Black Mirror Relationship

I know the type They only make pop-up promises We light up like our screens They believe we're too scared To take a chance and become Something more than digital They prey on those who want love They tweet and post poetic statements, Nicholas Sparks quotes, And unknown Tumblr sources They prey on those who … Continue reading Black Mirror Relationship

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Every Now And Then

There's this thought That creeps around Every now and then But never too often That one day You'll leave Others have knocked on my door They offered sweeter words And a promise of pleasure But you were the one Who stood out You didn't carry a bribery Instead, you held out your hand I took … Continue reading Every Now And Then

What My Mother Told Me

When I was younger My mother always told me To lock my door Whenever they would have company It wasn't the question of trust It was for my own safety It's okay to be friendly But I guess she wanted me to know Evil lurks and smiles They wave and say hello And most of … Continue reading What My Mother Told Me

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You’ve Met Me Before

Hello there! Wait, please don’t leave Do you not recognize me? I am no stranger to you at all In fact, we’ve known each other Since your first word And I’m betting I’ll be there for your last You can pretend But I know you sense the familiarity You can already hear me Don’t deny … Continue reading You’ve Met Me Before

Spitting Out Cliches

I love you to the moon and back I'd say, Jupiter or Neptune, But there's nowhere for me to land I can keep going through space To equate my love with its distance but the farther I go I realize to the moon or the stars Would only make me miss you Roses are red, … Continue reading Spitting Out Cliches

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Poem Day 6 (sort of): I won’t date actors

My friend was flipping channels She stopped on a particularly cheesy show She nudged me and pointed "Didn't you two used to fuck?" she asked I looked at the screen and saw The reason why I have sworn off actors He was merely a background character A year after, he's still craving the spotlight Still … Continue reading Poem Day 6 (sort of): I won’t date actors

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Poem Day 5: Sunsets and Beds

I want to wake up next to you Wrapped around in your arms Or back to back on the opposite sides of the bed All I want is to know your presence I want to wake up smelling coffee Brewing, while you try to cook breakfast It's either burnt or slightly cooked We opt for … Continue reading Poem Day 5: Sunsets and Beds

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Poem Day 4: Us

You're the love I thought was made-up My partner in crime But never justified my mistakes I see lights after holding your hand I reach out to an empty space Hoping you're on the other side of the bed I'd give anything to wake up beside you Every morning and every night Have you be … Continue reading Poem Day 4: Us

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Poem Day 1: I Cried My First Night

I've decided to write one poem every day. This will help me develop my talents and at the same time discipline in writing. This is also another excuse for me to be more active on this blog. I thank my regular readers who have been there since day one and others who probably came across … Continue reading Poem Day 1: I Cried My First Night