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Conjugal enigma

A time came and from nowhere a gale blustered The glass of the double-handled lantern was instantly shattered The bright beaming beautiful backstage in a blink became blank As the handles flew apart, giving in to a crack. There was … Continue reading

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The awakening tide

As Santa sauntered sated as a schoolboy And friends, and foes fasted and feasted The poor biting bitter bulbs and berries The affluent belching buttered brown bread and brawn Some sitting, some standing, some strolling on sandy shores Others, splashing … Continue reading

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Callow captains

Their calloused hands are captains of countless chores Their indurate thorn-punctured palms are invaded by infectious sores The once-delicate soles of their feet are charred by the sun-baked soil As bare-footed in the rich man’s gardens, and grazing fields, and … Continue reading

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Condonable lessons

I don’t have to tell you when I was exactly born But since then, many have befriended me (and have won) People have called me names, some indeed very funny Socks, sheath, CD, rubber… and Johnny. Condom is my real … Continue reading

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Giving up on her

I ache from a love undying yet unrequited The excruciating pain to none can be equated An attempt to cry yields an endless groan Its reverberations tumultuous to be mine own. Let this paper be, then, my elocution A liaison … Continue reading

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