Category Archives: family

Between Madmen & Saints


Madmen, infants, pets, saints… Do we all get a place in heaven???

The last embrace


This poem is about my dad who passed away 3 years back. I still can’t believe he is no more and I feel depressed when I think about my sweet Papa, the man I first loved. If only, I could fly back in time and give him a hug……

My First Love


I remember the day that I met my first Love. My eyes were transfixed, unable to shift my gaze from the magnetic lure of her twin pools. As I stood there with anticipation trying to peel my eyes off of her physique, she winked and smiled. I was drawn and captivated by her charm. We […]
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A vow


Often, we get attracted to someone and almost give in, until we realize that as Christians, we should stick to our vow of being faithful to our partners and exercise self-control and not give in to our passions. You try to awaken my emotions But you have no notion I’ve gone through the motions My […]
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Invasion


This poem is about a married woman who fell in love with her friend who helped her raise her self esteem when she was feeling low. Later, she realizes that she is wrong and tries not to nourish the love and passion she feels for her friend. She remembers her husband’s devotion and decides to […]
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Pipe Dreams


When you are young, you have big dreams. Dreams that place you on a pedestal where you are the center of the universe. Then you grow up and you realize that little by little they are shredded from your essence. You watch your friends reach places, but no matter what you try, your life is […]
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UnDefeated


He gave his best He toiled without rest To make ends meet So his dear ones could eat But he took to extremes Didn’t hear her screams She was crying inside Wanted him beside Her changes in mood Was due to her childhood She was an orphan Who craved for love often She got frustrated […]
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Alabaster


A Damsel in distress She did not repress Stuck by an epiphany She rushed to Bethany Burdened by her sin Mary Magdalene Clung to Jesus’ feet Her tears washed it wet His towel her tresses His feet covered in kisses At Simon’s abode On the Lord, she poured A perfume of nard An alabaster full […]
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Embers of Love


The longings of my soul An oblivion to all The sobs of my heart You’ve seen only in part Will your heart bow To the embers of my love? My love for you can’t be contained My brain needs to be trained To stop this restlessness Why do I Obsess? I resent your busyness unaffected […]
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The Enticement


With lascivious eyes Lustful whispers and sights Expressions mesmerizing And words enticing She wooed him to adultery He fled from debauchery Not listening to flattery Giving God the glory! She was capricious But also tenacious Daily she lured him He gave not to her whim She waited for a chance Wouldn’t snap out of her […]
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