I Tried To Love You But…

I Tried To Love You But…

  Everyday I tried to love you But I couldn’t You were to me The wrong man That I married It was an arranged marriage That made me loose the man Of my dreams You loved me You were the best You lived for me However, I could never forget That you were not My […]

Violated 

Violated 

Forcefully He took me Forcefully He violated me With disrespect Disregard And cold, cruel contempt I cried until I slumped On the cold concrete Close to a church Wanting to die My breathing, shallow and weak I prayed, “Take me Lord I don’t want to stay here anymore, In a cold cruel world.” Then I […]

Hello, Stranger In Black

Hello, Stranger In Black

Hello Stranger in black, Why are you so sad? What happened to take away your smile? You are young You are pretty What happened? Hello Stranger in black I saw you at the Bank And instantly knew That you were special Then I saw you on my street And realized you just moved in I […]

The Last Time I Saw You

The Last Time I Saw You

The last time I saw you You could not look at me You were angry Traumatized and sad Because I left you And broke our vow   The last time I saw you You had become an addict To alcohol You were tired and discouraged You hated women   The last time I saw you […]

When You Said Goodbye 

When You Said Goodbye 

And that when I started to cry When you said goodbye When you took your love And gave it To someone else   I started to cry When I remembered the home We built together, And our lovely kids I started to cry When you ignored your children And pretended they Did not exist   But […]

I Wrote On The Wall

I Wrote On The Wall

I wrote on the Wall After months of grief I made a vow Within me Never to cry again Never to mourn again Like the souls In the land Of grief Under the earth I wrote on the wall You will never haunt me again After months of grief I made Jesus My first love […]

Worlds Apart

Worlds Apart

Worlds Apart A love story So sweet So divine You were to me Out of bounds Bound by the rules of society I was forbidden To you Because I was so wrong for you The Governor And the maid An unlikely couple In a false world Of appearances And glamour But you secretly Wooed me […]

I Gaze Into The Waters

I Gaze Into The Waters

I gaze into the waters With you by my side Thinking a million thoughts About our love I gaze into the waters With you on my mind Wishing you will always hold me Hoping you will always love me I gaze into the waters Consumed by love With just one prayer on my mind Be […]

Under The Mango Tree

Under The Mango Tree

We held hands in the moonlight Under the mango tree You were twenty I was eighteen We vowed to take the vow In Church And embrace For better for worse You travelled abroad On scholarship To become a doctor I waited patiently And you came back After ten years But with your bride And two […]

I Hate The Way You Eat

I Hate The Way You Eat

I hate the way you eat I hate the way to sneeze I hate your arrogance But I love you Because there are many good qualities In you I love the way you are Because You are simply human And not perfect