love you until I can love no more. / / He smiled a…  sign in to read more »

»The essence once spoke«

by Hind Boujghagh, Nov 18, 2017

I am only love, / The way to me is filled with love, / Whomever seeks me, / Sure finds me, / The…  sign in to read more »

»The tree of creation«

by Hind Boujghagh, Nov 17, 2017

Through the veils of creation / I saw one tree, / One root, countless branchs, / It said that all differences, / Lead back to same source. / / Magnificient beauty is hidden, / Wit…  sign in to read more »

»New Love«

by Williamsji Maveli, Oct 30, 2017

Unknowingly / I fell into a eccentric illusion, / Just to fool around lost and found / searching for / the thrilling mystic elixir / where dreams come true / and love rules / Bound by gravity / I pause and retreat to / where I Am / Suddenly / a golden globe / kaleidoscopes into a moment of reality…  sign in to read more »

»The Bond«

by Williamsji Maveli, Oct 30, 2017

Is your body, so yielding, so tender; / Is your sweat, too salty, so render ! / In my whispers, a passion desire; / burns for true lust to fuel the fire ! / black book written; with no preface; / Pain never speaks; nothing on face ; / lodged to have love; longed for hate; / Life begins and ends up in…  sign in to read more »

»Love for you«

by Michael Mujera, Oct 5, 2017

This love is from me to you. / This love for you is true. / You walked into my life and brought me hope. / Slowly I trusted and learned to cope. / / You opened the doors of my heart and eased in / Now my love has a purpose and a reason. / You are the fairy in my tale. / The reason to each breath I inhale…  sign in to read more »

»Dwell in My Heart«

by Williamsji Maveli, Oct 4, 2017

Embrace me not, my sweet girl / But hold me tight in your pearl / Every dreams are rainbow beams / Of light and shades in light fumes / Come and dwell in my heart… / Be my own tender body part… / Scattered around like colorless rays / When will you show you novel ways / Life is a half broken-winged bird…  sign in to read more »

»Legacy for my unborn child«

by Anonymous, Jun 9, 2017

You will not see my name in history books, / Nor will a statue be erected in my image. / / No road will be written in my name, / My home will not be an attraction for Tourists. / / My contribution will go unrecognized, / And my existence will befriend my flesh. / / I have endured hatred and disbelief, / To…  sign in to read more »

»I Love You«

by M CSB, Jun 7, 2017

Love is a cliché / only when done wrong. / A stage set right plays out / the best act of love. / / My love for you is tattooed / in my heart and etched in my brain. / I thirst for your love like a Vampire / thirsts for human blood. / / In your absence, I miss you but / I look in to the skies as they try…  sign in to read more »

»I took an oath!«

by Choene Alley Semenya, May 30, 2017

I took an oath! I've declared this with a life of mine, / Would thou doest the same verily unto me? / And would thine life sacrifice so I contented be, / Because we've sharèd love, a thimbleful of red wine? / I panic, my sweet, when my mind dares to think / If thy heart would love me still, when I am…  sign in to read more »

»Love, thou art not fair!«

by Choene Alley Semenya, May 30, 2017

When my heart was softened and defeated with charm, / From soul to crown, overwhelmed, love bleeding disarm, / Whilst the besotted - My soul, was falling for lies / That the moment had come, and came to suffice; / Could love verily do to me, what I so evermore feared? / Lure me head over hills only to…  sign in to read more »

»On Marrying your Best friend«

by Dorinka Nel, Apr 7, 2017

The mind could never imagine / How much the heart could love / When soul meets soul and find in them their soulmate / That feeling that cannot be described in a book, / or written in scientific terms... / For it is only written on the hearts of lovers and / only they will know the chemistry thereof.…  sign in to read more »

»From me to you with Love«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Feb 21, 2017

I gently touch your / face to admire / every skin pigment to / its finest detail. / / I look into your eyes / and I see pure love in / its simplest form, a…  sign in to read more »

»Haiku Melody (Love)«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Feb 21, 2017

1 / Let my love be / sincere. / I truly cherish / the moments we share. / May this Journey / be beautiful. / / 2 / May I be your / joy. / When different seasons / test our relationship…  sign in to read more »

»I Can Love Again«

by M CSB, Feb 10, 2017

Heaven sent, are you? / I can see the light again, that's all you. / Brought me back from the doldrums / How can I ever repay you? / / Like a doctor treating a patient from war / you dressed my wounds. / Covered my naked soul with all your love / He hurt me, he really did. / You picked up the pieces, like…  sign in to read more »

»Blocking myself«

by Natnael Genene, Jan 24, 2017

Fear / Of loving you / Thinking / That I might hurt you / My love is so deep / Deep as a wheel / That if I get close to you / Start being your boyfriend / That I might end up hurting you / Make you feel bad about your self / So I will be at the back / Seeing you from a distance / Wanting to tell you the truth…  sign in to read more »

»I Exalt Thee«

by Bo Lanier, Jan 24, 2017

For so long I have been down so low / lost in the darkness of doubt, the Devil / kept saying you think and you worry / way too much but Jesus said I am the / way, the love and the life, his voice / sounded like rolling thunder, turning / my heart inside out and it's now I know / you can hear me, down on…  sign in to read more »

»Invisible Thread«

by Tlholohelo Ramatlhape, Jan 24, 2017

Your pain is my pain my love / And your tears are my tears / For we are one you and I, connected by an invisible thread / Rib of my rib, flesh of my flesh / Your pain is my pain / / Your fears are my fears dear / For they take away your peace and mine too / For we are one you and I, connected by an…  sign in to read more »


by Bo Lanier, Jan 24, 2017

In the name of the Father, the Son and The Holy Spirit / I am born again, I am finally at peace within and / now I just have to shout out Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia / I have been saved by the grace of the Trinity, by the / power and the mercy, I am forgiven of my sins / in the name of the Father, the…  sign in to read more »

»Mind Indulgence«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Dec 22, 2016

The affectionate thoughts I / have about you bring about / a sweet sensation in my soul, / my very being longs to be / wrapped around your arms. / / I constantly think about you, / forgive me for falling in love with / your mind and lusting over the / moments we will share together. / Let us paint a…  sign in to read more »

»My Haiko (Sad)«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Dec 22, 2016

I love you so much. / Let our love be tru…  sign in to read more »

»My one and only«

by Natnael Genene, Dec 5, 2016

forces / of nature / time cant be controlled / tick tok / time flowed by / didn't think its so close / for you to leave me all alone / death took you away / for you to never return / I cried and cried / but the pain wont come out / I promise you / I will come to visit your grave / even when I am old and grumpy…  sign in to read more »


by Bo Lanier, Dec 1, 2016

Well and you are a freedom / lover if anything so archer / of my dreams go on and / spread your wings as / lightning goes to the sky in / the blink of an eye you / disappear again, born of the / wind...Sagittarius carefree / and adventurous, traveling / heavenly roads and now / only God knows where / you are…  sign in to read more »

»The Night«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Nov 28, 2016

Sweet sips of red wine / Livens the spine, the cold / Breeze gently caressing the / Back. Time is slowly ticking / Music in the background / Initiating the mood. As your / Fingers slowly touch the shoulders, / The body slowly winding and as a / Seductive temptress you bite your / Tender lips. As you move…  sign in to read more »

»Outside the Snow«

by Bo Lanier, Nov 24, 2016

Breath on my window silently screaming out for a certain Scorpio but it's like you've just disappeared like a ghost in the blinding snow the fire here inside is warm but I feel a chill craving your hot, hot lovin', starvin' for the ecstasy in your kisses and in your hands well the passion floods my…  sign in to read more »

»The Jewel Box of God«

by Bo Lanier, Nov 11, 2016

Well it is written…God so loved the world / He gave his only begotten Son and who so / ever believes in Him shall not perish but have / everlasting life, so don't worry about tomorrow, / tomorrow will take care of its self, just do the / best you can and everything will be alright... / there is not one…  sign in to read more »

»Unfortunate symphony«

by Pulkit Hindustani, Nov 3, 2016

Devastated by the love, that conjures my heart / The betrayal of beloved, that tore me apart / Tore me apart on the ramparts of hatred's castle / I then shred into pieces, still thoughtful of the hustle / Figuring the culprit of this war, the melody that bewildered agony / Where had we lost our symphony…  sign in to read more »

»Love is Strange (Inspired by Angelina Pandian).«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Nov 1, 2016

Love is a strange feeling. / The thought of a stranger being / Able to play sweet melodies that / Make you dance without any control / Of your body to a song called love, is / Quite scary. / We are constantly seeking the embrace / Of another, even though we don't / Know each other. Love has a unique / Way…  sign in to read more »

»Virgin heart«

by Sbulelo Sbonelo Mahlangu, Oct 18, 2016

Between those cracks of stone, / Lies what was a heart. / With those tears to wipe its existence! / That river will never be filled! / Those pieces will never again meet!…  sign in to read more »

»This Is Not Another Love Song«

by Bo Lanier, Oct 8, 2016

Well and it's a winter wonderland tonight / by the light of a bright full moon but / THIS IS NOT ANOTHER LOVE SONG / oh no it's more like a dagger through the / heart and a ghost from the past come home / well and I am restless, climbing the stairs / and going from room to room, room to room / of haunted…  sign in to read more »

»Away from me near my heart«

by Pulkit Hindustani, Oct 2, 2016

I see you in elegance of night pursuing moon and stars, / the crickets song cherish your pride, / but they say, my fate betray. / How then you in every sent lay, / you mesme…  sign in to read more »

»I will give you wings«

by Thandeka Bathandwa Mavundla, Oct 2, 2016

My beautiful, my sunshine! / I will do anything for you! / Name it! Say it! Dream it! / I will do it all! / I will give you wings! / / I believe! I'm taken! I'm sold! / Days, months, years go by! / I remind him, "My love, I need wings, I want to fly". / No! You don't need wings, I'm here, you have me!…  sign in to read more »

»If You Could See Me Now«

by Bo Lanier, Oct 2, 2016

They say if somebody loves you once they will always / love you...Well you loved me many moons ago now do you / regret letting me go...aren't you the one that said you / loved everything about me, you just couldn't get enough / of me well I can still hear you saying but maybe you / never did really love…  sign in to read more »

»Song of my heart«

by Pulkit Hindustani, Oct 2, 2016

You are sweetest song of the morrow, / You are destined heal of my sorrow / If you are, I exist / No you no me I beseech / You are the only joy of my world / You are sweetest decoy of my heart / / When I dive in the sea of dreams you are the shore, / Oh my love you are so divine / Bath me in your…  sign in to read more »

»The Princess Of Pretence«

by Victor Ugochukwu Akpokwe, Sep 28, 2016

Here she comes, wandering in my thoughts, / Smiling at me with all pleasantness, / Adored in beauty, / Like the Roses of the garden, / She comes with a hard mind, / Which was soften by the heats of love, / Never knew she was a Princess of Pretence. / / In her caring arms I found love, / In her…  sign in to read more »

»These New Strange Times«

by Bo Lanier, Sep 16, 2016

All the things I never said before / really doesn't matter much anymore / the world is changing me like never / before like a ghost in the thick of / fog...well truth is stranger than / fiction just like a fire burning / somewhere out to sea...it seems / the world is going crazy and it's / trying to do the…  sign in to read more »

»Dear Love«

by Lerato Jahder Mollomabina, Sep 15, 2016

Dear love / / I'm writing to question / Please do not answer / Here is my story. / / I met her, dearly a friend / I Thought she was a God sent / It is a taboo to be with her. / But I followed my heart. / / Somehow we both felt / Our hearts matched / That love lived within, in us. / / Now I know that was an…  sign in to read more »

»Playing With Fire«

by Bo Lanier, Sep 15, 2016

When I first met you I thought you were cute / but after that I didn't think too much about it / 'til you started coming around asking me out / and texting me everyday, I thought hmm well / ok why not we can go out for dinner and let / that be that but you were so charming and / sweet you swept me off my…  sign in to read more »

»Written Apologies«

by Sbulelo Sbonelo Mahlangu, Sep 15, 2016

From bitter scented roses to that heart, my heart. / In which flows unreturned love / And to my love... / My heart be her heart as sorrow weeps by me. / To you, my love. / From those petals that bleed from their keeper's embrace, / From a heart drowning in its held love / To my love. / From those eyes…  sign in to read more »

»A Real Life Loving Fairy Tale«

by Bo Lanier, Sep 13, 2016

Well I guess I'm just one in a million few / that still believes in love and the dream / of dreams come true when you wish / upon a lucky star up above... / Well and I wonder why some people / give up on love without giving it a second / chance, maybe they're still hurting and / broken hearted from a love…  sign in to read more »

»Love of My Life«

by Bo Lanier, Sep 13, 2016

Well we had ten good years together / but even if we just had one you / left a special place in my heart / that'll last forever even as new / loves come and go I know / I will love you still...just / thinking about you feels / just yesterday to me and / it probably always will... / remembering how you used…  sign in to read more »


by Bo Lanier, Aug 22, 2016

Well I remember I was such a shy guy / when you came into my life but I swore to / myself I'd never fall in love with you / but you kept at me calling me day and / night wondering if I was still coming over / to spend the night and no matter how hard / I tried to resist you we just couldn't keep / our…  sign in to read more »


by Bo Lanier, Aug 16, 2016

Well and you say I am one of a kind / it's you that legends are made of / you say I'm always on your mind / it's you that suspends me in time / it cannot be forbidden now if it takes / a miracle somehow sometimes life / is stranger than fiction well and here / I go again fallen in love faster than / a…  sign in to read more »


by Bo Lanier, Aug 16, 2016

From the color of your eyes to the sound of your voice / There's no one in this world exactly like you, no, oh no / It's in the way you smile, it's in the things you do and / It's in the things you say well you are Unique in every / Way / You are Unique from your head to your feet, inside and / Out, you…  sign in to read more »

»I Will Love You Forever«

by Bo Lanier, Jul 18, 2016

Well every now and then I have to pinch / Myself to see if I'm not dreaming for even / In my wildest dreams I never dreamed / I'd ever find someone as tender hearted / And sweet on me like you...I guess it just / Goes to show you never do know / Where life is going to lead you but it's / Now I know it's…  sign in to read more »

»Only Love«

by Bo Lanier, Jul 13, 2016

We know this world is the devil's playground / And he will do anything to turn people away / From our Lord and savior Jesus Christ almighty / But good will always conquer evil so have heart / And let the bright white light of the Holy Spirit / Comfort you and me, only love can save us now / Only, only…  sign in to read more »

»Love Me for Me (The Real Me)«

by Bo Lanier, Jul 1, 2016

See me not caring anymore / see me walking out the door / you've hurt me for the last time / and I'm tired of you trying to / mess with my mind, so see me / not caring anymore, see me / see me walking out the door... / Someday somebody will find me / and fall head over heels in love / with me, somebody who…  sign in to read more »

»I begin my journey«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 29, 2016

I begin my journey now, / / Whatever you have t…  sign in to read more »

»Slice me not«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 29, 2016

Heart of the heart, / / Touch me not, / / Root of …  sign in to read more »

»I'll Wait Forever«

by Bo Lanier, Jun 21, 2016

How many boyfriends have you been through / While I stood by your side wishing you were / Mine the whole time, how many times have I / Helped you pick up the pieces of a broken / Heart, break up after break up, you say I can't / Really say I've ever been loved, we'll all you have / To do is to look deep…  sign in to read more »

»Love Yourself«

by Bo Lanier, Jun 16, 2016

Well I know you don't think too highly of yourself / And that nobody loves you...well and you and you / Say maybe I'm just as crazy as my father was too / But you are no crazier than the Pope himself, come in / Come in out of the darkness and let your love light / Shine bright like a beacon in the night…  sign in to read more »

»You Know Me«

by Bo Lanier, Jun 16, 2016

Well YOU KNOW ME and what makes me smile / YOU KNOW ME and what makes me cry / YOU KNOW ME and you still love me all the while / YOU KNOW ME and how quite difficult to get / Along with sometimes still you stand by my side / I guess it's 'cuz YOU KNOW ME, YOU KNOW / ME better than I know myself and still…  sign in to read more »

»Let Your Love Come Alive«

by Bo Lanier, Jun 9, 2016

Well I just don't understand people these days / Always in a hurry, kind less and rude for / One reason or another, I'm not saying I'm / Perfect by no means but I try to treat people / The way I'd want them to treat me... / Life is just too beautiful to be ugly / Life is just too short to waiting for…  sign in to read more »

»Fruits Of Sweet«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 6, 2016

You are like / the ripe grape fruit; / this fruit is the best / from among the fruits / of my love garden. / This is what you are / like among other / fruits of sweet. …  sign in to read more »

»When Angels Never Sing«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 6, 2016

When soft hearts are broken, / All lovely Moments are wreck-on / When the wind never blows, / the dark rain clouds glows. / When thunder can't be heard, / the sun takes its sword / When angels never sing / I sleep on the devils wing / When life cannot be lived, / death may be believed / When truth turns to be…  sign in to read more »


by Bartho Geldenhuys, Jun 5, 2016

slowly I trace the outline of your mouth / lingering my fingertips where your lips turn to skin / gently moving up towards your eyebrows / framing your face in my mind / / as you close your eye…  sign in to read more »

»You Are Who You Are«

by Bo Lanier, Jun 5, 2016

Don't feel insecure 'cuz / If someone's gonna love / You they're gonna love / You for who you are / Don't you know it's not / What's in the mirror but / What's in the heart so / Dry your tears and let / Go of your fears stop / Tearing yourself apart / Because if someone's / Gonna love you / They're gonna love…  sign in to read more »

»Sweet Angel«

by Bo Lanier, May 13, 2016

How could someone like you? / Ever love someone like me... / Well you must be an Angel / A miracle sent to me from / Heaven above as hard as it / Is to believe, just when I had / All but given up on love you / Came into my life and vowed / Unconditionally that you would / Love me 'til the end of all…  sign in to read more »

»You Came Along Just In Time«

by Bo Lanier, May 3, 2016

Just when I was ready to give up on love / You Came Along Just In Time / When I didn't think there was any real / Reason to carry on you put back together / The broken pieces of this heart of mine / When I thought I'd be lonely forever / You Came Along Just In Time! / Now I just can't imagine going…  sign in to read more »

»Golden Age«

by Bo Lanier, Apr 27, 2016

A million years ago when I was 17 / I was one with the garden... / I was free to come and go as / I pleased...in the breeze of angel / Wings... / Well it was The Golden Age of / Innocence and serenity, it was / The Golden age of sweet grace / And blessed divinity...there wasn't / Much more a soul could ask…  sign in to read more »

»Your Love is Like a Merry-Go-Round«

by Bo Lanier, Apr 25, 2016

Well you're one hopeless romantic / Almost a border line lovesick fanatic / But I wouldn't change you not if I could / I love your wet and sappy kisses / And the way you hold me so tight / I think I'm gonna pass out from lack / Of oxygen...some people may say / Hey, hey, ok, ok but I think it's cute / Maybe…  sign in to read more »

»Am I Still Your Boyfriend«

by Bo Lanier, Apr 20, 2016

Well we've been through a lot these / Past few years...on again, off again / And again but I still love you / Baby...Am I Still Your Boyfriend / Well I know you've been faithful to / Me when I'm not around don't ask me / How I know but I do and it gives / Me a reason to believe you need me / As much as I…  sign in to read more »

»Fate Vindicated«

by Bo Lanier, Apr 16, 2016

Love letters from L.A. so sweet / Every line makes my heart skip / A beat, I know someday we will / Be together because I believe / The heart can bridge any distance / No matter the miles that separate / Us today, no and not even the / High Sierra can stand between us / Although I really don't know what…  sign in to read more »

»To Hold You Again«

by Bo Lanier, Apr 4, 2016

A time there was you needed my love / And I was there to hold you and it did / A world of good for me too but now it's / Been a long time gone still my love for / You goes on and on oh what I'd give / To Hold You Again so safe and warm / In my arms again...well we might of / Been teenagers but it wasn't…  sign in to read more »

»The song I wrote«

by M CSB, Mar 31, 2016

So I wrote a song / but I can't sing it. / It plays in my head / but I can't whisper it / / It's all about her / but she dare not find out. / Rather she dances to it / as the rhythm is in sync / with her heart beat. / / The longer it plays the more I / feel her. / It's a pity she will never find out,…  sign in to read more »

»Falling In Lover All Over Again«

by Abdul Milazi, Mar 29, 2016

I drank from ancient rivers as old as time / But never so sweet as the nectar of her smile / / She was just a girl named Jazz / Her beauty I could not capture in words / / Her eyes spoke truth / She said her real name was Ruth / / She cried a melancholic tune / Serenading the intoxicated moon / / Night…  sign in to read more »

»As In a Dream«

by Bo Lanier, Mar 16, 2016

Miracle love developing, / Instant love unfolding, / Erotic love awakening, / Almost too good to be / True it does seem As In / As In a Dream... / Well and we know there / Is a great force at work here / It must be fate because there / Is magic in every beat the / Heart takes now... / Romance overpowering / In…  sign in to read more »

»Free Love«

by Williamsji Maveli, Mar 14, 2016

I cherished you first; later you vanished; / I touched you early, later you diminished; / We lived in love which made for each other; / As drowned, a gracious word from mother, / Who owes who the most, our love was pure, / And yours one moment seemed to grow rare, / With separate body in mind, free love…  sign in to read more »

»Going For the Gold«

by Bo Lanier, Mar 14, 2016

Well now and I'm Going for the Gold / Not standing in the shadows / Giving it my heart and soul / Up the mountain, down the road / New found determination, no / Competition, first edition / Not standing, not standing / In the shadows 'cuz here I go / Here I go going for the Gold / Well and I will not…  sign in to read more »

»I Love an Alien«

by Bo Lanier, Mar 14, 2016

Well and in the season of the Crows Moon / In the year of the rat and Lyra twice as bright / I was in for the surprise of my life...somehow / I managed to transmit my souls desire and / Passion up into outer space and to a planet / In the Andromeda Galaxy well and you heard / My secret confessions and…  sign in to read more »


by Bo Lanier, Mar 8, 2016

Magic by CANDLELIGHT every night / I'm sending my love to you oooh / Knock, knock on wood just like the / Oracles of Sybille and Wi-Fi of Delphi / It’s a triple star path on a pale pony / Ride, back to moon shadow castle / Where the seven sister wonder / Whether or not to open Pandora’s / Box in a…  sign in to read more »

»One Rose«

by Bo Lanier, Mar 8, 2016

One heart so full of love / One sky so pretty from / Sunrise to sunset, one / Moon sometimes silver / Sometimes red, sometimes / Gold, one voice singing / I love you whether or not / You love me yet... / Oh ONE RAISED, one red / Ribbon card, one love / That will live forever in / My heart oh ONE ROSE, / ONE…  sign in to read more »

»Every Time I'm Around You«

by Bo Lanier, Mar 4, 2016

Well I can just imagine being your one and only and spending the rest of my life with you baby I can see it all so clearly in my mind in some magic place in time but you don't even notice me I'm just like a ghost you seem to see through every time you gaze my way what in the world would it take to…  sign in to read more »

»Me and My Baby«

by Bo Lanier, Mar 2, 2016

Down from Helsinki / Late night walks on / The beach of the Gulf / Of Bothnia Sea Me And / My Baby although the / Sky is starless and there / Is a strong breeze from? / Out of the south coming / Quickly we are lost in / The moment we are lost / In ecstasy holding you / Holding me, kissing you / Kissing me with…  sign in to read more »

»Hot to Trot«

by Bo Lanier, Mar 1, 2016

Irish, Cherokee and Aries... / Well they say look out he's / On the war path again / I dare you to dare me to see / Who can out drink who when / It comes to whiskey, I dare / You to dare me to make it / Rain, you'll need an ark or / A jet plane, I guess I'm just / That HOT TO TROT without little / Effort on…  sign in to read more »

»If Not For You«

by Bo Lanier, Mar 1, 2016

Well we may not be together tonight / But you are here in my heart... / No and don't think I ever, ever take / You for granted... / I thank God every day and every night / For all the blessings you've brought / Into my life... / Well and we may not talk everyday / But when we do we talk the hours…  sign in to read more »

»Pure Love«

by Bo Lanier, Feb 26, 2016

No matter how many times I give my heart to someone they always seem to break it still that never does seem to keep me down for long tho I have had my share of tears through the years I seem to always find the strength to carry on because I have faith in Heaven above, I have faith in A Pure Kinda…  sign in to read more »

»What Would You Do?«

by Bo Lanier, Feb 26, 2016

WHAT WOULD YOU DO if you / Found out your best friend was dying / Of cancer, would you stay with them? / To the end or would you turn around / And run faster than the speed of light... / Well and WHAT WOULD YOU DO / If you found out your folks were broke / And going hungry, would you give / Them…  sign in to read more »

»Heart in Motion«

by Bo Lanier, Feb 23, 2016

Like a Ferris wheel you've got me / head over heels for you, I can't believe / this is real but it happens to be true / and I'm walking on sunshine just for / you yeah you give me such a thrill / loving me the way you do... / my heart is like in a circle dance / moving to the beat so strong inside…  sign in to read more »

»They Cannot Stand Between Us«

by Bo Lanier, Feb 22, 2016

Well ever since high school I have loved you / You gave me your class ring to wear which just / Goes to prove you loved me too but the / But those were those who were jealous of us / And our love and still trying to keep us apart / But you can't change what you feel deep down / In your heart, I know they…  sign in to read more »

»All In All I Keep Coming Back To You«

by Bo Lanier, Feb 18, 2016

I don't know how many times I've told myself I should / let you go after all the tears you've caused me to / cry but you're still so deep in my heart I think I'll / love you 'til the day I die... / well and I've tried to find love in the arms of / strangers but no one has yet to compare to you I know…  sign in to read more »


by Bo Lanier, Feb 12, 2016

Every night by candlelight I go to you on the wings of / a Firebird and you are there waiting for me in your / red cape where fire burns outside the snow... / you reach out for me without saying a word, I reach out / to touch your face and I whisper in your ear, "I love / you more than life it's self…  sign in to read more »

