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Apr 2017 · 523
If I Could
iamtheavatar Apr 2017
If I could just live
this life again,
I shall find you
right from the start.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
A poem for love.
Made with Creative Writer app.
Apr 2017 · 1.1k
Venzerie
iamtheavatar Apr 2017
How shall I describe thee?
Oh, Venzerie.

Your eyes are like sunsets,
full of awe and mystery.
The strands of your hair
are like strings of silk and gold;
as firm as the ground,
as flowing as the river.
Your cheeks are like apples—
Well, I like apples.
Your lips are like two autumn leaves
dancing gracefully as the winds breathe.
Your teeth are like pearls washed ashore,
glistening as the sunlight bounces off.

What more shall I say?
Oh, Venzerie.

You had me with your smile
on the first day we met.

Like a moth prancing
recklessly with death;
hypnotized by the whisper
of the flame.
Like a little boy,
gazing through the window,
outside a toy store.
Like a speeding motorcycle
on an endless one-way road.

I'm smitten by the sound
of your sweet voice.

Like a weaned child sleeping
soundly in his mother's arms.
Like a seasoned boxer suddenly
out cold on the very first round.
Like a kitten placed in front of the
mirror for the very first time.

How beautiful you are!
Oh, Venzerie.

Like a calm before the storm;
an indescribable moment
of fleeting serenity.
Like an exchange of peace
inside a chapel on a good
Sunday morning.
Like a name on a coffee cup
spelled perfectly right.

Oh, Venzerie.
Your name is one-of-a-kind—
Well, I asked Google.

Like the dimples on your cheeks,
or the freckles on your face.
Like the way you laugh,
or the way you smile.
Like the way you say a word,
or the person that you are.
Everything is super!

You had me with your "Hello".
Oh, Venzerie.

My thoughts of you are many.
Surely, more than these words
that I could ever tell.
Should I make books of poetry,
surely, I'd write poems of you.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
A poem for love.
Mar 2017 · 581
Speak
iamtheavatar Mar 2017
This life.

Nothing more
than dust and dirt.
Nothing more
than a pause for breath.

Yet You chose to speak
to these skin and bones.

Selah

Speak Lord.

Let Your voice
touch this weary heart.
Let Your Spirit
pour like eternal rain.

Selah

Speak Lord.
When these lips
don't know how to praise.

Speak Lord.
When these hands
are too heavy to raise.

Speak and set me ablaze.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
A poem for love.
Mar 2017 · 1.3k
Forever Grateful
iamtheavatar Mar 2017
My heart will be forever grateful,
to all the hardships and pain—
the past and the present,
now that the future is revealed.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
A poem for love.
Made with Creative Writer app.
Mar 2017 · 333
As They Say
iamtheavatar Mar 2017
It is as they say:
The heart was bigger than
it used to be; and the rib
that was taken away
is yet to be found.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
A poem for love.
Made with Creative Writer app.
Mar 2017 · 274
I Would Rather
iamtheavatar Mar 2017
I would rather die
before your eyes;
if that's the only way
that could stop you
from crying for him.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
A poem for love.
Made with Creative Writer app.
Mar 2017 · 641
Untitled
iamtheavatar Mar 2017
Of all the names ever invented,
yours is the most wonderful.
For you have taken over my heart,
and now I'm finally free.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
A poem for love.
Made with Creative Writer app.
Mar 2017 · 543
As The Music Plays
iamtheavatar Mar 2017
As the music plays,
I could feel her heartbeat
in my heart.
And when she dances,
I could hear my name.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
A poem for love.
Made with Creative Writer app.
Mar 2017 · 311
Moon Lady
iamtheavatar Mar 2017
The moon shines brightly
as she walks across the sky.
My soul shall follow her,
where'er she will be.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
A poem for love.
Made with Creative Writer app.
Mar 2017 · 426
Prodigal Love (Haiku)
iamtheavatar Mar 2017
Insurmountable.
Like ocean, where ships set sail.
Prodigal and free.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
A poem for love.
Mar 2017 · 471
Sweet Reverie (Haiku)
iamtheavatar Mar 2017
Acceptance* is key.
Life is one big promenade.
A sweet reverie.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
A poem for love.
Mar 2017 · 316
Let's Make Music (10W)
iamtheavatar Mar 2017
Let's make music* with the
sound of our hearts beating.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
A poem for love.
Mar 2017 · 647
Duluoz and Kerouac
iamtheavatar Mar 2017
Wake up* sleeper!
Your summer days are over.
Tidy up and prepare for winter,
lest you be caught off guard.

