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179 poems tagged PASSION

»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 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 »

»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 »

»We are Driven by Desire«

by Rithwik Sharma, Nov 16, 2020

We are all propelled by an ambition, / To ultimately reach fruition. / Be it some goal we want to reach, / Some item we wish to possess, / Some title we want to be known by; / It is desire that provides us with an objective, / Giving us wings to reach the same, / And it is only desire that pushes us into…  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 »

»Senryu (Lust)«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Nov 25, 2019

Nud…  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 »

»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 »

»Burning Sun«

by Williamsji Maveli, May 14, 2018

I was crawling deep down the wood, / Flowers of love blossomed on head, / Red, yellow, blue, green leaves smile, / Waiting to greet the lovely dawn for a while / Looking at the bounty of burning sun / Warming in his strong arms for a soft embrace / Nestled in the comfort of elegance / Fearless in the…  sign in to read more »

»My Passion Burns«

by Williamsji Maveli, May 14, 2018

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 a softness wet, / I…  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 »

»The gate to new years«

by Hind Boujghagh, Dec 23, 2017

Cold weather, c…  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 »


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 »

»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 »

»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 »

»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 »

»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 »

»Prayer To Self«

by Buduziri Owhonda, Jan 24, 2017

If they've filled you with hate / Then it can only be fate / If you expend it on them, / But may mercy tug at your hem. / Live above it. / / If they've filled you with lies / Causing you to descend from highs / Only remember to draw nigh / And disillusion yourself with truth; / Then you are unfit to be a…  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 »

»A letter from the Soul (Seeker)«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Nov 7, 2016

Alone laying on the bed starring / At the ceiling fantasying about / Dreamcatchers and wolves, while the world / Rotates around me and life seems perfect. / At times I try to figure out my purpose / And look like a fool. During weird hours of the / Night insomnia uses me like a tool to search / Within…  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 »

»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 »


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 »

»Lay Down Your Armor.«

by Fakazile Nkosi, Aug 7, 2016

You've worn your armor for too long, but I / Refuse to accept the truth. I continue Wearing my 1000 masks, walking tall chinned up but deep within me I know this isn't love. / / You've worn your armor publicly. / / At times I feel like a little girl taken by the / Sweetness of candy and you're cavity…  sign in to read more »

»Tonight's the Night«

by Bo Lanier, Aug 7, 2016

Looking into your icy blue eyes / has me beside myself and / heart over mind, you sweep me / off my feet every time we meet / and your voice just makes wanna / melt like butter, my heart is all a / flutter... / You could be trouble for me if / you keep leading me on, someone's / gonna end up taking somebody…  sign in to read more »

»In the Tall Grass of Dreams (James Dean)«

by Bo Lanier, Apr 28, 2016

Rebel without a cause and bad to the bone / In his white tight t-shirt and back pocket comb / Oooh well I think you were one real cool dude... / But of course there was more to you than / That ever did meet the eye and although you've / Been gone a long, long time your legend will / Never die...…  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 »

»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 »

»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 »

»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 »

»Setting the Ice on Fire«

by Bo Lanier, Dec 22, 2015

Kisses of fire that leads to dirty white desire / But that's what happens every time Jupiter / Comes crashing into Mars leaving a giant / Mark on the heart well and here we go again / SETTING THE ICE ON FIRE... / It's so overwhelming and I loose myself every time / I look into your eyes of pale blue...…  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 »


by Maviyo Nkosi, Aug 18, 2015

Paperwork a refuge to one fragile soul, / multiple codes and undefined standards a norm to one unclassified routine, / emotions flee from one numb heartbeat, / mindset a mystery to what they considered a cagey lifestyle, / beauty no longer fazes his needs, / actions firmly fixed on a harsh yet…  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 »

»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 »

»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 »

»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 »

»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 »


by Williamsji Maveli, Jul 7, 2014

An egoist cannot truly be at ease, / / They demand and not at peace. / / Ego is just like a dust in your eyes, / without clearing it, you never see / anything with a clear vision in focus / Do the best to clear that dust in you, / And look at this world of harmony ! / / A sense of self always…  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 »

»I wanna be a poet«

by Thomas Mpho Ndlovu, Jun 15, 2014

I wanna be a poet! / Yes I! A poet / Wanna write about all the pain & hurt / About all the love, hapiness & faith / I wanna be a poet! / I hope I'll be great / Be great like the great Shakespeare / Eish neh! I wish! / Wish I had the worda of Shakespeare / Combined with those of 2pac / And maybe I could be…  sign in to read more »

