Ch. 12: The Engagement

With everyone ready to surprise her even more than she already was, I beckoned all of them to come out and celebrate our engagement. Surprise! Everyone yelled. She was so ecstatic. “I was about to call you”, she told her parents. She was so enamored with the engagement ring that her parents gave me to…

You Hurt Me

You hurt me the day it all came to an end. As if I never mattered to you as much as you did to me. Yeah catching me by surprise no longer being my friend. As if I never earned your trust as you ended it abruptly. And now it’s a little too late. Yes,…

Just Another Guy

I was just another guy Who decided to try To see if you were free To possibly go out with me. Didn't turn out as I'd hope The second you went and said nope. Now nearly a year has passed And our bond just couldn't last So now I'm just another guy Who decided to…

Reunion

I’ve written a poem for all to hear, hence I’ve taken centerstage. One that I hope resonates with all of you no matter your age. How I looked forward to these days, any longer I just couldn’t afford. For we know that where believers gather, there also is the Lord. So let us rejoice, for…

Heart-Shaped Box

A mysterious heart-shaped box lies on her desk with pieces of paper inside. Picked up the first piece and it read, “for my future bride”. A smiled came across her face as she knew exactly who had written it. Grabbed another piece and that one read, “thinking of you every waking moment”. With many more…

How Can I?

I ask. See this misery end without a guarantee that I’ll ever see you again? Live in this isolation, knowing when it’s over, I still won’t have my friend? Put my heart on hold with every moment and every feeling? Move on as if I’m okay despite obviously still reeling? How can I? I ask.…

I’m Sorry I Love You

He tries to find the words before he must say goodbye to her. “I’m going to miss you so much.” He says, before realizing it’s impossible for him to let her go. “This is going to be one of the hardest things I’ll ever have to do and so I won’t.” He says. “What do…

Every Talk

A blessed feeling it’s been finding somebody who’s been good company on a consistent basis. Somebody who always makes me smile with a genuineness that is very contagious. To think I stood nearby for months on end not sure if I should have said anything. Looking back, it was time wasted that could have been…

Six Weeks

Six weeks, that’s all that it has been Six weeks, a good mood is what I’ve been in. Good conversations, laughs, and shared smiles, Definitely a time I’ll cherish for quite a while. And though time may pass before we talk again I’d like to believe that those talks made me a friend. Being able…

Ch.4: First Date

Thinking about our date all week, Friday couldn’t have arrived soon enough. But when it did, a heavy thunderstorm dampened the entire day. The festival was canceled and rescheduled for Saturday, which was not going to allow us to go since she had to work a late shift. Determined to not let our weekend be…

The Beginning

Eye contact. Smile. He speaks. My God you’re beautiful. If nobody’s told you that today, then nobody’s paid attention. I mean, I want nothing more than to kiss you, but I won’t. Those lips are too good for me, they deserve more. Eye Contact. Smile. She answers. They deserve you. I don’t need anybody to…

What Shall I Do?

I see you and my mind wonders. What shall I do? I’m attracted and my eyes can’t look away. What shall I do? I’m silent but my voice wants to call you. What shall I do? Your eyes; how to make them look at me. What shall I do? Your lips; I want to know…