For we have a steeple with lots of faces,
and symbols and catchphrases,
and pulpits and pews

—but never a
Duluoz and Kerouac.

And do not mistake
silence for absence.
And patience for
impotence.

For just as the sun rises
from the east.
So shall justice be served
for the least.

So then, let us say:

May our days be numbered,
and our troubles few.
And may this sweet surrender
bring us life anew.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
A poem for love.
Mar 2017 · 283
Love's A Mirror (10W)
iamtheavatar Mar 2017
Love* and be loved.
Others might say,
it's a mirror.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
A poem for love.
Mar 2017 · 919
Every Heartbeat (10W)
iamtheavatar Mar 2017
Let Love
be the only name
of your every heartbeat.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
A poem for love.
Mar 2017 · 193
Somewhere (10W)
iamtheavatar Mar 2017
Somewhere* along
the past and the present
lies my future.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
A poem for love.
Feb 2017 · 354
SMH (10W)
iamtheavatar Feb 2017
Evil is the new good;
and truth becomes
hate speech.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
A poem for humanity.
Feb 2017 · 529
Only Love (10W)
iamtheavatar Feb 2017
There's a void
in every heart,
only love can
fill.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
Jan 2017 · 2.1k
Schizophrenia (10W)
iamtheavatar Jan 2017
Saint or sinner?
Jekyll or Hyde?
I gotta choose one.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
Dec 2016 · 509
Apathy
iamtheavatar Dec 2016
I have a wound which
the eye cannot see.
Making riddles out of the obvious.
My heart yet not comprehend,
the impervious mischief of brokenness.

A splash of ennui amidst
the savoring intellect.
Listlessness and apathy
endures mortality.

My heart grew fond
of my own enmity.
Bitterness is truancy
that rivals denouement.

Oh my sweet lacksey-daisy heart,
where do I go from here?
Round and round in the roundabout.
River I kept swimming
head over heels.

I'm thinking of a thought
that I don't understand.
As soon as I admit
I'm alive, I am dead.

They say when you're lonely,
you think too deeply.
Maybe, but I don't care.

Should I go swimming?
Or should I be drowning?
I don't know the difference anymore.

White is black, black is white.
But there is no gray.

Oh my sweet lacksey-daisy heart,
do you believe me?
I don't care.

They say good things about me.
But what does it mean
to look beyond me?
I'm already in the middle,
right before I even started.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
Dec 2016 · 607
Hello 2017! (10W)
iamtheavatar Dec 2016
Dear 2016,
I'm done with all
my hurts and alibis.

**iamthe_avatar ©2017
Dec 2016 · 850
Roses Have Thorns (10W)
iamtheavatar Dec 2016
Temptations
come with a price,
just like roses have
thorns.

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
Dec 2016 · 474
Her Smile (10W)
iamtheavatar Dec 2016
No matter how much she smiles,
he sees her pain.

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
Dec 2016 · 494
Two Christmases (Haiku)
iamtheavatar Dec 2016
I'm here all alone,
remembering the days when
there's just one Christmas.

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
Dec 2016 · 606
Ode to the Weary (10W)
iamtheavatar Dec 2016
'Tis a hard world.
Strengthen your hearts.
Strengthen, not harden.

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
Dec 2016 · 337
Starting Over (10W)
iamtheavatar Dec 2016
Felt like a
complete stranger
to the streets once
home.

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
Dec 2016 · 727
Eye Candy (10W)
iamtheavatar Dec 2016
An eye candy a day,
keeps my stressful day
away.

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
Dec 2016 · 300
Coffee Trivia (10W)
iamtheavatar Dec 2016
D'you know
that the best thing
about coffee is...

...creamer?

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
Dec 2016 · 343
Bittersweet Life (10W)
iamtheavatar Dec 2016
Sometimes* in life,
sweet lies are better
than bitter truth.

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
Dec 2016 · 343
Hey! (10W)
iamtheavatar Dec 2016
This
is so random,
but you are so
**** pretty!

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
Dec 2016 · 289
Life (10W)
iamtheavatar Dec 2016
Is what happens
when you forget
to clean your
mess.

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
Dec 2016 · 322
Chasing Butterflies (10W)
iamtheavatar Dec 2016
Like flower,
she sways gracefully
while he's busy
chasing butterflies.

