Archive for ‘Farah’

May 27, 2015

moments and infinities 

by amongmyfrivolousthoughts

Let’s be happy today

Because today is a moment

We shall carve into history’s skin

So hold it within your palms

A drop of liquid gold sunshine

Trickling away to infinity

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March 5, 2015

summer poet

by amongmyfrivolousthoughts

She strung words together
Glass beads on a necklace
Weaving a weeping tapestry
Fingers bird-boned, nimble

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March 3, 2015

war

by amongmyfrivolousthoughts

She was all of five years then
An age that should be spent
Begging her mother for stories
Or for the moon on a string
To tie up like a toy balloon
But all she asked over and over
Was if Daddy would be home soon

war is what happens when language fails
― Margaret Atwood

February 20, 2015

contradictions

by amongmyfrivolousthoughts

I want to shred off pieces
Of my own skin some times
To shrug it off like a coat
And become someone new
But I’m a wavering ocean

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February 18, 2015

whiskey in a teacup

by amongmyfrivolousthoughts

He met her at a bookstore
Lost in millions of books and
Tangled in a thousand lives
She wore ugly red glasses
With mismatched old shoes
She seemed at first glance
To be just another lost girl
She was a thin golden slice

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February 16, 2015

summer romance

by amongmyfrivolousthoughts

You’re a cool breeze
On a burning summers day
My antidote to pain
You take it all away

In a classroom of monotony
A lazy daydream to flit time
In a world full of darkness
A golden day, sublime

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February 14, 2015

compliments

by amongmyfrivolousthoughts

I’m handed one occasionally
Like a tiny shard of moon
Stardust nestled in tissue
Or butterflies in a jam jar
My heart aches for them but

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January 22, 2015

paper trails

by Harry

 

I grow so weary of
Fluttering in wind
Wrinkled and torn
A lacey old scrap
Encrusted solely
With soot and dust

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