»Life Symbols«

by Williamsji Maveli, Feb 8, 2016

We began on the impressions of symbols, / / Desirous to picture belongings definitely / / to the intellect and to speak only of that / / over which there could be reason or argument, / / But we have often been indefinite as when / / our thoughts earlier time, that earth seemed / / an expression of…  sign in to read more »

»She Has Her Lusty Spring«

by Williamsji Maveli, Feb 8, 2016

She has her splendid loving summer, / / When luxuriously her adore blossoms / / Into spring's nectar of youthful visions / / To ruminate, and by such dreaming high / / Is near unto heaven: thrill covers around, / / She has her lusty spring, when fancy clear / / Takes in all beauty with an embrace, / / Her…  sign in to read more »

»Walking Out the Door«

by Bo Lanier, Feb 8, 2016

Well all my friends tell me I should leave you / But that's something I can't seem to do / I've come to need you with every breath I / Breath and my love for you deeper than any / Deep blue sea! / I've heard all the rumors and story that you / Are not the faithful kind and you'll come to take / Me…  sign in to read more »

»When I Kiss«

by Williamsji Maveli, Feb 8, 2016

When I kiss and embrace / you finally forever; / Give what's left of my body away / to the needy, / To those / who will get a light from my eyes / To those / Who will enjoy love from my lips.…  sign in to read more »

»His Loss«

by Bo Lanier, Feb 7, 2016

Darlin' why do you still want him / After all he's put you through... / Well I say to had it with him, you / Don't need his kind no, you need / Someone who is true blue to you! / So don't cry one more tear over him / It's His Loss...look at me honey / I'm trying to tell you something long / Overdue, I have…  sign in to read more »

»Into my own solitude«

by Williamsji Maveli, Feb 7, 2016

Revelations of bluffed words / Echo in my mind like swords, / Illuminating how deep moments / Carved within me / I ran into darkness, / Setting off in grief, / Seeking a shield / from others eyes. / Even love shines a light, / And knowingly, honestly. / I bow my head, earnestly, / Searching for a way to…  sign in to read more »

»Leave Me Alone«

by Bo Lanier, Feb 7, 2016

No thanks...I don't feel like doing that today / Tomorrow isn't good for me either...can't you / Take a hint I just wanna be alone but you keep / Trying to change me and my life well it may not / Be much of a life but it's my life... / You say you love me and you hate seeing me / This way, take a long…  sign in to read more »

»My Beloved«

by Williamsji Maveli, Feb 7, 2016

My pain was smooth / When your strings of love / Were being tuned, / my beloved, / Begin your celestial music, / Let me forget the agony, / Let me feel your beauty / What you had poured / Into my tender heart, / The longing for night / Lingers at my doors, / May you be ready to / Embrace me in your arms,…  sign in to read more »

»The impossible dream«

by Sava Hassan, Feb 1, 2016

Am I allowed to dream? / / My last chance as it may seem / / Did I finally find my soul mate? / / To fulfill my destiny and fate / / Hand on hand, we will venture into the future / / While enjoying the mesmerizing beauty of nature / / We will whisper into each other's ear / / The romantic words we are…  sign in to read more »

»A Love Is Better Than Wine«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jan 26, 2016

Your cherry lips gave me red color; / A love is better than flower. / Your soft breasts smell wonderful. / A sweat is better than body mist / That is why I am in love with you. / Take me along with your wind / Let us get wet in the rain of lust. / We are very happy to live together; / Your love is sweeter…  sign in to read more »

»In the Eyes of a Lover«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jan 26, 2016

In the eyes of a lover, / Spirit is pure wine, / Her heart is divine / It is to cherish / It is to nourish; / A virgin love stands, / Bare and beautiful, / In front, with an invite / For me to join her treat / To touch on the breast, / In the eyes of a lover, / Dawn is to begin / Dusk is to regain / A virgin…  sign in to read more »

»No Flower On Her Cheeks«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jan 26, 2016

The mind bird said to herself, / Never cry in a state of misery, / The frozen wind crept on above, / The river flows unknowingly. / There was no leaf on the tree, / No flower on her cheeks. / And little motion in the air, / Only the ocean wave's sound! / The sky is vast like your face, / There was no beauty…  sign in to read more »

»Tell Me«

by Bo Lanier, Jan 26, 2016

Well if you think I'm cute and charming TELL ME... / Don't be shy, look me in the eyes and just TELL ME... / Don't be afraid to say what's on your mind, you / Just might be surprised, if you think I might be what / You need and you might wanna get to know me / Better, well TELL ME, just c'mon now and…  sign in to read more »

»It really doesn't matter«

by Sava Hassan, Jan 25, 2016

It doesn't matter if you are Muslim, Christian, Jewish or doesn't believe at all / I will always be behind you to catch you if you ever fall / It doesn't matter if you are black or white / I will listen to your views if you are right / It doesn't matter if you are young or old / Hopes toward a happy…  sign in to read more »

»Love is an illusion«

by Sava Hassan, Jan 25, 2016

My heart is as pure as that of a child / / My passion is hot and my temper is mild / / I do have love in abundance / / To share it with you, I have no resistance / / Then why can't I find someone to love me? / / A special lady to set my emotions free / / To open my eyes and let me see / / How…  sign in to read more »

»Trying To Hide a Fire in the Dark«

by Bo Lanier, Jan 25, 2016

Well and what is it I see in your eyes... / Is it love or is it desire... / What is it that keeps us from giving? / Into the fire, is it the fear of getting? / What you want then not wanting it / Anymore...well how long can we walk / These real high wires, how long can we / Go on playing this game...we…  sign in to read more »


by Bo Lanier, Jan 25, 2016

A curse and a blessing sometimes you lose, sometimes / you win, somewhere between darkness and dawn a candle / in the wind... I take it to the heart, I take it on the / run crossing some crazy state line one more time still / hearing you say, "when you get what you want you don't / want it anymore" well…  sign in to read more »

»Red Hot Lover«

by Bo Lanier, Jan 7, 2016

Oh only in my wildest dreams / Did I ever dream of someone as / Hot as you, only in my dreams has / Anyone ever made me so wet and / Feel so damn good, little did I know / Yesterday the dream would come true / Now we go a walkin' and a parkin' / Often 'cuz we just can't keep our hands / Off of each other…  sign in to read more »

»Just A Little Lower Than the Angels«

by Bo Lanier, Dec 28, 2015

Well what's wrong with the world that / We can't all just get along? / Surely this is the dream of the Angels and / Jehovah's never ending song. / Love and compassion go a long, long way / So embrace your brother with warm and / Tender grace today! Have heart, be a light / In the dark. Yes you can make a…  sign in to read more »

»Til The Rooster Crows«

by Bo Lanier, Dec 28, 2015

Down on the farm there's not a / Whole lot to do but work your fingers / To the bone that's why when all / The lights go off in this one / Horse town mine stay on 'til you / Come a knockin' on my window... / Well I sneak out outta the house / And we disappear from dusk 'til / Dawn, kissing, hugging and…  sign in to read more »

»Heart on Happy Place«

by Bo Lanier, Dec 9, 2015

HEART ON HAPPY PLACE is your kiss on my lips / The tender touch of your hand upon my face / The way you hold me tight, every morning, / Every night oh it's like some kinda fairy tale / Romance, love heaven sent to be the hearts / Angel of saving grace... / Well I feel just like a teenager in high school…  sign in to read more »

»Passing the River«

by Bo Lanier, Dec 9, 2015

Passing The River I saw men at war / And I mourned the dead I thought to myself / why can't we just love each other instead / Passing The River I saw starving children at play / It made me laugh a little but then the smile faded away / Feeling their pain I bowed my head and prayed / Passing The River I…  sign in to read more »

»My Only Fantasy«

by Bo Lanier, Dec 7, 2015

Well I know you gotta get up early in the morning / For work but can't we make love just one more time / Before we call it a night, you're the one who wanted / To spend the night anyhow, I'm not stupid I knew / What you had on that dirty little mind of yours but / Hey that's alright; I can't get enough…  sign in to read more »

»Mountain City«

by Bo Lanier, Nov 30, 2015

Well and this Mountain that overlooks the Sea has / always been my sanctuary...I love the bright lights / of the harbor and the sounds of the waves at night / makes me think now that we are many, many miles apart / well you call and the sound of your voice on the phone / makes me quiver with desire and…  sign in to read more »

»Midnight Angel«

by Bo Lanier, Nov 19, 2015

Oh Midnight Angel higher than a kite / throw your clothes and a few things together / and drive your new car like a bird in flight / back across the Georgia state line whatever / the weather never you mind you know / every time could be your last time...take a deep / breath now and swallow your pride '…  sign in to read more »

»Red Hot Lover«

by Bo Lanier, Nov 9, 2015

Oh only in my wildest dreams / Did I ever dream of someone as / Hot as you, only in my dreams has / Anyone ever made me so wet and / Feel so damn good, little did I know / Yesterday the dream would come true / Now we go a walkin' and a parkin' / Often 'cuz we just can't keep our hands / Off of each other…  sign in to read more »

»So You Say You Love Me«

by Lungile KaDlamini, Nov 9, 2015

Ever so willing to express your undying love to me, / Your words, like sweet melodies alter the inner part of me, / Weaken my knees and reasoning; I could just fall into your arms for eternities. / But I learnt in literature, that love is a doing word. / Ever so willing to express your love for me, / I…  sign in to read more »

»Every Time I Speak French«

by Bo Lanier, Oct 1, 2015

EVERYTIME I SPEAK FRENCH / You get this dreamy glazed over / Look in your eyes then suddenly / You're all up on me, kissing me / Passionately have to say darlin' / Breathe now before you pass out / Breath now breathes... / Sometime I forget it kicks your / Libido into over drive EVERY TIME, / EVERYTIME I…  sign in to read more »

»This kind of love«

by Abongile Gwele, Sep 7, 2015

A love that will never end. That will never be changed. / A love so deep it entangles and marries souls in melodies of hummingbirds and orchestras of the universe's heartbeat. / A love so unconditional the coldest days of June and hottest of November are mirror reflections. / A love so pure the moon…  sign in to read more »

»When love makes sense«

by Abongile Gwele, Aug 14, 2015

The air looks like that song that stays on your fingers and makes hearts smile / Your favourite song tastes like a medley of ice-creamcream, pop-corn and marshmallows all dipped in rich darks chocolate / Food sounds like the orchestra of toes in socks strutting their way on wooden floors / Each breath…  sign in to read more »

»Subconscious Emotions«

by Maviyo Nkosi, Aug 13, 2015

I'm immune to hypnosis / but your voice does things that / my mind and body are not in agreement with, / you light up my day even when / Eskom does what it is known for, / your existence create in me the belief / that probably angels might exist, / like a sponge your smile soaks all my worries,…  sign in to read more »

»And if they ask«

by Abongile Gwele, Aug 4, 2015

And if they ask me about you I'll tell them exactly who you were / You lasted far more than just a moment when I first laid eyes on you / When I looked at your eyes the first time you drew me in so deep / Your gaze stirred my insides / It was an odd and disturbing feeling / So disturbing I wanted a…  sign in to read more »

»For Felicia«

by Melissa Reddy, Jul 16, 2015

Her light luminously radiates through tired eyes, her body is refreshed as the / night gives birth to the sun and her soul revitalized by the memory of her Fathers promise: / Hebrews 10:22-24 / / How beautiful this flower that is laid before me, / A precious gift that is bestowed upon me. / How it…  sign in to read more »

»When letting go is a struggle«

by Nonhlanhla Dlamini, Jul 16, 2015

Life is more beautiful when we have peace. / We can enjoy having peace when our minds are uncluttered. / Every one is entitled to having peace but not every one accepts peace. / How sad it is when one loses peace over of self-conflict. / That thin line between you and peace, when letting go is a…  sign in to read more »

»When I look into your deep blue eyes...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 15, 2015

When I look into your deep blue eyes, / Emotional feel comes of tearless cries, / you are like curator fighter from above, / A love of yours is more pure than a dove. / / You owe me, nothing for yesterday, / I do owe you everything for today! / When your times were good, no curse, / Even, I could never…  sign in to read more »

»You be a flying bird in the dawn«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 14, 2015

You be a flying bird in the dawn; / Inspiring to get out of your nest / In and out of a silent mood, / Coming to take my olive branch, / Leaves and fruits are abundant, / Love and life is now redundant / Life is now holding, face it as bold, / Waiting, for a clearance, off sickness, / crystal clean, clear…  sign in to read more »

»Your Best Love Is Yet To Be Loved«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 14, 2015

Your Best Love Is Yet To Be Loved / My Best life Is Yet To Be Lived, / On your blissful wedding ceremony, / You began a novel life in harmony, / Friends and folks marked sweet kiss, / A wonderful husband, a bride so bliss, / This was the life reward you received / A gift from paradise so well perceived,…  sign in to read more »

»My Precious Wife«

by Ryan John Cremore, May 21, 2015

My wife, oh what a precious being now I have gained for me; / With an overflowing heart of charity that others truly can see; / How blessed the day I met you and how charitable God can be; / When with a heart of love and tenderness he said, "this woman is meant for thee"; / With tears of absolute…  sign in to read more »

»Genuine love«

by Fay Mbiwa ThePoet, May 15, 2015

Genuine love involves commitment, / Genuine love is unconditional, / Genuine love attempts, / To meet the needs of the other. / / Genuine love is permanent, / Genuine love enables us love ourselves, / Genuine love allows the other, / To be him or herself. / / Genuine love accepts wrong, / Genuine love is…  sign in to read more »

»Somebody Needs You«

by Fakazile Nkosi, Apr 28, 2015

Perfect stranger, / From the moment I met you / I felt whole, / I felt complete, / / Have we met in my previous / Life maybe? / / With you I feel that I belong. / I want to touch you, hold you, / Ex…  sign in to read more »

»The love we all seek.«

by Fakazile Nkosi, Apr 28, 2015

Love can make you feel ill, / While healthy and physically fit, / / / Love can make you feel like you are / Dreaming, while wide awake. / / Love can arouse emotions and feelings / You never knew existed, thus causing / Confusion and delusions as the needs / And desires that can't be fulfilled / Becomes…  sign in to read more »

»Do not kiss me in dark.«

by Williamsji Maveli, Apr 24, 2015

Your cherry lips gave me red color; / A love is better than a flower. / Your soft breasts smell wonderful. / A sweat is better than a body mist / that is why I am in love with you. / Take me along with your wind / Let us get wet in the rain of lust. / We are very happy to live together; / Your love is…  sign in to read more »

»Inner Desire...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Apr 24, 2015

The body warmed up, / Within a passion heat; / M…  sign in to read more »

»Songs Of Love«

by Williamsji Maveli, Apr 24, 2015

You contribute yourself to me, / Like a flower that blossoms at night, / And its presence is known / by the dew that drips from it, / By the odor shed through the darkness, / As the first steps of spring are by the buds / That thickens the branches. / My heart knew of your arrival, / As the night feels the…  sign in to read more »

»Creeping Night«

by Fay Mbiwa ThePoet, Apr 21, 2015

Day is gone, / And night is come, / Sun is down, / And moon is up, / Sky is low, / And the stars are bright, / Body is weak, / And the spirit is strong, / Strength is go…  sign in to read more »

»My soul embraces...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Apr 21, 2015

My tongue talks / within your dialogue, / hence, I speak to you / without / my own tongue; / Your are my own / second tongue! / My hand hunts / within your mind, / hence, I touch you / without / my own hands; / You are my own / right hand! / My nose inhales / within your fragrance, / hence, I smell you / without / my…  sign in to read more »

»What shall I bring to you tomorrow?«

by Williamsji Maveli, Apr 21, 2015

I filled my bowl with whatever I had, / And gave it you yesterday in twilight, / What shall I bring to you tomorrow? / I really wonder, so confused and worried, / I am like the orange grove tree that / at the end of the flowering summer, / Gazes at the sky with its lifted branches, / Bare of their blossoms…  sign in to read more »

»Whenever you are inspired by me...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Apr 21, 2015

Whenever your body-buds blossoms, / will there be a spring time for me? / / Whenever your mind-leaf wither, / will there be a winter season for me? / / Whenever your tear-drops down / will there be a storm hit my heart? / / Whenever your breast burst up / will there be a thirst for my lips? / / Whenever you…  sign in to read more »

»Green leaves of love, a tribute poem to poetess Piusha Singh«

by Williamsji Maveli, Apr 20, 2015

Like lyrics of a / Whispering wind through / the green leaves of life, / Your spirit lifts me up, / Teaching me priceless lessons. / I wait tolerantly to grow / in the light of your eyes / Seeking sanction, perceptive / There's console in your / Silent embrace, gaze / And I listen carefully / to what it offers…  sign in to read more »

»Joy in the rain«

by Williamsji Maveli, Apr 20, 2015

It seems rain will pour its showers tonight / the morning thereafter will be bright / I long for my body to be wet in the rain / It looks like the blue sky is in heavy pain / / Is it a gift from God, the rain gives / seeking shades under the leaves / The wind winding to the form of breeze / In a shelter…  sign in to read more »

»My soul embraces«

by Williamsji Maveli, Apr 20, 2015

My tongue talks / within your dialogue, / hence, I speak to you / without / my own tongue; / Your are my own / second tongue! / My hand hunts / within your mind, / hence, I touch you / without / my own hands; / You are my own / right hand! / My nose inhales / within your fragrance, / hence, I smell you / without…  sign in to read more »

»The lover in you«

by Fakazile Nkosi, Apr 20, 2015

Love like this I have not know before / I look at you and admit to myself you're out / Of my league. / But love like this I have not known before / To fall in love so helplessly so completely / A day without seeing your warm smile is so / Tormenting. / From the top of your head to the bottom of your feet…  sign in to read more »

»I cry out in bliss«

by Williamsji Maveli, Apr 15, 2015

It's spiraling all around me / Winter, summer, spring, / then autumn, then love / So intense, I melt into it / Then I burst out / I ascend so towering / Lost in the feeling / I give way to your / passion…  sign in to read more »

»In My Own Embrace«

by Williamsji Maveli, Apr 15, 2015

As long as you remain / in my own embrace, / my heart will also / keep on pounding. / After you leave; / Your memories will / come to my mind / And this heart will / keep on yearning. / When I gave my heart away / without knowing that you would / Take it or not, in wait I was / Of this moment. / Today I found…  sign in to read more »

»Love in me is no more«

by Fakazile Nkosi, Apr 15, 2015

Love a silent killer / The darkness that surrounds without mercy. / You lose yourself when you fall in love / For this reason alone a broken heart can be / Fatal. / / I lost love once and it can't be replaced, / Love once stripped me off my identity / I lost sanity / For this reason / Wake me up when I say I…  sign in to read more »


by Williamsji Maveli, Apr 15, 2015

Appealing seduction, / Alluring looks / enduring touches, / Juts not adequate / Stolen gazes, / Frequently repeated / Invites, sweet talks, / Desires and longings / Embrace, love kisses, / Seductive whispers, / Close encounters / Sweet selection, / Seductive positions, / yawning kisses, / Tantalizing touches…  sign in to read more »

»A Summer Love«

by Williamsji Maveli, Apr 7, 2015

Her mirror lake outspread for miles / / Blue eye flowers still keep its smiles, / / Her lotus Lilly petals open in full blossom / / In a sixth sense, she gathers them all / / By twilight, before the darkness / / Her boat returns without waiting moon's fall, / / the voyage of love in the deep ocean; / / A…  sign in to read more »

»Body in Mind...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Apr 7, 2015

After you grind your mind, / / You create to center on / / For a sensation, emotion; / / That occurs on a surface. / / A sensational radiation / / Brings the body and mind, / / Then, you begin to perceive / / All energy on or in your body / / This is temporary in nature / / Every feeling such as stiffness…  sign in to read more »

»In a sweet love bite...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Mar 28, 2015

In a sweet love bite of mine; / / A cold nectar-drop clots, fine, / / On your red cherry lips. / / In a sweat hug of mine; / / A strong thread enters, / / into the hole of your heart; / / To stitch our bodies into / / one cloth for an embrace / / of a life, love, better together. / / Your eyes glow like…  sign in to read more »

»In between your eyes...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Mar 28, 2015

In between your eyes, / / A ray of hope exists. / / In between your lips, / / A drop of wine exits. / / In between your cheeks, / / A rainbow exhibits; / / In between your breasts, / / A rabbit hides; / / In between your nip-lets, / / A habit resides. / / In between the action / / and the reaction; / / a shadow…  sign in to read more »

»Love Embrace«

by Williamsji Maveli, Mar 27, 2015

This is the mingling moments for both, / / To elegant Radha and to handsome Madhava / / Now you become the musical romance, / / Pour in dear Radha, Pour in again, / / Be submissive in my love embrace / / When the waves dance in moonlight, / / You become my rhythm of dreams, / / Taste me dear virgin, taste…  sign in to read more »

»My Passion Burns...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Mar 27, 2015

My passion burns, as fires fume, / / Your touch move the skin, / / The breath of you, the heat you share / / It burns so deep within / / I shall not dare to cover the flame / / To ever repress the fire / / As you meet me where we do / / we share each one's desire / / So, touch me as you always / / have with…  sign in to read more »

»Autumn Fall«

by Williamsji Maveli, Mar 12, 2015

Autumn fall has always been / / a favorite season of green leaves / / It is the time when everything / / in beauty bursts wi…  sign in to read more »

»It is time to make love«

by Williamsji Maveli, Mar 12, 2015

You are my sanctuary, / Sleep harmoniously in / relief in my own arms / before the daybreak / I shall touch on / your stripped nude breasts / to sense love on / your pink nipples; / As my thirsty lips / Softly kiss on your cheeks / I shall murmur in your ear / wake-up, arouse, come nearby / my bed side / My love…  sign in to read more »

»Love Given«

by Mafoko Bua, Mar 12, 2015

A seed thrown to ground sipping its way underneath. / Then love speaks through the soil peeping its way through what I thought was hidden / hidden in a palm of emotion lost in the crease of life that said I am not in love... / / I gasp for breath I hold in my eyes what paints to love yet the world said…  sign in to read more »


by Williamsji Maveli, Mar 12, 2015

Spring blossoms in your eyes / Within a reminiscence / of innocence, / / Summer brightens on your face / within a memory / of cheerfulness, / / Autumn falls down on your cheeks / within the season / of exquisiteness, / / Winter drops on your cherry lips / within a reason / of loveliness…  sign in to read more »


by Williamsji Maveli, Jan 23, 2015

If violet is dark dense in its color; / / Purple depict a yearning flower; / / Green for a shade of guidance; / / White always shows evidence; / / Desire for love has no flush; / / Flesh for desire has no blush; / / Dreams sleep at night silently; / / Arms envelopes within softly; / / A ring can make you…  sign in to read more »

»In a sixth sense...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jan 23, 2015

Her mirror lake outspread for miles / / Blue eye flowers still keep its smiles, / / Her lotus Lilly petals open in full blossom / / In a sixth sense, she gathers them all / / By twilight, before the darkness / / Her boat returns without waiting moon's fall, / / the voyage of love in the deep ocean; / / A…  sign in to read more »

»Per Aspera Ad Astra (A rough road to the stars)«

by Edward Iacona, Jan 23, 2015

I sit here in my bedroom / That now passes for my den. / To write a poem for the one I love / The words flow to my pen. / Comparing our love to things celestial / A cliche one uses now and then. / The visa process is time consuming / And when it's approved I'll shout "AMEN!" / I'll share my joy with all I…  sign in to read more »


by Williamsji Maveli, Jan 23, 2015

It showers heavily on hillside / Light breeze stretches wide, / The body alters... / It rains lightly outside / Sun light close its shade / The soul departs... / I crossed the bou…  sign in to read more »

»You Are A Perfect Flower«

by Musa Gift Masombuka, Jan 23, 2015

You are a perfect flower / Your colour rhymes with your smell, / Your beauty so simply amazing, / It even makes me jealous of your creator. / You really attracted me... / / You are a perfect flower, / Bees come and taste the nectar and often don't wanna go, / Birds tweet as they salute your beauty.…  sign in to read more »

»Power of words«

by Shylet Noma Clint Mncube, Nov 6, 2014

When I was but a young girl I just loved opposites, then I didn't know they attract. / Defying the odds and always being the odd one out, now I only find out it's what they call gender. / Female, feminine, phenomenal are words I started understanding when I became a young woman. / Pubic, puberty is not…  sign in to read more »

»When the present is history«

by Mmemezi Khumalo, Nov 6, 2014

When visions become hallucinations / When dreams are all they could be / When we loose our minds to free our souls from the prison of another's eyes / When the illusions of our wants and needs feed our greed / When our eyes deceive our sight / When speech fails our words / When words fail meaning / When…  sign in to read more »

»She cries«

by Dzumbu Mmbara, Sep 29, 2014

She cries / Though not so loud / her tears flood my heart / / For I know / If time could have it / and we never met / her tears would be dry / her heart filled with joy / her face beaming with smiles / / I am that pain / you see on her face / I am that bitter salt / Saturating her tears / / When love I promised…  sign in to read more »

»They can read all about it!«

by Lindi Mahlangu, Sep 29, 2014

Maybe we're a little different, but that didn't stop me from falling for you nor you falling for me. / / Maybe the truth was forbidden and we broke all the rules but today we both know... It was never meant to be. / / Maybe I was a little ashamed at what our peers would say if I left, maybe I was…  sign in to read more »

»Mine emperor«

by Endy Senyatsi, Sep 23, 2014

I have been waiting / Waiting patiently for someone like you / Thou Art the best / Mine one and only / Mine sunlight an' warmth / I have been craving for thee / Yearning to be thine king / I am glad I have found thee / Found thee in sheer pain / In the dark / With a shattered ticker / I gave you a home / A very…  sign in to read more »

