happy new year
I’m baaack – Gassing Myself
Hello, hello! It has been a while, but I have a plausible excuse. I have been panhandling my poetry and networking at open mics. Uploads of my open mic performances will come later in the summer. I can’t wait to share them with you! In the meantime, please enjoy a new piece I have been…
I see beauty in black diamonds.Scattered across the cosmos.Most envy what they cannot control. What man can only see,But cannot touch.Too busy pretending to conquerStars they cannot reach. Yet, everyone sees, But we.Fighting across lines drawnBy stealthy thieves. They hide behind trees andWatch us search for a free,Lost at sea. Not knowing our freeIs eternal.They persecute…
The Seeds Planted in My Garden (2022)
This year I am thankful. Grateful for the mercy and favor that has been shed on my life.
Thank you.That is my voice waking me to the risen sun.I breathe in and yawn.My body feels stiff,I stretch.I feel each ligament,Each muscle reminds me I am still here.My eyes flutter and form is added to my vision.A bed, mirror, tables, and plants, glow under the curtain, dimmed light. I am home.Home is me. My…
Never allow scoffers to take your creativity, joy, and truth. A poem for those fighting the mental and emotional war.
Why I Love Poetry
What does author, M.Dels, love about poetry?
Hiding feels good.You cannot see me.You cannot readWhat I have not said. You cannot go to bedAnd reflect on the person you just met.Because I am hid,I am silent as the dead. I like being hid.It’s safe in the unknown.It’s comforting being alone,And not waiting by a phone. Not waiting for an invitation.Not waiting for…
Photo by @twinsfisch via Unsplash / Prose by M.Dels I am lazy. Laying in the lap of lost energy. Joyful for my blessings. Blending into calm, no more strife or survival. I am embalmed with warmth. My chest rises and releases all stress. I did my best. M.Dels Follow me on Instagram @mdelspoetry Check out…
Sometimes, you have silent cheerleaders. Watching, waiting, wishing success for you. But too ashamed to say it because they are surrounded by hate. Pray for them to one day be free — And sit in unity with you and your blessings. They are lost just like you were, but they stood still, hoping a light…