Category: Talking Poems

Love Grows – A Poem

When I was young, I used to dream of what love could be. In these dreams, I would be with a man who loved me completely. We would do simple things but everything we did together would be a celebration. Over time, these dreams…

Love in Cartoon Motion – A Poem

Years ago, I dreamed of love. It filled my mind, my hopes and my dreams. I carried this dream within me for so long that the picture had become all shiny and full of light. It became what I measured every love against. Over…

Holding On To Glass – A Poem

“I don’t understand how you can do it.” She said. Her voice was soft and her eyes were narrowed in thought. “How can you forgive? Does nothing from the past matter?” I thought of her question and how loaded it was. My past was…

What’s In a Name – A Poem

When I left home at sixteen, I needed another name. The name I had then didn’t fit properly. It fit too tightly around me, and was far too harsh. After a while, I realized that it was not the name that didn’t fit but…

Remember When – A Poem

When I close my eyes, I am pulled back to another time. I stand there, looking at myself as I was, as I had been. He lay in bed, his eyes half closed, sleep long gone   but also not far behind. He heard…

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