Yearning

Does a tree wish that it bore more fruit? Or a plant long for blossoming flowers? There they stand, majestic and mute, Silent and stoic, through days and hours. But people are painfully set apart, Feeling emotionally lost and forlorn, With a twisted gut and heavy heart, When a familial hope is never born. The…

Carrying a Heavy Heart

I started a broken, mental wreck, Trapped in a deep, dark parenting hole, Carrying you, brought hope and light, Giving me purpose, my fatherly role. We travelled together from half a year, Acquainting ourselves and moving as one, Sharing contact, physical and mental, Our relationship growing, second to none. The times we shared and sights…

The State of Mind

If freedom is a state of mind, And all you need is positive thought, Happiness seemingly simple to find, Contentment something that can’t be taught. But, what if your mind is in a state? Living with negative mental health, Crushed by crippling anxious weight, Poor in a world of joyous wealth. Fixing the state your…

Dog Daze

Sometimes I’m a mess, Full of anxious distress, Feeling dejected, Brain disconnected, Woe that’s difficult to express. By Paul Webster

A World In Pain

We live in a world of hatred and pain, Full of fear and destruction of life, Mostly sunshine, but occasional rain, The sound of a gun or gleam of a knife. The seed of terror in the public heart, A media witch-hunt flying high, Tearing the country and community apart, A dangerous game of racial…

Castle

A military man of honour and pride, Frank Castle brave in constitution, But changed the moment his family died, Witnessing a brutal mob execution. Castle died and the Punisher was born, Dressed as black as the darkness within, A skull on his chest, where his heart was torn, Weapons in tow, let the war begin.…

Body Beautiful

Born into a shell, a physical form, Your body holding a complex soul, The first experience of societal norm, Physical beauty the expected goal. The pressure develops in juvenility, Dissecting every single flaw, Preying on bodily sensitivity, Anxiety building at your core. Insecurity ripples as you mature, But looks aren’t the total of your self,…