Self-Loathing


"Self-loathing, like guilt and regret, deserves to be suppressed or sealed away," he said. "Why?" "In order for it to stop incapacitating us. In order for us to stay sane." Words by Josue Mapagdalita Painting by Winston Chmielinski (via Pinterest)  

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Nobody


everybody is a keeper of souls whose very existence begets memories of party delight, of unexpected sunshine, of cold drizzles during the summertime. everybody loves to play these peoples' perilous games and so they ignited flames across the hills — that never sinned against any of them. everybody lives in their desire to trail tracks … Continue reading Nobody

Grades: Only Numbers


Hounded by numbers Cared for grades than the lessons Dispersed knowledge gained

Damsel


Loss of hidden pride Inspires the damsel to shine Flips hair, loves again Inspired by RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge. Photo from Domestic Church.

Refreshed Wounds


Gazing at night skies Thinking of old memories Wounds turn fresh again Photo credits to Wikipedia. A response to RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge.

The Heart Releases the Truest Kind of Magic


The source of magic Comes straight from beneath the chest Thoughts gone actualized A response to RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge Photo credits to http://i2.cdnds.net/ 

Forget Me


Love and Last


My love ends neglect Until my lungs exhausts, dries Hope shall ever last A response to RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge: 'Love and Last'

Your Face


Thrifty


Be pleased with thy jeans. Don't threaten tattered wallets. Choose needs over wants.

Starry Night; Warm Sunshine


If  you are looking for great adventures, Search beyond the boundaries and the comforts of the city Carry within you the struggles of the marginalized and the poor And in a united goal , watch with them a lengthy starry night.   I knew you had to always look through the window Because the chills … Continue reading Starry Night; Warm Sunshine

Beacon and Field


Sharp beacon of light Fielding great moments through clouds Battling against height A response to Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Challenge Photo credits to http://www.alaska-in-pictures.com/

Beast & Day


The Scriptures foretell: When the judgment day comes near The lamb slays the beast. A response to Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Challenge. Photo credits to http://static.guim.co.uk/ 

War and Fame


In desire for war Guts and strength overthrow fear Fame is well achieved

The Room


The room deviates from the customary For silence's a requisite to survival But neither of us shall deny The consequence of a dying love   The room throws us back again To the moment where we began our affair Lingering, clinging to each other's arms Prevailing sleep for once in a while   The room's … Continue reading The Room

Breathless


Roses will be plain rubbish If once blue skies kept turning grey Doves can’t anymore fly northwest Leaves won’t transpire in zest Each moment that passes Every glimpse you create All actions you make Desert me, breathless No creature shall complain When I gasp in pure despair How shall I love thee If you already … Continue reading Breathless

Surprise!


In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Image Search." Yuletide's over Longing for your arrival Waiting for a chance. But no departures Shall shatter our love.

Ice Jail


Trapped inside The piles of rocks From a speedy avalanche I found myself Barely breathing With heart racing In terror, I screamed But my voice seems To only bouncing back No one heard me I only thought of Letting the night pass by The howling wolves Terribly scared me I thought of you While jailed … Continue reading Ice Jail

Falling Leaves


For a boy who lives in the tropics Though the surrounding's torrid And wet oftentimes He waits for those falling leaves To mark his season of writing Patiently, fervently He watches the trees That are opposite the window But an autumn is so far away Nor found in nearby states So he keeps his wishes … Continue reading Falling Leaves

Release Me


Credits to http://blog.timesunion.com/ for the original photo! Poetry by S.J. Takeshi

Another Sweet Day


Your smiles's enticing, Invites me to spend One more sweet day. And fortnights pass Kissing on thorned bushes. Life's filled with no regrets Rolling ourselves on the bed Shared each other's glances. Entering the coffee shop Staring at you as you order; Sipping the same drink together While I'm wiping your lips. Your smiles's enticing … Continue reading Another Sweet Day

Chaos


A response to Daily Prompt's Sweeping Motions

Shine & Potential


End Station


This isn't a Harry Potter story Or of some lovers sharing glory I opened my phone, utters some voice You said, where are you now? But the calling time’s maximized, So I clicked the red button. The train driver had notified: Taft Avenue, this is the end station. I looked outside, sunset starts And the clouds on … Continue reading End Station

Releasing Mental Breakdown


'Twas a big, rainy day Friends come by and say hey And all my clouds turned to gray Finals will come by May. My eyes locks at computer screen Feeling nerd, I have been Summer fades, stress release! Playing games with ease. At last, the exam was laid On my chair's desk, nerves break I … Continue reading Releasing Mental Breakdown

The Truth has been Spoken!


I came across a pavement Full of compulsive buyers and sellers Of different garments. Nervous, held my bag, Fearing snatchers to pass by. Suddenly I heard someone spoke Her voice's enticing, clinging into my ears Her words: Buy this at low cost. 'Twas a old woman, with black-grey hair, Rugged clothes welcomed me. Oh sure, … Continue reading The Truth has been Spoken!

Fun but not Facts


The Great Divide Photo Credits to: Taryn Cox The Wife Poetry by Sueju Takeshi

Paralyzed


Back, outstretched Fully exhausted Head, paralyzed Can't seem to think Things filing into bricks Hectic schedule, Truly stinks Sleep is indeed For the weakling Care about me to rest? No, my dear, no You have to study And prepare for Tomorrow's exam And for upcoming failures After this My back will be laid Again And … Continue reading Paralyzed

Hi everyone, I am … in Four Minutes?


Daily Prompt Flash Talk You’re about to enter a room full of strangers, where you will have exactly four minutes to tell a story that would convey who you really are. What’s your story? I sat down For an interview The breeze, so cold Touches my hair I looked around Seeing eyes Staring, judging My … Continue reading Hi everyone, I am … in Four Minutes?

Welcome to my Home


Hello, visitor Welcome to my home Red carpet's placed by the door Welcome to my home Little do I know That you're my brother And you already have your own daughter Let her sit on the couch But let her pee there ... never We knew that you are clever But you won't be prevailing … Continue reading Welcome to my Home

Here, the Crown is Yours


Next in Line A second #RoyalBaby will soon be joining the Windsors in England. Given the choice, would you rather be heir to the throne, or the (probably) off-the-hook sibling?   I am a Windsor. Born with great fame and jewels, Never wished for royalty But since you desire for it, Here, the crown is fully yours. … Continue reading Here, the Crown is Yours

Eleven Hours


To school, travels fast Amassing knowledge, sits down Two ears grabbed in front. A typical student does Spend more than eleven hours.

Mathematical Epistaxis


Numbers, greeks flashing To the board, to the ceiling. Traces of null sets Leads to nasal hemorrhage. Students say, more tissues please.

A Train Commuter during a Storm


The polar air hugs Every pole from side to side. Stations mark the stop. A man then unloads nearby, Facing the great floods beyond. Full Tanka Sueju Takeshi 武

Money ≠ Happiness = No Stress


Daily Prompt: If money were out of the equation, would you still work? If yes, why, and how much? If not, what would you do with your free time? Money disappears But true happiness revolves. And everyone loves working For the sake of a few pennies. Yet several realize Their sweat weren't paid off Then … Continue reading Money ≠ Happiness = No Stress

Deception (The Eighth Sin)


Daily Prompt: Remember the seven cardinal sins? You’re given the serious task of adding a new one to the list — another trait or behavior you find particularly unacceptable, for whatever reason. What’s sin #8 for you? Why?     Deception (The Eighth Sin): A Haiku A man seeds deceit Grows as he is not to … Continue reading Deception (The Eighth Sin)