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BANGKOK

This stinking heaving foul and oppressive place has got to me again I walk slowly along Sukumvit, searching for the shadows clenching my anal cheeks to prevent leakage the sun beating me through polluted sky The stench from the drains is making me gag home to the millions of rodents their playground amongst this madness […]

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HOME

Home is wherever you are. My heart will follow you wherever you go, whatever you do. Home is not a building, or four walls It is a feeling of love, of safety, of peace and contentment. I cry because whenever I say goodbye, It’s like being removed from my home From the place my soul […]

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LORE OF THE MOON & THE NYMPHS

Feet in shallow waters, you hold my hand as I lead you in. Unsure of all the darkness ahead you are certain only of the firmness of my grip. We laugh and I try to soothe you as slightly deeper in we slip. Soon you feel just at home as I, the ambience becomes a […]

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PINK CARNATIONS

Juvenile thoughts conquered, And forgotten faces remembered. Immature eyes powdered, And drunken lips covered. Pink carnations offered, And rotten kisses hovered. Grey clouds wandered, And golden tears showered. By Angelico D. Aputen

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Ambiguous: poem

By Baman Purewal: Everyone thinks of a lavish life while being scarred So many people around us but we are alone in our hearts Some cry for help behind smiles and laughs While other stay quiet and in the shadows to become faraway stars

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The lonely dandelion and the magical breeze: poem

By Angelico D. Aputen: There was once a dandelion that stood on grass, joyful as it looked up to embrace the magical breeze. Although, it tried to flap its yellow petals, pity, it couldn’t move from its place. It continued to look up to feed on more magical breeze alongside rich and glorious rays. One […]

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Don’t shoot for the stars

By Joseph Thompson:   Don’t shoot for the stars Just lay back and wonder at their light Don’t chase your dreams You’ll find them as you sleep tonight   Don’t strive for greatness Greatness is reserved for God Don’t seek the spotlight Just enjoy the show and applaud   Don’t be the best you can […]

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Finity

By Jemimah McMurray: The night begs attention silent, bold unfraid of stillness unafraid to hold the fierceness, fragility of breath the finity of death & behold her blackness the darkness, and in the void to rest to wait for what is left and for the sun.

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The Wolves

By Alby Davidow: Willing wives will wallow once; What wandering wolves wonder; When pouncing placid, peaceful doe; Why would wolves wish to wither wonder? What piece of purpose first pierced peace; and planted panting pride? Was it found in fir’s first flutter? Frightened flight prodding prying prowl? –   Furry fist finding pallid plunder? – […]

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