»We are a couple«

by Endy Senyatsi, Sep 23, 2014

We are a couple / We like to float dreamily along the river of life / The go-with-the-flow natures / That makes us easy mates / But sometimes we are a love vessel without a rudder / I feel frustrated by your lost-ness / But I tend to gain my balance / And bring you back to life / I am the air kind of a…  sign in to read more »

»My heart smiled«

by Abongile Gwele, Sep 11, 2014

Meeting glances, stolen stares / I saw YOU YOU saw ME and our eyes greeted each other before our lips released "hellos" that were fighting to come out / I saw YOU YOU saw ME and we dared not look away / conversations on paper that made no sound painted out I see ME loving YOU / I saw YOU and looked at…  sign in to read more »


by Abongile Gwele, Sep 11, 2014

My heart went looking for yours the other day. It drove me to that place where it had agreed to meet yours and mend what we had broken. It sat wondering where yours was parked at that moment. / My heart went looking for yours again today. This time it went to the source. To that place where it had…  sign in to read more »

»A kaleidoscope«

by Williamsji Maveli, Sep 10, 2014

Focusing on a lovely face; / two lovable eyes zooms up / for a beautiful landscape; / you are now, a picture-scape / Touching on…  sign in to read more »

»Hand in Hand«

by Williamsji Maveli, Sep 10, 2014

Awaken like the swelling sun, / My exotic lust takes a slow run / Awaken like the genesis of day, / My sweet love sings this midday / A new sound is heard like the call of a bird, / My will sobs at the beauty of your word. / Earth is fertile like an elegant woman, / Sun is burning to share, like a man / We…  sign in to read more »

»Like a drop...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Sep 10, 2014

Like a drop of a dawn mist, / Sometimes you come in; / Like an end of a fading dream, / Another time you disappear, / In between th…  sign in to read more »

»Insecurity of True Love«

by Zandile Mboneni, Aug 14, 2014

It was the sadness in your eyes, / The way you never smiled at me, / But you kept on looking, / And when you thought I wasn't worth it, / You kept on coming, / For there was something in me that kept you intrigued. / / Or was it the sadness in my eyes? / The way I used to put on my fake smile, / The way I…  sign in to read more »

»A lyric«

by Williamsji Maveli, Aug 4, 2014

A lyric / is like a / river, / i…  sign in to read more »


by Keerthana Prabhakaran, Aug 4, 2014

Baby you are, / The silly billy guy, / Your words no one can buy. / So lazy you are, / Even to get me a flower, / Playful and funny sometimes, / Suddenly you go with this serious mime, / You are perfectly imperfect in everything I see! / / Baby you are, / This big- mouth guy, / Never ever kept our secrets…  sign in to read more »


by Keerthana Prabhakaran, Aug 4, 2014

Lured by my hearts caprice, / I can eat thousand forbidden fruits, / I can dream a thousand dreams with you, / I can live in a lackadaisical world of you, / I can sneak from veracity, / And make a fool of the truth, / I can make the presence go invisible / And elope with my delusions of you, / I can wish…  sign in to read more »


by Williamsji Maveli, Aug 4, 2014

My words are in verses; / My inscriptions are in sentences; / All are a shout against walls; / It just bounces back; / Yet I wait for the sun's face; / I am in the half-dark loneliness. / Solitude is the same everywhere, / the pale face of the winter-sun / behind the mist curtain / Strong bricks of an / old…  sign in to read more »

»The Voice, Guess who?«

by Shylet Noma Clint Mncube, Aug 4, 2014

I love lonely hearts. / I hate faithful partners. / I love married women and men they are my easy target. / Temptation is my trend. / I hate it when people block me. / I love teenagers who are going through adolescence and life challenges. / I hate it when they abstain. / Guess who? / / I lie but who doesn'…  sign in to read more »

»When I say I love You«

by Lungile KaDlamini, Jul 18, 2014

When I say I love you, I mean it from the bottom of my heart. / It is the heart that jumps in excitement when your name comes to mind. / I think of you more than I think of myself, / I pray for you more than I pray for myself, / Your joy is my joy, I am happy when you are. / / I look into the future, all…  sign in to read more »

»An Elegy«

by Keerthana Prabhakaran, Jul 17, 2014

Hand in hand, / Girlfriends and boyfriends, / Walking along the pavement, / One among the flock, is alone in lament. / Has anyone got a clue? / Why the lonely sky is blue? / / On a young and delicate ball night, / Handsome dandies on one side, / Gorgeous damsels on the other, / The sound of "ooohs" and "…  sign in to read more »

»Like a gentle wind«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 14, 2014

I am dark; but brave like a shark, / The flames of sun made me dark; / a pretty women admire my power; / Trusting me, adoring me, forever; / her pure love lay ahead, beyond; / so silently, like a gentle wind; / For me, it is a real challenge; / Two hearts longing for a change; / Love is not blind; that is…  sign in to read more »


by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 10, 2014

If I daydream the lashes dark / / And your eyes more dazzling / / And the lips further scarlet, / / Or ask if all be right / / From a mirror to another, / / Nothing is displayed, / / Nothing at all / / If I am looking for the face I had / / Before this world was made / / if I look upon my women / / As though…  sign in to read more »


by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 10, 2014

Inhale a breath from the first day, / / Start smiles from the second day, / / Try to read by your burning third eye, / / Break and come out from tomb on fourth day, / / Fly towards the blue sky on the fifth day, / / Write, do the right within sixth sense, / / The world will never end with the…  sign in to read more »

»Ocean Of Love«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 10, 2014

A drop of your light rain / is more than enough for me / to make an ocean of love; / A slice of your blue moon / is more than enough for me / to shade my twilight of life; / A drop from your cherry lips / is more than enough for me / to make a jar of wine; / A color from your rainbow / Is more than enough for…  sign in to read more »


by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 7, 2014

Uncovered valleys, plains and mountains, / / Hungry for the soft touch of rain showers, / / Pester again while lying like bare clouds, / / Blanketed with passion of s…  sign in to read more »

»In the beginning«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 7, 2014

Adam, black in color, / And strong in vigor; / He represents the first / Man in the beginning. / He shades... / Eve, white in color / And bold in fear; / She represents the first / Women of the evening, / She fades... / Spiritually, a man is mature, / Physically, a woman is nature. / Adam is descriptive,…  sign in to read more »


by Suman Malekani, Jul 2, 2014

I'll keep my love, won't give it to you / cause you never give it back to me, / I'm risking every time I see you smile / but I'm human and love's important you see. / / To you I exist but I am invisible too / I circle and spin around you in your orbit, / but like a bitter splatter on your tongue / you keep…  sign in to read more »

»Blue Ocean«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 27, 2014

A retreat into your in-depth silence; / Shattering waves are in violence; / Smashing laments of the sea bird; / While drowning, ears never heard. / The blue ocean has now conceived; / Vital treasur…  sign in to read more »

»First Night«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 27, 2014

Undressed before me; / bare in dark in the bed; / An angel whispered a / love lyric softly and said: / Put …  sign in to read more »

»Let it go«

by Suman Malekani, Jun 27, 2014

The break of dawn in beautiful / did you ever wonder? / The dusk is the promise that brings it, / equally full of beauty & splendour. / Goodbyes are sad & melancholic / but do you know? / The happiness of meeting again is precious, / you wouldn't know if you don't let go. / Let go of them, set them free…  sign in to read more »


by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 27, 2014

Except the one / "reserved for you only", / I would pluck all other / flowers / from my / garden of lov…  sign in to read more »

»Our Cultures Forgotten«

by Sibusiso Blessing Ntsaluba, Jun 25, 2014

Our Cultures Forgotten, / Mother Tong Never Spoken, / Equality never shared and Friendship never cherished. / / We are lost by our fathers, abandoned by our mothers / laughed at by our neighbors, taken grant-age by our friends / and even killed by our loved ones. / / Our Souls are no more treasured, Money…  sign in to read more »

»Running after the dream«

by Suman Malekani, Jun 25, 2014

I've been living off the edge, / crosing rivers, floods, and sometimes all dries up into droughts. / I've been living with changes, / watching trees burning down, while once they were sprouts. / / I've seen life coming to me, / showing me how pleasant how meaningful it's going to be. / I've heard it…  sign in to read more »

»The song of love«

by Suman Malekani, Jun 25, 2014

There was a noise all around / I couldn't even hear the sound of my own heart ... / But today, today is different / I can feel the blood travelling through my veins / it travels towards you / I can hear & feel the music in the air / it seems it's coming straight from you / I can feel the throb when I walk…  sign in to read more »

»You are very near to me«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 20, 2014

Though you are far away, across the oceans; / I feel at all times, you are very near and close / being impatient, waiting to read, what is written, / to hear what you in your mind, now to express / the passion you have is something which I desire, / when your pen hits the paper it's burning like fire…  sign in to read more »

»To Share...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 15, 2014

In a sense of what you absorb to feel, / within a moment fo…  sign in to read more »


by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 15, 2014

In a sweet nibble of mine; / A cold blood- drop clots / on your red lips. / In a sweat hug of mine; / A strong thread enter…  sign in to read more »

»Towards the end...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 15, 2014

Wet feelings arouse; / dry sky is pale; / River sense water; / Water flows in and out; / Beneath; in-depth; / Cloud feels wet; / Top; its showers / Closing your eyes / She flows like a river / as smooth as / Everything after the / initial step; / to join / The vast ocean; / Touching the edges; / Even my lust; / all…  sign in to read more »

»The One«

by Suman Malekani, Jun 11, 2014

Somedays out of the wild & blue, / I knew there'll come a day when I find you. / I knew this deep inside my heart, / When it's you & I we'll never be apart. / You'd smile & I would fall in love, / You'll come in my life like a blessing from above. / Than you came across & even better it was, / I was so…  sign in to read more »


by Michael Strydom, Jun 5, 2014

Find in me / that part of you / we both seek most of all / / reality / has seen us through / but can not break the fall / / here betwixt what is and will be / I find no comfort here / I am battered, bruised and certainly / most humanly filled with fear / / as I drift through / an endless sea / in…  sign in to read more »

»Remind me...«

by Gcotyelwa Mnqandi, Jun 5, 2014

Remind me dear friend / When all is said and done / And all that is left is a decision to be taken / When all my tears have dried away / And the tone of my voice is only but hiccups / Remind me of the battles we have triumphed / Of the amount of labor it took us to get there / / Remind me sweet child / Of…  sign in to read more »


by Siyanda Nkosi, Jun 4, 2014

Count numbers in relation / To your blessings and / Not in relation to your temptations. / Forget not the gift of life / Which we receive daily. / Forget not the gift of freedom, / The gift to love and the blessing to be loved. / Forget not the gift to see, to hear / To walk and to speak. / / Subtract…  sign in to read more »

»Blind love«

by Maureen Direro, May 2, 2014

I walk on this lonely path, / without appeal, / without relief... / I see in front my eyes... / My eyes are blind, / I'm without sight... / / But I need your tender touch, / the greatest light, / my sight can see... / I need your lips in my, / The greatest thing I can believe... / / I lost a part of me, / When…  sign in to read more »

»Words on a page«

by Siyanda Nkosi, Apr 20, 2014

My words on that page / Must have been misinterpreted / Hence the reaction of rage. / And so none with my words interacted. / / Slowly I realized what would have been / Most appropriate in the circumstances. / Consequently my intentions were never seen, / And the gap widened in our differences. / / I…  sign in to read more »

»Met her in November«

by M CSB, Mar 2, 2014

Met her in November / Got to know her in December / She managed to sneak in to my christmas wishlist / Hope Santa delivers on his promises / Coz I can't bear to lose this beautiful soul / / Spent Christmas with her and / January she lay broke with me / February the month of love and / Now she is the only…  sign in to read more »

»Love Contrast«

by Natachja De Weber, Feb 28, 2014

Every rose has a thorn. / Every someone has a somewhere, / that they come from. / Every pavement has its accident. / Every cloud has its rain, / and a silver lining. / / What am I trying to say? / This could go either way. / Just like each night brings day, / Every Eden has its snake. / Love dont come…  sign in to read more »

»Love or Projection«

by Natachja De Weber, Feb 28, 2014

Skin tingles, / Anxious eyes. / Thinking up white lies, / to tell in the morning. / Dress him up, / Bleach his teeth. / "You're not perfect, / Lemme fix you, please'' / / And while he thinks that you're amazing; / You're always looking for ways to change him. / Is it Love or Projection? / You're applying…  sign in to read more »

»Memory Lane«

by Andray Drokez, Feb 28, 2014

Seated outside the house one lonely night, Staring at the stars surrounding the lonely moon, / A flash back of you and me strikes my mind, The good old times that we always shared, / When everything is all time fresh for us, Down the streets of the painted city in my head, / We are together holding…  sign in to read more »

»Soul Light«

by Natachja De Weber, Feb 28, 2014

They say that every woman wants a man that makes her smile; / But baby, you make me laugh and laugh and laugh until I cry. / At first I thought that this was nothing but romantic bliss, / But now I realise; / You bring me happiness. / / Soul light. / He's lighting up the dark, / and using just my smile…  sign in to read more »

»The final words«

by Kioko Kivesi, Feb 12, 2014

She lay on the little wooden square wobbly bed in a remote hospital in the middle of nowhere, her body gently sipping away water of life from the drip that towered above her, supported by a crooked hurriedly put up structure. Her breath and time were quickly fading away, her heart was also losing…  sign in to read more »

»When Love Dies«

by Dan Mahlangu, Feb 12, 2014

When love dies because of lies, / the heart falls and crumbles. / The internal pain intensifies 'til it's reflected in the eyes on a regular basis. / The mind becomes demented and lost / and begins to search for relief in unfamiliar places / and life becomes meaningless / then suicidal thoughts creep in…  sign in to read more »

»I am a Poet«

by Williamsji Maveli, Feb 9, 2014

The power of charity sows deep in my heart, / I harvest and collect the wheat in bundles, / To give them to those who are hungry, / My soul gives life to the grapevine, / I press its bunches to extract and give / the sweet juice to those who are thirsty. / Heaven fills my lamp fulfilled with oil / I…  sign in to read more »

»Undying Love Reborn«

by Judith Thandi Jama, Feb 9, 2014

Too soon / Like sudden death. / My heart weeps dark blood with / every beat, / Grieving. / I've been a stunner stunned / In a love-affair / Of lovers and friends / Laying on daisies / Away from the world / Dented into wreckage by its own / envy. / We gave our hearts away / Exiling ourselves into…  sign in to read more »

»Like a river...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Feb 8, 2014

As years pass by, my passion may grow, / Like a river aiming towards a steep flow; / / In a much strange, deep emotional stream; / Than when we, were so young to scream; / / This is a story of love, thirty years old affair; / In a standstill, holding at heart as a lovely fair; / / Rain shower has…  sign in to read more »

»So my heart can stop hurting«

by Maureen Direro, Feb 8, 2014

My heart is broken, / I'm running but I cannot get shelter, / I'm molten in the core of my soul, / Because this time I believed love was real, / But this real love decided its own destiny and left me alone, / It left me alone without notice, / Now all kinds of feelings surface, / They surface and I think a…  sign in to read more »

»Love never loved twice«

by Anonymous, Feb 6, 2014

She covers tears of pain I lutrous smiles / Endured in fear of past grief / Where love does not lover her. / / She dreams of a lover of class / Arrests her thorn woven heart in serenity / Melts his heavanly smooth lips of bliss / To retire betwee her breats / But he turned right when she turned left.…  sign in to read more »

»She Will Know...«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Jan 20, 2014

With a broken birth, childhood and potentially breaking youth / I will accept her and colour her world vividly / With crayons as I animate alphabetical notations that proclaim hope and healing / From my heart to hers / / With a broken heart, spirit and potentially breaking trust / I will embrace her and…  sign in to read more »

»Joys of Love«

by Pope Tuggen, Jan 17, 2014

I enjoy teasing you / When you are sad / Sitting on the couch / With hands and legs tugged together. / I enjoy seeing the flush on you face / When you are suprised / Or caught unware. / I enjoy watching you laugh / Like a baby / When you giggle / Your face becomes full with life. / I enjoy watching you move…  sign in to read more »

»A Kaleidoscope of Love«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jan 7, 2014

Focusing on a lovely face; / two lovable eyes zooms up / for a beautiful landscape; / you are now, a picture-scape! / / Touching on …  sign in to read more »

»A Leafless Tree«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jan 7, 2014

None sow the seeds; / The dry seeds / of the deadly sins; / All just burst / to a form by itself; / Otherwise you will / surely find its / brand name; / trade mark / or even the / historical imp…  sign in to read more »

»Godly Love!«

by Williamsji Maveli, Dec 11, 2013

Godly love, with its blend of the personal and the unfriendly aspects is infinite in being expressive. Divine love makes us true to ourselves and to others and makes us live truly and honestly - WILLIAMSJI MAVELI / / This is to feel only / through loving you holy, / the mismatch in / my own hatred can…  sign in to read more »

»Sinful Flowers...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Dec 11, 2013

I washed out all your seven colors; / Except the black, the color of dark; / The shades of the mid-night hours; / The shadows of the straight powers; / Making love with those pearls and gems; / Glittering on your soft tiny breasts. / / I plucked all your sinful flowers; / Except the black, the color of…  sign in to read more »

»So close yet so far«

by Prudence Nonhlanhla Makhene, Dec 11, 2013

Future plans / Plans I can only wish materialize / Your face resembles that of a son I want to give you / One glance and I can already recite my vows on that day when we become one. / I can only pray that this becomes a reality / So close yet so far / So clear yet veiled by fears / Fears brought forth…  sign in to read more »

»You are my own melody !«

by Williamsji Maveli, Dec 11, 2013

I'm an echo; / hear through my voice / When it returns back; / you are same / as my own melody / I'm a vision, / See through my eyes / Where it focuses on / You are same as / my own sunshine. / I'm a mirror / watch through my refection / When it breaks down / you are same as / my own image / I'm a…  sign in to read more »

»When Love Loved Her Back«

by Abdul Milazi, Nov 12, 2013

She gathers seeds of winter tears / As harsh winds weave a tapestry of pain / Her heart recounts fears born of years / Where the sun courted the rain / / She dreams of a lover she once loved / When love loved her back / Her name in his heart he carved / Promised never to turn his back / / She yearns for his…  sign in to read more »

»Your Love«

by Phiwe Mbatha, Nov 12, 2013

Is cool like the dawning day / Tranquil as morning breeze / Burning like June fire / In your arms I perspire / Forcing time to in motion but freeze / Yet my pulses it force to race / Rendering me prisoner forever to your grace / A favourable roll of dice / Gave me you the paradise / Right top of fates list…  sign in to read more »

»Verses of Sweet Love!«

by Williamsji Maveli, Nov 3, 2013

Within a single missing heartbeat of love, you appeared; / My own life remained a question to be well answered; / A meaning of emotionally passionate was not declined; / Your deliciousness of mind's oneness glowing defined; / Longing for years and years to get my love acceptance; / With a trouble-free…  sign in to read more »

»Come back my way, Love«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Oct 31, 2013

The eighth hour catches her by surprise, one morning / As she stands on campus's balcony / A norm proceeding to her daily hustles and struggles, awaiting a lesson / For, ambition knows and calls her by name / / Eyes in natural position / In no real attempt to defy laws of science / Gliding down the fourth…  sign in to read more »

»Sowetan girl breaks my heart«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Oct 31, 2013

In the beginning / This is me, now reminiscing / It was me and her - Pearl / Our hearts dark, void and without form - like Genesis'™ Earth / Life had just pulled one of it mysteries on us / Life, Love and Time had been kind us thus no fuss / / As I turned to gaze at the beauty on her / I saw that the…  sign in to read more »

»Her lovelessness«

by Dzumbu Mmbara, Oct 25, 2013

Her pearly eyes could not betray / what the November night could not contain / a heart empty, a gaze not passionately fiery / / With a grace untold / she to…  sign in to read more »

»Not as Bewitching as HER Beauty in HIS Eyes«

by Nasnin Nasser, Oct 25, 2013

Seething pressure cooker and scintillating coffee fumes / She raises her hands to the cupboard in search of sugar / "Why you up so early?" / His voice still embracing the late night's sleep / Still sniffing to get a whiff of her scent. / "Take me to the park" / "Longing for a walk?" / "Longing since…  sign in to read more »

»You are my Ocean!«

by Williamsji Maveli, Oct 25, 2013

Never thought I would / flow like a blue river / and flood my freshness / into your salty ocean! / Never dreamed I would grow / Like a tall tree; / flourish my sweetness / into your strong roots! / Never thought I would leave / or surrender my life / into your lifeless end / never thought / I would lose my song…  sign in to read more »

»I Love Running«

by Eric Feleza, Oct 13, 2013

I love the Running, I live it, It runs through my veins and I feel it running through. When the going gets tough, I get going on the road and I become a light weight again. I sweat the salt, I become sweet & you see the smile. I run through the streets, cold & raining, dogs barking at me, I keep…  sign in to read more »

»Mind is where she resides!«

by Williamsji Maveli, Sep 18, 2013

Grip her; flip her; strip her; / If fear comes, close your eyes; / Smell it; squeeze it; drink it; / If …  sign in to read more »


by Mafoko Bua, Sep 18, 2013

Vividly clear scents of rose petals / Like imprints on round sepals / Left on ground only to be seen as / evidence the love we found / / As I write I miss missing love / Bleeding noisette thorns had to inherit / the function of a bandage,love is our coverage / Soaking wet it was but again it's just…  sign in to read more »

»There I said it«

by M CSB, Sep 18, 2013

Emotions high, heart beating so fast / As if I'm ready to fly / I can feel it I'm in no mood to say bye / To the only human being who made me go / Through all seven seasons in a day / / A life of suffering with you is worth / A whole lot more than a life of riches without you / A sight of you sends the…  sign in to read more »

»My Love Prevails«

by Williamsji Maveli, Aug 15, 2013

If I were a painter, / I would dip your eyes / in blue oceanic color; / if I were a writer, / I would drop / a word …  sign in to read more »

»Why? Thank You!«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Jul 29, 2013

What is love - pray do tell, / I seek it dearly, but what do I know? / The vision's set, the road's mapped out, / But where do I start, where do I go? / Why do I dare? Why do I care? / Do I care? Oh, surely I must... / Why do I stand? Why here did I land? / Where is the reason, what answer do I trust? / I'm…  sign in to read more »

»Face to Face...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 28, 2013

Looking face to face, / While sitting around the corner, / Under the shadow of a pine tree; / In a celestial twilight; / I looked at her blue eyes; / To speak in silence; / A muted line of a lyric; / A quoted word of a love; / In a light pleasure of a mild touch; / Under her arms in a mild dream; / Further…  sign in to read more »

»If You Are Nearby Me!«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 28, 2013

Show me your cheeks, / I long for, / Flowers and gardens / Open your lips / I yearn for / The taste of honey / Come out from / at the rear of the clouds / I desire a bright face / Your voice echoed / Saying, love me alone... / I wish to hear your voice / again saying, love me alone! / / I desire loud music…  sign in to read more »

»With You«

by Yolande Duplessis, Jul 6, 2013

I have waited / too long to find a love, / my standards / being impossibly high. / Loneliness / was all I knew, until / You came along. / / You comfort me with / Your morning sun. I see / You in Your evening star. / You talk to me in the wind / and give me peace / in Your waves. It is great to / not…  sign in to read more »

»Beautiful Bliss«

by Maviyo Nkosi, Jun 5, 2013

My heart stood still as the thought of you popped in, my voice changed seasons by the flick of your smile, emotions vacated via your soft gentle touch / / Dreams left as dreams, smile appeared in the meanest frowns, picture faded in a capturing scenario, something landed on ma forehead with a soft…  sign in to read more »

»A Call from her Cage!«

by Williamsji Maveli, May 3, 2013

Glowing like the beams of a blue moon, apart; / Golden-haired rays filling in my shining heart; / Your charming, soft breasts touch my naked skin; / It's so cool, wet and moist like morning light rain; / A fragrance from the dark night's budding flower; / The body tastes more salty like the calm sea air…  sign in to read more »

»Mirage of a Blue diamond«

by Mothibe Johannes Mothapo, Mar 16, 2013

Assuming that we wake up first and then sleep, / Is opposing that we sleep then we wake up. / The notion as to why the sun rise in east and set in west, employ the question of why not rise in west / Question "why" always drive my curiosity and the purpose is always vivid until lucid / True beauty never…  sign in to read more »

»My saviour hear my prayer«

by Maureen Direro, Mar 2, 2013

And they laughed behind my back, / When my whole world came crushing on me, / And they told me twisted stories, / trying to get me to give up, / They asked me where is your God, / as they were victorious and thought they do not need The Lord, / They asked me shouldn't you live in comfort if he loved you…  sign in to read more »

»I fell in love with this guy (Letter to my love)«

by Maureen Direro, Mar 1, 2013

There's this guy I love, / He got the softest touch / And the biggest heart, / He got the cutest smile / And says the sweetest things, / He rocks my world to the bone, / He makes happy okay, / I feel stupid at times / you could say that I'm a doosh bag, / Blame a sucker who created love, / When we love even…  sign in to read more »

»Who is this woman ? AKA She is in me!«

by Shylet Noma Clint Mncube, Mar 1, 2013

She's confident, she confides. / Her skin is black and it aint going to crack. / Her body is not of an hour glass but she has class. / She is bald but that doesn't stop her from being bold. / Is that her face and I thought I was blinded by the sun. / She walks the talk and when she talks you can't help…  sign in to read more »

»Hope For Us«

by Natachja De Weber, Feb 17, 2013

I don't mean to be abrupt, / This Funny little thing called love. / Wanna know what I'm thinking of, / A funny little thing called "us". / I can't say it all out loud, / Maybe ima little too proud. / I wanna run into your arms, / Cliché, but it can't do harm. / / Darling, I got hope for us / Gotta…  sign in to read more »

