Scribbles from me to you

My poetry & prose



always there

Self doubt, self worry Self inflicted, adopted Unjustified, unwanted But everpresent and growing At the back of every thought, every breath is I'm just not good enough I'm paranoid, I'm afraid I'm a coward, I'm not strong enough The litany... Continue Reading →

Day 7 #OctPoWriMo – Seeing true

This mirror does not see my face The hidden face that hides away It cannot feel, learn or erase This mirror does not see my face Emotions do not skitter, chase Pain is hidden, shows no dismay This mirror does... Continue Reading →

#OctPoWriMo 2019 #4 Tetractys

Locked Gilded Silent pain Hidden away These words will never be spoken aloud

#OctPoWriMo 2019 #1 The darkness will not keep me down

When the night is black like pitch, With darkness creeping close; Staining everything it touches, Draining your joy and life Until emptiness is all that remains Remember always A tiny spark a forest fire will alight Its warmth and light... Continue Reading →

Shadows and Silhouettes #NaPoWriMo2018 07

Shadows and silhouettes Of empty promises From bitter hearts and minds They will not hurt me My spirit rises above them Carried aloft by my love

The Death of Self Esteem

I'm really not interested! Said his mother to the child And a light was dimmed Behind hurting eyes Rather silence and hiding away A lifetime of secrets kept away An end to childish play No more running to show Or... Continue Reading →


The poppies bloom Where e'er we look As once men fell Where the earth shook And cried bitterly. As families took Stock of the loss Stained fields forsook Untouched by all. Only Nature does look And recall by Red bloom... Continue Reading →

#NaPoWriMo2017 #16 – Sonnet

To Nobody Would you miss me if I were gone tomorrow? If my breath was gone, would you even care? Would your heart be choked with grief and sorrow? Or would you even notice that I wasn't there? My silence... Continue Reading →

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