Poets' Thursday

Poets’ Thursday: Fiendship

Friends Like the tide Come and go Ne’er do they abide   Over hearts And minds They swell But do not dwell   Tarry long I pray thee But they pay no mind Looking on to the next wind   Plotting the next thrill Compasses leaning over keel Heart and hearth have they none Neither […]

Poets' Thursday

Poets’ Thursday Review: Strong

Cece reviews Strong, a poem written by Wolfe.   Strong is the kind of poem I would write when upset or depressed. The fiction is simple, and that is where it all ends. This poem has the ability to evoke the appropriate emotions. But the problem here is, it leaves the reader high and dry, leaves me […]

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Poets’ Thursday: Yesterday

Yesterday is a story of love, a story of war Of my deep-seated affection for And my battle with desires, Lord   Yesterday is when I used my pen To write words, not hope Yesterday is when my heart pumped blood, not love When my feet trod roads, not dreams   Yesterday is the awakening […]

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Poets’ Thursday: Sisi

**first in a short series. Stay tuned**   I have heard about you. I have been shown how to identify your type.   They say you will have your wares loaded and set. Like a beautifully crafted letter, punctuated in the right places.   They say I need to take heed ‘cos my head will […]

Poets' Thursday

Poets’ Thursday: Growing up

Growing up sometimes feels like a choker You know, that necklace that claws at your throat Truth is, from a distance, it appears very beautiful And perfect. But just like the wearer alone knows where the shoe pinches I alone know how it feels.   Some days, it’s good. And cool. And free. You know, […]