»The celestial bird...«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 11, 2014

Look! / the bed room lamp / has opened its eyes; / drops of dim light / flows on your / spicy body; / the celestial bird / stretched her wings, / let us sing / together! / / Look! / the prayer room candle / has melted its shape; / wax of pure sins / spreads into / the dark soul; / the pleasure bird / stretched its…  sign in to read more »

»The first Sin«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 11, 2014

It has become really a burden / If this is a mistake, please pardon; / to worship you in my own alter / and lust for you in my shelter / Let me be soaked in your / warm, soft, wet / rain showers / and it has become / a never-ending love / My thirstily lips are eager to taste away / the sweat that drops down…  sign in to read more »

»The Goddess«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 11, 2014

You are like the Greek goddess / Without wearing any silky dress / Neither of spring nor the winter / I appeared like a natural painter / / Your Blue eyes depicted shyness / Carving the shadows of godliness / I have no more splendid colors; / Nor with any fresh cut flowers, / / Evening sky covered us in…  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 »

»Reasons to live«

by Tiema Muindi, Jun 5, 2014

Should our lives had been / How we wanted them to be / Where each one's dream / Lives to see another dawn / And where tears in life / Wets no cheek / Love in life / Leaves no scars / Stories in life / Have no lies to tell / No baby sees a dawn / As an orphan / No woman carries / A widow's label / Then the world…  sign in to read more »

»Do They?«

by Michael Strydom, Jan 17, 2014

If I had to carve out my tongue / Or lose a lung... / I would reach for my pen / And prove to you my friend / That God saw it…  sign in to read more »

»One Fair Kiss«

by Pope Tuggen, Jan 17, 2014

I am doomed / Fare and square / Hole in the past / Hole in the future. / Bad! Bad! Bad! / All is bad. / My goody dreams / In one past / All eternity blast. / I am doomed / One fair kiss / Briefly a bliss / Rape! Rape! Rape! / All in tape / Seduced by fifteen / One little teen / Tall, say fair / She no fair / Had, say…  sign in to read more »

»Teach me how to rhyme«

by Thomas Mpho Ndlovu, Jan 17, 2014

Can somebody teach me how to / rhyme? / It started with 2 lines, / 2 lines led to 3 lines, / 3 lines led to 4, / Four lines led to ten lines / Then I thought I was the best in line, / Can somebody teach me how to / rhyme? / I found the angry ones who rhyme / Of how they'll end my life, / I met the ones, who…  sign in to read more »

»The beat in Beauty«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Dec 11, 2013

Music... / The only way to describe her / For she moves / Left and right pedalling her feet / Short cut hair / Body shaped like a pear / Majestic hand manoeuvres / Moving synchronous to the beat / As she oozes down the street / / Slight jingles / Articulated by her bangles / Dimples / Slight pimples / With 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 »

»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 »

»She was half broken glass Pot!«

by Williamsji Maveli, Sep 18, 2013

She was half broken glass Pot; / He used to drink her like wine; / the wine of love; the fine of lust; / Being paid by a gentleman; / Only to be honest about him / is that he wants to be with her / just for fun sake; time pass. / He stands bare before / the blue mirror with her, / During late nights / So…  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 »

»Prince of Darkness«

by Yolande Duplessis, Jun 28, 2013

Prince of darkness / Hear my call / Feel the ache of loss in my soul / Bring me back from the light / Take me into your darkest night / / I felt the passion / I felt the lust / I could see the love / Before it fell / / Light takes it all / Darkness prevails / Take my soul / / I cannot breathe / I cannot eat / I…  sign in to read more »

»An ode to my own Death!«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 5, 2013

Your body is my shelter; / the only shelter; / Your mind is my prison; / the only prison; / I am being enlightened; / I am in dark; / I am being sentenced, / I am in pain; / Hanging in and around always; / On your head; and shoulders; / Biting in and around always; / On your breasts; and nipples; / Until…  sign in to read more »

»When You Touch...!«

by Williamsji Maveli, Jun 5, 2013

When you touch; / it rains inside; / as much / as not enough / for the Earth to be / more wet; / frozen and timid! / When …  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 »

»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 »

»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 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 »

»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 »

