Mercy

I swear to you I’m lying, it’s true. I could’ve said it, I could’ve killed you and you’d have no clue. Bare handed, I stand before you, all I have are my words, they’re naked and few; they burn through your soul, fire in the hole! I know my way around and I shall break…

To my muse.

It saddens me.You were here looking at me, smiling; I open my eyes to darkness that surrounds me. The same darkness brings you back again when I close my eyes and I’m beguiled. Dreams are prisons and memories are torments; yet we surrender. Wilfully. The only answer I can give to any question that has…

This time.

Over the tear lean my lips pressing against your moist cheeks. I’ll take the salt in, ruffle your hair and pull back; it’ll leave you smiling. Maybe I’ll bump my forehead into yours, maybe I’ll play with your fingers, just maybe, I might hug you till you snore. Look at me, darling, look and me…

Apart.

You’re gonna feel incomplete. There will be a part of you that you’ll miss for the rest of your life; a void. Your smile will never be the same but you will never be this ‘you’ again either. Let me drift apart slow, you’ll find another, darling, like I’ve never been here before. I’m taking…

Lost

Parading myself In shame All along the way Walls fell, roads collapsed What's left behind are Noise and debris Took different paths Scoured different ways Walked through the ashes Brushing off the pain Prisoner in some places Or a king in chains Broke the crown, I lost myself to people, Castle burnt to ground Carrying…

Presence

Atop the highest mountain In the deepest sea On the harshest soils And heavy winds You'll hear me whisper You'll hear me sing Feel my presence? But nowhere to be seen I'm the thunder I'm in the quakes Inside the twister, I'm a tidal wave In your anger, Behind the smile, When you walk the…

Apology.

Let me leave your hand So I can catch myself Let me leave your side Time to be one with oneself There was a time, I wasn't this man Lost in the world, seeking validation Longing to be vulnerable Chasing clouds, seldom stable Skies changed their colour One person after another Still the same, running…