All I can seem to say: blue light gently smoothes the side of your face as you turn and I offer you a candy because really we haven’t become friends yet All I can seem to think: Will you become the close embrace that I have longed for, ten long years? What are the secrets … Continue reading All I can seem by Liyona
Sugary bubble gum Sweet sicky caramel All over my fingers As I lick ever last bit Laughing while giggling Smiling and waving While holding on to my mama's hand I ran to my papa to show him My big lollipop prize Yummy gooey strawberry sweet He reckons its too much for me too eat But … Continue reading A Toddler Time by Liyona
Moments materialize making my mind melt. Someone simply stands singing songs softly. When will waters wander without woe? Written by Liyona. Her other poems can be found on the blog The Life and Times of a Quirky Character. Photo by Jake Melara on Unsplash.
Us you me it was simple. to tie our shoes loop by loop so entwined our lives are knotted together Written by Liyona in 2015. Her other poems can be found on the blog The Life and Times of a Quirky Character.
Figurines and Glass dolls Shatter against Your unmoving spirit I have thrown So many things at you That I thought would pierce your heart I cannot tell if you are Crazy Or madly in love But both give me shivers down my spine Sending bumps across my arms And I reach to warm them You … Continue reading Throwback Friday-A Doll, Love by Liyona
Its too early for Christmas She said to me my hands clutching my favorite Christmas sweater You can't sing carols now dear She stated as I hummed the last few notes of "I'll be home for Christmas" But its my favorite I said Its always time for Christmas cheer isn't it? Written by Liyona. Her … Continue reading Cheer
Looks like a hug In the winter cold And warm fuzzy socks Even in spring Where we listened to the sparrows And saw the bees grow old I laughed more than I had thought was possible Warm tugging feelings in My arms Fingers crossed And chains on our Brest To Remember How much our time … Continue reading Throwback Friday: Its Friendship by Liyona
Mother may I Retrace the steps that I took to get here to get here and realize that I have grown up? (But only enough to pay the bills and dress for the weather) Written by Liyona. Her other poems can be found on the blog The Life and Times of a Quirky Character.
"shut up" you said. those words rang, rung, gonged and gagged any sense of self I had left "shut up" again again over and over beating around "Don't you say it" you spat in my face. I stared at the cement under my feet and lifted my head to square off your gaze head like … Continue reading Femme- Liyona