Poetry Wednesday #9 – on places
Sometimes I shiverthinking thatall the places I walk throughare places in whichstories of hope, pain,happiness, sadnessunravelledEven the most hopeless placecan be the favourite onefor someone
Poetry Wednesday #8 – on sunset
She was as beautifulas the other side of the sunset:only a few notice itbut when they dothey never turn backto lookat the setting sun I wrote this when I realised that people shine in different ways: some are the setting sun, some are the pastel colours reflected on the clouds.
Poetry Wednesday #7 – on loving life
I was loving you so hard I forgot the idea of a future, of something concrete to hold on. I got lost in you and nothing could take me back. All I needed was to love life, not to love you. I wrote this when I realised how much time I spend after someone who…
Poetry Wednesday #6 – on love
Sometimesfalling out of loveis even more addictivethan falling in love I wrote this piece when I finally felt free from the love I felt for someone who wasn’t loving me back. It was a wonderful day, for that I felt a heavy weight leaving my chest.
Poetry Wednesday #5 – on addiction
You got me addicted to youlike addiction to Malboros RedAnd now everyone elsetastes less I wrote this piece while I liked someone who was not good for me. I realised pretty soon that addiction is not a good starting point for a relationship, so I let this person go.
Depression is a wall
Depression is a wall which prevents you to see the beauty of the outside world. But, being it a wall, you cam go past it. It’s up to you if you want to climb the wall, dig below it or make a ladder to reach its top. The most important thing to remember that it…
Poetry Wednesday #4 – On feelings of nostalgia
Nostalgia knocks on my heartand I am a kid againwith fresh, strawberry cheecks;It takes me back whenthe taste of mint ice creamwas the best feeling in the worldand there were no troublesin those never-ending days. I wrote this poem while I had a sudden wave of nostalgia passing through me. Depression took happiness away, so…
Poetry Wednesday #3 – on unrequited love
I was loving you so hardI forgot the idea of a future,something concrete to hold on.I got lost in you and nothing couldtake me back.All I needed was to love life,not to love you. I wrote this years after I was in love with someone who did not love me back. This was the realisation…
Feeling nothing is feeling too much at the same time
I feel one thing: the Nothing. Yes, I have named it, like a pet. The Nothing is the constant numbness that lives inside me. It makes me feel like my feelings are under sedatives. Nothing is ever too sad, too scary, too joyous or too frightening to touch me for real. I have this shield…
Poetry Wednesday #2 – On feelings of numbness
I am a ghost behind my writing like I am a ghost behind my life I wrote this while feeling numb and detached from everything and everyone. I felt like I was not living for real, I was just fluctuating, surviving, half there, like a ghost stuck in the living world. It took me years…