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Life in Illusion by Adri Roothman Buys

[tabby title="Poem"] Underneath it all my skin crawls in discomfort.Yet to the naked eye, I seem to stand tall. Underneath it all, an internal battleagainst the weakness of my greatest enemy - my inner self.Yet to the naked eye, I...

Bring me the gift of you by Adri Roothman Buys

[tabby title="Poem"] The coldness ofthe violin stringsbeneath my fingersmakes me shiverlike the touch of a cold winter’s nighton my naked body. When did the music stop? Where is the heatthat danced beneath my bodyin erotic flames of salsa. Now I...

Scarred by Adri Roothman Buys

[tabby title="Poem"] They lured me inwith prejudice of play.I was a child so youngwith innocent brown eyesstaring at the trusting adult hands,big and misjudgingly “friendly”folding over mine.My adult herowho lost his wings.I am now a broken beingthat sits with the...

Me by Adri Roothman Buys

[tabby title="Poem"] I fear rejection I see my own reflection and the “look” is unique I’m that one in a few awarded with sideways glances obviously hidden beneath a nonchalant action. I wear a scar above my lip A nose...

May I find some mercy in the light by Adri Roothman Buys

[tabby title="Poem"] I feel it the weary that drags me down it knocks on the inside of my womb nervous and dreading the morning light it steals the air from my lungs I feel captivated by the darkness I sleep...