Category Poetry Corner

Poem: Let It All Go

Poem: Let It All Go

Each day greets you with a wake-up call. Your eyes open and you go through the¬†normal tasks of the day. As you proceed through the normal, the past lurks. It catches you in a second and freezes you in the past. You sat frozen while the memories take over. You’re held, hostage in the past. […]

Poem: The Road to Perseverance

Poem: The Road to Perseverance

Travelling down the road of perseverance can be a rocky and tumultuous journey. Obstacles come your way trying to break your spirit. When you are at your breaking point and you want to give up, take a deep breath, make a slight pause, smile, kick that obstacle aside and rejuvenate your resolve. Continue your journey. […]

Poem: Coping With Realization

Poem: Coping With Realization

They come and they go. The memories of yesterday. They sometimes fill your mind with joy and happiness and other times with sorrow and regret. Sometimes the memories appear as clear as the present causing you to take a pause. Suddenly, you’re caught between now and then and frozen in time. Your mind is forcing […]

Poem: To Love With No Love in Return

Poem: To Love With No Love in Return

To love someone who does not love you is a painful and life-changing experience. You gave your all to a person who took you for granted and brushed you away. You spent many nights rationalizing the situation, however, never could make sense of it. You question your logic and search for answers. The answers never […]

Poem: Disappearing Into Darkness

Poem: Disappearing Into Darkness

You sit in a daze. Your heart is broken. Your mind is full of regret. You want to release from the gloom and avoid any doom. Your options seem limited and your hope is almost gone. You’re slowly disappearing into darkness and feel all alone. You are in need of a lifeline, a sign and […]

Poem: I Woke Up Again Today

Poem: I Woke Up Again Today

I woke up again today and started a new page in my life. The troubles of yesterday are behind me. As I breathe a new awareness in my life, I cannot help but reflect. I have had so many disappointments in my life. There were some so great that I wanted to die, but every […]

Poem: When Never Quite Good Enough Lurks

Poem: When Never Quite Good Enough Lurks

Sometimes it seems that some of us feel we are never quite good enough. It seems the good deeds we do go unnoticed and things seem to go awry while others rise beyond their evil deeds. Observing the injustice tears away at the soul. It makes one wonder what is the point of trying? However, […]

Rollercoaster of Opportunities

Poem: Rollercoaster of Opportunities

Round and round the mind goes. Things come and go. People drop in and out. Your life is a constant rollercoaster of opportunities. Some taken and some not. You hold onto possibility with a firm grip hoping a missed opportunity will present itself again, but time goes on as the years pass, and your hope […]

Poem: I Lost My Nerve

Poem: I Lost My Nerve

Silence. Calm. Regret. Sorrow. Goals unfulfilled. The slow deterioration of the will to live. Here I am. I sit in disbelief. I’ve lost my nerve a million times. How did I get to this place? When will I find relief? I wonder. I question. I feel surrounded by a void. And yet, I am still […]

Poem: The Opinionated Lifestyle

Poem: The Opinionated Lifestyle

There are those who sit around gossiping about others without taking care of their own lives. They deem themselves judge and jury while convicting others with their spicy tongues. They are quick to jump to conclusions and stand their biased ground. They care nothing about empathy and fill their minds with chaos and hate. They […]