My Shine

I want you to see what I always believed. The assurance that if I left you behind, my existence would dissolve into nothing. It’s the miracle that you became in me the moment I met you. You’re the sugar to my sweet tooth. A cool breeze to my summer nights. The one whose name I’d…

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…

Ch.10: The Blessing

Her father calling me was surprising, but I wasn’t nervous as we had gotten along well at this point. He began by saying, “I know how you two feel about each other, and I have to admit, I’ve never seen her as happy as she’s been since she first told my wife and I about…

No More Love

If I told you to echo the words I speak, would it make them stronger or make them weak? There’s no more love between us, All we ever do now is fight. There’s no more love between us, The clock has struck midnight. Telling me your sorry just won’t do this time. Telling you I’m…

Inside

At midnight, while I lay in my bed, All these thoughts start running through my head. Of a life lived and now forever gone. And yet of another life still to come, only at its dawn. Inside I know that the one that’s been sets to course for the one to come. Inside also lies…

Picture Perfect

He was walking around outside with his hands framing different stuff when she approached him. What are you doing? She asks. I’m looking for a beautiful image to inspire my next poem, he says. How about the blue sky? It’s so pretty. she recommends. No. I don’t want pretty, he says as he continues to…

Ch.8: The First Time Resort

After a rather smooth flight we arrived at the hotel and checked in at just about 4 pm. We were a little tired from the flight and having had woken up early to get to the airport; and since neither one of us were the type to sleep in public, we decided it’d be best…

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…

The Inevitable Moment Pt. 2

His mind running through every possible scenario that could play out once he tells her his true feelings for her. The good ones, the bad ones, or maybe, with a glimmer of hope, he sees the best one playing out. Hey. I’m about to head out. You wanted to tell me something? She asks looking…

The Great Ones

The ones that make you smile. The ones that make you laugh. The ones that lift you up. The ones you lean along on your path. Yeah, those are the great ones. The ones who leave you no doubt. The ones that don't need a clue. The ones who always help you out. The ones…

My Winter’s Tale

Running away from me and leaving me with this incredible sensation, Was what The Temptations sang about in Just My Imagination. Picturing us is what my mind usually tends to do. Every talk has me realizing how easy it'd be to love you. Side by side with a twist that we’ve never felt before. Hoping…

Ch.5: Few Days

That kiss was the most amazing kiss I’ve ever experienced. Her lips were softer than I could’ve imagined. And the feeling inside that I got, my goodness, was it a rush. I found my dream woman and our first kiss sealed the deal for me. Now, I know what most guys would’ve wanted to happen…