Better

Hold that thought But change that word I know what works Because I know better   Write these paragraphs But send them to me I’ve changed it all Because I write better   Take those pictures No, take some more But don’t you worry Because I’ve taken better   You can’t leave You owe us…

Enmity

We can’t stand alone So, we choose a side We don’t know which one But we hope we’re right   Face to face and now armed We cry aloud and run In our sights, our enemy In our minds, a farce   No longer friends, brothers No longer our lovers Betrayed by those closest Loyalties part further   Patch up those wounds The ones…

the first verse

And when i sit to write Can’t think of a word, try as i might How to churn out a verse? Leave aside a poem; that’s worse Let creativity flow Don’t think at all, let go Let the brook of words, gush forth with passion. Don’t let it slow down, let it hasten. Put the…

On Writing

You have to be caught- Inspired; Truly desired, To get it all down on paper. In ink, in colour, Sired… What’s transpired? Just your heart’s labour.   You have to be dumbstruck, Hankering, And savouring, Each bite of the fruit. It has to be elusive, Reaching, No, touching- Just away from the truth.   You…

Justifiable

Turn it. Turn the knife Till its screaming. Stop. Broken skin. Warm blood. Never going to wake up.   Where are your scales? How do your weights feels? What are we seeing here? Why’s the blindfold on me?   Bring back the ‘saviours’ They’re always ‘right’ They’ll make the world better One death at a time   Mourning…