Category Archives: Poetry | Prose

Contemplation

by Alexander Georghiades As I sit here now and begin to contemplate, it begins to really settle in that it’s already the middle of the year. Winter has come and nestled itself firmly, the autumn leaves and the beautiful spectrum of red, yellow and gold have faded and given way to the cold but gentle

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Child

by Keitu Reid I know it seems impossible sometimes; but child…….. Hold on tight to your dreams; keep those who say you can’t at bay. Child, you are restless to live a better life; go on, don’t delay. Cradle your soul, be careful that the things of this world don’t make it to decay. Child,

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A plea

by Keitu Reid   We need those who look to the future. Those who are individuals because they are who they say they are. Nobody lies. And everybody still cries. But just a lot, lot less. If people take ownership of their self-rule. Conceivably, I don’t know. But I suppose we would plan more efficiently.

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Why?

by Keitu Reid Why can’t we be so pure. As the serene still sea. Why can’t we be so kind. As the flower to a honey bee. Why can’t we be so gentle. As the modest noble butterfly. Why can’t we be so beautiful . As the stars that decorate the night sky. Why can’t

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Barging in

by Keitu Reid Sometimes love barges in unwelcomed. It doesn’t arrive appropriately dressed with a bottle of wine like a considerate guest. Sometimes love can be so thoughtless. It carries on senselessly irrespective how much you asks that it minds its manners. It was not taught the skill of orderliness. It does not care for

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Life!

by Keitu Reid The heavens grumble. High tide. Oceans are grim and grey. Waves rise up with horrific power. Crushing what I toiled for. Drowning my sacred treasures. Remains lie scattered, leaving residues of memories and broken pieces of joy. Next. The sun breaks through. Low tide. Blue skies beckon aspiring swallows. And the rough

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