Tag Archives: free verse

Paranoid

I went and arrived at the scene
Hoped I've missed what I've seen.
Forget all the stars, welcomed the scars
For every memories aren't worthy.
Told you what's real over the deal
Was it you? It's you! Maybe it's not you
Maybe I'm  just sick and tired
Maybe I'm  just a paranoid.
What matters doesn't really matter
I know what you are thinking
I know why you are acting
I know it's over.
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Rumination of a Man who works behind

I was never been burned,
not until I play fire.
Now see how it turned,
when I become a liar.

I jumped in to see a glimpse
of what is happiness inside.
But now it doesn’t make sense,
there’s nothing more to hide.

I was not ready for this;
to face the reality of me.
Struggling to find what I miss
and see how change can be.

I was naked facing the daylight.
I was free to go at sunset.
Then if I already know what is right,
Why did I go for a bet?

Featured Image:
French ‘Portrait of a Man (Victor Considérant?)’, after 1830 
Oil on canvas, 28.5 x 22 cm
NG3686

To You Who Killed Me

By CJ Lopez

Midnight memories are haunting me
No more sunshines to feel the day
For no more day, or days.
I already forgotten to live
No, you killed me
For love is my strength and lies are your weapon.
Right from the start you are killing me
From time to time; slowly by slowly.
Those times I treasured are now nightmares of the past.
The more I think about it, the more it kills.
Now you are freely living your life
Leaving me here with no life.
You have killed me
I hope you’re happy.

i

by CJ Lopez

It is anguish inside the moment I saw it
A bad taste in one's mouth thinking about what caused this
Too much for an overflowing river in an unwanted rainy season
A late bloomer of consciousness, where is it when I need it?
It's too late now
I've decided my fate
I lost it
The battle of hearts
Unequipped, unprepared
Who has to blame?


moonday

by CJ Lopez

Let's all take time to appreciate the moon.
Today's Monday and the universe is sparkling above us.
Only few are lucky to have been blessed with the scene.
A magnificent look of what life is.
This life is our galaxy.
Some shines like a star,
A planet of possibilities maybe.
Some are just like the moon,
Who can't illuminate by himself.
Who can't bring light as always to many.
But what makes it special,
Is its wonders and mysteries.

The Road Taken

by CJ Lopez

Two roads diverged in a wood
 One is the path of many,
 The other is uncertain.
 They say life is worth risking,
 And the heart is our choice.
 I stood there thinking.
 What will be the right choice?
 The way of people who are sure
 Or the way that still needs to discover.
 I neglected the many.
 I took the road of nowhere.
 The path that challenges my capacity,
 To know what's beyond my world.
 The road where mysteries are to be unfold.
 The road where brave souls go.
 Two roads diverged in a wood.
 I took the one less traveled by,
 Now I'm lost.

On the Road

On the road I stopped and see,
A family who shares so glee.
The image of moment I stare,
They were so fine, so fair.

How nice it is, a family of care.
A family of joy, a family who share.
The old people’s responsibility,
Are seen done in reality.

I bid farewell to the scene.
A perfect portrait kin.
On the road I walked alone,
To face the world my own.

Bothered Heart

by CJ Lopez

Midnight thoughts of our memories,
The nights that we've been together.
Out of the blue alone,
I'm missing you.

My gypsy mind brought my heart
to an uncertain place to wander.
The escaping endeavor of oneself,
but back by your sweet gestures.

Unstable sense, tries to bring back
the old I that ones stand.
Here I am, I shout  for harmony
Clear what's inside, clear my heart.