Poems

"If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry. If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry. These are the only ways I know it. Is there any other way?" - Emily Dickinson.

Rhythm, rhyme, sound, words, and meaning - poetry brings all of these together to invoke your imagination. An ancient form that has existed for longer than the written language, poetry - in its varied forms - has something for everyone. In this section, we bring you the myriad colors and shades of this beautiful literary form.
Floyd
Inspired by the recent case of police brutality involving George Floyd. The video made me tear up so bad, and I just could not prevent the flow of emotions as I penned this poem.
Emancipation (2020)
A unique perspective on slave liberation as it pertains to the historical Caribbean experience.
A Love Letter to the Departed
I wrote this at the behest of a friend, who recently lost his first love.
Conundrum
A poem of loss and the rediscovery of love.
Promise Shared
Another romantic poem...
The More I Drink
Trying to forget a wasted love affair
Watch Me Watching You
A wee touch of horror to entertain.
The One I Once Loved
When it becomes inevitable that it is over...
Thrice Times Six
Am I the only one who thinks politicians are scare-mongering us for their own political gain?
Dirge To The Dead
I know I've put some of this on here before, but I've turned it into a concept album of poems about a man driven over the edge by lost love, but most of it is new. Hope you like it.
The One That I Loved
The heartache of being left behind in the dying embers of a burnt out love affair.
One More Kiss
A simple love poem.
One Last Great Adventure
Some final thoughts...
Erotic Truth
Loving with passion.
Christmas Past
Rattle the chains of Christmas past, a little ghostly reminisce, a small tribute to Dickens and a certain Christmas Carol.
A Night Not a Whole Life
To love in fear is a waste of time.
Another Merry Christmas
It's been awhile since I done a Christmas poem.
The Man Behind My Breath
If you ever lose the way, ask my touch. I promise you won't be the same.
No More Than A Dream
A little bit of romantic prose.
Shallow Be Thy Grave
A little bit of Halloween scare....
Another Whisky Song (Old John's Charm)
Too many relationships have lost out to alcohol...
Temporary
A decision of whimsy to be here again.
Demon In The Toilet
Just a bit of functional fun.
Devoted To You
Love is a special thing between two people.
Old Friend Of Mine
When your time is up, it's up, no point regretting the past.
Lay With Me
A love poem as influenced by Snow Patrol.
So Long
A time to move on.
Anxiety
Just something from a college writing workshop.
Alcoholics Anonymous
Just something from my class last semester.