STORY CORNER: HUNCHBACK (A POEM)

Story Corner - Hunchback

Eyes lowered, back hunched, Looking at the ground, Spying every crack and pebble Trying to make no sound.   Imperfections scream loud Heightening my fear, In bustling crowded places, I really couldn’t bear.   Thinking poorly of myself, Too low to even fall. Deserving no attention I was irrelevant, trivial, small.   That was many […]

STORY CORNER: A NEW SHORE (A POEM)

Story Corner: A New Shore (A Poem)

I step over warm golden sand, And gingerly dip in my toe Into the turquoise water. It’s numbingly cold, But in it I resolve to go.   Its temperature feels like icicles, Their daggers stop my heart. But from this familiar comforting shore, I must surely, for my own sake, depart.   For I have […]

STORY CORNER: A LEAP OF FAITH (A POEM)

Story Corner: A Leap Of Faith (A Poem)

“Can you do this?” they ask me. But I am filled with doubt. One hundred reasons flood my brain Why I should sit this out.   I don’t think I am good enough And my confidence is lacking. I don’t think I’m fit for the task, Despite their support and backing.   For there are […]

STORY CORNER: THE NEW CHAPTER (A POEM)

Story Corner: The New Chapter (A Poem)

This chapter of my life is full. Full of regrets, discarded opportunities, Misery, anger and sorrow.   If only I had done this! If only I hadn’t done that! If only I was treated better! If only I was brave enough…   The tragic list goes on and on, Enough to give even the most […]

STORY CORNER: THE BACKSTABBER (A POEM)

Backstabber - A Poem

You pretend to be nice And smile in my face. You act like you’re accommodating, Tolerant and full of grace.   You laugh at my jokes And give me a hug. You believe me naïve And think I’m a mug.   You are waving your knife, Waiting eagerly to attack. You want to embrace me […]

HOW TO BE HAPPY (A POEM) (VIDEO)

How To Be Happy (A Poem) (Video)

Hey you! Yes, I’m talking to you. Turn that frown upside down!! 🙂 Life is far too precious to be sad, mad and bad. So what can you do to be happy? Watch this poetry video for some tips… What do you do to be happy? Can you make your answer rhyme?? In any case, […]

STORY CORNER: ON THE OUTSIDE LOOKING IN

Not all friendships are requited.

I hear you on the phone And I’m sad. You are laughing and joking, And making plans. If only you planned with me! To make plans with you Would be perfect bliss! The things we could do! But you never have time. For me. Once in a blue moon, You take pity And we venture […]

STORY CORNER: THE MAGICIAN AND THE GENIE

Which one are you??

The magician and the genie Friend or foe? The magician reaps rewards Whilst the other suffers woe. The magician and the genie In the present day, The magician talks about himself Whilst the genie gets no say. The magician and the genie, One’s selfishness dictates. The magician demands advice But no offer to reciprocate. The […]