What is a friend?
A friend is someone
who knows your past,
believes in your future
and respects you today
for who you are.
A true friend
will do this unconditionally
creates Angels not meant for Heaven.
So he clips their wings
and sends them to earth.
I feel I know such and Angel
Why We Are Free
We are all part of one community,
which were our rights at birth;
and it is because of these rights that we are free.
What Is Beauty?
Beauty, is not all about what is shown on the outside;
For it is what a person shows from within.
For when it is shown, it is this inner beauty
that shows us the true person.
I am but a cocoon in this vessel I share,
and it is only when I transgend;
do I become the butterfly that I was meant to be.
We all feel, that we must make a change to better ourselves;
and it is not for people to judge us.
For they should try and understand who we are,
and accept us for the choices we make.
Battles & Dreams
Never give up the battles you fight,
nor the wishes that you dream.
For it is with those battles, and those dreams;
which give us the strength to live.
judge me for who I am,
and not for my past.
That is, if you have the rights to judge me at all.
Many Cultures & Gardens
We are many cultures,
in the many gardens we create;
as we fight to be recognised.
But at the end of the day,
We still have to be true to ourselves;
amidst all controvesty
More by this Author
A second instalment of my shorter works of poetry
I was inspired to write this poem when I was at a crossroads in my life. When I reached a dark place in depression and tried to analyse why I cry so much
Taken from my religious poetry, this is my interpretation of the life of our Lord Jesus.