As I Hope for my Dream’s Arrival

  The day brings hope but it’s chased by a dreadful lonely darkness I wonder what I am doing wrong, how I should approach without coming across as desperate I try to show interest but that ends up in the realms of nothingness Was I never meant to have that or am I doing something…

Why Romantics are Awesome

  They believe they deserve love. In another word, they love themselves enough to say that they deserve something that amazing. People like me look in the mirror and go, “Who’d love someone like me?” and walk away. But these people look in the mirror and go, “Someday, someone will find you beautiful.” They have…

Finally…

  I tried it, to prove I could I failed, so I knew it wasn’t mine to have . I tried another, yielding to pressure  I failed as I fell short of success .  I tried what I truly loved And I guess this time was truly meant to be. By Daniella Djiogan

He Stares Down at his Callused Palms and Smiles

  Callused palms from tilting the earth Hardened and thickened from weeding un-welcomed asphyxiation Sweat-drops habitats his forehead It’s blistering He sips from a container and pours the rest on his sprouts Agony possesses his being He worries – worry for their survival The sun sets, so he heads back to his hut without hope He returns daily to sustain his routine Weeks ahead, he…

The Road Ahead is Long

By Daniella Djiogan It’s not the end The road ahead is long Far beyond my eyes can see So, I walk with diligence and care Analyzing each step With expression and mind so blank The obstacles ahead don’t feature in my thoughts I walk with my head up high And deal with life as it…