Tag Archives: doubt

Conviction

Judge and jury here preside Truth and justice stand beside See the verdict reached with pride Wisdom deep and dark and wide Call him guilty to his face All your fears and doubts replace Of this journey leave no trace … Continue reading

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Splinter

This cuts my eye Deep within A splinter of knowledge Remembering Digging deep the more I try to draw it out Belief’s a poor player Cuckolded by doubt Tiny rivulets Tearing precious eyes Lethal as a sword But not by … Continue reading

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Outside

I am my own jailor You don’t hold the key I am colder within Than the outside of me I gaze from my cell block To winter strewn day I laugh at your feeble Attempts to dismay Inside I am … Continue reading

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Too Many

Too many years These pleasures pall Just salty tears Then none at all I seek to climb Only to fall Adrift in dreams A nightscape bright On weary lids Mere hope alights But as I reach It’s out of sight … Continue reading

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Beige – for Prompt 30 – Colour

Beige is the colour of guilt Cream white besmirched by dirt A half-hearted hue, it is dull dismay left over drying on a concrete floor Maroon the colour of regret Blood soaked purple lost like something decaying in the wake … Continue reading

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Suspicion

How can one know when wariness is required? The paranoid dances a fool’s parade, boxing shadows But over-confidence precedes a fall more frequently than pride So how does one decide? Deceit’s patterns arise wearing the mask of a friend But … Continue reading

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Doubt and Faith

A lacuna in my soul Hollow spaces where the light cannot penetrate and the dark refuses to dwell It is all shades of grey The colour of uncertainty the tone of doubt Belief eludes me though I seek it like … Continue reading

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