Posts Tagged ‘hurt’

Vain efforts

22Jan11

How do we stop a biting criticism before it bursts through the doors of our mind?   How do we stop that murderous feeling of jealousy, hate, contempt?   How do we keep these frail, pale cheeks from turning a weak and bashful red?   How do we withdraw those brimming tears; can we bridle them, […]


Of evening trains and heart pains Like those silent strangers, Blurred faces, musing opposite me in the boring rumbling ride, You detach yourself as if we had never met.   Like the indifference upon these downcast passenger faces And their devilish fixation with books and newspapers.   Do you know who I am anymore?  


Was just a wisp.   A tender moment in which we leaned our weary heads together, a firmament of assurance in which our tired souls rejoiced, for we were broken.   Was just a brush of hands, like leaves that fall shyly about each other in Autumn’s dampening chill.   Together, we braced Winter’s displeasure, […]