Posts tagged ‘pain’

July 19, 2018

Reminiscence

by pranabaxom

Reminiscence,
Drug of old age.
Shackled to
Ghosts of the past,

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July 10, 2018

The more I long, the more I fade…

by cmapillay

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“The last time I felt alive – I was looking into your eyes.
Breathing your air…. touching your skin…
… Saying goodbye….
The last time I felt alive…. I was dying.”

– Ranata Suzuki

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April 28, 2018

Loveth hast fallen down

by dharkanein

I dreamt, living with thee
Hast the pain not steered up.

I gaveth my heart to thee
Expecting thy loveth to beest me.

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April 21, 2018

POEM: Users

by merlinspielen

crumbled parchment on the floor
words rejected now once more;

the roses you sent long dead
soft red petals hard faded;

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April 17, 2018

POEM: Poverty

by merlinspielen

He stands on the median,
wearing a cardboard sign.
Politely asking strangers,
if they could just be so kind.

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April 8, 2018

POEM: Halomancy

by merlinspielen

Take hold of this bottle of simple table salt,
feel the surface both solid and smooth resting in your palm,
know that this salty white chemical mix is the spark of want,
Can’t you feel the pull of desire in the looks we share?

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April 2, 2018

A Dance in the Rain…

by cmapillay

Painted by Me

When you take me in your arms, i forget all my pain

Beautiful are such times that i can’t ever complain

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March 20, 2018

The Forgotten One…

by cmapillay

Painted by me

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“I feel my heart ache, but I’ve forgotten what that feeling means”

                            – Chuck Palahniuk

Tears roll down like flowers from her eyes

She must have been through a lot

What looks like bunch of flowers to you

That might be all she got…

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March 13, 2018

I Can

by Renwick Berchild

I cannot slice the fire,

I cannot cut the air,

I cannot slit the water,

but I can wound you.

I can.

March 12, 2018

The Memory Lane…

by cmapillay

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“I wish we could choose which memories to remember and which to forget”

Deep inside my heart I was waiting for this day

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March 8, 2018

Depression – 2

by cmapillay

“Sleep isn’t just a sleep anymore, it’s an escape”

Teary eyes with Muffled cries

Strength lost and Hope dies

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March 6, 2018

Fighting Depression

by cmapillay

Painted by me

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“Monsters don’t sleep under your bed, they scream inside of your head”

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February 26, 2018

Why…

by cmapillay

Image from Seema Pillay

WhatsApp Image 2017-10-25 at 2.57.23 PM “In your light I learn how to love, In your beauty, I learn how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where no one sees you, but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art.”                                                           

                                                                                               – Rumi

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February 13, 2018

Those Unfulfilled Wishes…

by cmapillay

A Painting by Me

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“It isn’t hard at all to make a wish. The difficultly lies in how to make what you wish for a reality.”
                                                          – Catherine Pulsifer

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February 11, 2018

State of Confusion

by cmapillay

 

State of Confusion

“One of the hardest decisions in life is deciding whether to walk away or try harder…”

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February 8, 2018

Split wide open

by Megha's World

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I’m split wide open
for you to see
my soul is sliced in half
for you to
scrape pieces of me

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February 7, 2018

I Rise Again

by cmapillay

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“How can you rise if you have never burned? Ever baked a cake?”

Off life when you take

Dreams what you make

Fears that shake

Those tears can’t be fake.

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February 2, 2018

Answer Zero

by pranabaxom

Asked only
A little of life
Life offered
Myriad temptations

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January 11, 2018

Pain is mine

by dharkanein

You don’t know what I go through

and I don’t want you to know either

The pain is mine and 

The love was mine.

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December 28, 2017

by dharkanein

Pain is what thrives in my veins

Love is what keeps me alive

You may betray me many times

I will love you all my life

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December 7, 2017

Time Heals ?

by Colly

Photo Image, Shutterstock

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November 21, 2017

Words are dagger

by dharkanein

Your words are like dagger

Sunk deep in my heart

Though you spoke days before

But the sting is there to stay

Pain I cannot bear

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November 5, 2017

BLURRED MEMORIES

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Memories replayed
that were joyful
and exciting
and fun
stay
in focus

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October 17, 2017

Poison Ivy

by dharkanein

Beautiful is the pain

I go through everyday

Turning me into a beautiful butterfly

From the cocoon I’ve been.

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September 20, 2017

Same in Pain

by Colly

Yellow petals welcome in light.

Yellow petals be my thoughts tonight.

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Petals of discouragement, petals of pain.

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September 2, 2017

Seeking Light

by Tanya

Amidst the turmoil
I face,
The mind still drains
and I still feel the pain..

No tomorrow
has brought a bright future yet..
All I am left with is
empty hands in vain..

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August 23, 2017

Peace Has Vanished ( a Ghazal)

by pranabaxom

I had written this poem ( Ghazal ) a few weeks back in my mother tongue, Assamese, regarding the unrest going on in many parts of the world.  I gave a finishing touch yesterday and translated it to English.  This is not a literal translation. It is difficult to do a word by word translation and retain the ghazal format.  I am including both Assamese ( first) and the English version here.

Previously posted at my blog http://www.fleetingmuse.com on 8-22-2017.

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অশান্তি কিয়

সকলোতে আজি শুনো হাঁহাকাৰ,  পৃথিৱীত ইমান অশান্তি কিয়
প্ৰাচুৰ্য্যৰ মাজত শুনো আৰ্তনাদ, ৰাইজৰ মনত অশান্তি কিয়

বিজ্ঞানৰ আজি জয় জয়াকাৰ, পৰাক্ৰমীৰ শুনো উন্মাদ হুঙ্কাৰ
নৈতিকতাৰ পতন দেখি নিতেনিত, ৰাইজৰ নহব অশান্তি কিয়

চাৰিওদিশে দেখোঁ বাজে ৰণডংকা, জনতাৰ মনত কিহৰ আশঙ্কা
অজান আতংকবাদীৰ মোক্ষম আঘাট, বুজিছানে আজি অশান্তি কিয়

অন্তৰত জ্বলে দুঃখৰ অনল, চৌদিশে দেখোঁ  জ্বলে দাবানল
সৰ্বহাৰাৰ বিচাৰ নহল উচিত, নহলেনো আজি অশান্তি কিয়

বৃথা প্ৰলোভনত মতলীয়া ৰাইজ, বৈষম্যৰ জয়ধ্বনিত সদা ব্যস্ত
ধৰ্মান্ধতাৰ উন্মাদনাত বিবেক নষ্ট, পৃথিৱীত নহব অশান্তি কিয়

Peace Has Vanished

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August 9, 2017

Betrayed

by Abigail Gronway

Shuddering, I sat helpless while they
Twisted my words
Lied about me

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