»Time Tells True«

by Edward Iacona, Aug 3, 2012

There's a popular time worn belief / That older people have a hunger / To date or have a relationship with / A person that's much younger. / / At the risk of sounding sarcastic, / There may be a concern to mount. / That, "Age is just a number" relates / To what is in one's bank account. / / Now, dear…  sign in to read more »


by Edward Iacona, Jul 29, 2012

Absence makes the heart grow fonder, / Or so the old cliché goes. / But, there was something missing / As our loving relationship grows. / / We both knew what that was / And what would make us smile. / If only we could find a way that / Makes our connection more tactile. / / Even on the World Wide Web…  sign in to read more »

»You are the big gun«

by Mashell Chapeyama, Jul 29, 2012

You the poet / Your pot full of poetry / You are the big gun: / / For big guns rumble, / Spitting fire / Turning veldts into cinders / Metamorphosing human flesh / Into ashes / Dark nights into floodlights / Shrinking hearts into quarter sizes. / / You are the big gun / That makes things happen / As if…  sign in to read more »

»Back Where You Belong«

by Kudyahakudadirwe Voice, Jun 29, 2012

Your call in the middle of the night, / though unexpectedly welcome, was enough / to wind back the hands of time / back to those sweet old days gone by / when our love, young and green / sprouted in our fertile young hearts. / / It had rooted itself deep down there / tap-tapping all the subtle emotions / so…  sign in to read more »

»Secretos de la magia«

by Tayyeba Irum, Jun 29, 2012

wandering in the desert at the night / I looked at the sky / no moon present there at all / my disciple asked me why / ignoring him I concentrated above / seeing the constellation of love / a beautiful pattern made of stars / seeing me so focused, my disciple said to me / O master! O master! where are we / I…  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 »

»The Catharsis«

by Mashell Chapeyama, May 16, 2012

Poetry is the only catharsis / For my broken heart; / Give me time to poeticise. / Has it the human hand to patch up the holes in my heart / And the wounds in mine mind? / The holes and the wounds borne of: / Lost love, depleted resources, abused childhood / Uneducated self, underachieving ego- / That makes…  sign in to read more »


by Bruce Gorton, Apr 10, 2012

There is a passion born deep / The wronged eyes look dark / The voice deprived of sleep / Words leave their mark / / She says me of her suffering / She never learned to survive / And says without stumbling / Stand tall and be alive / / Names denigrate by alliance / Yet fearless in her lonely stand / She notes…  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 »

»Yay evil«

by Bruce Gorton, Jan 26, 2012

I am on the side of evil, and here I tell you why / I stand for anger, hate and rage I justify / For these set the fires that melt the slavers chains / And in greed for freedom, humanity reclaims / / I stand against the order, of old and broken morals / That direct harm for some master's quarrels / Alone…  sign in to read more »

»Questions for the religious left of America«

by Bruce Gorton, Jan 17, 2012

A woman stands for what is right / She takes it to court, wins the fight / She stands through threats of death / Rape with the brutality to steal breath / These loving Christian comments made / Burnt into my retinas and will not fade / We are told not to judge all by this few / Yet they include your…  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 »

»Dance Movements«

by Dilindile William Maphosa, Nov 24, 2011

Bursts of energy propel images / in airborne seamless movement, / with contort torsos, feisty feet and fast paced steps, / profound sounds pervading the expansive air / as musical notes invade the receptive souls, / limbs and hips momentarily sway in limbo / as rhythmic spasms of sinews / merge with…  sign in to read more »

»The Paws That Refreshes«

by Edward Iacona, Oct 28, 2011

"I just love coming home to my Phil," / She said, "He waits for me at the door / "He wraps his arms around my neck / How could I ever be loved more?" / / "He nuzzles me all over my face / He kisses and then nibbles my chin. / His affection will lift my spirit / No matter the poor mood I'm in." / / Is this…  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 »

»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 »


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 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 »


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 »

»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 »

»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 »

»The Polokwane politician«

by Bruce Gorton, May 24, 2011

All power begins with the power to disagree / That is the truth forgotten by one so eagerly / When he notes the skin and breasts he slams / Not the words but that they are "the madam's" / And when the skin is darker in its tone / He calls her tea lady, traitor to her own / And in the ground there spin…  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 »