»Love Leaves«

by Natachja De Weber, Feb 17, 2013

Love makes me listen to languages, / I've never learned. / Love leaves these kisses, / Love lengthens the turbulence. / Love tricks like legendary magicians, / Leaving me heavily suspicious. / / Uh oh. / Love's gotta go. / / Love lingers, loiters like a liability. / Especially, / When I let it loose…  sign in to read more »

»Vertical Standards«

by Natachja De Weber, Jan 27, 2013

Unrealistic requirements, / If you ever wish that you could stand a chance, / With a fair - maden with / Vertical standards. / Fairytale dream bits, / In a modern world, / Love is found through / Telephonic chats. / Voluntarily imprisoned by this virtual gaze. / / Walking on the outskirts of boundaries…  sign in to read more »

»R.I.P To my love for you«

by Maureen Direro, Jan 21, 2013

Do you believe that love dies? / Well mine did, / I don't know what went wrong but it did, / I saw myself enslaving my feelings / and all I got was, / "it looks fake" / Now the knife to say that is given to me and I do just that... / I really thought we gave birth to something good, / But now it has grown…  sign in to read more »

»To my future Queen«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Jan 21, 2013

Time and distances / The only disturbances / Keeping me away from you my love / Hence I am tense as I am writing this and pouring my heart trying to free it like a dove / My ultimate gift from above / Without you my heart aches and my days turn blue / I can't wait to hold you / Nevertheless lay my eyes as…  sign in to read more »


by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Jan 18, 2013

"Happiness", an understatement / Just no words to precisely express my sentiment / Words at large simply fail me / / Forward the "tic tacks" of time / Hearing your name at play to my ears awakens the senses I never knew I had / You are my music / Rhythms play / Spasms my heart gets / Beats it skips / Trips…  sign in to read more »

»Facebook Love«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Jan 15, 2013

Fingers dribbling across the keyboard, / "Qwertying" rapidly as they try to keep up rhythm, pace and space / With my pounding heart as I sincerely pour it to her. / / A sense of security rests on me / As I suddenly behold Love in its purity while I deeply search and express / Portions of my emotions…  sign in to read more »

»My Mother«

by Darlyne J, Jan 15, 2013

Oh God has blessed me with such a wonderful mother like You / You can never be replaced and I thank you for all You do / There are not enough ways to show You my appreciation / For as we grow older to one day reach our heavenly destination / I do not only give thanks to you on this day / But I will…  sign in to read more »

»What I want in a man«

by Maureen Direro, Jan 11, 2013

I don't want his money, / 'cause when it goes away I'd have nothing to stay behind for, / is not his cuteness / 'cause there'll come a time when it fades, / is just his love for me, / his respect for all of me, / his warmth when am feeling cold, / his protection when I'm not feeling safe, / his guidance…  sign in to read more »

»The Garden Of My Soul«

by Tshepo Direro, Jan 7, 2013

The end starts in the beginning / The puzzle of Old, / Understood only by wise men, / That powers within human beings are infinite / Made to look finite by the world of time / / Lest ye say that life is hard / Instead say that I'm harder than life / For our souls are like gardens / Made precious by the…  sign in to read more »

»Like a Memory«

by Natachja De Weber, Dec 7, 2012

Bounce off his reflection, / Mirror of rapport. / Virtual vibes insatiable, / I prefer his presence more. / / I've gotta say it's just - in; / The writing's on the wall. / It couldn't be no clearer, / I bet I'm about to fall. / / The truth lies behind smoking windows, / So it can't be that obscure.…  sign in to read more »


by Dzumbu Mmbara, Dec 7, 2012

(for her) / / She was a Rose / Budding in the spring dawn / Her petals wrapt in sweet teary love droplets / / She lov…  sign in to read more »

»Sweet Bitch«

by M CSB, Dec 6, 2012

She gives her heart yet she is considered heartless / She has been played by man like a jukebox / / She is a sweet bitch the kind of woman who can't say no / A true bitch in nature, gullible to all the lies man tell / / Often treated like a quid and / yet gathers enough strength to…  sign in to read more »

»My beloved chemistry«

by Maureen Direro, Dec 3, 2012

When I had lost you in 2010, / my heart got bitter and I felt like a piece of me was stolen, / When I was getting used to you not being with me, / I shivered a little 'cause you are my first love, / I had to change so that I can chase you, / now that I have you once more, / my joy has returned, / even the…  sign in to read more »


by M CSB, Oct 19, 2012

Her sin was loving, all she ever did was love and now she doesn't believe in love. / All she did was give him her heart and now he is gone with it, leaving her with no heart. / All she ever did was trust him and now all she is left with is the scars of trust / She loved with her soul and yet he only…  sign in to read more »

»It was by that moment«

by Maureen Direro, Oct 19, 2012

It was by that moment... / That moment when everything was falling apart, / and he was the only thing that made sense... / It was by that moment when he made me happy out of the saddest times... / It was by that time when his smile went to my head. / When his light skin went to a glow in my head making…  sign in to read more »

»Being in the "Arodise"«

by Maureen Direro, Oct 11, 2012

The only paradise I know, / always wants to make me happy, / but something always interrupts. / I miss it all the time, / wish I could for once turn into it's source of joy, / wish it could see this one and clam up with joy, / and never forget it. / Never thought I could be in such a place, / one so warm…  sign in to read more »

»Do You Remember?«

by Sakhile Koaho, Oct 11, 2012

Do you remember when we first met / words were exchanged / presence felt, beauty appreciated / no numbers yet / target was marked and I knew what to do / / next thing we're smiling / am on my bird eye view / I must have been flying / / cloud nine! something was in the air / / you made me feel brand new…  sign in to read more »


by Dzumbu Mmbara, Oct 11, 2012

You are a mystery, / a secret wrapt in your own eyes; / and when I care to look, / I see a shadow of myself, / in the deep secret that you are. / I ask questions unanswered, / but still your smile abates my anxiety; / and make tomorrow's bliss / seemingly never ending. / but when imprisoned by thought; / I…  sign in to read more »

»Letter to her«

by Sakhile Koaho, Oct 8, 2012

Firstly I love you more today / than I ever did in my life before / / You have intensified all colors / heightened all beauty / deepened all delight of being with you / / The thought of seeing you / and being around you / touch of your nose with mine / to recapture the electric current / the blood rush / oh…  sign in to read more »

»Lost in Love«

by Abdul Milazi, Oct 4, 2012

She is the rain that falls with happiness / Soaks the bones of my sorrow / And lulls me to sleep in my nakedness / / She is a tender poem of lasting love / In my heart etched in blood / She is the poetry of my seeds / Born in song, a vowel and a consonant / / She is music of my heart / Where silence does…  sign in to read more »

»Love Pure and Simple«

by Adam Crisp, Oct 4, 2012

If only you could / step inside my heart / for a moment or two / you might be overwhelmed / by what I feel for you / / Love, Pure and Simple love / that has no end / and longs to hold you near / for now and forever / for as long as we're both here / / I want to hold you close / I want to hold your hand / I…  sign in to read more »


by Sakhile Koaho, Oct 3, 2012

empty is how I feel / this house I wanna leave / lonely is how I feel / getting out is all that left for me / mind somewhere else / body still here / my heart has left / seems like I have lost interest / / feel like my organs are separated / from his body of mine / tall walls surrounding them / solitary…  sign in to read more »

»I love you but you can leave«

by Maureen Direro, Sep 18, 2012

I gave you the one thing I treasure the most, / >My heart< / and here you've come to rob me of my joy, / robbing me of my dreams... / Why me? / I didn't choose this ok!... / Why you acting like a fool and blowing me off? / You know am a weakling, / but I can't come back, / when you came to me I listened to…  sign in to read more »

»Once I was a god«

by Moemise Motsepe, Sep 13, 2012

The days have gone when I was a god / her article of faith / when I was the king of her nights / and lord of her morning bliss / the days have gone when I was a god / and she a disciple in my arms / the days have gone when I was a god / or so I thought in deluded stupor / because little did I know that in…  sign in to read more »

»Lost Love«

by Kioko Kivesi, Sep 11, 2012

She ran towards the pale wall with clenched fists, / Fortunately, the wall managed to hold her from passing through / As the tears slowly cascaded down her ruddy face, it all started coming back to her then / The sun was setting and her love sun seemed to have tagged along for an early set too, / She…  sign in to read more »

»My heart speaks (Missing you, my love)«

by Maureen Direro, Aug 22, 2012

My heart speaks... / My heart longs for you, / yet, you are not there... / My heart cries, / It cries day and night for you... / Where have you gone to? / I feel so lonely even my joy is my sadness... / I try to love outside the restriction of you... / For I felt that you were my asymptote... / I remember…  sign in to read more »

»So I waited«

by Nkululeko Seby Makhoba, Aug 22, 2012

And so I waited across the room, / in my little corner of self-indulgence / fixed with an anticipating face, / my heart beat was running a race, / ready to explore your sacred space / / I had edited and memorized my speech a thousand times / to beautify each line, / gave it some soul when it had no life…  sign in to read more »

»Hey Woman«

by Shylet Noma Clint Mncube, Aug 20, 2012

Hey woman, wonderfully and fearfully made. / A flower that blossoms in all seasons, areas and atmospheres. / / Your scent gives breath of fresh air / Your presence brightens the day / / Woman your range and brand does not end / uprooted and planted elsewhere it does not change you, it makes you even…  sign in to read more »

»Remembering you«

by Mothibe Johannes Mothapo, Aug 13, 2012

An inch away from your lips, so tipsy I become / My lips trembling vivaciously unfazed towards yours / A split second pause, intriguing passion engulfed in you / Like an abrupt load shedding, we kissed / / For a while I thought I have high blood, my heart expanding like inflated balloon / So ballistic I…  sign in to read more »


by Stevano Yusuf, Aug 6, 2012

Every day I become more aware, that I was human, who never escaped from the influence of my precursors, what I've read affects what I write, even when I wanted to escape from the influence / / Awareness / / Humans will not be a poet / If poetry didn't touch their feelings / If poetry didn't writing…  sign in to read more »

»I really hurt him«

by Maureen Direro, Aug 6, 2012

I can't accept it... / My words prove hollow, / I can't forget him... / My memory seems shallow, / He crept into my life and made me happy... / He made my days exceptional, / Gave me a reason to wake up in the morning... / Gave me a reason to sleep at night, / If only he knew, / How much I loved him... / I…  sign in to read more »

»A Poem for My Svanita«

by Stevano Yusuf, Aug 2, 2012

Your eyes like sparkling stars glowing in my beautiful nights / Your smiles like a shining sun, warming my day empowering my way / Your voices like a sweet symphony of a heavenly orchestra where angles playing cello bring me to the beautiful cloud of remedy / Your loves take me down to the earth / Take…  sign in to read more »

»My troubled soul«

by Tayyeba Irum, Aug 2, 2012

Behind the winning smile on my face, is my inscrutable sadness / his rudeness and impolite stubbornness left me astonished / his blue eyes had a power to impersonate a serene sky / but, now all I see in them is a strange silence / the exquisite beauty in his words once made me mad about him / but…  sign in to read more »

»Say Goodbye to The Beach of Memories«

by Stevano Yusuf, Jul 5, 2012

And everything comes back to the time when we never met, / me and my whole world full of movement and new invention / of the detail of beauty and happiness... / And you with all the mysteries of your door, desire, and needs. / / Just like a simple whisper to the biggest changes / blowing from your…  sign in to read more »

»To Kiss a Dream«

by Abdul Milazi, Jul 4, 2012

You stood before me like God's promise / Kissed the petals of my thoughts like summer's rain / I wrapped my arms around your softness / Oh how I love to hear your sweet voice / / You are a dream walking my nights / Often I have awakened beside you / Our souls consumed by passion's inferno / I drown in the…  sign in to read more »

»A sonnet to my love III«

by Stevano Yusuf, Jun 29, 2012

The sky full of satellite that spread out words and expressions / But only your voices and dimensions give me great impressions / Your words, your truly words / More than all beautiful words in the libraries / Better then all wonderful sounds in the orchestras / Charming then all delightful pictures in…  sign in to read more »

»Check - Mate«

by Edward Iacona, Jun 29, 2012

It came in a business envelope / That bore my lawyer's name. / It arrived without any fanfare. / And without any acclaim. / Inside it was the end result / Of a sad and expensive game. / It contained the official decree / That snuffed out a former flame. / It said nothing of the heartbreak, / Brought by…  sign in to read more »

»Gone too soon«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Jun 29, 2012

Oh what joy / it is to create / Another life, from love / to grow within / / Oh how tiny you are / barely an inch / But what a big / change you bring to me / / If only you could listen / maybe you do / If only I could speak / to my adorable you / / I am committed to protect / you from this strange world / I…  sign in to read more »

»Lonely Night«

by Tayyeba Irum, Jun 29, 2012

After the sun goes down and the moon starts to shine / I try to sleep and dream about the things which are mine / But it seems hard when your mind doesn't support you / And tries to pull back your memories in a queue / / I don't know what to do then so I get off my bed / And went outside near a tree…  sign in to read more »

»My Valentine«

by Stevano Yusuf, Jun 29, 2012

Lady of the night / keep me to see my light / and your shadow is dancing on my motor bike / The rain so hard on the lake / / My valentine is moving / Moving to the better world / Change every things bad / The new world of mind coming / / My valentine is the real love / Giving blood to purify the world / / The…  sign in to read more »

»A Sonnet to my Love«

by Stevano Yusuf, Jun 20, 2012

Your eyes like sparkling stars shining in my beautiful night / Your smiles like peaceful ocean singing in my solaced heart / Your fragrances full my simple garden of life / where flowers and fruits ready to be harvested / Your voices like heavenly symphony / where seraphs and cherubs plays orchestra of…  sign in to read more »

»A Sonnet to my Love II«

by Stevano Yusuf, Jun 20, 2012

Futuristic lights of your shining bright / Genius super-brain elements of your sight / Where smart and beauty are in harmony of right / In your heart and your brilliance closely tight / Mysmoderntry way of life on your steps / High-tech senses in every leaves of your breath / Space age teleport massages…  sign in to read more »

»Distant lover«

by Mashell Chapeyama, Jun 19, 2012

I didn't know my love's thrust / Until I drank from your kisses. / Your voice was silent to me / Until the utterance of your love. / / I dream about your passionate eyes, / I admire the warm breathings / When you lie by my side. / Your embrace after a long separation; / You are the one who induces in me / A…  sign in to read more »

»I had abandoned my pen (The biggest lie)«

by Maureen Direro, Jun 19, 2012

I thought I had abandoned this pen that voices out how I feel / You let go of me during these times, / After I poured out my heart to you / do you know how much does it take for a girl like me to admit that I actually love you? / Just when I had moved on, / just when all surfaces of wound built up when…  sign in to read more »

»Yes ... Just like that«

by Edward Iacona, Jun 18, 2012

One can love you with the intensity of / The BIG BANG when it ignited. / One can love you until our Sun fades / And our planet Earth is blighted. / One can love you with the simple joys / That can make a child delighted. / One can love you and defend you / And offer comfort when you're slighted. / One can…  sign in to read more »

»Greeting Tomorrow«

by April A., Jun 11, 2012

My love-jaded heart will no longer respond to the sound / Of whispering raindrops in fall or a train passing by. / I've got brand new wings, yet so frail; I lose touch with the ground / To take to my fantasy velvet mysterious sky. / / I'm fine in my bulletproof shell and I quit endless waiting / Like…  sign in to read more »


by Bhuwan Thapaliya, Jun 11, 2012

He washes / the stains / of his memories / at the banks / of her lips, / every day. / Her lips / are …  sign in to read more »

»For a Father«

by Jayram Daya, Jun 3, 2012

Mother is an ocean of duties, / in a sea of love. / Fondness makes the waves, foam and bubbles, / in many waters. / Loving waves arise, collide, play and wane …  sign in to read more »

»A Rocky Road«

by Edward Iacona, May 31, 2012

My darling sent this quote to me. / She wrote it down in Latin, / A Language that one does not hear / Even in Mid-Town Manhattan. / / "Per aspera ad astra." / Means, with loose translation, / "A rough road leads to the stars", / Which I read with fascination. / / Our challenge is one of distance / And not…  sign in to read more »

»Every Day I«

by Siddhartha Agarwal, May 1, 2012

Its the story of a guy who loves you. / and because of that so many envy you. / Like the Sun who can't warm me / because I am already hot - for you. / Like the stars that can't guide me / because I am headed straight for you. / Like the times that can't change me / because I will always just love you.…  sign in to read more »


by Senora Roy, Apr 23, 2012

All of us are born with a cry, / two hands, two ears no wings to fly, / we all are same accept at least try, / stop all differences, / on this, that and why! / / We all react the same in cold, hot and dry, / we all see from eyes and all equally sly, / all speak truth at times do lie, / fighting for selfish…  sign in to read more »

»I loved you«

by Lindi Mahlangu, Apr 15, 2012

I loved you the only way I knew how. Told you the only things I knew of.…  sign in to read more »

»Sacrificed myself«

by Moipone Tsoka, Apr 15, 2012

Sacrificed my heart for you / Sacrificed me for your happiness / It was always about you / Never about me not once always about you / Tried to make you happy / Always apologized to make you happy even when it was your fault / Putting a smile on your face became my fulltime job / It consumed my life…  sign in to read more »

»Closing the chapter: The heart in me«

by Nonhlanhla Dlamini, Mar 28, 2012

It wasn't me but the heart in me / I surely would have known, but not the heart in me / Yes I would have walked away but the heart in me refused / Now here I am with the heart in me *rising again* / / Just when I was peacefully enjoying my life, you decide to show up / Caring and simple as I am I decided…  sign in to read more »

»For your title is queen«

by Shylet Noma Clint Mncube, Mar 28, 2012

Born of royalty, wisdom and unfading beauty, / Patient, loving and caring is what you are, / Problems do not bring you down they make you stronger. / / Born of different cultures and nations, / We lay in different wombs, / We are of different colours, but we're still the same. / / The world may beat you…  sign in to read more »

»New Horizons«

by Edward Iacona, Mar 28, 2012

Well, it's over and I am single / Yet my hopes are not dimmin' / To find someone special in my life, / Sends my imagination swimmin' / A romantic re-start with a loving heart / And with some serious "Shein" ... and "Himin" ... / But this I learned about divorce court, / It's a bad place to try and meet…  sign in to read more »

»Love finally knocked on my door«

by Moipone Tsoka, Mar 23, 2012

Love finally knocked on my door / the day you declared your love for me / everything in me shifted to create space for you / / The darkness faded in to the light you brought into my life / sadness melted upon your smile and happiness invaded my soul / / Love finally knocked on my door / the moment you…  sign in to read more »

»What is love«

by Siddhartha Agarwal, Mar 23, 2012

Have you seen a vase of amber liquid? / That is love. / If you have seen a bright star on a dark night, / You know love. / If you can distinguish between colors, / You can love. / Has anything brought tears to your eyes? / You have love. / Does your heart feel pain at the thought of something? / You are in…  sign in to read more »

»Afridi Is king«

by Rabi Ul Islam, Mar 8, 2012

He holds his bat with all his might, / The bowlers bowl with full of fright. / He is the man, he is the king, / He smashes every ball out of the ring. / / Once he entered the pitch by chance, / And changed the game in a single glance. / He is the man depended on hard times, / For he is the king of all the…  sign in to read more »

»Behind the shades«

by Michael S. Hofer, Feb 25, 2012

You been convicted of an act of treason / But it ain't no crime to me / I love you for a whole different reason / So keep on being what you be / / You been dumped for what you believed in / But it seems that love served you well / Not to completely give in / to a business phoney as hell / / Rise up from the…  sign in to read more »

»Night In Rural«

by Rabu Pagisyahbana, Feb 21, 2012

Midnight in the rural / Spoiled sweet light houses / As if peering at a distance / Behind the dark leafy trees / / Season rice frog; like bamboo toys / songs reverberate. also fall silent / You capture the soul past thin / in a clump of rice meritorious / / Dew wind in your face makeup / You look handsome…  sign in to read more »

»You and me«

by Uddalak Banerjee, Feb 18, 2012

When you start my only story, / it is like joy in my life gone awry, / it is like a mindless wind so jolly, / aimless frenzy and totally jolly. / / My life moves on in strikes and crosses, / you bring joy in short patches, / no one knows how our story shall close, / but it fits and starts it goes belicose…  sign in to read more »

»Our love...«

by Yasmeen B, Feb 12, 2012

Our love was not other than this: / A shared gaze from afar / A slight smile lost in the heat of a blush / and the quickening of our hearts. / An unexplained connection... / / Our love was not other than this: / A hazy sense of nostalgia / unabated by the passing of time. / Silently it has crept / hidden and…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Feb 5, 2012

When loneliness pierces your heart like a thorn, / When memories seem to replay all your past, / When some contradictory feeling is born / To remnants of love that was not meant to last, / Your temple of hope is about to fall, / The shade of your sun is about to fade, / The wheel of your life is reluctant…  sign in to read more »

»Behold, you are beautiful«

by Mashell Chapeyama, Jan 30, 2012

If it's the glow of your face, behold it- / For you are a beloved one. / To look down on yourself is losing what you have / To confide in yourself is building on what you have. / Eye yourself, know what you are / Count your abilities, nurse your capabilities; / Then you will shine. / Behold, you are…  sign in to read more »

»The Ghost of Henley«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Jan 23, 2012

Theres an apparition of a man standing outside that house in Henley drive / He stares at you as you go by as if your dead and he's alive / / He is waiting and has been waiting for 101 years patiently / For his love to return from the Shirtwaist Triangle factory / / She was slight of build but big on…  sign in to read more »

»Digits Of Love«

by April A., Jan 12, 2012

I'd send you a dream in another e-mail / And open my heart to attach, / But it would be hard to explore and unveil, / Since digits and feelings don't match. / / The digits of love are a changeable thing / Without a permanent code, / However, the vivid emotions they bring / Still fill the handwritten plain…  sign in to read more »

»Boundless Sea«

by April A., Jan 11, 2012

You just say you will always be there / When I need you right here with me; / I am trapped in the wave of despair, / Dreams escape to the boundless sea. / / I indulge in the sense of December, / In the cinnamon scent I inhale; / This tranquility makes me remember / My old sweet Scandinavian tale. / / It's…  sign in to read more »

»World Oblivion«

by April A., Jan 11, 2012

Sometimes it's hard to welcome changes / And learn the art of letting go; / It's only fortune that arranges / And doesn't even let me know. / / I need the key to solve the riddle / And make the scattered pieces fit; / I'm stuck somewhere in the middle / Between your truth and my deceit. / / The answer's got…  sign in to read more »

»Tears of ink«

by Leo Long, Dec 13, 2011

"To my Love"... I start the letter / Which I know will be a curse, / For we said we'd be together, for better... / And for worse. / / Each line that I pen / Forces a tear from my eye, / For I reminisce of back-then / Before I knew I was about to die. / / Ah, the warmth of summer days, / Before receiving the…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Dec 11, 2011

My pen is bleeding on the paper, / As love is bleeding in my heart, / These words are bare truth, / So sing them to your music, / And play this music on my trembling soul strings, / In case you manage not to tear them, I'm yours. / / And if you ever find the answers / To questions I have never asked,…  sign in to read more »

»Thine Love Hath Healed«

by Mohamed Amer, Dec 11, 2011

In the night a stranger walked by the famous ruins of old / Where folklore stories of horror and pain were told / The moon illuminates the silver light on the statues of gold / He walks between the walls / In the big rooms and halls / Hearing the screams and howls / He slept and he hears those cries / The…  sign in to read more »

»Together Apart«

by April A., Nov 28, 2011

I'm dissolved in the song of the rain - / In the echoing beat of your heart. / It's you pulse that still feels in my veins / Every day spent together apart. / / Autumn alters the shades of the days, / Seasons change - we remain all the same. / An immaculate image portrays / Sheer grief in a beautiful frame…  sign in to read more »

»From the heart«

by Nonhlanhla Dlamini, Nov 19, 2011

Dear Mind / / It's been weeks now, trying to keep it together. This tension between us has got to end. / / Now I admit 'yes you were right'. All those days when you were warning me of how bad, the move I was making. Stubborn me, I never to listened to you though I knew that you've got my best…  sign in to read more »

»I hope u smiled«

by Nonhlanhla Dlamini, Nov 16, 2011

When I saw you for the first time, I knew you already. / When I looked at you, it felt like I had seen your eyes before. / When you opened your mouth to talk, it felt like I had your voice before. / Knowing you before meeting you, made me feel like I've known you for years. / Genuinely I hope it made…  sign in to read more »

»How I love you«

by Moipone Tsoka, Nov 8, 2011

Oh! How I love you child born to a woman and a man / if you would ask me how do I know that I love you / I would look at you and say nothing / because the way you make me feel it's speechless / / Then I would smile at you and I would hold your hand against my heart and feel how excited / my heart is,…  sign in to read more »

»Part of me«

by Moipone Tsoka, Nov 8, 2011

Part of me has let you go / and another part misses you so much / I want to forget about you / but it is hard / because my heart is still yearning for you, / your love, your touch and mostly my lips long for your kiss / / Sometimes I dream about you / sometimes I shed a tear for you / and sometimes I wish…  sign in to read more »

»Changes Part 2 (November)«

by April A., Nov 7, 2011

I'm looking around - a year has passed, / The moment I seized is forever to last, / The secrets of cherished November / Still live in the imprints of soft fingertips / You left on my key, in your eyes that eclipse / The various colors of amber. / / The waters of changes surround my shore, / The eyes of the…  sign in to read more »


by Moipone Tsoka, Nov 7, 2011

Cherish every second / embrace the difficulties / cry away the pain / because we live once and once only / there is no second chance in death / cherish the moments / appreciate affection shown you / because tomorrow may never come and / today right now at this moment may never be again / cherish every…  sign in to read more »

