Even Nectar from a Hibiscus Wouldn’t Compare to its Sweetness.

Sometimes others will run ahead effortlessly while waving at you with a smile And you would be lagging behind with envy – jealousy Perhaps it’s because you’re pursuing a path that’s not meant for you Or it’s because you’re not 100% ready to walk that path Regardless, you would certainly be thinking ‘why me?’ However, do…

When you… are sure to Succeed!

When you realize you have no one When all have left for their path When you have only yourself to befriend When that life’s lemonade isn’t as sweet as you thought When others mock your passion When you become the subject of a joke When your struggles don’t get any empathy When you fall into…

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…

Never Lose Hope

By Daniella Djiogan Nothing is ever lost Not on this earth Same as no secret lies unnoticed for long Not when the sun still shines Image Source: www.littlezebra.com