»You Can Be«

by Matthews Radijo Wa Tebakang, May 6, 2011

You can be! / / You can be an achiever you always dreamt to be / The original person you were created to be / The blessing that you were meant to be / The best YOU, you can ever be / Yes, you can be! / / You can be like a minor who upholds the teachings of the elders / A person who teaches good ways worth…  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 »

»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 »

»Mixed Emotions«

by Maviyo Nkosi, Feb 25, 2011

I wait patiently on the quiet corner slowly downloading your inner soul / I felt my heart maneuver with a heartbeat faster than that of a beat-boy / The moment I laid my eyes on you I felt them drooling as a circus striper's body, / when I got closer to you, all I had in mind was misconceptions and…  sign in to read more »


by Kusain PoeticHustler Mokone, Feb 9, 2011

A name that brings pride to me / Where the language spoken / Invokes hearts to be pure / Where the love expressed is one of great proportions / / Where word rules the belief of a wondering soul / Where the soul is the love stricken being / A legion of minds / A legion of greats / A legion of the truth…  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 »

»See my Life«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Dec 6, 2010

Through eyes blinded by judgements with no basis / See what you want, Allowing no graces / Waiting for me to turn around to sink your knife / You have no idea, Oh! You should see my life / / Pay no respect, You can't even afford a smile / Stubborn ignorance, That's just so your style / Step outside for a…  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 »


by Ryan Gordon Penn, Oct 21, 2010

There are deadlines to meet, Places to be / Constantly driven by the dark cloud over me / Maybe just one more day then it will go / Maybe just one last effort, Then they will know / Rewards are not forthcoming in kind, only in cash / No rewards, No benefits, No hidden cache / / But at the end of the day…  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 »


by Sibusiso Blessing Ntsaluba, Sep 27, 2010

IF I could make my dreams come through, My Sins go low / I would stand up with joy that fills my heart into the fullest and regret no new day as a new / day is a Blessing and I am a Blessing and was named Blessing / I am the light above the sky and fly within the / universe which carries an everlasting…  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 »

»...Essence (of a beautiful Soul)«

by Lethal Poet, Sep 22, 2010

Ever wondered how it feels to be blind / live life in the dark... / And never get to see the loveliness of a Blossoming Flower / Or the Beauty of the Sun set? / / Some say "Dark is Beautiful" / Some say "love is blind" / And / Some write "ignorance is Bliss" / / "Pause" / / Through you / I have seen all of…  sign in to read more »


by Lethal Poet, Sep 21, 2010

Elements of lost innocence / -Lol- / Where / Lyrical abstinence / Is definitely not an option / Word penetration flashes / My mind into a hot orgasmic / Bliss / ...Thought ejaculation / / "Excuse my passion" / / Bcos I don't do intercourse / But- / I will make love to these verses / Let my tamed…  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 »

»Finding Meaning«

by Anesa Dindar, Aug 12, 2010

In search of meaning, I evaluated my life / In search of purpose, I questioned my priorities / In search of significance, I reset my goals / In search of value, I analysed my wants / In search of sense, I assessed my needs / In search of a calling, I listened to my heart / In search of conviction, I…  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 »


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 »

»I miss it all«

by Puleng Monare, Jul 26, 2010

There's this feeling / that usually overwhelms me... whenever you touch me / caress me / when you are about to give it to me / / this feeling is undefinable... / I would feel very weak, powerless / and sometimes numb... / / this feeling is so good / there is no substitute for it... / I try to please myself…  sign in to read more »

»Red Lipped Allurance«

by Kay Wikajovich, Jun 30, 2010

Submit yourself to me... / Endear my lust / / Let me torch your soul / Revved up / Robust / / Allow me to seduce you / Tease you from head to toe / you will encompass my eurythmy / blow by blow... / / Breathe me in as I take you there / See every cloud / Heavenly creatures / the devils lair / / Surrender…  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 »

»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 »

»A Life Of Purpose«

by Taahir Chagan, Jun 9, 2010

Don't ever forget / What you're living for / / Find a purpose / Then pursue it / / Purposelessness sucks you ever deeper / Into misery / Into nothingness / Into meaninglessness / / It's not predetermined / Nor static / / It's what you make it / So make it something you love / / / Write it, Paint it, Sing it…  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 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 »

»From across the room«

by Tonya Marye Cockerell, Apr 1, 2010

We're in a room / My back towards you / Seperated by a million people / I feel myself burn away / I start to tremble / I know your eyes are on me / Can you imagine my smile? / I taste you on my lips / My skin melts under your gaze / Do you sense my frustration... / From across the room? / You read my thoughts…  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 Anesa Dindar, Feb 12, 2010