»Bound To Leave«

by April A., Oct 28, 2011

It's half past eleven, he's bound to leave, / She's holding back tears, she whispers: "just stay"; / He cannot reveal any reason to grieve / And says: "I'll be back, I will see you some day". / / Some day in Novemer is meant to be spring / That comes after February's damn thirtieth night, / When fantasy…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Oct 22, 2011

The pleasure to speak is my lost privilege, / And now insanity dwells on a page, / However, it's changing the color in days, / Revealing the truth my white pencil portrays. / / But I'm getting sick of the poetess' fate, / I only enliven the worlds your create, / Denying the myths you don't want to believe…  sign in to read more »

»Words of lost poems«

by Jesse Kaler, Oct 17, 2011

The numbers, letters, symbols, and songs / of lost poems put into a never ending brew / of cast aside thoughts, / loves, hates, fears, / and joys emotions sought out by many / but found by few / times many mothers / put into simple verses / and left in the mind / of the poets chaos, / that he endures / within…  sign in to read more »

»In My Mind«

by Kudyahakudadirwe Voice, Oct 4, 2011

I hang your picture / on a peg in my mind / where each time I wish / I can unhook it / and have a closer look / at the one I love. / / I flash your smile / on a mirror in my mind / where each time I wish / I can bask in its radiance / as it thaws my cold heart / after a gloomy day out there. / / I cuddle your…  sign in to read more »

»Mystic dialogue«

by Constantinos Grigoriadis, Sep 29, 2011

There are some dreams that you don't see during the night / You can just imagine. / There are some words that you don't hear / You feel these if you look somebody in the eyes. / There are some loves that you don't get with a kiss or a hug / You can touch these with your soul. / / If you can see what…  sign in to read more »

»White On White«

by April A., Sep 26, 2011

Blank papers of bitter today / Do treasure the words white on white; / If they are forbidden to say, / Then my privilege is to write. / / I choke on the poison I've drunk, / The root of my love is in grief; / I'm learning the foreigners' tongue / To perpetuate my belief. / / The strength of my weakness…  sign in to read more »

»Love, if it's true you exist«

by Moipone Tsoka, Sep 24, 2011

Love, if it's true you exist / how come I never had you / or felt you in my life / / People speak of / how amazing you are / and how beautiful you are / / They use mighty words / to describe you / yet I never had the experience / / All I had was heartache and pain / I don't speak of you now / and never…  sign in to read more »

»Love Secret«

by April A., Sep 9, 2011

The level of pride in my blood is too high, / And shatters of passion are trapped in a shell, / I'm growing older, I cannot deny, / And something unique fills my heart's every cell. / / Love sacred, love secret, love ably disguised / Is tormented, ever forbidden, but still / It speaks for itself, it is…  sign in to read more »

»Just another broken heart«

by Karabo Matthews Ndlovu, Sep 8, 2011

Waking up every morning to the same nightmare, / with excruciating pain that my heart could not bear, / hopelessly, consumed by the need to find you love there, / furiously, my heart beating to rhythms I didn't want to hear. / / I was reminiscing about the future, fantasizing about the past, / mass…  sign in to read more »


by Paballo Neer, Sep 7, 2011

To you, oh vulture of the living / You are hunting on the living / killing them slowly and surely. / your diseased head and beak / pierce through my skin as your / deadly bacteria slowly eats / me from the inside out. / At every beat of my heart your / deadly pathogen is pumped / and pushed deeper into me…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Aug 29, 2011

I used to compare myself with a fire, / So sudden, so restless, so hard to predict - / A definite danger from miles to admire, / The gamut of colors one couldn't depict. / / The flame is extinguished. The reason is clear - / I crave for love fuel and only one match. / I'm stronger than every invisible…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Aug 29, 2011

I am breaking the vast glassy surface of make-believe seas, / As the moonlight is cutting the throat of scarlet sunrise, / I am screaming my heart out loud, I need to release / All my silently bitter emotions. I pray to the skies / To remain in this world for a lifetime and ruin it then, / In this…  sign in to read more »

»My insanity«

by Nancy Addo, Aug 26, 2011

Insane! Girl you are plain insane! / That's what they would all tell me if they knew / that I was still in love with you / after everything you have put me through. / / Insane to even allow myself to come second / when I could come first with someone else. / Insane for being insane enough to / fall for…  sign in to read more »

»Between a rock and a concrete surface«

by Absai Gamariel, Aug 17, 2011

Reader, I need your advice on this / For when I sleep, sleep won't come heather / The wages of my sins torment me day and night / The decisions sometimes we make come back to haunt us. / / Love, hate, beauty, greed, and all, the line is too thin. / Am I or am I not, to be or not to be/ / I think I have…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Jul 28, 2011

I miss the tune of my ringtone / That no one except us knew; / I went to bed with my cell phone / And dreamt of hearing from you. / Your voice became my sole salvation, / Your breath - the sweetest lullaby. / I miss the waiting at the station, / Observing people passing by, / And then - your smile, a hint…  sign in to read more »


by Moipone Tsoka, Jul 27, 2011

moments we share are timeless / you make my heart smile / you complete me in a way I can never explain / moments we share are timeless / because there is something about the way you look at me / your eyes say you love me / moments we share are timeless / because if I was to say I love you / it would be an…  sign in to read more »

»That's what you are to me«

by Moipone Tsoka, Jul 26, 2011

a light in my life / a smile on my face / a heartbeat in my heart / thats what you are to me / the joy in my life / the sunshine of my life / the butterflies in my stomach / thats what you are to me / the happiness in my heart / the tears of joy in my eyes / thats what you are to me / you are my light / my…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Jul 20, 2011

The times of the rhyming sensations are ceased, / It's no surprise evil love has deceased - / My heart is a chamber with limited space, / Indifference got all my feelings erased. / / Frail fibre is used to the memories' blade, / My thirst for your love is about to fade, / Deceiving myself is revealing the…  sign in to read more »

»Life Replaced«

by April A., Jul 19, 2011

I am drenched in silver smoke / With my weekend brandy mates, / Laughing at the same old jokes, / Taking part in drunk debates. / / When my forces get united, / I will leave the noisy bar, / Soon to find myself invited / To a ride in someone's car. / / Midnight dates, adventures, strangers, / Mad ideas for…  sign in to read more »

»The little he gives me«

by Maureen Direro, Jul 18, 2011

I have to admit he makes me happy, / I have to admit we're both young, / both broke, / yet both happy, / don't have much to give to him, / but when he smiles I'm satisfied. / Sends me a message every day, / whether e-mail, sms or fsms, / I find myself feelin' lucky, / I know I'm blessed, / he is spontaneous…  sign in to read more »

»Heaven be with me«

by Natachja De Weber, Jul 1, 2011

I would defy the laws of truth, / Should I ever cease to love you. / My heart blossoms, / Petals of happiness / Nurtured by the warmth of your soul. / Each day couldn't be less than a blessing, / As I awake to the thought of your love. / Your kisses are insatiable, / Your breath to my skin is indescribable…  sign in to read more »

»Broken Ties«

by Heather Keogh, Jun 29, 2011

My days are lonely the nights are so sad. / I pretend that I'm glad we ended it this way / Why didn't you say, the things I needed you to say? / I can see you so clearly but your no near around / My heart is empty and no one knows it but me / I miss your smile, I miss your touch / Do you still think of me…  sign in to read more »

»She's My Candy«

by John Gibson, Jun 29, 2011

She is my chocolate woman / Sometimes I just like to look at her. I know that if I reach out to touch her, she will melt in my hands, and then I will have to take her in to avoid the messy waste. / / But that is better than leaving her untouched by me, because if I dare to do that too long, someone…  sign in to read more »


by Ruramayi Mwaita, Jun 28, 2011

Golden, please find the beauty in me, / you are the root to my tree, / possibly, the flower to my blossom, / often, my mind thinks of you, / from various points of view, I admit, / you're golden, please find the beauty in me, / you are what touch is for the blind man to see, / I got my insides stretched…  sign in to read more »

»Are We There Yet?«

by Edward Iacona, Jun 24, 2011

Feeling again that you've found "the one" / It is difficult to try and assert / That you or yours can love and trust / As if you've never been hurt. / / There may be a tall wall made of fears. / And all the symptoms of Excuse-itis, / Mixed in with memories which may have / More pains than osteoarthritis…  sign in to read more »

»Crimson And Black«

by April A., Jun 21, 2011

I'd sell my heart in paperback, / In verses for perverts to read. / The crimson lines look good on black, / Just like the world behind my lids. / / For crimson is my poisoned blood / You'd never want to mix with yours, / For black is my denying heart / That's stained with lies and dead remorse. / / Erase my…  sign in to read more »


by Rathnashikamani Bijja, Jun 21, 2011

You sing as if from the distant skies; / I take wings as my heart…  sign in to read more »

»One Moment«

by April A., Jun 20, 2011

The imprints of your fingers / Have marked a half-full glass. / The sentiment still lingers, / The moment's due to pass. / / Your glance can still appear / In my Campari drink / Like blood that's mixed with tears, / Or passion's scarlet ink. / / My hand's already missing / Your gentle velvet skin. / My heart…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Jun 20, 2011

I raise my swollen eyes to reach your sight, / I try to guess the song that's in your head, / I'm only thinking / Of how I will dream of you tonight, / While looking through the window from my bed, / As always drinking / Plum wine with morning flavor from the glass / You drank from when you came and made…  sign in to read more »

»Him to Her«

by Ruramayi Mwaita, Jun 9, 2011

His tongue is swift, brisk like glades of wind through an autumn wheat field, / His kiss is sweet, sweeter than the sweetest honey combs Africa's finest bees have to pride, / He knows where to kiss, you can tell by the way She closes her eyes, / His lips are cut smooth, you can tell by the words that…  sign in to read more »


by Ruramayi Mwaita, Jun 7, 2011

each day spent apart / meticulously represented by each hour spent away / is a reflection of all these minutes / that pass like seconds through the hour glass display / sand grain by sand grain / thoughts harboured are still the same / sunset by sunrise / feelings harboured are still the same / If speed…  sign in to read more »

»Untitled 3«

by Maureen Direro, Jun 7, 2011

The oceans obey him, / oh, truly he is a king. / May His name be labelled upon my soul, / may His kingdom be spotted by my sight, / glory be to Him, / who knows what I need, / may his grace fall unto me,who has mercy for us who are ungrateful, / may his unconditional love change us for good, / my soul,oh my…  sign in to read more »

»It Comes To This«

by Dean Boic, Jun 6, 2011

It comes to this, / Me, admitting this; You, befitting this / You'll wear it well, it suits you / so take it, my everlasting kiss / / It comes to this, / I can't look away, / your eyes will pierce right through me and see that I am real, / and here for you, my inner bliss / / It comes to this, / I hear your…  sign in to read more »

»Svelte and Surpassing«

by Sergio Coto, May 31, 2011

He swats those snug feelings / and dances above this eager relieve, / deciding to reencounter himself again / preparing to fall to the rhythm of a rapture. / / He reaches again to rarefy himself / mire himself to become rational, / pry to belong to purity / before a numb and numerous miscarriage. / / He…  sign in to read more »

»You know... I know«

by Sergio Coto, May 25, 2011

Don't embrace what's beautiful, / don't come over when the glass is full, / don't hate love when is empty, / is so easy mistaking... / / Reality is embraced over, / look around / force over the latitude, / I change duality, / come over when you know I know. / / Step down to feeling, / water's over my entrails…  sign in to read more »

»If only you could be my love«

by Edward Mukwakwami, May 23, 2011

You are the apple of my eye / like a guardian angel from above / I would like you to be part of my life / Be my sunshine when it rains / My comforter when I'm feeling down / And I will be the same to you / If only you could be my love / / Your beauty is breathtaking / So pure and natural like a mermaid's…  sign in to read more »

»Open Mouth«

by Sergio Coto, May 22, 2011

Inside your open mouth... / When a man has to learn here. / / Just grow old! Run! / Have you forgotten? / / The crowd is over... come home / I need to put you back together, / bleed and compare, / but stay! / while I picture myself in the fence. / / Cast shadows on the corner / but stay alive and wrong...…  sign in to read more »

»If only...«

by Maureen Direro, May 19, 2011

If only you had walked out that door in which you are trying to enter, / then maybe a chance could still surpass / / If only you had listened to me, / and meant all your "I love you's" / Then maybe I would have not made you regret, / you not having to try / / I can see it in your eyes that you seek a…  sign in to read more »

»Love's Toll«

by Brad Priore, May 19, 2011

Heaven lies within the heart of the soul, / Old and young can not escape its predilection. / None will know anything greater than love's toll. / / Wise, past and present chase an impervious goal; / The formula to love's mysterious perfection. / Heaven lies within the heart of the soul. / / All know its…  sign in to read more »

»The story of my life«

by Sergio Coto, May 17, 2011

Again fell down to the floor / sobbing my way down after you, / Felt stupid and unconcious before / feeling heartless and remorseful today. / / Do you know why I drown? / Do you know why I fall? / Do you know why you call? / Or am I the one that is gone? / ...I'm fed up at all. / / But before my demise comes…  sign in to read more »

»Up Yonder«

by Taahir Chagan, May 17, 2011

I'm taking to the road / I'm going home / Up yonder / Far up yonder / / The dust-ridden sandy trail / Is lined with reddish orange leaves / That fall gracefully from the big tall oak trees / Which parallel the long winding way / / I'm welcomed by the lively Sunday market / On the cobble-stoned town square…  sign in to read more »

»Honey...I got something to tell«

by Maureen Direro, May 15, 2011

It's in riddle form, / I hope you can understand / I love you, / yes, I do / Even though I know not what love is / "But with the little I know, I love you" / Memories all flooding, / reminding me that indeed you are special / It's been what? / 8 months, and I still get the goosebumps that I got when we first…  sign in to read more »

»Killing honour«

by Bruce Gorton, May 15, 2011

The rose pink upon her breasts / Her lover upon them rests / To hear her heart beat powerful / In the glow of love she is full / She sings never was the course / Of true love smooth / / For those who loves one of different caste / When pride comes first and love comes last / Speak in poems to raise these…  sign in to read more »

»The Love Game«

by Abdul Milazi, May 15, 2011

I flirted with fame. / Living in the fast lane / I met a girl as precious as a pearl / She was somewhere between a woman and a girl / I loved the sound of my name on her lips / She wasn't into long-term relationships / Just playing the game / I didn't even know her name / / My pinup girl was Monique / She…  sign in to read more »

»Love is deeper«

by Lloyd Nabe, May 13, 2011

He loved her... / not enough to sacrifice his life for her, / she believed in inner strength / that black women possess, / she misled herself that / it's a black woman's purpose to suffer / and conquer the pain alone. / / She loved him enough to feed his ego / succumbed to his shenanigans like a concubine…  sign in to read more »

»Times Full of Lies«

by Sergio Coto, May 13, 2011

Everything comes up to my mind like dirt / remembering lies against my will, / I fold myself in to glooming heat / my hipped interest of negligence. / / My integrity falls down / disolving again to your hips, / breaking up and shattering down / like a knag in the thraot. / / Those mindless thoughts inside…  sign in to read more »

»Desire has found its match«

by Maureen Direro, May 12, 2011

Comes up to me, / knocks at my door / I do not answer / / What a bugger? / It does not quit, it wants me / It longs for me / / Who am I not to feed its grudge / which seeks my heart, / to substitute it with wants and needs / / I resist, over and over 'til I give in / And when I long for it half as much as it…  sign in to read more »


by Mirela Kapaj, Apr 30, 2011

In you, / as on a tree I'll climb, / over your shoulders / as small as I am, / I'll kiss t…  sign in to read more »

»Twilight (inspired by Maureen)«

by Fortunate-Hero Lekgetho, Apr 16, 2011

I feel in love as love could be / the sadness within me ran like / a thief of night / I miss you now more than ever / like a prisoner in an empty room / / I won't miss you I told myself / but you're more precious than any / love I have in pelf / your love has mended / every hole where hate once lay / like a…  sign in to read more »

»What kind of love...?«

by Ayanda Nxumalo, Apr 16, 2011

What happened to mama's heart, / Yet we're united but tomorrow ... / Our excitement is over like a piece / Of ice on the rock. / / Love is no love in our daily living / Days, it's a game of practising / Real love. / / There is curious thing that doesn't / Create real love... that build a / Huge gap…  sign in to read more »

»Born Blessed«

by Ayanda Nxumalo, Apr 15, 2011

The moon is rocking for the beginning / While all the rocks and stars are humbling / For the death of the anonymous statue / On the tranquillity river. / / Long island with a plenty of bullfrog / Near the robust mountain in the / Disturbing universe . / / Home of the holy spirit where / All angels…  sign in to read more »

»A dream, but what a dream!«

by Rafeel Wasif, Mar 26, 2011

From modesty was born virtue / From decency were bred me and you / / Yet why this vile garb of morality / This noosed cloak of chastity / / That hastens to kill the dreamer, not the dream / That chastens and murderers all we deem / / That derides love of revulsion and calculated rationality / That…  sign in to read more »

»Madness So Sweet«

by April A., Mar 23, 2011

Pearls of fantasies shine in the waters of hope / That February turned tears to. / We will certainly free weakened hands from the ropes / If wonder is all that we do. / / Let us build a small ship as a shelter-to-be / And paint it in colors of spring. / It is madness so sweet to spend life on the sea; / I…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Mar 23, 2011

I'll paint your sweet portrait with tightly shut eyes / With pleasure whenever you ask. / Though hands ever shaking and colder than ice / Do find it a difficult task. / / I'll cherish the portrait and hang it above / My empty not warm enough bed / To guard all the secrets of mystery love / And clear the…  sign in to read more »

»Love's Tale«

by Kay Wikajovich, Mar 22, 2011

I lust... / But I know my book / And doomed by the greed of Macbeth / I fear passion and ambition / / I tiptoe into this realm with curiosity / but stumble hopelessly by mans flaws / My quaking heart beats / / Rushing to shelter / In a tormented state / Breaking out in a sweat / Afraid, vulnerable... / / My…  sign in to read more »

»Counting down to 77«

by Fortunate-Hero Lekgetho, Feb 28, 2011

I'm growing insane / with every minute that passes / cause I swear this heart will burst / to expose the loneliness within / / I long for you / I dream for you / I fight for you / / With every mark I gain / something pushes me again / to love through yesterdays storm / and inspires me to be a thief at night…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Feb 28, 2011

I'm breathing the smoke of fruit cigarettes, / One's already burnt; I am craving for more. / I'm lighting the last one with no regrets - / If you were beside me, it well could be four. / / I'm slowly turning the key in my lock; / It usually takes me two minutes or three, / But I have been blind to the…  sign in to read more »

»Gifting A Dream«

by April A., Feb 28, 2011

You're driving across the mysterious lands, / You're making your way to the sea and the shore. / Let go of the wheel and stretch out your hands - / Your secret desires will call you for more. / / Midnight in July. / The boundless sky. / The signs in the violet mist. / The red and green lights / That shine…  sign in to read more »

»Lands Of Forever«

by April A., Feb 28, 2011

Discover the lands of forever - / Of harmony, beauty and peace; / Your reverie's worth the endeavor / Of searching a moment to seize: / / A moment to linger for years, / A perpetuated romance / Of two ever different spheres / That twist in a passionate dance. / / This madness and charm are a whole, / As…  sign in to read more »

»Green (Card) With Envy«

by Edward Iacona, Feb 22, 2011

The search for a special partner / Can be frustrating and it vexes, / Re-joining the new world of dating / In the hope of finding my nexus. / / Putting oneself out on the Internet is / An odd mix of ego and vulnerability. / So I delighted in the E-Mails from / Some women that want to know me. / / Sure, I…  sign in to read more »

»That faithful night«

by Kusain PoeticHustler Mokone, Feb 9, 2011

That faithful night... / / I found myself within an euphoric mental daze / Reading of your eyes the passion in your soul / One with an embrace my heartbeat became your love / Delighted smiles / / Irreversible dreams captured in a moment between your faith and hope / Bright sparkle flames burning our…  sign in to read more »

»I made love to words«

by Kusain PoeticHustler Mokone, Feb 8, 2011

She came in dressed in nothing but the truth / The curves of her body went on for days on end / All that I saw in her eyes was passion / The thoughts that ran through her mind / Made her blood boil / / I embraced her in my arms / Then we shared body warmth / Our lips locked and fluids digested our love / We…  sign in to read more »

»Missing You«

by Johan Campbell, Feb 8, 2011

I wander through / this house alone, / This empty place / I once called home. / / Round every corner / and in every room, / I see shadows of you and / it just increases my gloom. / / Home is where the heart is. / This is oh so true. / My home is where my heart is / And my heart is there with you. / / The only…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Feb 7, 2011

I'm looking around and searching you there, / The bright prospect lights only frown as I stare, / My heart's getting lost in the shatters. / I know you'll pick them all up when you come, / And I'll never mind if you steal at least some, / Just keep them, and nothing else matters. / / Those white and green…  sign in to read more »

»Only Dreaming«

by April A., Feb 7, 2011

My arms held so tightly around your waist / Just spoke for me, as I'd got my lips sealed. / At least they indulged in a new better taste - / Embraced by temptations, I chose to yield. / / This night was a blinding exhilarant flash / Of life that's unfiltered, of love that's pristine. / You found the…  sign in to read more »

»Call off the Search«

by Anthea De Bruyn, Jan 24, 2011

I dove into the deep end of a fantasy, for real / I would only have myself to blame for the loss I feel / Each word was false, oh but the betrayal was true / Sometimes it feels red, sometimes black, sometimes blue / / Wasted time, dashed dreams, needless sorrows, / It seems there are no colder crimes…  sign in to read more »

»Trickling Love«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Dec 6, 2010

Allow me into your heart / I want to get to know you better / Why not? Just try me / I promise to do no harm / / But I will wash out the walls of your heart / With fruity smelling liquidy red tingly trickly love / Till the heart beats brand new / then you will give me your soft warm hands and I will…  sign in to read more »

»With you«

by Moipone Tsoka, Dec 6, 2010

With you my soul is at peace / With you my heart is at ease / Your kiss takes me to a place between heaven and earth / Your lov…  sign in to read more »

»Beautiful Idiot«

by Zithelo Mnguni, Dec 3, 2010

He looks at me and smiles, I look at him and smile back / I know exactly what he is thinking, I know exactly where he wants to put me / In a corner somewhere, where I can stare at him all starry-eyed and wide-mouthed / Where I can hopelessly fall in love with him while getting played on the side / I…  sign in to read more »


by Sakhile Koaho, Nov 17, 2010

Don't know how to act (darkness creeping) / The only spark I had is gone / Heart beating weird coz I feel lost / Connection fading, bad line / facing them all trembling like an amateur conductor / They all singing but I have no control over them / Everything falling apart (broken house) / unfocused driver…  sign in to read more »


by Vuyo Sigidi, Nov 10, 2010

Once called you mine, remember we use to drink wine, well everything was fine back then. You said I would always shine in your heart, I guess that was the start of many things to come, You became smart / and said that we should be apart. / / You treated me like a bird in a cage, while you were the…  sign in to read more »

»Truthful lies«

by Vuyo Sigidi, Nov 10, 2010

Every night I wet my pillow / with tears brought by lies / truly I never thought it would / be hard for me to look at the / sky, well I guess you had to say bye and our love had to die that's why I always cry. / / Being with you was my pleasure, that's why your memories are my treasure, Oh how I miss…  sign in to read more »

»Falling Long Distance«

by Edward Iacona, Nov 9, 2010

Somewhere in New Mexico / There are radio telescopes / They scan the heaven 24/7 / With extra terrestrial hopes. / / I can't search the universe / But I have wished upon a star. / I would like someone on earth to love / Another world is much too far. / / Finding someone has truly changed, / From the days of…  sign in to read more »

»Goodbye my love«

by Michelle Clark, Oct 15, 2010

As you turn you're back and walk away, / My heart and soul beg, please for you to stay! / But the scattered memories fell on the ice-cold floor / And never have I felt so lonely and rejected before. / / Please don't go, stay for just one more night, / I'll burn some candles, to get the mood just right.…  sign in to read more »

»Sudden Love«

by Maviyo Nkosi, Oct 14, 2010

Through the valley of loneliness he experienced goose bumps with butterflies, / An unexpected smile appeared; he smiled as if he had swallowed a smiley face, / He experienced an enormous energy; a red bull wouldn't give him such energy! / Found her sex appeal so remarkable, / A self-centered…  sign in to read more »

»If the music could keep on playing«

by Sibusiso Blessing Ntsaluba, Oct 8, 2010

If the music could keep on playing, sweet are the sounds and / Bells of the song that is filled with a sensational rhythm. / Jazz it is but not as lazy as it sounds, as it fills an innocent soul with hope for a better life. / / Sweet is the sound of the music as it puts me in a station where fantasy…  sign in to read more »

»Shall we, then..«

by Mojalefa Dominic Papo, Oct 8, 2010

shall we, then / take hands (my love) / and sweeten / bitter histories, / unravel entangled / mysteries into quilts / of / slow / eternity? / / shall we merge / winter solil…  sign in to read more »

»Virtue of the child«

by Ntombizonke Happiness Mehlomakulu, Oct 8, 2010

I am a child born of good intent / But, am I wrong for being here? / I need to know if this is true. / Who can answer me? / I really need to know who am I / I am young yet, feel besieged / Why is this so? / Where's my virtue / I'm raped of my being and feel voiceless / I'm consigned to darkness / Far from…  sign in to read more »

»Our Love«

by Maviyo Nkosi, Oct 5, 2010

I dream of you when dreams are dreamt I love to love only you / When I look at the sky I see the color red / Open a megazine see our picture / Listen to the news to find out we the talk of the town / Dedicate a song not showcase our love to let you know how special you are / Our love is like grass we…  sign in to read more »

