Tag: hope

Sweet Surrender

At the peak of my youth I stood at the balcony In a palace overlooking The garden of people Flowers who bloomed, wilted and died Grasses who grew and covered the land Where past selves are buried in nameless tombs Mementos of war between heart and mind Should I jump from where I stand alone, […]

Past the Prison Gates

One, two, gasping for air each count Three, four, losing my strength Five seconds more in this quicksand Devoured in earthly pain, After years of wandering, on my own I was a free man, all alone; In my wilderness, there was nothing to hurt me But the harsh nature of my own mind. It was […]

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