Category Poems

The Dark Side of Empathy

My family lost the civil war  After running from another war  I grew up learning arithmetic  And about human insanity  With unnecessary cruelty  And as I grew into a young adult  I painted canvases about pain  Mimicking Picasso’s Guernica Women…

Fruit Trees Remind Me

As soon as I could write  I remember writing poems  In little notebooks that were cute and shown  I would like the way they sound  And the way they rhymed  The way they looked  Short and concise.  And that I…