»I fell in love«

by Elias Wessie, Oct 1, 2010

Kisses and cares I enjoyed, / The love of infatuation and infertility, / Sweet surrendering words employed, / The child of nature beheld serenity. / The sweetest game of innocence, / Cheesecake compliments of adoration, / My salad days had no conscience, / I swooned, swayed with admiration, / The moon rose…  sign in to read more »

»I'm a fool of love«

by Afrika Mnyani, Sep 24, 2010

I admit with pride / I'm not feeling ashamed / I will not stop / I will always be / A fool of love. / / I was made from love / I was conceived of love / I sucked love from my Mom's breast / I am full of love, and / I will always be / A fool of love / / I love unconditionally / I love blindly when I do / I…  sign in to read more »

»Message to your Heart«

by Sibusiso Blessing Ntsaluba, Sep 24, 2010

Rain in me your tears of joy / As your lips die in mine, / leaving a sweetest taste of strawberry and pineapple. / Juicy they are without a doubt, / Enjoying every moment of them. / / I may not be your nation within a nation / but your lover within your heart. / even losing you might mean the world to…  sign in to read more »

»From The Heart«

by April A., Sep 20, 2010

I'm here in the corner, devoured by cold, / My little ribbed shell hides a desperate sigh, / It holds an enigma for you to unfold / Until I'm asleep to your breath's lullaby. / / My soul is rushing beyond the extremes, / Revealing the vibe that is hard to appease, / But once you discover the door to my…  sign in to read more »


by Lethal Poet, Sep 18, 2010

If the morning sun should rise / So!!! / let it shine / like the innocence of your / Loving smile / Damn...That's fine / / ...if / / If men could live with blindness / So!!! / Let me not lead on ignorance of your beauty / ~Smiling~ / You know the one that pastes you / On a trance? / / Let my eyes dance / In your…  sign in to read more »


by Lethal Poet, Sep 18, 2010

She let me lick into / Her being, completely / Got a taste of her / Innocence, truthfully / / So, I plunged in deeply / Into her...Faithfully / I touched... / As I was touched / / I traced... / As I was lead / To deeper mysteries / Of life - Like a little boy / / I chanted for her charms / Slowly but surely…  sign in to read more »

»I never told him that "I love him"«

by Maureen Direro, Sep 7, 2010

He was the pride and joy of my life / He said he loved me all the time / Safe to say "I love him too" / But I never said it to his face / He made me laugh / I made him insecure / You would ask how? / I never told him that "I love him" / Oh how cruel I was, / Oh how cruel I still am, / Just to say those three…  sign in to read more »

»In service of each other«

by Anesa Dindar, Aug 11, 2010

If love is doing, / If love is action, / If love is hard work, / Then you and I / Are in service of each other. / / You and I / Working side by side, / Serve each other, / Support each other, / Stand by each other. / / If love is action, / It is this action that keeps love alive. / You and I, / In service of…  sign in to read more »

»Frozen like iceland then crushed like ice«

by Sakhile Koaho, Jul 27, 2010

like a prayer I was targeted, / your plan was to play me and leave me depressed. / first word out of my mouth was AMEN. / not knowing that the last sentence would be "that was hell man" / / you left me breathless for a while, / couldn't believe my eyes but that didn't stop me from giving you my love,…  sign in to read more »

»Beautiful Creation«

by Sakhile Koaho, Jul 26, 2010

A beautiful creation is what you are / Opinionative and Sincere / Smart and versatile / You one of a kind / / A beautiful creation is what you are / Humble and trustworthy / Sweet and lovely / Yo…  sign in to read more »


by Ryan Gordon Penn, Jul 26, 2010

Desire runs through me energising every cell in my body / Longing to hold you again feel you close next to me / Hand in hand we shall face what this world has in store / Deeply loved deeply cherished, Finding the one for sure, / Oh how natural it has happened / Interested, Fulfilled and relentlessly…  sign in to read more »

»A conflict over you«

by Maureen Direro, Jul 20, 2010

Through the valleys at bay / I tried to understand what my heart was trying to say / And all I can hear was nothing / A simple choice yet so demanding / / It makes me wonder / what goes on inside me? / It's a conflict between / my heart, my body, my mind and soul / / The other tells me to do this / The other…  sign in to read more »

»To Zviko«

by Absai Gamariel, Jul 20, 2010

Conceived you were in harsh times / Fighting and screaming often times / Your mother, like a brainless chicken / Confused and chased by a kitten / Yet stuck in there you made it! / / First cock crow, you broke the waters / The waters that freed you to a new beginning / A new beginning of hell on this earth…  sign in to read more »

»The Leap«

by Esther Odendaal, Jul 2, 2010

Standing on the edge / About to take a leap / I've tried to fly before / But landed in a heap. / / An angel led me here / As strange as that may be / Told me just to jump / That truth will set me free. / / He opened my tough heart / Amazing there to find / A love so pure and rare / So hidden by my mind. / / It…  sign in to read more »

»Let Wednesday Come«

by Bhaskaranand Jha, Jun 30, 2010

Let Wednesday come / With a world of fantasy / Sweetened with love and romance- / Dipping my soul in the fragrance / Of sweet relation, love, affection, / Facilitated by hate and attraction. / / Even though at a long distance / Her presence seems closer to me / With her innocent demeanor / Beautified by her…  sign in to read more »

»Am I worth it«

by Maureen Direro, Jun 25, 2010

For when my tears turned to stone, / And dried before my eyes, I became someone else... / My willingness to become a success / got dropped.... / For when everyday became a rainy season... / I dwelleth upon your side, / and waited for a / sign, / if I were yours... / but this tears I have cried, show me that…  sign in to read more »

»Lingering Rendezvous«

by Kay Wikajovich, Jun 25, 2010

...And still I want you / and not just a bit of you / all of you / / mind / body / soul / / ...and still you captivate me / and not just a bit of me / all of me / / mind / body / soul / / ...and still / and still / / I hope this lasts a lifetime / and if not so / the rendezvous continues still... / mind, body, soul…  sign in to read more »

»Kiss Kiss Bang Bang«

by Kay Wikajovich, Jun 24, 2010

West brings up our light / fresh open eyes / opaque again / lying next to your conscience / still warm and subtle / / Kiss kiss / bang bang / / Almost angelic / but know I of the devil's deceit / / Kiss kiss / bang bang / slightly, gently, sensuous / kiss kiss / / Awake / the beast to consume light / darkening the…  sign in to read more »


by Esther Odendaal, Jun 24, 2010

What if love would shine / As if it were a star / Right where we would see it / Even from afar. / Not quite understanding / How it came to be / Simply just accepting / The wonder that we see. / Knowing that it's there / Behind the thickest cloud / Even out of view / It would not wear a shroud. / What if love…  sign in to read more »

»Dictionaries can't describe a feeling...«

by Kay Wikajovich, Jun 22, 2010

I have tested the finest wines / I have experienced the greatest dines / I have explored the beauty of taste / But nothing compares... / / I have traveled the Middle East / I have encountered Africas wild beasts / I have been fascinated by the salty seas / Still nothing compares... / / I have bathed in…  sign in to read more »

»If I liked you...«

by Kay Wikajovich, Jun 22, 2010

If I were to like you / I'd like you because / you're driven and smart / / I'd like you because you're tall, tanned and handsome / I'd like you cause you're refreshing and real... / a personality that glows in the dark / / I'd love your sex appeal / your naughty stare / creative ideas / your stark naked…  sign in to read more »

»When you really don't need me anymore please throw me away in the recycling bin«

by Laura Arman, Jun 14, 2010

I could stand there naked and what would you say? / I could stun the world's magnificence and you would only walk away. / / Written on the back of a post-it Banana's, milk, eggs. / / Do you not know how to show your love? Or am I not worthy of even a single petal, wilted. / How long must I stand here…  sign in to read more »

»The Love's Anatomy«

by Ahmet Murati, Jun 9, 2010

Walking through the shallow memories of love / I had to learn the curves of moments / we went through the anatomy of love / pondering the etymology of love / that interconnected us / coming from distance in space and time / there were no burdens or constrains / In between us / Nothing could hold us / yet,…  sign in to read more »


by Taahir Chagan, Jun 1, 2010

Impossible / Unprecedented / Never before seen / Or heard of / / Let us not let what we have / Be limited by society's norms / Let us further our cause / And Let us reach new heights / / Love / Is without limits / Unbounded / Barrier-less / / Me and you / We have the chance / To take this further / Than they say…  sign in to read more »

»the things we can't see«

by Taahir Chagan, Jun 1, 2010

The things we can't see are the greatest / Like love / / We cannot in a court of law / or a scientific laboratory / Prove conclusively / That it exists / / But we know it is there / Because we feel it / We feel ourselves respond to it / And radiate with it / / The things we can't see are the greatest…  sign in to read more »

»Fighting for her«

by Andrew Eaton, May 31, 2010

Her beauty of flesh and soul draws you in as you're resistant fails / your immune system / / The strength in her eyes will pierce a vital organ that sustains your / very life / / Beats of heart and lost of breath assures an interest of a force of nature / / Getting to know and finding the love is always…  sign in to read more »


by Mirela Kapaj, May 27, 2010

Take me... / Softly... / Firmly... / Inside your thoughts is beautiful. / Sweet confusion, troubled spirit, / There I feel good, beloved, / No past, no future, / Enfold me with a glance, / The deepn…  sign in to read more »

»Amazing Love«

by Henry Pastor, May 12, 2010

Love is amazing, you have it, then gone, / People can still be loved again, / They say people are meant to be one, / Love for one, love for the game and the pain, / Is often fair that sometimes love declines, / But the eternal love will not fade, / open the window so the sun could shine, / Like lovely…  sign in to read more »

»The Secrets of Your Smile«

by Ahmet Murati, May 10, 2010

I hear you from a distance / As you smile / It sounds to me so pleasantly / It tampers me deep into my soul / Because you are the key to my heart / Even thoug…  sign in to read more »

»I'll wait for you«

by Aboo Hansa, Apr 29, 2010

Come, hold my hand / For I am weak and cannot stand / I remember the feeling of sand underneath my feet / But alas, my heart is losing its beat / / I long to walk in thickets / Running my hands along each blade of grass / But alas, I feel my time has come to pass / / Come take me in your arms / I wish for…  sign in to read more »


by Andreas Buchholz, Apr 19, 2010

I was walking through the night, / never looking for the light, / no one near or in my sight, / still I stood tall and upright. / Silverbird was on his flight. / / When the darkness waved goodbye, / I kept walking with a sigh, / morning sun reclaimed the sky, / she came looking in my eye. / Silverbird was…  sign in to read more »

»If We Can't Be We«

by Andreas Buchholz, Apr 10, 2010

If we can't be We, / I can't be Me. / / Ain't anything I've got, / I can't keep what we've lost / in this hollow heart of mine. / / I feel your breath somewhere, / maybe you breathe my air, / drink my blood just like red wine. / / I'm locked inside myself, / can't touch nobody else, / I don't read my own lone…  sign in to read more »

»10 wishes«

by Casey Samantha Boshoff, Apr 8, 2010

If I could catch a star tonight, / And use it as my bedroom light. / If I could fly to the moon and back, / Only to come home with cheese filled sack. / If I could laugh uncontrollably, / Only to fall flat next to a Frankenstein bee. / If I could make sweet money grow on trees, / And not have to pay in…  sign in to read more »

»An Elegy in Winter«

by Peter Little, Apr 8, 2010

In the freezing storm, I sit beneath ancient, blackened elm / upon numbing snow, ready to pass from this realm / it's been but a few days, yet my face betrays the ware of years / an expression of solemnity adorns my face, my cheeks bedewed with frozen tears / along with my frozen heart, which can never…  sign in to read more »

»The Age of Colour: "Companionism"«

by Taahir Chagan, Apr 7, 2010

a non-believer at first / as a result of a dark age / it was a lonely existence / a dark existence / / I could not understand / having someone / not as a means to an end / but just to have someone / / until one day a colourful enlightenment / came my way / she appeared out of nowhere / I am now a believer…  sign in to read more »

»The Dark Ages: A Philosophy on Human Interaction«

by Taahir Chagan, Apr 7, 2010

contemplate deeply / I do / try to understand / I do / / but I do not / for better / or for worse / know why we engage in such insanity / / I speak here of matrimony / the tying together of two / the shutting out of the rest / the so called gods test / / in captivity / suppressing our urges / we will lose our…  sign in to read more »

»Love is...«

by Beaulah Bernice Boois, Apr 6, 2010

Love is imperfect, love is rare / Love will make you buy flowers just to show you care / Love is blissful, love is pure / Love can hurt and make you feel insecure / Love is true, love is heaven / Love can send you to cloud number seven / Love is to hurt, love is pain / Love can make any mad man go sane…  sign in to read more »

»Sleepless Revelations«

by April A., Apr 6, 2010

The news has said it's getting better, / But who on Earth believes in it? / Now, when all dreams are bound to shatter, / I laugh at such a lame deceit. / / And I don't care this place is dying / Beneath my own fallen sky. / It is your life that I'm denying, / As you have taken mine awry. / / I tell myself…  sign in to read more »

»What I Need...«

by Beaulah Bernice Boois, Apr 6, 2010

Kiss me, hold me, love me right / Kiss me under candle light / Show me what you need in life / I'll do it with love and delight / Tell me what I need to know / To make our love flourish and grow / Plant your love deep in my heart / And know that we will never part / Kiss me, hold me love me right / Kiss me…  sign in to read more »

»Beauty Is In The Eyes Of The Beholder (So They Say)«

by Josh Hay, Apr 1, 2010

This goes to show, that my dreams consist of you. Honestly, my words cannot express your beauty. They say that love lasts forever, stay as long as you need, just keep me here. I can promise things won't be broken. I cannot fall asleep, without your breath next to mine. I can't imagine myself…  sign in to read more »

»Silence is an answer«

by Tonya Marye Cockerell, Apr 1, 2010

I'm still / I'm quiet / Out of sight / I'm silent / Don't crowd me / Don't stare / Don't hurt me / Just care. / / I break up / I crumble / I follow / But stumble / My direction? / Just one / You're my leader / You're my sun / Take me to calmness / Take away my pain / Be my stillness in restless winds / Dry my tears in…  sign in to read more »

»Dream Of You«

by Andreas Buchholz, Mar 26, 2010

I'm just blind and lame, / never had a name. / Life's a losing game, / ain't no one to blame. / Baby, it's a shame! / / Come sunshine or rain, / ours are pools of pain. / Ride the morning train, / take an aeroplane: / Sorrow will remain! / / I'm just fool enough to go on dreamin', / even though I'm feelin'…  sign in to read more »

»Game or Gamble«

by Esther Odendaal, Mar 25, 2010

Shall we toss the dice / Or draw another card / Are we taking turns / I find this game so hard. / / If one of us must win / The other has to lose / Which one will you be / It seems that you can choose. / / I know the stakes are high / I've tried to play before / Yet all the moves I've made / Don't even out the…  sign in to read more »

»I Say Pseudo Scientific Just To Sound Smart«

by Josh Hay, Mar 15, 2010

I was meant to make you smile. Burn your oath into me, walk the plank, I've taken over. I tread lightly, the pavement won't break my strides. Can't you feel my pulse? Hand to chest, I can't believe what I've become. This motion to end my war, I can't see past the clouds. I won't stop breathing. Oh,…  sign in to read more »

»The Eyes Hidden Behind Themselves«

by Andrew Eaton, Mar 15, 2010

Her face a sculpture of a / Body formed with elements of earth / Pearls of soil, found in oddest of places / The same cards dealt with the same odds / / Find a gem, or receive a winning card / A glance for love, catching the sparkle / Eyes that flicker like diamonds under water / See clear a gem presented…  sign in to read more »

»why am I doing this to myself?«

by Puleng Monare, Mar 15, 2010

I never learn from my mistakes / Never listen / Listen to the advice of those who care for me / Care enough not to want to see me hurt / Care enough not to want to see me cry / And say I should have listened. / I never listen to wise words / I never listen to my mind / But only to my heart / To the heart…  sign in to read more »

»To Rayne«

by Anthea De Bruyn, Mar 11, 2010

Whoever says there is no God / Has never looked upon your face, / Has never heard your heartening words, / Has never felt your little arms' embrace. / For only He would so mercifully bestow / A blessed angel to light our tomorrow / / I may not be a mother / to you or any other / But it is hard not to adore…  sign in to read more »

»A Graceful Promise, A Tragic Lie (The End Of Me)«

by Josh Hay, Mar 8, 2010

I have met the line, where truth and lies start to fade. My whole life, I have hidden the darkness inside me. What happens when this phase ends, and my wings unfold? I have mixed truth and deception, where is my place to hide in all this madness? When does my heart start to beat again? I am afraid…  sign in to read more »


by Aeron Manabo, Mar 8, 2010

Do you remember my promises? / The night I said those words. / My grip on your hands. / My knees on the floor. / / I promised to stay, / and never leave. / I promised to love you, / no matter what happens. / / I'll never break that. / Do you believe me? / I'll always fulfill that. / No matter what it takes…  sign in to read more »

»I want to write you a letter«

by Lungi Mchunu, Mar 4, 2010

I want to write you a letter / And tell you how much I miss you / I want to write you a letter / And let my feelings come into view / / I want to write you a letter / And ask you if you're okay / I want to write you a letter / And say sorry for turning you away / / But I will never write / You will never…  sign in to read more »

»Ship of Love«

by Andrew Eaton, Mar 4, 2010

Some import exotic spices / Some import luxurious silks / Some import flavors never tasted / Others incorporate slavery / They bring us hardships / Deliver disease and death / You have control of your fleet / You are the captain / In charge of what comes aboard / And what is thrown off / Discomfort and deceit…  sign in to read more »


by Ryan Gordon Penn, Mar 1, 2010

I wonder if you can hear me / When I talk to you in my mind / I wonder if you'd think I'm crazy / This day-dreamy love of mine / / Someone told me not to just take what I can get / Someone told me to paint a picture of love / On the exquisite canvas of my head / Then take this picture, fold it up and mail…  sign in to read more »


by Bartho Geldenhuys, Mar 1, 2010

Visions I have of you / Never been able to describe / How wondrous she would be / That she would make me smile / / Her smiling at me / Eyes filled with tender care / Words that seem out of place / No need to be spoken / / Touched by her soul / Embraced by her being / Engulfed in her longing / Feeling so…  sign in to read more »


by Beaulah Bernice Boois, Feb 25, 2010

I dream a dream that may not be, a simple wish to set my heart free / / I hear a song I may not sing, a rhythm divine, more than a fling / / I speak of words which have no meaning, somebody please, explain these feelings / / But alas! My heart goes on... / I'll dream that dream and sing that song, I'll…  sign in to read more »

»Fate And Fortune«

by April A., Feb 25, 2010

This northern city with headlights-eyes / Has buried me in its cold and gloom; / You'll see this place in a dreadful guise / And once sweet home will seem a tomb / Once you're aware there's no way out, / Once dreams of youth say goodbye and grin. / It goes farther and makes me doubt / In all the things I…  sign in to read more »

»Love Hurts«

by Andreas Buchholz, Feb 17, 2010

Ain't got no idea where we've been comin' from, / I can't even see the reason why we've come, / nor where we go. / Sometimes things are kind of hard to understand, / maybe love transcends this life and there's a land / that we don't know. / / Love hurts, love heals, / it kills and will / give rebirth. / Oh…  sign in to read more »

»Red Rose For You«

by Jayram Daya, Jan 27, 2010

Red rose for you my dear / We are near this year / Fresh from the morning dew / I am due from the few / / With such a pretty face / You have the grace / Wishing that you are mine / A thought so divine / …  sign in to read more »


by Mary Kettle, Jan 19, 2010

I did not know / but now I do / so many shades / of gray inside you / Some so dark / so hard to penetrate / Others are lighter / but still there is hate / I try so hard to see / a clear side of you / A side that lets some / kind of light to come through / but no it is not to be / a sadness still lingers / for…  sign in to read more »

»My Creative Writing«

by Filiberto Rodriguez, Dec 23, 2009

I would like to explore my purpose in this world. / I have a legacy to fulfill, not to be silly, I want to know what it is. / I want to be called on a top assignment by the government and / it has to do with my creative writing. / I want to go where my rainbow takes me in unlimited skies. / I time…  sign in to read more »

»Emigre (dedicated to a friend who died young)«

by Meryl Klanfar, Dec 10, 2009

I wing the wind and, as it warms / Draw beam upon the brightening rim / Beyond which, so the ancients lie / Are golden trees that touch the sky. / / Above a vault of fading stars / Encompasses my loneliness. / Below, the ocean, green as time / Rolls to the edge of the abyss. / / The garden at my journey's…  sign in to read more »


by Bartho Geldenhuys, Dec 10, 2009

Enticing her smile is / Not only her smile she gives to me / Taking me somewhere I have not been for so long / Holding back, where and what do you promise? / / Yourself? Is that going to be enough? / For what you offer, will you take me from here? / Where you take me to, will you keep me there? / Can I…  sign in to read more »

»Omie 8th of May«

by Berto Kamp, Dec 4, 2009

Omie8 th Of May / 8th of May is when we did say / Goodbye I kissed you as I did cry / You went to sleep / I did weep / It was inevitable that it would happen some day / But now it seems as if you have left again / 2 December 09 is this painful day / I received your money and Omie what can I say / It seems…  sign in to read more »

»Gone Fishin' For Freedom«

by Edward Iacona, Dec 1, 2009

For the intangible concept of Freedom / There has been many a loss of life. / In the name of her script for "Freedom", / I was forced to lose my wife. / / It was her sad solution, / For her personal evolution, / Freedom was her revolution / From loving marital institution. / / In conflicts concerning…  sign in to read more »

»Putting A Thought Out There«

by Edward Iacona, Nov 30, 2009

Putting pen to paper makes / Inner voices very clear. / Of a desire no longer secret / For the cosmos (plus one) to hear. / / Positive thoughts are focused, / Projected strong and true. / Encouraged within my spirit, / By the joy of knowing YOU. / / Some logic here for you to see, / Although…  sign in to read more »

»A Change Of Strife«

by Edward Iacona, Nov 18, 2009

She said that she'd "changed" / On a journey for her gnosis. / Was this a real spiritual walk? / Or form of psychoneurosis? / / She was gentle and kind, / A true modern Isis. / Then she screwed up our world, / Could it be, MID-LIFE CRISIS? / / As many get older / Some folks will insist, / That there's more to…  sign in to read more »

»True Love«

by Christopher Kudyahakudadirwe, Nov 18, 2009

When we're together alone / Then the world's deserted / You sit on my knee / With your hand / In my hand / I'm not me / And you're not you / We're one / Then our heartbeat's one / Together we belong to us…  sign in to read more »

»When You Wish«

by Edward Iacona, Nov 18, 2009

When the love of my life left us / And wrote us out of her script / She left her family sad and hurting / And me emotionally ripped. / / I spent the days in contemplation / Sifting through the all years / Until comes night with lack of light / When shadows can hide the tears. / / To find a little glimmer…  sign in to read more »

»Tidal Force«

by Ashok Kumar Madhunlall, Nov 12, 2009

Just before dawn on a lonely shore, / I trudge the sands walked by many before, / The water entices me with her cool glaze, / And I find myself swept back by her - in a daze. / I look around me and all I see is ocean and gloom, / Oh! An overwhelming sense of loss and impending doom. / The darkness…  sign in to read more »

»Within Without«

by Ashok Kumar Madhunlall, Nov 12, 2009

Into a million pieces the lightning shattered the night sky; / Incessantly the thunder rolled, awaking every living being. / Every nerve in his brain, circuiting the news, he could not deny; / Cold, clinical, concise thoughts ricocheted, as played out previously in a dream. / The scorched earth…  sign in to read more »

»Soul Buddy«

by Michael S. Hofer, Nov 9, 2009

When you're stuck in your life / and you don't know where to go / A loop of all those small things / that you already know / / When your past's so far away / and your future's out of reach / You miss the thrills and feels / you need a helping hand / / Take care and watch closely then / for that little tiny…  sign in to read more »

»Information Trafficker«

by Filiberto Rodriguez, Nov 6, 2009

Is it wrong to use whatever title you like? / It's whatever you make it to be. / I have a parenting responsibility over my work. / You would know I excel when it comes to this. / I am not superhuman; I want you to think that too. / I hold the magic and my life's work is the miracle I see more every day…  sign in to read more »

»Falling uncontrollably«

by Laura Arman, Nov 5, 2009

You cannot predict when you will fall, / If the mountains move or the floor shakes, / Should the heavens open, / Or the earth quake. / You may be able to foresee it all, / But you can never envisage when you will fall. / / Falling uncontrollably / / You cannot prevent a trip and tumble, / Tug on a rope…  sign in to read more »

»How I Loved You«

by Desiree Chapman, Oct 22, 2009

No matter what you said or how we fought / How I loved you / Whether you cut me off or broke my heart / How I loved you / Through the lies and the pain / How I loved you / Whether or not it would ever be the same / How I loved you / I gave you my energy and my pride / How I love you / Wanted to be a family…  sign in to read more »


by Vivekanand Jayasankar, Oct 14, 2009

I believe the sunshine will never let us down this time / I believe we had cherished all our time together / I believe my heart is all set out for new memories / I believe my watch wants to count only the happy moments / / I can feel when we are together I can beat all the blues around me / I can feel I'…  sign in to read more »

»Fool for Love«

by Michael S. Hofer, Oct 13, 2009

You fool / How can you sleep with her in your head / And her in you bed next to you / Remembering times that made memories / Long gone, so far away / Remembering good times just yesterday / / You fool / How does it feel to see her each day / And see her again in your memory / Remembering love when it was…  sign in to read more »

