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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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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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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You, I, We and Maybe

I don’t often come to WordPress anymore. But I’m mostly available on Instagram. Here’s the link to my handle. Look me up. Let’s start a conversation. Stay indoors and stay safe everyone!

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Don’t Know Why

I don’t know why I’m getting all ‘their’ hate I’m not a killer or a thief; Just your average guy With all straight A’s. They say I’m a menace, But hello! Since when? I swear all I did Was go to the dentist. So my mom took me To his clinic yesterday. Now I hate…

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Smile Like Wildfire

His smile is wildfire. The couloir of his lips Widen just enough To let pass A glacial glimpse Of white peaks. Then, licks of red Snake up his eyes Where dark embers Burn with the heat Of the Pole Star. And while your eyes trail The pathways it makes, It gains A life of its…

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