Twisting turns Destined opposite paths The mid holds a point. Two travelers In wander against tides Worn out in life’s pinches Life’s end holds no stitches Hope speaks in fear’s chokes Fear reigns in fright of hope Man sinks deep in quick sand Withering on the crossroad. Heroes live beyond death’s call Cowards die […]

The Answer

Life’s a pool of questions Stuck within the perimeters Of the soul’s case. The deads’ mouths are mute. Life’s an interviewer Posing questions from ages To the greater of greats of man Left dumb to the clue of response. The deads’ mouths are mute. For the answer Man remains lost in delusion Bedeviled in a […]


In the shadows of darkness Feeling fine air from flying fingers Under white coated ceilings The night skies from view are hidden Dark heads remain in agony for slumber Fragile feet grasp for repose Hot breaths of tire escape the nails’ prisons The spine lies gently on hard cushion Yet sleep dreams far away in […]


Curtains behind curtains Floating beneath darken waves The soul sings melodies of sorrow Echoes from heaps of wilderness Curtains behind curtains Sinking in bed of roses The heart cries out love Sighs of sweetened sweat Curtains behind curtains Lies the secret of love Curtains behind curtains Lies the revelation of loss ©Lansah Lawrence September,2017. lansah.wordpress.com


  Fallen leaflets Holding​ on to dying hope Over hostile marbles Dead stalks. Green Giving way To brown: Decay. A pleaser for life’s frown. Falling hopes Gives ways for rising dirges Console is silent foam. Deepened trenches. ©Lansah Lawrence June 29, 2017. lansah.wordpress.com


Infant harvest: The seedling’s growth Is cut short by the tie Of the veil and chains Of merciless zabla. The angel of death rips The soul of my childhood. And places the corpse of my body In the dungeon of marriage. I am unfound at the playgrounds. It’s my turn to skip the rope But […]