I Am


I am once again the ocean Restlessly pounding the reef bound shores Cold water floating in the surface Boiling undercurrents, waiting… My salty expressions grow bigger Wildly, yet gracefully I fold within myself Crashing against the rocks Torn by my instability I am without cause Wondering aimlessly across the horizon Selfishly perhaps, ignoring the rest … Continue reading I Am

Temporary


I suppose it means I’m healing if I can dream again My heart seems resilient But I wonder just how much Rubber bands stretch Silks tear Bones break Hearts shatter Feelings fade Everything is temporary. Copyright © 2015 Maricel Jiménez Peña

Storm


Perhaps the signs are pointing in the opposite direction Perhaps I shouldn’t be here Perhaps I shouldn’t have come Seems like uneven territory Quicksand, boulders, and landmines A breeze that panics and changes direction A wobbling path to a storm And here I am, right in the middle. Copyrights @ 2018 Maricel Jiménez Peña

Lessons & Goodbyes


Trying to find the lessons in you Not sure what they are I don’t think it’s about plots or storylines It’s not about do’s and don’ts Perhaps your poem had a purpose Beyond words and feelings Perhaps you came to ease goodbyes Copyrights © 2018 Maricel Jiménez Peña