»Cheerful Memories«

by Vivekanand Jayasankar, Oct 12, 2009

It's hard to forget the past, / cheerful memories, heartfelt laughter. / yes I know...I can never bring them back. / I wish I could live the moments again / no tears back then, my eyes would never sweat! / / It's amazing that life could change so fast / now I'm at a point where I barely remember where it…  sign in to read more »


by Jamie Lee Plumley, Oct 9, 2009

I actually thought you loved me / You told me that every day / How was I so blind as not to see / That you could do me wrong in such a way / / I gave you my love, my heart, and soul / But yet you just tossed them aside / I flew over oceans on wings I feared most / Just to find the deadly secrets that you…  sign in to read more »

»Let You Go«

by Jamie Lee Plumley, Oct 8, 2009

Your heart is filled with treason / Turning your back on me / You do not have a clear reason / For why our love can't be / / Your laughs have turned to hate / Your smile is now a frown / Anger from you is what I take / No more up just the down / / People say that true love is real / I actually thought that's…  sign in to read more »

»Hatred's Heart«

by Jamie Lee Plumley, Oct 5, 2009

Frost now covers my once loving heart / Ice replaces my flowing warm core / Hatred is tearing my caring apart / Nothing is the same as it once was before / / All my good intentions have grown sour / My happiness has taken a turn for the worst / My evilness is growing stronger by the hour / My joy is now…  sign in to read more »

»Everything Fades«

by Jamie Lee Plumley, Sep 30, 2009

I know now that I must let you go / Please spread your wings and fly / All my feelings to the world I show / With every tear I cry / / It kills me in every way / To know your longer mine / How I wish that I could say / That love is truly blind / / How I miss holding your hand / And kissing you goodnight / By…  sign in to read more »

»Never True«

by Jamie Lee Plumley, Sep 28, 2009

Good luck my first time lover / Good bye to the one I knew / I don't think there could be another / That could love me quite like you / / I never thought I would cope with heart ache / Like you gave to me so soon / Never did I think I'd allow someone to take / As much of my heart as did you / / Forever will…  sign in to read more »

»The Dream (Days of Dreaming)«

by Abdul Milazi, Sep 28, 2009

I drift in streams of liquid dreams / love bursting at the seams / Before you came / you were but a dream / Now my days are a daydream / I carry you in me / I carry you in my heart / / Your love is my prayer to God / The wonder that keeps the stars apart / that sings a tune without words / From your lips'…  sign in to read more »

»Lady Love«

by Bartho Geldenhuys, Sep 21, 2009

I just close my eyes and then you are there / Your lovely smile shining upon me / Visual promises of keeping me safe and sane / Loving havens you are offering me / / Freedom from what is bothering me / Come with me, your lips whisper, come with me / In my arms you will be, in my arms I will treasure…  sign in to read more »

»A heart that isn't real«

by Robert Matthews, Sep 17, 2009

you never saw the small things, / even now you still don't see! / of all the things I've given you, / the best of which was me... / / "what have you done now? / whats the point of it?" / you never understood me, / and I'm about to hit... / / rock bottom is my heaven, / and your heart is my hell. / of all the…  sign in to read more »

»Being Alone«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Sep 17, 2009

Mangled faces, distorted love / Strangled feelings, an angry shove / Tangled emotions, hurting bruised / Dangled Guilt, like being abused / / Is anything better than being alone? / / Countless nights, I've waited / Blindly believing, so frustrated / Wishing honesty, time wasted / Rewarding Care, often…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Sep 17, 2009

Finally / She drank a bit / From an empty glass of wine, / Finally / The pieces fit, / Yet they fail at matching fine. / Endlessly / Her sore red eyes / Turn to vast but shallow lakes, / Endlessly / She'll pay the price / For her salty sweet mistake. / / Finally / He found his core / In her pointless rotting…  sign in to read more »


by Nurija Mehovic, Sep 15, 2009

Feelings of love flutter in my eyes / where once it used to be ice / you awake a dying woman in me / and now I am the woman I can be / / I know I am stubborn and annoying / yet your pat…  sign in to read more »

»Small word«

by Nurija Mehovic, Sep 15, 2009

Love is such a small word; / Yet, it means so much. / It's not in the kiss; / It's in the way that you touch. / / Love has many meanings. / What do you think? / Could it leave you feeling sick / Or just on the brink? / / Love in many ways. / Your family; your friends. / Love in a relationship / But it usually…  sign in to read more »

»When is my turn«

by Alexis Mabotho Rantloane, Sep 15, 2009

They tell me all the time / U still young, you have a lot of time / Love and romance will find you / Don't rush it, you will find it soon / And I have been waiting and waiting / While the world carries on with their love making / When is it my turn? / My turn to indulge in this joy / Being loved by a cute…  sign in to read more »


by Naif Taha, Sep 14, 2009

The moment I opened my heart and let you in / I saw this great love starting to begin. / / I opened my eyes to a vision of you / I hope, I pray your feelings are true. / / I have loved and I have paid the cost / And I have felt the pain of the love I lost. / / But, now, I think I have truly found / An…  sign in to read more »

»Love Is On Our Side«

by Andreas Buchholz, Sep 14, 2009

Love is on the street / where the people meet. / Love is on our side. / / Love is on the mountain, / Love lies in the fountain. / Love is on our side. / / Love is for the bitch, / also for the witch. / Love is on their side. / / Love is on the highway, / even once on my way. / Love is on my side. / / Love is…  sign in to read more »

»You are here«

by Nurija Mehovic, Sep 14, 2009

I will break free from this sphere / and will not give into my fears / as long as you are in my life / together we will defeat strife / / Every bleak moment you replace / with thoughtful words to embrace / those years of trials and tribulations / tied us with a strong connection / / Days of depression are…  sign in to read more »


by Romano Van der Walt, Sep 11, 2009

In a corner crouching / Underneath the shade / Her fragile body hurting / Dripping dry tears fall upon the cement / / Listed as a married / Confessed as lost / Tamed to behave / / The missing puzzle within her soul / Screaming to be found / Sacred is the time as we / Fall upon words / / She breathes so hard…  sign in to read more »

»Bitter Revenge And Sweet Tragedy«

by Josh Hay, Sep 9, 2009

My scars remind me that now are better days. The tides are rising. Believe in me, take my hand. We can make it. We can still survive through this. Dry your eyes my dear, we won't drown tonight. We are above the waves. We will never say goodbye. / This bitter revenge, this sweet tragedy. My heart…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Sep 9, 2009

My pen is bleeding on the paper, / As love is bleeding in my heart. / Each word's the bare truth - / Put these words to music, / Play this music on the strings of my soul, / If you don't tear them, I'm yours. / / If you see me dying, / Will you hold my hand through this hell? / Will you save me like you…  sign in to read more »


by Bartho Geldenhuys, Sep 7, 2009

Will I miss her, I hear myself say / When she is gone, not close, but away / How will life be without her close by / When only memories are left, nothing else / / If she does not want to stay / Where will my life take me / That I cannot say / Changed my life will be / / What will I do when she is no more…  sign in to read more »


by Ryan Gordon Penn, Sep 7, 2009

Down at the end of the garden / Just beyond the roses and trees / lies a special place / Where I can be me / / Down at the end of life's path / I see you and me together / Talking about the time we wasted / waiting for better weather / / Down at the end of my arm / Is my hand holding yours / there was that…  sign in to read more »

»Love is«

by Nurija Mehovic, Sep 3, 2009

Love is the greatest feeling, / Love is like a play, / Love is what I feel for you, / Each and every day. / / Love is like a smile, / Love is like a song, / Love is a great emotion, / That keeps us going strong. / / I love you with my heart, / My body and my soul, / I love the way I keep loving, / Like a love…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Aug 31, 2009

The candle has gone out, / My dream's deceived by fate, / I'm standing at the bound / Of 'then' and 'now', / But it's too late / To turn back, / Walking on the edge of razorblade. / Eternity is close, / It knows no time, / But through each silent night / I hear your voice / Implore "Don't die..." / / The…  sign in to read more »

»You Know Better«

by April A., Aug 31, 2009

Every time the darkness reminds me of you, / Of those mysterious evenings, / When, walking down the narrow street, / I was listening to our favorite song / Speaking of what you had saved me from, / Again and again. Still walking alone / I knew you were there, waiting for me / By the fork of the way to…  sign in to read more »


by Ryan Gordon Penn, Aug 28, 2009

Shroud me in clouds of the heartbreak I've known / Staple my mouth shut with feelings never shown / Hold my stare just long enough to feel me suffer / As lives go, this is one that could be no tougher / / Loveproof, loveproof I am not worthy / Loveproof, loveproof I am disposable / Loveproof, loveproof I…  sign in to read more »


by Kelly Attrill, Aug 27, 2009

When I'm with you, I want to leave / When you gone, I need you here! / / Love has consumed my time / Yet I haven't chosen it as a career. / / I spend all my energy on making the best of it, trying harder everyday. / I feel life is incomplete if love doesn't come my way. / / The little things you do for…  sign in to read more »


by Nurija Mehovic, Aug 26, 2009

Today I saw a butterfly, / as it floated in the air; / Its wings were spread in splendor, / Unaware that I was there. / / It was such a thing of beauty, / It was a sight to see; / It was the perfect masterpiece, / Full of grace and majesty. / I found myself thinking, / to what can this compare? / And then…  sign in to read more »

»When it's over, let me know«

by Tiema Muindi, Aug 26, 2009

Would you let me know / When the flame of your emotions / Is burning low / That my relation with you / Is now but just a show? / / Would you let me know / When the river of our love / Is drying up / That in your heart / My thirst of love / Cannot be quenched? / / Would you let me know / When the lyrics of my…  sign in to read more »


by Kelly Attrill, Aug 21, 2009

I see the people come and go / I watch them as they pass. / / I sit her thinking only of you / wondering if this will last. / / I haven't seen you in a while / Your absence breaks my heart. / / I miss your touch, I miss your smile / I hate it when we are apart! / / Where are you now? / I really don't know,…  sign in to read more »

»Bury My Love«

by April A., Aug 20, 2009

Fuck all the life / Out of me, / Making me squirt / All my pride and ambitions. / Give me a drink / Which is flavored with lies, / Turning my weakness / To your ammunition. / Then shove your dick / Into my throat - / My being helpless / Will bring you orgasms. / Tasting your juice / Will just hurt me much…  sign in to read more »

»Mystery Feeling«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Aug 14, 2009

Once upon a time is not how this one started / It's more like 'Once upon a girl Broken Hearted' / Lost a promise of love, that's now departed / And took the road less traveled, love uncharted / / After years of rejection which caused such pain / In your time of loss, I was your gain / Going through the…  sign in to read more »

»Living Today«

by April A., Aug 13, 2009

I've torn all the beautiful letters, / Each writing love just as a script, / These odes to the hopeless romance, / The shield and the sword for the broken, / For real - a couple quick notes, / Saying that everything ends. / / I've buried my once cherished dream - / I'm tired of living tomorrow, / Tomorrow…  sign in to read more »

»Oh, Sweetheart«

by Filiberto Rodriguez, Aug 10, 2009

It almost killed me to say that I love you. / I was sleeping next to you. / You were sleeping with me long side up. / From feet to head or head and feet. / If I didn't know any better I would say that / was arranged. I can't have it any other way. / But seeing you there has me ask you one's name. / That…  sign in to read more »

»Consider Me Alive«

by Josh Hay, Aug 5, 2009

Just consider me alive, I can see your perfect world, as I try to keep myself alive, I've been here before, as I dreamt of this place, in my head. In my small world, I can't let go, all this suffering, just consider me alive, And I will be there for sure, and this moment is heaven. This is the place…  sign in to read more »

»Should I keep it or say it«

by Sinovuyo Mafanya, Jul 30, 2009

What do I do when / I feel a feeling inside of me / What do I do when I melt emotionally / when I see this person / / The butterflies running through my stomach smooth and rough and the love angels whisper in my ears "Oh yea!", smooth and rough in my ears / What do I do / / Do I cry, smile, touch or…  sign in to read more »

»Then would you know?«

by Casey Samantha Boshoff, Jul 30, 2009

If the darkness came walking / Through my door / And took me by the hand / So I could blink no more / Would you know that He loves you? / Would you know that He cares? / Would you know that He sent me / To say thank you for always being there? / / If you slowly begin to cry / And realise my body no longer…  sign in to read more »

»Waves of the ocean«

by Nurija Mehovic, Jul 30, 2009

I love the way you look at me, / Your eyes so bright and blue. / I love the way you kiss me, / Your lips so soft and smooth. / / I love the way you make me so happy, / And the ways you show you care. / I love the way you say "I Love You," / And the way you're always there. / / I love the way you touch me,…  sign in to read more »

»Wishing Star«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Jul 30, 2009

I think I'm falling for her, said a man to a star / It had been two weeks since he wished upon it, / While lying on the bonnet of his car. / / Make her kind, make her lovely, / make her only mine. / Take her heart fill it with love / and send her on a ray of sunshine / / Oh heavenly being, hear my wish…  sign in to read more »

»Charm And Poison«

by April A., Jul 27, 2009

For every wrong step that you take / I pierce your heart thrice on a bender. / However, my fury is fake. / You bleed your remorse - I surrender. / My sharp poignant words of no shame / And spirits are such a bad mixture - / I've never been easy to tame - / They paint such a frightening picture, / They…  sign in to read more »

»Mongolian Morning«

by Andreas Buchholz, Jul 27, 2009

Must be a little piece of sun, / that's burning in her happy heart, / and shining in her amber eyes, / through new mongolian morning's mist. / / She lights the lonesome land of grass, / yet country of pure gold and hope. / With ev'ry single ray of sun / she's painting smiles on nomad's face. / / She pierces…  sign in to read more »

»Love Fools«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Jul 26, 2009

Love is for fools, Only fools could be filled with the passion for battle and still tingle at the tenderness of a touch at the same time / Love is for fools, Only fools make promises before a midnight kiss, When not even the new day is promised to them / Love is for fools, Only fools would pursue…  sign in to read more »

»Pretty Lady«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Jul 26, 2009

You deserve more than you give yourself pretty lady / Deserving more Yes's than Maybe's / You don't deserve to be used pretty lady / You deserve to be loved unconditionally / / You've lost the sparkle in your eyes pretty lady / Maybe it was just a reflection of your love for me / You certainly don't shine…  sign in to read more »

»What Why and Now«

by Haley Melvin, Jul 8, 2009

The Things I try to do what I think is right or love, / But I almost always get it back at me, / People don't realize how much it hurts me, / People don't realize how much it hurts me, / I love him so much, / And I want him to know that so bad, / But I don't know what to because you don't talk to me.…  sign in to read more »

»Pesticides got me petrified«

by Lebohang Ramatswi, Jul 7, 2009

Pesticides got me petrified. / Feelings still scrutinised. / A kiss I've longed for; / Got me yearning for more. / I felt your heart beat, / I climed and unthinkable feet, / running awya from pesticides that / clouded my lungs and left me petrified. / / I love you, you love me. / so, let it be. Hold me and…  sign in to read more »


by Roberta Williams, Jul 6, 2009

Just something I thought of feel free to comment. / / I cannot buy any time and I cry for all the times I was lost in love. / My love can never buy the times we lost and please don't say bye to me. / I'm lost in love and in life but for now all I do is cry. / / Don't take your love for granted. / Always…  sign in to read more »

»Love is like a flower«

by Michelle Clark, Jul 1, 2009

Like Thousand Stars and butterfly kisses / Like Daffodils and angel wishes, / Like Magnolias quant with bows of blue, / And snow white Lilies sprinkled with morning dew. / / My love for you, like snow, so pure / Yours for me, the same, that I am sure. / Anchored and in God's love we will stand,…  sign in to read more »

»Dear Death«

by Jamil Artin, Jun 29, 2009

Dear Death / / Today let us put love / on the love that died / Let us forgive the rose of longing / for its thorns which injured / let us roam the land of our insisters / sink in the earth / to touch the seed of the rose / whose leaves like mine / die outside its garden / / Dear Death / / Today life lives by…  sign in to read more »

»Separate Tables«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Jun 19, 2009

At separate tables we sit down to meet, / Separate lovers who could never quite compete, / With the you I know and how you leave me wanting, needing, / I only wish we could agree to pursue this love we are both feeling. / / I think about you and how you shine, / I think about you and know your mine,…  sign in to read more »

»Alice, Queen of Hearts«

by Coenraad Vlietstra, Jun 15, 2009

My queen of hearts, / You're as lost as Alice, / And this is leading you nowhere, / No white rabbit in sight, / No guides and no help, / I stare through the pages, / Wish there was something to say, / You don't know what love is, / I don't know what to tell you, / So I hope you find, / Exactly what you're…  sign in to read more »

»Imaginary You, Delusional Me«

by Coenraad Vlietstra, Jun 15, 2009

Driving through the country side, / Dark forest and dirt ridden roads, / Open up to flats of grass, / And I thought I saw you, / Gold halo and hair dance in sun beams, / I suddenly rush the car to a stop, / But you disappear as fast as you appeared, / I pull away slowly staring at the silver split sky,…  sign in to read more »

»Broken Hearted«

by Maviyo Nkosi, Jun 9, 2009

There he was, tears pouring down like a summer's rain / from the painful heart. / emotions vanished as kings abdicated / / she aggravated from seconds to minutes, he gasped as a babu on a lunch break / bitterness appeared on her side with a smile. / / her feelings agiled from love to hate, whilst the…  sign in to read more »

»This time«

by Christine Haycock, Jun 9, 2009

This time it's really happening, / I am in love with you / And this love it's true... / / Your kisses melt my heart / This time I know we won't part / This time it's all brand new / This time I am in love with you / / This time I feel happy and secure / This time I know our love is pure / This time I am…  sign in to read more »


by Christine Haycock, Jun 8, 2009

Tears that pour from the heart / Bleeding is heavy as it beings to start / Tearin me from life tearin me apart / / Hearts are lost as love begins to fall / You wont believe that once you were standing tall / / The pain increases as you become weak / All the people around you begin to freak…  sign in to read more »

»Short yet sweet«

by Christine Haycock, Jun 8, 2009

You say the words that warm my heart / I would be nothing if us to should part / You are the love of my life / I hope I get the chance to become your wife / / You are amazing and special to me / I hope I make that easy to see / I love you so much / I love the feel of your touch / / I am glad I have…  sign in to read more »

»The fear«

by Christine Haycock, Jun 8, 2009

The fear of being alone / The fear of a broken heart / The fear of no home / The fear of being torn apart / / The fear of crying / The fear of being unwanted / The fear of dying / / The words of my heart / At the minute are tearing me apart / The fear of losing you / That's something I cannot do…  sign in to read more »

»The Missing Crown«

by Josh Hay, Jun 8, 2009

This darkness in me, burning inside me, calling me from the sky, I lost my way in the clouds my anger calms with your voice. I am alive my eyes set on your heart. My heart burns me into you, I only breathe, for I am alive. I only breathe. I am in belief, that my anger is gone, you balance my heart,…  sign in to read more »

»Nothing Else Counts«

by April A., Jun 3, 2009

The streets are embraced by this threatening night, / She's sunk in his warm, not yet sober embrace. / They promised each other that things would go right, / Yet all their hopes stand for counting days. / / The morning will frown - one desperate kiss, / The sign of unfortunate parting for two, / Will…  sign in to read more »

»Show You Me«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Jun 1, 2009

You leave too soon / Not enough time to show you the real me / Too soon for my love to surface / Please don't leave me now / Was just about / to show you me / / Not enough time to argue and make up / Never a chance to apologize with flowers / You haven't seen how I am with others / Never seen how I deal with…  sign in to read more »

»Invisible Scars«

by April A., May 25, 2009

The poison of spring has dissolved in my veins; / A second is worth both my future and past. / The more I denied my becoming insane, / The sooner insanity touched me at last. / The silence we hear is the laugh of my fate, / The soundless laugh at the one I forgot - / The yesterday's me - and the force to…  sign in to read more »

»Meditation III«

by Gorki Skanke, May 25, 2009

Harmony and passion / Are opposite conditions, / Which is why love and law / Are always…  sign in to read more »

»Relationship Virgin«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, May 25, 2009

He walks this path alone, / Never knowing what next life will cast in his direction / Gifts of the flesh he has known, / But his gift to Love is forbidden by constant rejection / There's more to life than skin on skin, / There's more to me than smiling and being amusing / This is the story of a…  sign in to read more »


by Casey Samantha Boshoff, May 21, 2009

The love I feel for you slaughters me / With every beat of my heart / The thundering pumps germinate / Sharp, stabbing, striking throbs / You leave me here lying lifeless / Surrounded by dark red staining ink / You are the one I think of / Yet, you leave me here...unknowingly / / The love I feel for you…  sign in to read more »

»I'm in love«

by Themai Tercia Sibanyoni, May 19, 2009

I'm in love with him / and he don't even know it / how I wish I could tell him / or at least let him know / / how is he going to react / is he going to reject me / or will he welcome me in / / from a distance / you'd swear he is a good lover / but from up-close / you're certain he is a great lover / / he is…  sign in to read more »

»Love you regardless«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, May 19, 2009

I don't need to see you every day / I don't need to hear the words 'I Love You' / I don't need to touch you in my special way / I don't need to taste your lips so gentle / I don't need to even feel your hand in mine / Because I don't need you to love me for me to love you, I must confess... / I love you…  sign in to read more »

»a letter to my beloved«

by Casey Samantha Boshoff, May 18, 2009

To my beloved, / True love exists, / I know you don't see it now, / And I know you don't believe it now, / But true love exists, / I need you to believe me... / The divorce must have been hell for you / But I need you to hold on, / Hold on to that last tiny bit of hope, / That you have inside of you / That…  sign in to read more »

»A rush of thoughts«

by Laura Arman, May 15, 2009

I do believe that nothing of value comes at an easy price, / nothing worth believing in is ever thought of twice, / A soulmate is someone who inspires you to go on, / who edges you forward, when all your will power is gone. / Loving somebody is purely a matter of grace, / and finding that person takes…  sign in to read more »

»Sweet Bondage«

by Christopher Kudyahakudadirwe, May 15, 2009

What then is life / Without you my wife? / How do I become a being / When you so almost chose going / on such a journey all alone? / / The fourth of June...(Remember!) / Stands out like a sand dune / On the Sahara of our lovescape / Suffering the drought weather / Of all trials and tribulations / That have…  sign in to read more »

»Loving you«

by MmaphelaLylian Kgatla, May 14, 2009

If I did not say I love you yesterday, / That does not mean I don't, / / If I did not say I love you today, / That does not mean I don't, / / If I don't tell you that I love you tomorrow, / Don't faint, because that does not mean I don't, / / I love you more when I don't tell, / I appreciate you more when…  sign in to read more »

»The Man I Fell For«

by Casey Samantha Boshoff, May 12, 2009

With heartless eyes he loved me, / With hands gentle to the touch, / With a smile to brighten my day, / With a hug to heal my broken heart, / Cold and hard inside, / He loved me on the outside. / / To you I gave my heart, / And took a chance, / To you I opened up, / And fell for a man, / To you I was a nice…  sign in to read more »

»With Love, I can«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, May 5, 2009

Fireworks and butterflies abound in my heart / Joy bubbling up till it overflows and warms me / Volcanoes of emotion could never keep us apart / Smiling from within, words of care so free / / I will show you how, I will show you me, / With Love, I can / / I'm in the garden, where love is made / Where…  sign in to read more »

»One Less Valentine«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, May 4, 2009

Every year it comes around, all happy and pink and red / So I decided to re-assess it, get it right in my head / Because it's not one more Valentines Day feeling sad and lonely / It's one less, till we're together in love and happiness / / So this time instead of being bored and depressed / I will take…  sign in to read more »

»What you do to me«

by Sifiso Barry Maseko, May 4, 2009

The Power of your kiss makes me shiver in my knees. / Your touch is so divine one I cannot define infact it creates arch reflexes on my spine / I reminisce on the time we've spent and look upon the lesson I have learnt, I realise that I owe my being to you for you have me to be true. / Your curvatious…  sign in to read more »

»Would You Cry That Tear For Me?«

by Casey Samantha Boshoff, May 2, 2009

If I went to sleep tonight / And closed my shadowed green eyes, / If I went to sleep tonight / Never again to see the beautiful blue skies, / Would you cry that tear for me? / / If you woke up tomorrow / And I wasn't there to love your heart, / If you woke up tomorrow / And I wasn't there to stop the dart…  sign in to read more »

»Some hearts bleed deeper when cut«

by Byron Coetzee, May 1, 2009

A bleeding heart screams like a voice / that's born of love and ample choice / for within it a story lies / of heroic deeds and sacrifice / / For we are all but one great soul / forever bound in fate's angel glow / for as we walk out paths of life / we end up sharing all our lives / / A bleeding heart…  sign in to read more »

»He isn't You«

by Casey Samantha Boshoff, Apr 29, 2009

My phone sings a specific tune / Your name staring back at me / While I lie next to him / I stop for a moment to catch my breath / Your voice puts a smile on my face / Your eyes make me turn to jelly / Your hugs wrap me in comfort and security / Your smile, identical to mine / Yet...the man I'm kissing…  sign in to read more »

»Remorse and repent«

by Sergio Coto, Apr 29, 2009

I repent from growing / and have remorse for being, / what do you think? / I'm a recipient for hate. / / I have a reckless remorse for you / and repent from succumbing, / What do I think? / I'm a torch for torture. / / I repent from revealing my life / and have a remorse for loving, / What do you think? / I'm…  sign in to read more »

»Real Love«

by Naif Taha, Apr 24, 2009

As shadows fade, the sun sets into the vast blue ocean beyond the horizon. / Darkness engulfs the world, lulling it into the deep slumber. / Through all sight has been stripped away. / I am eternally grateful for the last picturesque moment I caught sight of you and it will endure dearly in my heart…  sign in to read more »

»God is there for you«

by Almir Sabovic, Apr 20, 2009

God is there for you. / When you cry he knows what happened to you. / When you like someone but you don't want to tell anyone he knows that to. / / So you can't hide anything from him. / He is the one to tell you where you will go. / / So God is always there for you if you're dead or alive / he will know…  sign in to read more »


by Sergio Coto, Apr 18, 2009

She oversees my happiness / and blocks up my thoughts, / Feeds me up with lies / to be ashamed and guilty. / / She built up inside again and again / fell down through and through, / unlikely altered on and on / and cryed and cryed to get out. / / Alleged heart of her / tore out my head... / blew off my…  sign in to read more »

