I am Rikimaru; I am Shadow

Writer, Poet, Social Commentator

READ ALL ABOUT IT (PART III) – EMELI SANDE

  You’ve got the words to change a nation But you’re biting your tongue You’ve spent a life time stuck in silence Afraid you’ll say something wrong If no one … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

LOVE SOMEBODY – MAROON 5

This is for all of you who manage to find love… to find someone who makes you smile all day. I know your insides are feeling so hollow And it’s … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

THE BEGINNING

A soft, faint thumping within Pleading for a second chance A chance to start; to begin Another volta, another dance.   Why I’m I lost?   Lost in a volley … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

WORLD WAR Z

Though I cannot see you Though you be far away Like an aperitif I feel you In my thoughts I see you everyday   You know it is meant for … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

MY DISENCHANTMENT

These bleeding words on my heart Smeared by cupid’s dart Are proof enough to show my intent Of this feeling, I wish not repent.   For such a feeling as … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

OH YE BARD EH?

Dreams in your seams yours in mine. Deadlines within your thoughts. Targets without arrows Eyes on the aim Slow and steady wins the race. Almost not applicable in this case. … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

WHAT IS EVERYTHING

Love is one thing but not every The swirling thoughts that invade many. When dark is bright and load is light And kings to kings take fight. ‘Tis not all … Continue reading

September 16, 2013 · 3 Comments

THANK YOU!

God who made me and made me see How great thou art through land and sea.   Thy will be done though storms may last. Thy word be settled like … Continue reading

September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

THE SIGH

The dew that once fired my blank heart That feeling; courage to bell the cat Sneaks away, seeping through invisible pores Leaving behind aching sores. With every shredded sigh Wisdom … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

LEAVE OUT ALL THE REST

I dreamed I was missing You were so scared But no one would listen ‘Cause no one else cared After my dreaming I woke with this fear What am I … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

BACK STAB!

He was wearing a large overcoat Drops of rains mottled on his throat He had just this ultimate chance To seek refuge far in France. He had planned painstakingly From … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Failure’s attempt at Ode

Valid values versus varnished vice varied vast vacuumed vents Victorious victim vanquished vase Very vexed valiant vengeance.   Come to me, oh ye that thirst Starry bleary weary eyes Find … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · 4 Comments

TRUE LIES

I say I am sad; I lie For the pleasure of knowing you For a moment with you Is the reason why.   I say I am happy; I lie … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

MY DREAMS HAVE KEPT ME

My Kindgom of most impossible thought Where utter neglect for Galileo thrives ‘Tis here my hands have mosters fought A valiant warrior, a saviour of lives.   My dreams have … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Departed

How can I forget; you, be forgotten? Not while there is earth and heaven Not while I still control my reason.   Through veiled time, you saw me Against all … Continue reading

August 23, 2013 · 3 Comments

IF I HAD TO SAY GOODBYE

I belong to another; a manger born Master of the earth, a carpentar’s son Freed me from chains, then shackled me To him, for him; forever to be From yoke … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · 2 Comments

For the Love we share…

Lest these sweet smelling seas Inebriate me forever, I seek thee, cure my disease, Obliterate this blissful shiver.   Shred my heart and set me free Lofty not, they sardonic … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

TO LOVE YOU MORE

Bardlike with eternal anectdotes My stout heart, gored by your stilleto Sings adoring praise in still notes Of beauty, a belle, of eternal love so.   To love in absence … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Forlorn

Forlorn longing for all I have won Like an army falling one by one by one The fiery darts of loneliness pierce my fleshy heart Inward revulsion, repulsion, revolts start.

August 14, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Thief

I stole the heart of he who died Crucified just like me, but rose again I who stole and killed and lied Redeemed by the Lamb who was slain.   … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

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