A Gem: A poem by Maria Joseph

A Gem


I wrote this love poem as a birthday present for my darling husband who is a very compassionate and patient man.  When he finished reading it, he was deeply moved and a bit teary eyed! Here comes an erudite Why is he s polite? Taken by his scintillating wit I reckoned him as a gift […]

Quest: A poem by Maria Joseph

Quest


Someday you’ll see Deep inside me A stinging pain within me lingers Unaware of my pangs of hunger You vanish into the crowd Should I cry aloud? From you, my sobs are hidden My heart heavy laden You’d say I am obsessing If I start confessing My desire to be with you The least you […]

The Cane: A poem by Maria Joseph

The Cane


This is from the perspective of children who are raised in boarding schools who often lack the daily dose of affection from their parents and often times punishment by the wrong people makes them insecure which haunts them into their adulthood. Like a wound, that festers My mind wanders Upon my childhood days, I ponder […]