»Took Me All Day«

by Sergio Coto, Apr 17, 2009

I'll be your liquor, / the shores of daze / I'll be your father, / the plagues of grace / I'll be your brother, / the leeches of blaze. / / I was flooding extasy to the day, / maybe resistance will fade... / propelling the traces I refused the great, / sad is wrong and I've been waiting for too long. / / Baby…  sign in to read more »


by Sergio Coto, Apr 15, 2009

Good-Natured mock / misuse this feelings, / effete edge of this life's will / convict me to never end. / / About soulitude / of this affair's love, / chock this muse / to drizzle this never-ending heart. / / Drape againg this life / with your subtle vanity, / tope it up with a never-ending belt / to never be…  sign in to read more »


by Sergio Coto, Apr 14, 2009

Deaden my fear dear / and dastardize my head, / envelop my heart / to engrain my soul. / / Embellish my fear love / to inweave over yours, / irradiate this nobleness / to pluralize my serenity. / / Stale far away the trouble / effuse me on your scent, / scald my soul / to unloose it, / and not go far away.…  sign in to read more »


by Sergio Coto, Apr 14, 2009

You pushed and pushed... / seemingly got too far, / interposing your ideals / and grading my judgement. / / Your Roundabout knowledge of my head, / a falling routine fear, / quarintining my foremost desires / to pervert this native habit. / / You hand me to the edge... / forgetting the brilliant hurt / that…  sign in to read more »

»To my capetonian girl«

by Keagen Van Sensie, Apr 14, 2009

You need to get somebody real, such as myself / I promise not many will do as much as myself / for a mooi kin as yourself / I may not have the Benz to drive u around all night / But I'm to loose my cool & walk with u under da moonlight / I'm getting tired of the interviews / I really just wanna be with u…  sign in to read more »

»Eternal Love«

by Byron Coetzee, Apr 11, 2009

Tears they flow like rivers / to tell you how I feel / that all I have is nothing / compared to my last dream / / That in my heart is passion / no other would ever know / For I was once a lover / and a dreamer for a soul / / We smiled and kissed forever / and I stared into her eyes / that all she was was…  sign in to read more »

»Fields of dreams«

by Byron Coetzee, Apr 10, 2009

A kiss that lasts the span of time / and makes me feel like I'm alive / with lips so soft they make me dream of all the things / I long to feel / for in the fields that make my dreams / my heart can be forever free / / And as the rains fall gently down / and bath your hair in summer light / I think and feel…  sign in to read more »


by Sergio Coto, Apr 9, 2009

I flatten down my hopes / a scarce escape for what would be, / plough into me... I'm a newcomer / I pray for foolishness. / / I pull you up and push you down / I've been somewhere in between, / sorting out the bruises / can't stand still... is so certain. / / By tomorrow I fall down again / recognizing that…  sign in to read more »

»Good Morning Love«

by Deon Thomas, Apr 9, 2009

Yesterday I met you and you greeted me with a smile. Your eyes twinkled like the stars. Your voice was as beautiful as a humming bird and your walk was as graceful as an angel. When I was in your presence I felt you in my soul. The intimacy that was shared between us was like nothing I've ever felt…  sign in to read more »

»I Wanted This«

by Sergio Coto, Apr 8, 2009

You have a special way / to remind me that I'm alone, / you remember me, so I can cry / and get to feed my deed. / / I blocked all feelings / trying to forget you, / but your voice dance inside / defying all my will. / / All this time / I took all my strenght to hate you, / you could've been my sin / but you…  sign in to read more »


by Sergio Coto, Apr 5, 2009

Have to Afford to bristle yourself / with a new tragedy of life beautiful, / brighten yourself with a breezy lie / and forgive your being. / / Conceive and compare myself / and pour a determination below, / devaluate your isolation princess / and confuse the foreword me. / / Howl of joy for appraisal baby…  sign in to read more »

»For me and you«

by Sergio Coto, Apr 5, 2009

Been to heaven and back / to miss your eyes, / been forth and back / to scare my courage. / / Belonging to my serenity / you begin to sob, / believing my lies / you end up billowed. / / you awfully clatter and effuse / though gently run away, / you get up and hunt me down / to tears and I rehearse. / / to…  sign in to read more »

»The River Between«

by Tiema Muindi, Apr 5, 2009

I feel drowning / Not that I cannot swim / I feel blown away / Not that I cannot fly / I feel down / Not that I am moody / I feel you / Who cannot be in my life. / / I feel drowsy / Not that I haven't slept / I feel dizzy / Not that I am about to faint / I feel crazy / Not that I am going mad / I feel you / Who…  sign in to read more »


by Sergio Coto, Apr 4, 2009

Adulteration almost complete / understood the posible agony, / amass those blazing insults / intimate with a dream. / / Irresolvable issue to lend / bittersweet blindness to me, / bite abroad again the abdication / hurtle out the single act. / / Adventure myself in the blade / of rushing up above the rest,…  sign in to read more »


by Sergio Coto, Apr 4, 2009

Round and round arise at all / hide behind thy arousal, / of faith and fear completed / against this childish love. / / Chine the edible arrogance / that gads inside her head, / you... Further intensify my desire / to be amongst the bearers. / / Amend my flaws of blessing...my love, / bring me to concern and…  sign in to read more »

»Hollow Sky«

by Andreas Buchholz, Apr 4, 2009

Love is a thing you can't touch, / Still, it always hurts too much. / Sometimes it comes when it rains, / Running so fast through your veins, / Running so wild through your brains. / / Love is a thing you can't keep, / It might leave while you're asleep. / But love, it won't ever die, / For in your mind it…  sign in to read more »

»I'm In The Mood«

by Andreas Buchholz, Apr 4, 2009

I'm in the mood, mood, mood, / I'm feelin' good, good, good, / I'm in the mood, / I feel real good. / / I long for you, you, you, / hope you do too, too, too, / I'm lovin' you / and my love's true. / / Look in my eyes, eyes, eyes, / my sun will rise, rise, rise, / these two blue eyes / shine bright like skies…  sign in to read more »

»Purple Sun«

by Andreas Buchholz, Apr 3, 2009

My love for you will always touch you and surround you / like the purple haze of a newborn sun / arising ev'ry morning through the dust. / / My love will tenderly embrace, caress, …  sign in to read more »

»On Saying Goodbye«

by Christopher Kudyahakudadirwe, Apr 1, 2009

A kiss (tiny as a fly) / on your cheek so rosy, / could be the panacea / in exchange for your leaving. / / A pe…  sign in to read more »


by Steven Roberts, Mar 31, 2009

When you like a girl, / You want to protect her, / You want to be there for her, / To have a shoulder to cry on, / You love her so dearly, / That you cant let go of her. / / She knows you like her, / But she does not know, / How much you are in love with her, / You are falling in love with her so fast, / That…  sign in to read more »

»Loving Lullaby«

by Andreas Buchholz, Mar 31, 2009

Lay, my darling, 'cross my bed, / on my shoulder lay your head. / Let me feel you breathe so still / counting sheep upon the hill. / / Sleep, my darling, sleep so sweet, / let me hear your dear heart beat. / Let me see you close your eyes, / when the moon and stars will rise. / / Touch me, darling, take my…  sign in to read more »

»The love story that has happened«

by Steven Roberts, Mar 31, 2009

From the first day I saw you, / Your eyes was clear as the blue sky, / I saw in her eyes was magic, / Magic that fantasy truths to reality, / We kept on looking into each others eyes, / Knowing that we were in love with each other. / / Both of us were experiencing love at first sight, / That both of us…  sign in to read more »

»Your Beauty«

by John Paragreen, Mar 29, 2009

Your beauty cannot be adequetly depicted / By any sentence or phrase / Nor painted by the gifted poet / From his vast pallet of clourful cliches, / Succulent rhymes / Bathed in romantic lines / Can only sketch the faintest outline / Your beauty resides on a plateau / Far above the realms of sublime.…  sign in to read more »

»Memories Of Yesterday«

by Tiema Muindi, Mar 28, 2009

My life to me was your shadow / When you smiled I laughed for you / When you cried I wept for you / What I loved most / I gave all for you / What you hated most / I absorbed that for you / I wanted no sorrow to touch you / I always had to swallow / Your anger for you. / / You were the faith / That moved my…  sign in to read more »

»My Song Your Dance«

by Tiema Muindi, Mar 28, 2009

If I were water, / I would keep some for you / When in drought and rivers dry / I would hide myself / Beneath the rocks and roots / I shall be there to quench your thirst. / / I would always be there, / If I were a smile / On your lips and dimples / That you may give joy in sorrow / When I look at your…  sign in to read more »

»When I'm with you«

by Ashley Fancher, Mar 28, 2009

When I'm with you I feel alright / But without you / It lasts thru the night / / The feelings I've got for you / I can't believe they're actually true / When you hold me in your arms / I feel like I can touch the stars / / But when I look into you eyes / Nothing can stop me from being yours / Words can not…  sign in to read more »

»Limits To Life«

by Andreas Buchholz, Mar 26, 2009

Ain't no longing in life / but the longing for love. / I've been longing / for so long. / / Ain't no limits to life / but the limits of l…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Mar 25, 2009

I'm wild and sometimes even heartless-can-be, / I'm fond of collecting illusions to ruin, / I'm breaking the rules life has written for me, / "Create to destroy" best describes what I'm doing. / I'm scarily dangerous, silently loud - / A walking disaster you'd better ignore, / The pain in the neck of a…  sign in to read more »

»Evening Shadow«

by Andreas Buchholz, Mar 24, 2009

There's a thousand books upon my shelf, / A million pictures roamin' in my mind. / But I've never learned to see myself, / This weary world just made my eyes go blind. / / Well, I burnt the bridges that I'd crossed, / Forgot what I'd been through and lookin' for. / Then you came to pick up what I'd lost…  sign in to read more »

»Finally Home«

by Raine Lariza, Mar 20, 2009

I have seen so many faces / I have been into many places / Different walks of life I have seen / But still confused on what's been missing / / Searching for the empty part that fills my heart / Hoping that one day I will never be apart / Apart from someone I can call "home" / From each sad and happy…  sign in to read more »

»If you can't get me«

by Laura Arman, Mar 19, 2009

If you can't get the fact I'm sweet with an angels disposition, / If you don't see that really I'm good in the kitchen, / If you can't get the fact I look hot in just my knickers, / If you can't get your head around it, that I won't get fat if I eat a snickers, / / If you didn't read the headline, I'm…  sign in to read more »


by Rupert Ruel Nonyane, Mar 19, 2009

smooth tender breeze, / calm as the river flow, / kind to those who treasure, / / love, the sweetest love, / the imagination could not grasp / this overwhelming feel of true emotion, / / love, the kindest feeling to my desire, love your are pure like a new born child, harmless and innocent, love, I'm in…  sign in to read more »

»Wake up«

by Laura Arman, Mar 19, 2009

You are going to wake up / one morning and see / that I am gone / and you are free, / I no longer will / have time, / to pander / to your needs. / / I won't be / answering the phone, / I won't be / at home, / I won't pick you up / from your drunken stupour, / or take your coldness / like its a threat. / / I can'…  sign in to read more »

»Daddy's Girl«

by Laura Arman, Mar 18, 2009

I'm sorry that I made you read to me the BFG, / I'm sorry that I asked you to dress and clothe me. / / I'm sorry that I made you tuck me in and turn out the light, / I'm sorry that I made you put the stabilizers back on my bike. / / I'm sorry that I made you wear a wig and grow a beard, / I'm sorry that…  sign in to read more »

»My classmate«

by Maviyo Nkosi, Mar 17, 2009

There you were, brown skin / Smooth footsteps and cute smile / I glanced for a minute / Smiled for seconds / Pondered for hours / / You went past me / I froze and paused / An angel had appeared / Tenacious she is / / Ears widely opened in anticipation / To hear a soft gentle voice / Hands stretched out…  sign in to read more »

»Still walking«

by Laura Arman, Mar 17, 2009

You said goodbye / I walked. / Tears undefined / but sought. / A heart sill yearning / that fought. / I'm still walking. / / You bought forth hurt / I left. / You were distraught / I dont understand. / You called me back / I said / I'm still walking. / / You left me here / alone. / Time heals you said / go home.…  sign in to read more »

»A friendly crush«

by Maviyo Nkosi, Mar 16, 2009

28th January 2009 it was / There she was, quietly / Sitting on that chair / I thought to myself, Is / She an angel or what? / / Skin so soft, body so hot / I glanced at her as if I had / Seen a ghost, my knees started / To shiver, my heart skipped / Emotions rose / / Voice so smooth, lips so juicy…  sign in to read more »

»God's Greatness«

by Zandile Mboneni, Mar 15, 2009

For you are so great, oh Lord, that with all your love you have embraced my wandering soul. / / I lay my life in your hands, for by your grace my being came into existence. / / By your feet my tired body I lay, for I know that not only it be revived, but my soul. / / My nakedness you clothed with thy…  sign in to read more »

»Mistakenly in love«

by Zandile Mboneni, Mar 15, 2009

My breath catches as I struggle not to let the tears run down my face. / This facade am wearing is starting to crack, like the painting on the clowns face who has one more humorless joke to share. / The emptiness in his eyes as he struggles to catch the attention of his audience, is like the emptiness…  sign in to read more »

»You're My Love«

by Andreas Buchholz, Mar 14, 2009

Sometimes I think that / there ain't anything I've got / but those rusty memories. / / Sometimes I wonder / how you're right here on the spot / when I've lost all ray of hope. / / Baby, touch my skin, / so I'll know that I'm alive. / Touch me once again, / so I'll know that you're my love. / / Tonight I feel…  sign in to read more »

»Accept My Demands«

by April A., Mar 12, 2009

These months were a battle / Of love and my pride, / Pride chose to surrender, / But I didn't mind. / I sang my own ballad / Along to your chords, / You failed as my shield, / I kept being your sword. / You asked for the world - / I could give you much more. / True life was somewhere / Behind the locked door…  sign in to read more »

»Heart Violated«

by Zandile Mboneni, Mar 7, 2009

Snickering, checking if the coast is clear. With steady hands he checks all the doors and non has been left for easy access. / / Shattering the glass, he lets himself in and lets his eyes be accustomed to the dark. Taking in the beauty he sees infront of him and wanting it all, wanting to steal it…  sign in to read more »


by Abdul Milazi, Mar 7, 2009

You are the ink / And I a plain tablet / We give meaning to words / You are the wind / I am the dust / We make the whirlwind / Spiralling into open space / Free / You are a wave / I am a grain of sand / We meet / We kiss / Then you are gone / Yet I know you will be back / In the next minute / To steal another kiss…  sign in to read more »

»Swept by love«

by Zandile Mboneni, Mar 7, 2009

You have swept my heart away, just like the wind. / / Like the falls flowing on the mountain side, I fell for you definitely. Just like the falls flowing to the rivers below. / / Listen to my heart skipping a million times. Listen to my heart whispering, I love you, love you. / / Queen, you call me.…  sign in to read more »

»In Love«

by Zandile Mboneni, Mar 6, 2009

My heart skips a bit... / This is how I feel when he lays those tired looking eyes upon me. / / Man, you make my blood rush! / / With flirtering kisses on my forehead, you just layed your hand in my heart and those wall I've built so hard just crumble. / / Closing my eyes with every tender touch. / My…  sign in to read more »


by Zandile Mboneni, Mar 5, 2009

With every syllable / formed into words, / With every word escaping / from your lips, / my eyes twinkle, and / my…  sign in to read more »

»Angels Love«

by Thabiso Kevin Mlondoloza, Feb 25, 2009

Your face is like a poem I never heard / But I deeply felt / / Your voice an instrument of life / Every time when you play it / It touches my heart / / Your eyes wise without lies / Speaks to me with no sound / And in your eyes I was found / / Hold me, be my hand / And I'll be your pen / So that together we…  sign in to read more »

»Hearts Upon The Sand«

by Helen Griggs, Feb 21, 2009

We drew a heart upon the sand / And wrote our names inside / That romantic summer evening / As we sat and watched the tide / / All those dreams we dreamt together / The plans we went ahead and made / Never once did we imagine / In time our love would die and fade / / Inseparable we were back then / Smitten…  sign in to read more »

»Every Single Evening's Plot«

by April A., Feb 17, 2009

I closed the door of my dirty old flat, / I went outside for a short evening stroll. / I bought some cheap hooch and a condom instead. / I'd only arrived when I heard a phone call. / It was so persistent, so deafening loud. / Who failed to forget me? I wanted to know. / I took a deep breath for a…  sign in to read more »


by Mamello Monageng, Feb 15, 2009

the one story of our lives / Boy, girl, meets / Girl loses boy, boy loses girl / But it's seldom happily ever after / And yet the only teaching we get is happily ever after / / at a point when it doesn't work out, / we tend to believe it was someone's fault / When it works out whose fault is it- / could it…  sign in to read more »

»That Special You«

by Hettie Van Zyl, Feb 14, 2009

Someone can only be special / By the kind of person he is. / And he can be a hard working person / When he learns from the Ants and the Bees. / / And some one can only be loveable. / If he spreads out his love to all. / And he can only be a true helper. / If he listens when someone calls. / / If I have the…  sign in to read more »

»I Am In Love«

by Jayram Daya, Feb 9, 2009

Seeing the smile on a pretty face, / Wanting to hear the steps that race, / Nostalgic smell I always chase. / Tasty kiss that wants to embrace, / Greedy touch is a food for glace, / My body needs loves wondering pace. / / Dreams are my real aspiration, / Thoughts of wants is that association, / Illusions…  sign in to read more »

»Regret, Regret«

by April A., Jan 26, 2009

We used to be like Jack and Rose. / "You jump - I jump" - a stupid oath. / But they all failed to figure out / Who had survived and who had drowned. / They all have taken me awry, / They call me she-who-loves-that-guy. / They wait to see how far I'll get, / And I just quit with no regret. / / You fall - I…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Jan 18, 2009

The day is revealing its new morning face, / And I've disappeared - without a trace, / Without a sound, without a sign, / As you'll never care. Well, dear, it's fine. / I left half to midnight for reasons unknown / To make half the way to nowhere by dawn. / I come back to earth or I drown in your eyes -…  sign in to read more »

»Real Love«

by Hettie Van Zyl, Jan 10, 2009

There are no words to describe a mother. Her love and tender care. Her willingness to always share with another, and where help is needed to be there. / For her mornings and evenings all are the same, no worry if you wake her up to soon. And no trouble what so ever, you will be blame,if you let her…  sign in to read more »


by Masechaba Wessie, Jan 8, 2009

Rains have fallen / So have tears / Rainbows have come and gone / So have hopes / For a better you and I / Storms have graced me / And left me with nothing but / A longing unfulfilled / / I did not ask of you to be in my space / Nor did I choose you / / Forgiveness has come at a cost of trust and…  sign in to read more »

»Lies Of A Loss«

by April A., Dec 2, 2008

Going away, / I take one last look behind, / And you can't believe those winter days / Were nothing more than lies. / / Knives in our backs, / Dying memories inside - / Maybe I've become so heartless, / Maybe free, or simply blind. / / Dear, we are done, / Drink your tears of regret, / Find the answers by…  sign in to read more »

»Play not with Fire«

by Shimano Patel, Nov 21, 2008

A mindful eye reminder to the hurt / Living within a space by one / Faced in the clutches of love and pain / For the cycle of life unaware to many / / A visitor no more / In a soulful house for many to see / Occupying a neat little time within my soul / Take a moment and pause / I am home- / / Like…  sign in to read more »

»Love in Exile«

by Christopher Kudyahakudadirwe, Nov 19, 2008

Don't exile my heart / From where it dwells / I know you've made up your mind / To unmake mine. / But, listen darling; / Love blossoms in exile / Like a d…  sign in to read more »

»Love, My Friends (an English sonnet)«

by Christopher Kudyahakudadirwe, Nov 14, 2008

To all friends to me so dear / Love is but what I can give, / And give I must without a tear / As life we must all live; / Then can I life with you celebrate / Reflecting upon the days gone by; / And this we must do to liberate / Our conscience from the cloudy sky / Of our barren relationships; / Then, can…  sign in to read more »

»I'm Fine«

by April A., Nov 6, 2008

Love is only some sense / Of the absence of sense, / It invades our lives / When we have other plans. / It devours your days, / Then it eats you inside, / It erases your face, / But you don't really mind. / It is gradually making you blind! / / October is counting time / And turning to dust all the letters…  sign in to read more »

»This Is Love«

by Raine Lariza, Nov 3, 2008

A love is like a little rose / Wait and watch until it grows / Never regret from putting your heart on it / Although we all know that love is sometimes bitter or sweet / / Roads of love can be smooth or rough sometimes / See how this thing can confuse us in some ways / For no one knows which road that…  sign in to read more »

»Life Story«

by April A., Oct 24, 2008

She's out in the rain, on the verge of despair. / The smoke is twirling in fresh autumn air, / Ten cigarettes stand for three-four minutes each. / She's waiting for him - he is out of reach. / At last he shows up: "Hey, I'm sorry I'm late", / She sighs with relief. What a wonderful date! / He looks like a…  sign in to read more »

»Unknown Escape«

by Shimano Patel, Oct 2, 2008

Numbness arouses the very pinnacle of being / Pins and needles from head to toe / For a moment in time I feel no pain / I feel free- / / Letting go a vacant emotion, I sweetly clench / A heart beat lost / Within racing pulse / For I must bear / This is the only way- / / Shimmering sweaty hands…  sign in to read more »


by Shimano Patel, Oct 1, 2008

Sweet memories play childishly / In the play ground of heart / My mind spinning in essence / Of ecstasy once experienced / Now lost in life's life- / / A twinkle catches me / Putting me in those / Moments back in time / But just for a moment / All is come and go / You and I- / / Sadness wiped away…  sign in to read more »

»Troubled Waters«

by Shimano Patel, Oct 1, 2008

I sail my ship in search of / The forgotten land / Only known to sailors brave enough to survive / Wild waters and savage storms / / I brave the current so strong, / Of pain and sorrow / Endured thought life / In an endless stream of wrongs / / I sail my ship against wild waters / In the quest to find…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Sep 23, 2008

I'm walking alone / In dark empty lanes, / Each trace is well-known - / Each belongs to no way. / Here I'm a stranger, / My home is far. / Somewhere my heart waits - / It's right where you are. / Streets meet me with rain, / And cold winds bring just dust. / They know - on this way / There is no one to trust…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Sep 11, 2008

The queen of the sleeping beauty. / A thorn in my heart - loneliness / Has left me a beautiful mess. / The fear of my misty future. / Can't you see that I'm dying, love? / Would you give it a try - just to save me, / For I am too lost in you? / / The beauty of sorrow reigns, / And my pride has been washed…  sign in to read more »


by April A., Sep 8, 2008

The heart in my chest is bleeding, / But blood never shows a stain. / If only behind this mask of tranquility / You could see a soul that is grieving... / My heart has the same ability / To suffer - to drown in pain. / If you knew how much one word could mean... / If you only saw me falling / Apart right…  sign in to read more »

»A Story Without An End«

by April A., Sep 6, 2008

"Me, love and you... Three halves of something whole, / If one is missing, everything is clear." / These words can paint the sorrow in my soul, / But once bright colors fade away in years. / Once sweet anticipation of your arms, / A shard of dreams, by now has turned to fear / Of someone else's charm.…  sign in to read more »

»The other woman«

by Helen Reynolds, Aug 13, 2008

Sometime I keep thinking / Of the other woman / It is hard to forget / / I keep on asking myself / Why would he still want me now / Why would he still want me to stay / After all he was looking - wanting more / / Don't fool yourself / Your are not what he wants / Can't you see / You're not what he desires…  sign in to read more »

»The Flame«

by Abdul Milazi, Jun 10, 2008

in the night around my life / the candle flame flickers attracting insects / it is moths who mostly come to dance around it / a frenzy of love / they fall softly on the table / dizzied or maybe exhausted / the flame beckons / they pick up their wings and take the floor / for another dance / / they shimmy up…  sign in to read more »

»Loyalty is underway«

by Albara Almerf, Jan 1, 1970

If it was up to me you would have been walking on air today, / Read it out now you’re here the very next day. / What a dunce assumed had gotten for what I prayed,good lord its just an other who wanted to play. / Is it my love that she wants or just a place to stay, / I have got both said the prey. / At…  sign in to read more »

»Mist is falling...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jan 1, 1970

Mist is falling on her face, / She is not for a lusted race, / Pure as rainbow colors, / She brings smiling flowers, / Visually, a treat for …  sign in to read more »

»My Mind, Your Body...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jan 1, 1970

Placing my little fingers / on your sharp edges, / I shall shape you again; / Turning my iron keys / on your closed locks, / I shall open you again; / Stretching my brushes / on your smooth curves, / I shall paint you again; / Mixing my new clays / on your shining cheeks, / I shall mould you again; / Sitting on…  sign in to read more »

»My thoughts for you«

by Jahangir Kashif, Jan 1, 1970

My love and my poetry. / My heart and my poetry. / My imaginations and my poetry. / My feeling and my poetry. / My love was the passion of my writing. / My heart was the reason for my writing. / My imaginations were the thoughts for my writing. / My feelings were the words for my writing. / All of the above…  sign in to read more »

»Young Love«

by Judith Thandi Jama, Jan 1, 1970

The night forever young / In our youth thrills / We wear darkness like the cape / Embellished with stars / When they shoot we board them with sweet wishes / Into the land of our desires / Where luring whispers / As crisp as the Sunday breeze / Drones the Voice of Caution / Echoing: "YOU'RE STILL YOUNG, YOU'L…  sign in to read more »

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