Silver Lining • POEM

All of the looks The words and kisses Before I even knew I’d fallen into the trap Lost in a present That looked like the past • All of the questions The answers I feared And did not want They were the truth The pain I needed To finally move on ©️Christina de Vries

The Veil ● POEM

Surrounded by ruins of past love Her walls built then shattered Over and over again Now they were too heavy to lift The pieces no longer fit together They were broken She was bruised So instead of trying to build A wall filled with cracks She wrapped herself in layers Of protective veil  Spun out... Continue Reading →

The Window by Christina de Vries

His eyes. Dreaming. Lost. The first thing I noticed. He was standing there.  Looking out of his window.  Staring into forever.  He didn't notice me.  Or so I thought.  * A flower. Blooming. Beautiful. The next day it was there.  Bright yellow. Alone. A yellow face of petals. Waving to the world from his window.... Continue Reading →

Poem of the Day – 12.09.2013

As the Ruin Falls All this is flashy rhetoric about loving you. I never had a selfless thought since I was born. I am mercenary and self-seeking through and through: I want God, you, all friends, merely to serve my turn. Peace, re-assurance, pleasure, are the goals I seek, I cannot crawl one inch outside... Continue Reading →

Poem of the Day – 28.08.2013

Carpe Diem   O mistress mine, where are you roaming? O stay and hear! your true-love's coming That can sing both high and low; Trip no further, pretty sweeting, Journey's end in lovers' meeting-- Every wise man's son doth know. What is love? 'tis not hereafter; Present mirth hath present laughter; What's to come is... Continue Reading →

Poem of the Day – 27.08.2013

Her Reply IF all the world and love were young, And truth in every shepherd's tongue, These pretty pleasures might me move To live with thee and be thy Love. But Time drives flocks from field to fold; When rivers rage and rocks grow cold; And Philomel becometh dumb; The rest complains of cares to... Continue Reading →

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