All posts by jollyone

I'm a reader, writer, proofreader and occasional editor. ... constantly looking for inspiration.
Uncaring

Uncaring

I’m doubled over in pain Pain worse than physical Physical pain, panadol will heal Healing comes later than now Now I’m in pains, in tears Clutching the tatters of the fabric The fabric of my life My life I said was perfect Perfect until it dawned on me Dawned on me that my best friend … Continue reading Uncaring

Divorced Love

Divorced Love

Paradise’s lost, innocence vanquished I regret each love ballad I ever sang Each desire I ever knew That I were free of this burden This burden called life Life that binds, gags, frees perpetually on repeat If I stay, I grieve Otherwise, I agonise This bed’s cold, the hearts moved The vehicle’s disintegrated The driver’s … Continue reading Divorced Love

Tell

Tell

Tell of the sighs and tears Tell about the constant fear that grips the chest like the hug of the Anaconda Loosening the anus in tune to the report of guns big and small. Tell it Baga, tell it Yoyo Tell of the beatings, the burnings, the despair Tell to all ears, tell it to … Continue reading Tell

My Love is Fragile

I opened the sores on my heart to your eyes Thinking to scrape succour from your empathy I showed you my inner wear In its tattered, inglorious state Sure that it would my sorrow halve It was not in you. It is not in you It is not your true self to show mercy Not in you to keep a secret Horror and disgust you could not hide Neither could you wait to tell it all And in your haste, you missed my tears, my pleas.