Do not look for healing at the feet of those who broke you

A quote from ‘Milk and Honey,’ by Rupi Kaur

I’ve been guilty of this many a time. The fear of being outcasted forces us sometimes to go against our better judgment. To keep people in our lives who we know are detrimental to our well-being. Maybe it’s a relationship, maybe…

I never understand why people wish for more life — more years — when this life is only fraught with pain. We wish for power, but we shudder under the weight of responsibility. We wish for adulation; when we cannot handle the criticisms. We wish for love but cannot handle…

If I ever said I’m sorry

If I ever said I’m sorry -I meant it- I hope you believed me

I speak mostly when I don’t need to

I say mostly what I don’t mean to

With thine own tongue I burn what I need build

A recluse those that…

He flew

She said she loved he said it back

Pure bliss one completes another

Sentences and all, the text book stuff

Bond grows from strength to strength

Worlds collide passions ignites

Our guards we let down

Logic cannot rival passion

We forget history repeats

Suddenly life happens new friends

A poem

How many more sorries can you say, before you just do the thing
The thing you ought to, the right thing, that you fail to — over and over

You value the impression you leave others more than the tumult within
You seek to shape the narrative- the persona…

A poem

For whom the bell tolls, it tolls for thee
Diamonds are forever; the owner transitory
Wishes are but prayers uttered with little confidence

To be human and fallible, but arrogate to satiate our infallible appetites
The choices we make infer our destinations
Trepidation begets remorse, and remorse the poison…

Collins Omwega

Writing blues

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