Category: Talking Poems

The River, The Ocean – A Poem

I stand in front of a wall. It shifts and moves in front of me and I look at the shapes that are within the colours. I take in its shifting and morphing flow, mesmerised by what is before me. There are faces contained… Continue Reading “The River, The Ocean – A Poem”

The Growth of Wings – A Poem

I was raised to hate myself. “Did you see that guy wearing earrings?” My father would ask this with a note of ridicule in his voice. “Probably a homo.” He would say, holding his hand out with a limp wrist and proceeding to talk… Continue Reading “The Growth of Wings – A Poem”

The Power of Story – A Poem

Once upon a time, I believed that my story had come to an end, and that the last chapter had already been written. More, I wanted to end it and didn’t want to go on. I didn’t think I could survive my life as… Continue Reading “The Power of Story – A Poem”

Growing My Light

There are moments in my life that I carry within me. Sometimes, I flip through them as if they were polaroid’s, memories preserved in sepia tones, the colour in them beginning to fade around the edges. There are some moments from when I was… Continue Reading “Growing My Light”

The Sun from Within – A Poem

It was as if we had met before, or known each other from some other moment in time that had yet to become. The light inside of you recognized the light within me. Over time, I’ve watched you grow into the most amazing human… Continue Reading “The Sun from Within – A Poem”

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