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Tanka Bittersweet goodbyes…Pages turn with the seasonsWinter kisses SummerTechnicolour brushed dreamscape- We fly into the sunset. Not far from home now. You can read a bit more about my thoughts and feelings on going home, here. I’ve arrived in Changi, Singapore, from Hobart, Tasmania, via Sydney, Australia, ready and braced to catch my final flightContinue reading “Home”

Trading Cards

Double Tanka Pokémon Poem Bitter is the boy,Who traded Pokémon cards,For the next mans dream,Worthless paper promises,Which bring him no warmth inside, ~Years increase value,Some seek that which gave them joy,Whilst collectors laugh,Becoming Pocket Monsters -Life is a trading card game. Poem by © Darius the Mate What is life without community? I would love to connectContinue reading “Trading Cards”

Lost Kitten

Tanka Sometimes, we get lost -Kitten on a busy road,Arched back and frightened,Uncertainty all around,- Which way to not get flattened? Poem by © Darius the Mate What is life without community? I would love to connect with other nicecissists out there. Reach out, let me know what you think in the comments, and of course, give me a follow forContinue reading “Lost Kitten”

The Pearl

Tanka A gift and a curse ~I crave the out of reach pearl,Breath trails in bubbles,Diving deep into limits,~ All for glory… or ruin. Original poem by © Darius the Mate What is life without community? I would love to connect with other nicecissists out there. Reach out, let me know what you think inContinue reading “The Pearl”

Plagued

Tanka Buried emotions,Mass casualties of a plague,In a shallow grave – The burden of humankind,Below the surface, rotting. Original poem by © Darius the Mate What is life without community? I would love to connect with other nicecissists out there. Reach out, let me know what you think in the comments, and of course, give me a follow for more – nice!Continue reading “Plagued”

The City

Tanka Light on dark waters -A network of sentience,Moving together,Individually felt,Two worlds, existing at once. Original poem by © Darius the Mate What is life without community? I would love to connect with other nicecissists out there. Reach out, let me know what you think in the comments, and of course, give me a follow for more – nice! https://nicecissist.blog Exploring mentalContinue reading “The City”

Be the Dragon

Rhymed tanka Don’t try to please sheep,Be the Dragon of the keep, They stand, stare and bleat,Whilst your belly fills with meat,May your castle house riches. Original poem by © Darius the Mate What is life without community? I would love to connect with other nicecissists out there. Reach out, let me know what you think in the comments,Continue reading “Be the Dragon”

Words of Winedom

Tanka Questioning your worth – When you feel the odd one out, Don’t sell yourself short,In the end, there’s only you,Choose people as you would wine. Original poem by © Darius the Mate What is life without community? I would love to connect with other nicecissists out there. Reach out, let me know what youContinue reading “Words of Winedom”