Finding Solace

Finding solace In the wrong place At the wrong time No, I’m not crying But there is a part Inside of my soul That’s broken down Just need to let go Finding solace Among the stars In crowded bars In the open skies In unfruitful denial In the hope of a future In wanting toContinue reading “Finding Solace”

Untamed Mind

There were times when I truly believed I was doing the right thing,When lines blurred to a smog and time flew by like an unwritten song,Where the trees could be of any shade and I wouldn’t have cared,A sense of remorseful oblivion with distorted euphoria settled upon. A blissful myriad of purposeless existence fuelled byContinue reading “Untamed Mind”

War Between Thoughts and Emotions

“The emotional brain responds to an event more quickly than the thinking brain.” – Daniel Goleman. To be caught in a web between one’s own thoughts and feelings ever so often leads to a spiral. Caught between a rock and a hard place, the war renders our minds and hearts incapable of optimal functioning whenContinue reading “War Between Thoughts and Emotions”

Humanity broke my heart.

I always wrote poems about heartbreak, because that was the best way I knew how to deal. I would pour my emotion into the words, stitching them together as though fabricating my own pattern. It only worked for me, but hey, at least it helped, right? The problem with heartbreak is that no matter howContinue reading “Humanity broke my heart.”

Fated

If everything is writtenAs ‘destiny’ or in the starsTell me why am I wasting timeChasing a future like I’m racing cars The stars in the night skyHold stories of my plightThey make for a great readBut not living it in real life If I’m fated to create my destinyWhy does everything seemLike I’m like theContinue reading “Fated”

Falling Prey to Vices

While that which does us most harm is invariably that which we most crave, I find my willpower diminishing and my endurance wearing thin each day. I exist solely to find purpose, existence or meaning, none of which seem to be hanging out by the horizon, and so, here I am, yielding to the forcesContinue reading “Falling Prey to Vices”

that kind of night

I’m lying awakeStaring at the fan overheadTrying to fathomThe differenceBetween the bladesAnd my mindFor both seem to beSpinningLike a tornadoUnstoppable and unkind I find myselfPonderingAt the oddest thoughtMy eyes if openSee perhaps darkerThan if shut tight There’s thoughtsI’ve put offIn the hopes that theyDisappearAnd dreams born in my mindI have embracedIn the hopes that theyComeContinue reading “that kind of night”

Mirrors

If the sky was a mirrorA reflection of the world beneathThen up there among the starsIs where I’d like to have been If the ocean were a mirrorA reflection of the sky up aboveThen in the shining watersIs where I would find love If I sneaked a quick glanceInto a glass with a mirror carvedThenContinue reading “Mirrors”