Anticipating Love

I shaked

And Shivered

My lips quivered

My hands trembling

At the thought of you near

My heart rattled in its cage

Begging to break out and be set free

My words dull and blase at the fear of exposure

To the pain rendered to me when I was younger

Fleeting dreams and thoughts of love trickle from my soul

I wish to swim through the sea to taste their bitter salts again

To feel love

 

 

The Future

When the whispers come

I’m by myself in a tent

Listening to the music

From down the hill

My friends sleeping

With themselves

With others

I’m alone

But not for long

Thrice she called for me

By name

I slept and wondered

Who that angel is and will be

Stargazing

All the feelings gone

And my heart I thought

Dead

But the blood comes creeping in

Breathing fresh movement

New eyes

Exploding in front of me

Like fireworks

In a night sky

Different colours

The way they explode

The sounds they make

Desperately trying to make their mark

If only for a second

To catch someone’s attention

 

I think I’ll just lay gazing for a while

 

No Shame In Wanting More

There’s no shame in wanting more

No shame in greed

Or power

It’s the greatest motivator

The biggest inspiration

For anyone to do anything

Greed for the stars

Greed for green

Without it we’d be content

Living up in trees

I want more for me

For my family

All those that told me I would make it

Will eat at my table