Decision of the Heart

Lord, I forgive within my heart
Bitter feelings from the start –
The pain, the rage, the shattered parts,
Ill-kept emotions, now I thwart.

To the ones who crossed me, time & again
I harbored contempt since way back when
May haunted mem’ries fade and then
This soul may heal as You intend.

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Ghosts

They lurk, they creep. They hear me weep
My heart out loud, I try to keep
And silence them inside my head
I stare outside the shop instead.

They seek, they feed on my defeat
And they grin on to my retreat
I close my eyes, tears down my cheek
As they get strong, while I’m here weak.

They sting; they stab, and leave me sore.
They made me doubt what I’d fight for.
I sigh and pray, coz there’s still more
Right there, just waiting out my door.

Tough Calls

Its another rainy afternoon, as I sit here on my favorite chair at a Starbucks branch near my place – my rendezvous, and sweet, caffeine-filled escape from the harsh reality as I sip a cup of Caramel Frappuccino, and light up a stick or two, while savoring the cool breeze through my face. The thunderstorms didn’t seem to surprise me, as I start to jot down my random thoughts.

But this time, I feel as if the turmoil outside the coffee shop, cannot compare to the agony and the questions that linger inside my head, as I recall how the conversation went two weeks ago.

Right now, things are a little bit confusing, especially when I now bear once again, the pressures of finally finishing my degree, and (while doing so) fixing my Green Card before I turn 21 next year. With all these rambling thoughts in my head, I just cant seem to get myself back on track.