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
A poem for a woman I met on Tinder
Dec 2016 · 563
The Advantage of Love (10W)
iamtheavatar Dec 2016
Better is a loving fool,
than a heartless wise man.

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
Dec 2016 · 609
Grace (10W)
iamtheavatar Dec 2016
Like a calm
whisper saying:
"Don't worry, I got you."

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
Dec 2016 · 380
Unworthy (10W)
iamtheavatar Dec 2016
She
deserves someone
who is not afraid to be
himself.

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
A poem for a woman I met on Tinder.
Nov 2016 · 349
You Are (10W)
iamtheavatar Nov 2016
The reason
I want to live
this miserable
life–

Again.

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
A poem for a woman I met on Tinder.
Nov 2016 · 1.8k
Pizza and You
iamtheavatar Nov 2016
There are two things
In this world
I can't live without–

Pizza and you

For you are
Like pizza,
The most wonderful
Creation of all!

No matter how
It looks like,
I love the way it is
Just like you!

No matter how
It tastes like,
I love the way it is
Just like you!

[pause]

There are two things
In this world
I can't live without–

But if I were to choose:

I will definitely
Choose pizza
Over you!

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
Nov 2016 · 451
I Will Never Know
iamtheavatar Nov 2016
Whenever* you come
Across my mind,
I imagine myself
With you down the aisle.

Who can resist
Your sweet face?
Your bright eyes
Full of hope?

I will never know
The mystery behind,
Two strangers sharing
The same heart.

And I will never know
The reason behind,
Two people connecting
For the very first time.

How much fate
Is at work,
When two souls find each other
Without knowing why?

And how much love
Is there in friendship,
When two strings form a bond
And strengthened by time?

I will never know.

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
A poem for a woman I met on Tinder.
Nov 2016 · 831
Prose and Ballads
iamtheavatar Nov 2016
I'm thinking about you.
In prose and ballads,
I'm writing words I know
I can't personally tell you.

I know we're not
Friends or even acquaintance,
But I can't help looking
At the pictures of you.

I know it sounds crazy
But I assure you,
Nothing is crazier
Than what you did to me.

I want you.

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
A poem for a woman I met on Tinder.
Nov 2016 · 1.4k
Hyenas and Lionesses
iamtheavatar Nov 2016
This world is but a graveyard
Of kings and kingdoms
Of philosophers and freemen
Of sacrilegious arrogance

For we live in a vast wasteland
Of prospectors and merchants
Only a few steps from oasis
Battling for a distant mirage

Humans are mere beasts
Like hyenas and lionesses
Fighting for supremacy
In this endless ephemerality

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
Thoughts about life.
Nov 2016 · 705
Love Is Her Name
iamtheavatar Nov 2016
Love.* I just saw her.
I did not know anything about her.
But I knew she was the one.
Yet I did not listen to my heart.

And then I met someone.
Still my heart's not at home.
And as days turn to months,
Now I'm back on my own.

And so after two years...

Love. I just saw her. Again.
I still don't know anything about her.
But I know she is the one.
And now I'll be listening to my heart.

Love is her name.

Oh how I always feel uneasy,
When I think about her.
She does not even know me.
But my heart beats for her.

Her eyes are like pebbles,
Thrown into the water and ripples.
Her smile is like a thousand doves,
Flying through the velvet clouds.

Though we're worlds apart,
All the more I pray.
To have the courage to say,
She has taken over my heart.
On that one fine day.

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
A poem for a woman I met on Tinder.
Oct 2016 · 3.0k
Mga Anak ng Haring Bayan
iamtheavatar Oct 2016
Lubhang mapanganib
ang sinumang daig
ng isang dayuhan umibig
sa 'di sinilangang bayan.

O, anong poot at sigalot
ang kanyang itinanim
sa Kaluntiang nagbigay-lilim
sa kanyang murang katawan,
Upang silaban at yurakan
ang kabanalan ng kasarinlan

Ang magkapatid ng pisi
ay 'di dapat magtunggali,
Ngunit ang isang bayaran
ay masahol pa sa kawatan

Kaya ako'y nananawagan
sa maringal kong Haring Bayan,
O, kanyang tipunin
Mga anak ng Dakilang Lahi,
Handang paglingkuran
ang lupang kinamulatan

Pagkat ang aking lupang kinamulatan
ay isang makatang manunulat,
Siya ay bukal ng kaluwalhatian,
Angkan ng kayumangging balat

