Beneath Your Feet by Collen Molahlehi

[tabby title="Poem"] Even after you’ve severed every limbI still crawl back to the love that eats me inside out.Look at how these pores breathe themselvesInto the cracks, you vowed to seal.You broke every brick I’ve carefully laidFor you to climb...

Seesaw by Collen Molahlehi

[tabby title="Poem"] Holding on for dear lifeThey have wings the size of angel-shaped clouds.Melodies of youth are indeed chortlesAnd innocence with no summer blues.Up and down on the seesaw they go,With a peripheral view and a jealous groundThey can taste...

The first of September by Collen Molahlehi

[tabby title="Poem"] On the first of September, her water broke,Excited shivers never settled when the news brokeI held my bated breath when she tightly squeezedThe life out of my hand and into youThe wait was over, the wait was over...

Grief by Collen Molahlehi

[tabby title="Poem"] “I understand how you feel.”Echoes from the whispers“I understand how you feel.”Gets digested by my earsHe glances at me, sittingUninvited on our couchHe is so comfortable,I can tell he’s been here beforeWhen he speaksI fall victim to the...

Our Love by Collen Molahlehi

[tabby title="Poem"] For all the times I said I'll be thereYou held onto my promises and madeThem your world,You blinked into existence a realityWhere we had a fighting chance,A reality where hopeStill had a place to call homeA reality where...