Self-worth

When your self-worth comesFrom what others think of you,You’ll always feel UNWORTHYBecause they don’t really know you. They dont know what ticks you off,What makes you laugh.They know just what they think they see.But is their VERSION who you really ought to be? Self-worth isn’t about worshipping yourself,By causing MISERY to another.Neither is it about…

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Second to Someone

Those eyes haven’t looked at meThe way they looked at herThat once-upon-a-time whenYour heart would skip a beatOn her every appearance. Your lips have never sighed my nameLike they still trace hersWhen you, wrecked, heartsore,Cry a river on your pillow cover. Fingers, they’ve never caressed meThe way they cling to her nightdress,Or thumb through that…

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Worth

I know you get the urge sometimes to cry out, to vent. You seek an ear; any pair will do. The thing is the ears you crave are the ones that refused to hear you out in the first place. They are the source of your pain. But any ear does not, in fact, do.…

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Five Letters

It’s an underrated five-letter wordThat you’ve been trying to compensate forWith gifts,With holidays;With a shrug of the shoulder. You wonder whyThey’re still aloof,When you’ve moved on.Why they still clingTo a grudgeLike lungs to a last breath. What does it cost you to say it?Is your prideLarger than the size of them,Deeper than your love for…

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Let Me

Yes, I know I’ll be fine. I know things will fall into a place called compromise. I know I’ll say sorry and I know I will forgive. I know that we’ll dream once more While I shove it all back, deep in my head. I know I will plunge myself into making you happy again.…

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Matter

Sometimes relationships become all about give and take. Or just give and give. Or just take and take. Scriptures tell us that we must not desire, we must not expect. But is that achievable when you do something for someone? Do you wish sometimes that what you did was not reciprocated in materialistic things, but…

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