Samakatuwid, bigyang pansin
ang nagngangalit na damdamin
ng Sinaunang Mandirigma,
Sa awit ng himagsikan
dumaloy ang himig ng dangal,
At sa kalupkop ng kanyang sandata
lumigwak ang kagitingan
magpasa hanggang kamatayan,
Sa ngalan ng kalayaan

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
A poem for the great Filipino people.
Aug 2016 · 557
A Call to Love
iamtheavatar Aug 2016
This poem is my presence,
In a world devoid of its quintessence

It needs not know my name,
'Cause I ain't looking for fame

I ain't looking for love,
Already got it from above

I ain't looking for gold,
'Cause ****'s free when I'm old

Neither am I looking for recognition,
'Cause I have my own mission

One's losing is another's winning,
But this oblivious planet
just keeps spinning

Why pursue something that fades,
But ignore the crisis that pervades?

We're living in a world full of baits,
Constantly making us salivate,
Towards the things that manipulate

The brittle but
truth immaculate,

Where dialectics and debates
Flourish and permeate,
But situations only exacerbate

Love now, 'til it's too late

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
A call to love.
Apr 2016 · 1.9k
We Are All Hypocrites
iamtheavatar Apr 2016
We are all hypocrites,
passionate on
crime, *** and drama

We are all hypocrites,
building our
two-dimensional dioramas

We think fast,
our half-witted brains
conniving

We talk fast,
our foolproof tongues
praising

We love to hate others,
and bask in the glory
of their demise

We hate to love our brothers,
for all our speeches
are mem'rized

Stepping stones from naivety
Our vainglorious insanity
Romanticizing reality

The hand that
feeds us
is our enemy

When will this stop?

**iamthe_avatar ©2016
Note to self.
Jul 2015 · 1.1k
Our Inglorious Unbecoming
iamtheavatar Jul 2015
How far have we come?
Our masquerading insanity,
Egotistical sensuality
We bask in the luxury
Of our miserable depravity

Tumultuous cries and sweet lies,
It's only a state of mind
We malice, not chastise,
And give birth to anarchy

The world was an empty bliss
Reveled in the vast starlit sky
Now consumed by the beast inside,
Our inglorious unbecoming

**iamthe_avatar ©2015
Note to self.
Jun 2015 · 699
Poetic Nonsense
iamtheavatar Jun 2015
Gazing* into the void—

with his pen going
to and fro onto a blank page:
just like two lovers
kissing each other,
repressing a momentary qualm,
exhuming the extravagant proof
of their existence

—is the writer,

lashing out
every synapse of his brain

for nothing.
Nothing.

**iamthe_avatar ©2015
Scriptwriting.
May 2015 · 2.0k
Nepal
iamtheavatar May 2015
You are not beaten
Your strength isn't broken
Your heart keeps beating

Have faith

When your ears start to get numb
By the sound of a thousand cries
And your knees can't lift you up

Look up

A glimpse of hope there is
When mountains fall around you
And the grounds below cut open
Nothing will shake your courage

Nothing will

This is something to remind you
When the earth forgets your name
At the roundabout of time

Look up

Behind the clouds where
The sun shines brightest
Streams of dreams endure  
At the top of the mountains

**iamthe_avatar ©2015
Pray for Nepal.
Feb 2015 · 1.0k
Eponymous Heartbeats
iamtheavatar Feb 2015
Our hearts fit perfectly
Like wooden puzzle pieces
Cut from the same tree
Both have the same sadness,
Both share the same joy

Intertwined from birth,
Only but the two of us
The transliteration of our pulses
Forms the fixation of our beings;
The communication of our synapses
Pulls each other's heartstrings

No one else can feel,
Only but the two of us
The intangible connection
Between two worlds;
The eponymous heartbeats
Of our tethered hearts

May the world be my enemy,
And its chaos my sanctuary
But I'll never trade the times
For a hundred billion dimes

And if one day I lose you;
I'll borrow from the future
And lend to the past
Just to see you near me
Darling so dear; holding so fast

**iamthe_avatar ©2015
Because it's February, I will write a suitable poetry.
Feb 2015 · 2.1k
Unseen Beauty (Haiku)
iamtheavatar Feb 2015
the unseen beauty
lies in the eyes of the blind
—though no sight at all

**iamthe_avatar ©2015
My first ever haiku!
Feb 2015 · 4.4k
Serenity (10W)
iamtheavatar Feb 2015
The
one place
where I can finally
hear my
thoughts.

**iamthe_avatar ©2015
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