Purple Heart; A Poem

Back from the monstrous war Where they slept next to turrets The morning dew were pellets These survived it all and more   ‘Soldiers y’all remember the drill?’ Three.Two.One.Showtime. ‘This is your big night.’ Deep down, big nights had blood and shrills   One by one they went up front The medals of honour so…

Glove; A Poem

Tireless hands work day and night The worker’s body is cyanide Destructive and explosive From labours of pain when all’s asleep   Like a candle that whistles He’s burning out while flailing in mud Poles and bolts become more Son and daughter than true blood   The laden ant is a lonely soul Day’s bright…

A snail’s view of the world;A poem

Living in my own world That’s what they think My shell is my house And some can’t fathom it to be  I retreat into it when I sleep and it moves as I do Being outcasted as a nomad is the truth I’m a slug that moves deliberately, a character in disguise Some eyes do not…

Kleptomaniac in Society; A Poem

I have something that steals not from you but from me People don’t understand my mind why should i be surprised   Others think i’m a beast born in the forest trees Conceived by two ogres’ birthed the curse of society   They only know that i take why i forage, they never ask I…

Silkworm; A Poem

I have little knowledge of this wondrous creation With imagination, I fathom an impression This grey bulbous matter in motion Spinning and weaving through disposition   So one day I share my thoughts at noon People say that I’m a cocoon I’m an enclosed cave, yet a bottomless lagoon So I set forth; My curiosity…

Tragedy Of Man; A Poem

From history hailed the rightful throne that is conquered and taken by force alone Also won with the guile and craft of man’s own directed path   A poor man’s wish, a weak man’s fantasy are materialized in a victor’s reality then birthed a sacred babe whose father told him he’ll be great   The…