Poeticia

With a Gladsome Heart ~by Oscar Auliq-Ice

With a gladsome heart, I set out to the world,Through valleys and hills, my spirit unfurled,I wandered far and wide, with no fear or doubt,My soul filled with joy, as I journeyed about. The sun shone bright, with its warm golden light,And the flowers bloomed, in a rainbow of delight,The birds sang sweetly, with their melodious voice,And my heart rejoiced, in their songs and their poise. I met…

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Healing My Heart ~by Karthi

Trapped in a world of memories,I long for the days that were so bright,When love was pure and true,And our hearts beat asone, so tight. But now the love has faded,And the flame has died down low,Leaving us lost and alone,With nowhere else to go. I wonder where the love went,And how it slipped away,Leaving us withone in perfect harmony. But now those moments are…

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REFLECTIONS, THOUGHTS AND INTROSPECTION ~BY CHRISTINE PEEL

Launched with such unerring aim,Searing trails of lethal flame.Missiles carving deadly pathWith appalling aftermath. Direct hits and buildings fall,Burying deep beneath their pall:Broken bodies, injured , maimed,Shortened lives that death has claimed. From this danger ever nearPeople live in dread and fear.Bridges levelled, shelters smashed,How their lives are torn and gashed! Devastation, day by daySurely,…

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IT WAS ALL DREAM ~BY AGBESI KOFI DERRICK

The whole thing started in the city cafeteriaWhen they met at the counter to cut a drink.Was she African? American? Many would ask and think.But she reminded him of the Miss Planet in his old college magazine:An eloquent curvy blonde with a seductive smile,Light-blue eyes, unblemished, glittering like diamond,rolling majestically in their sockets.And thick hair…

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