Seeing it beside me, / knowing I cannot have it, / wanting, / needing, / craving, / is Torture. / / Feeling it beside me, / knowing I cannot have it, / hoping, / dreaming, / wishing, / is Tortu…  sign in to read more »

»The Phoenix«

by Yolande Duplessis, Jan 7, 2010

Slowly I rise from the ashes / Like a Phoenix / my flame is renewed / my wings are still new / and tight / I stretch them out / prepare myself to take off / on my new journey / BUT / I cannot, not yet / Like a giant enemy of freedom / life forces me to stay still / I cannot move / I am caged in / My wings are…  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 »

»The Best For Me«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Dec 10, 2009

Sunbeams creep through my curtains / To tickle me awake / Another day is born and waiting / For me to come out and play / / You know Jesus made the sunbeam / And Jesus sure made me / So I'm related to sunbeams / Let me shine, let me shine / Happily / / Walking on the beach that day / The ocean kissing my…  sign in to read more »

»The Women I've Loved«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Dec 4, 2009

Thinking back to the time before / Wondering why you walked out the door / Was it I or was it what I lacked? / Never once thought you wouldn't come back / / Love is not quite love, when its not spelt right / Love is not quite love, when it is does not bring delight / Loving you was all I had, Now all I…  sign in to read more »

»The Evil Twin«

by Ashok Kumar Madhunlall, Nov 18, 2009

New eyes flicker open / Good Morning / Yesterday's eyes forgotten / Prayers said just mechanically / He steps out of himself like a shadowy soul / Duplicity / His eyes dart about wickedly / Slits narrow menacingly knowingly cold / Today he shall not be meek but bold / The halo spins and twirls to remind him…  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 »

»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 »

»Dance of my Soul«

by Tiema Muindi, Sep 28, 2009

What I wish for died before / Perhaps not / Or may be / Not of this world / Or shall not be so / What I wish for / My happiness to be / / I have tried and failed / Many times before / Choices I made / Turned upside down / Not that my hand made it be / Not that my heart / Loved her not / Perhaps what I wish for…  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 »

»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 »

»I'll be here«

by Nurija Mehovic, Sep 4, 2009

I'll be here / / When you are feeling down / or when you are in a bind... / I'll be right beside you / Comfort you will find. / / If you need an ear to listen, / or …  sign in to read more »

»Be a friend«

by Nurija Mehovic, Sep 1, 2009

Be a friend. You don't need money; / Just a disposition sunny; / Just the wish to help another / Get along some way or other; / Just a kindly hand extended / Out to one who's befriended; / Just the will to give or lend, / This will make you someone's friend. / / Be a friend. You don't need glory.…  sign in to read more »

»Hope is faith holding out its hand in the darkness«

by Nurija Mehovic, Aug 31, 2009

When you come to the edge / of all the light you know, / and you are about to step off / into the darkness of the unknown. / / Faith is knowing / one of t…  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 »

»From the land of Milk and Honey«

by Kelly Attrill, Aug 17, 2009

My roots run deep, rich with a mixture of cultures and life. / I am a new South African. Not new as in a new breed, In my country it is rife. / I am not confused and will not be phased at all the negativity that comes with this issue. / It is my priveledge that intend to embrace until my life is…  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 »

»Who is the only one you trust«

by Nurija Mehovic, Jul 31, 2009

The light in the sky there the moon the sun how about the stars, the trust is something that you take in and you believe it. That's the truth and reality. What is the trust, and who do you trust. The trust is my eyes and my ears that's who the one I trust and that's the one who I believe that I will…  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 »

»Dancing waves«

by Michelle Clark, Jul 8, 2009

Arrogant and stormy; that I can say / Are the waves playing on the rocks today, / Bashing and thrashing as the tide rolls in / Happy and merry songs the jolly waves sing! / / Pretty white bonnets and faces of blue / This is the view of the ocean greeting you. / Dancing and playing with great relieve…  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 »

»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 »

»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 »

»The unimaginable line«

by Nurija Mehovic, May 16, 2009

Peace is not something you wish for; / it's something you do, something you are and something you give away... / Peace is love, care, help, share. / Peace is nothing to small or nothing to big. / Peace is something that you appreciate who you are and everybody around you will enjoy. / Peace is bigger…  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 »

