Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.

Mɛss.

When poetry becomes a disease,
and people all too untrustworthy

When a million ideas begin to inspire,
but they all sound just so clichéd

When you are finally barefoot
but the land disappears from below

Or when you’re ready to take flight
but above you spans a sky no more.

Commas, slashes, colons, fullstops:
knives, daggers, tight knots, stones.

When promises lose their sanctity–
of forever, hope, “Forever, I hope.”

There is no use finding meaning, see
Life keeps pouring death into bones.

23 responses

  1. Beautifully expressed.

    November 25, 2014 at 1:10 am

  2. I can relate to this so very well.
    Beautifully written, like always😉

    November 25, 2014 at 1:39 am

  3. Commas, slashes, colons, fullstops:
    knives, daggers, tight knots, stones.

    wah…

    same here can so relate to this….. expressed beautifully🙂

    November 25, 2014 at 3:26 am

  4. “Life keeps pouring death into bones.”
    –Wow Maria. This is very strong. Certainly packs a punch.🙂

    November 25, 2014 at 6:45 am

    • Thank you so very much, stacilys! I am glad you stopped by! ♥

      November 28, 2014 at 1:36 pm

  5. Lovely

    November 25, 2014 at 7:16 am

  6. I wonder sometimes, Maria, how do you weave these words. They touch the inner chords of heart. Your words are so expressive and with lot of hidden essence, definitely very personal i presume.

    November 29, 2014 at 11:18 pm

    • This had come in a rather messy state of heart and mind and I had thought it won’t make sense to anyone else, but guess it did. Thank you for your kind comment!🙂 Have a great day!

      December 2, 2014 at 5:59 pm

      • 🙂🙂 It makes sense to like-minded people who can read between the lines😉
        Except appreciating your verses and expressions, i am helpless in rest of the ways. But may be, by sharing your emotions and pains in the form of poems, i hope its impact on you gets lessened.

        Have a good day, dear…with lots of blessings from the Almighty…!!!

        December 2, 2014 at 7:25 pm

        • It sure does! Honestly, I don’t even remember whatever had caused it. It is to me now what it should be to any other reader.🙂
          Thank you extremely much!🙂 That means to me. Blessings and best to you too.

          December 2, 2014 at 9:09 pm

          • Ab aap in sab se pare ho chuke ho…:)

            December 2, 2014 at 9:16 pm

  7. Matlab… jab likhne ko kuchh na mile to bhi itna achchha likhti hain?😛

    December 5, 2014 at 1:34 am

  8. “And then my soul saw you and it kind of went “Oh there you are. I’ve been looking for you”

    Nice line BTW🙂

    December 5, 2014 at 1:35 am

  9. Excellent!

    December 18, 2014 at 3:55 pm

  10. What is your thinking process when you pen down such stuff!
    Awesome Maria!

    December 24, 2014 at 1:24 pm

  11. miss.mysterious

    MashaAllah well written!
    My fav part was❤
    When promises lose their sanctity–
    of forever, hope, “Forever, I hope.”

    June 17, 2015 at 12:15 pm

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