»My One Heroine«

by Lauren Diaz, May 8, 2009

A void resides in the depths of my mind, / Something is lacking; I can't figure out. / / And then you emerge, you leave me spellbound, / Your presence, I can't stand a day without. / / Your sweet aroma, it captivates me. / The radiance in your eyes hypnotizes. / / Your smile is my lifeline to sanity,…  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 »

»Life is like a test«

by Almir Sabovic, Apr 18, 2009

Life is like a pattern. You are born you make kids. You watch your kids. Then you die. What's the point of this life? Life is a test from God. He wants to know how you will treat your parents. That's what God wants to know. So actually life is a test. And you're the only one to make sure you get…  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 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 »

»A hummingbird's fist-sized heart«

by Nurija Mehovic, Apr 13, 2009

The body screams for peace, and soul is looking for rest. / Peace means body wants to rest, but, / So many things is going on in this world, / And is so hard for the body to relax. / But, how the soul will find peace when we leave my green and white eye. / I know we will find peace there, / Because there…  sign in to read more »


by Almir Sabovic, Apr 13, 2009

Have you ever tried to leave but people keep stopping you for questions? But, most of the time you are busy to do other things like getting to work on time. Or be at a basket-ball practice on time. Do you just want to scream to them to leave you alone but you just might scare them. The main reason…  sign in to read more »


by Sergio Coto, Apr 10, 2009

I will believe in my convenient fall, / to mind my religious belonging / to your blessed body / full of courageous lies. / / I contained my songs / built upon your fearsome curves, / i endear this gird / that affected me in behalf of you. / / I brighten my flaws / that bred my deafness, / I date my ownself…  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 »

»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 »

»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 »

»What A Small World«

by Ashley Fancher, Mar 28, 2009

Its amazing how small the world really is / I've met a lot of people in my life / Only a few take life for what it is / Not many people really get to know me / The ones I let in, get the real story and get to see / My life's story unfold / Right in front of many, still only a selected few see the stories…  sign in to read more »

»Lifetime Dream«

by Tiema Muindi, Mar 27, 2009

When you dream of a goal, / to achieve in life / A mountain to climb, / to you it seems / But the voice within, / still insists / Give it your best, / go another mile / Then burn your bridges, / push on a head. / / No way behind, / no bridges ahead / In the minds of men, / has made them achieve / Far…  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 »

»A Simple Twist«

by Melinda Smith, Feb 24, 2009

(homage to Bob Dylan's "Simple twist of fate") / / When I asked you to cross the line / it was just an idea of mine / in a head too full of wine / to think what it would mean. / Now, knowing where we've been / I know not what I do / skating on a river full of you. / / I'll have to pay for all this lying.…  sign in to read more »


by Melinda Smith, Feb 24, 2009

(homage to Bob Dylan's "Don't think twice, it's all right") / / In the morning, you said we'd have to forget it. / I thought your repentance did you credit / but our sin felt so good, I couldn't regret it. / Some things we never get to say. / / When, later, you'd bring your wife over and flirt / It felt…  sign in to read more »


by Melinda Smith, Feb 24, 2009

(homage to Bob Dylan's "It's not dark yet") / / It's morning again / and I'm still looking for you. / / I wish I could stop / but I can't make myself want to. / / I…  sign in to read more »

»Passion of Love or Want«

by George Cozett, Jan 29, 2009

I look in your eyes / I see what I've seen many times before / Can it be that this time / it will happen / Our lips meet / and a passion explodes / I feed on your passion / and you feed on mine / The warmth of our passion / reaches our inner souls / Our bodies cannot keep apart / and we are locked / in an…  sign in to read more »

»To Dance With You«

by Raine Lariza, Nov 3, 2008

I maybe new to you / I maybe a stranger to you / But as the music starts / I took a few steps / As my heartbeat seemed to stop / / Who would have thought I'd find you here? / Who would have thought? / A moment like this with you / Is a worth to share? / If you could just hear me say / Oh, hear me say.. / / To…  sign in to read more »

»Poetry Is.«

by Lethu Kheswa, Jan 1, 1970

The life that flows in my veins, / an air-vent to eliminate my pains. / As naturally as I drink and as simply as I breathe, / as undisturbed as the rising of the sun and moon and the distant sparkle of the stars. / It moves with what defines me, in perfect symphony. / A simple and effortless art…  sign in to read more »

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