What To Write?

This poem is as a result of collaboration between Maria And I. We were chatting and she suggested we should write something together but then we couldn’t decide what we should write about. So it just went from there and we came up with this. It was a pleasure writing this with her. Here is the final piece:

We can write about betrayal.
Or we can write about snow and fairies
We can write about a deep pit of sorrow
or we can write about rains that fall like mercies.

You are right, We can write about anything,
We can write about how life throws curve balls at you,
And then leaves you around to wallow in your misery
Or we can write about how beautiful it is,
The very small things,
Sunsets and the sunrises,
Flowers and the trees,
Birds and the bees,
Shooting stars, moon and the sea

We can write about love– the ever clichΓ©d, vast word containing worlds
Or we can write about friends, who turn strangers, and strangers who turn foes.
We can write about sadness, how it gnaws one from inside
Bitter truths and false hopes, and how between it life flows.
We can write about anything, you see, as long as we can find light around
For when it turns pitch black, we won’t be left with even this.

You are right my friend, For writing is a spill way,
The words flood, With emotional tides,
Some times low, sometimes high rise,
It’s in these moments where we can’t do anything else,
We find words and pen them down,
For when darkness takes over, Even words seem to run short,
No light, no hope.

For the darkness is so so bad,
It leaves you around with all things sad.
And then you sit in the corner, waiting for some light to pour.
Until then tears are your best friend to hold.

Tears wash your face and stay with you,
As the loneliness tears every inch inside of you.
You scream and shout,
To let it all out
You hurt yourself,
You let it bleed,
Till all you are left with, are wounds and peels.

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20 thoughts on “What To Write?

  1. rommel says:

    I always wanted a collaboration post. Just never get through it. I actually thought of you once. I swear I did. I can’t remember what idea I had in mind though.
    Great post, Zee.

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  2. Akhiz says:

    when great minds collaborate great things happen, great events occur and great things are written, this is surely one of those great things, kudos to both you and Maria πŸ™‚

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  3. Mabel Kwong says:

    What a beautiful poem you and Maria wrote, Zee. I am forever amazed at how you always make your words and sentences rhyme so effortlessly in your poems. Hats off to you. You really have the gift of writing and you have the skill of putting emotion behind your words and hitting us with it. And we feel it πŸ™‚ Also, thank you for sharing that Coldplay song. I love that band. And thank you for the chocolate bar. We can be best friends πŸ˜€ ❀

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    • lifeconfusions says:

      Wow, Mabel, Always so kind!! ❀
      Thank you so much for always putting a big smile on my face, reading and understanding the emotions behind whatever I write, love you for that ❀ πŸ™‚

      And who doesn't love Coldplay? πŸ˜€ Hehe, They are so good, aren't they? πŸ˜‰

      thanks for accepting the chocolate bar, and what do you mean we 'Can' be best friends? We already are !! πŸ˜‰ Haha ❀ ❀ ❀

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  4. The V-Pub says:

    You and Maria did a wonderful job, Zee. I find it important to let these words out. It doesn’t matter if they’re words of love, anger, sadness, happiness, just let them out. They want to be heard and not contained. Thanks for posting that Coldplay song. I feel a connection with that band. Not only wonderful music, but words that resonate.

    Have a great day, Zee!

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    • lifeconfusions says:

      Thanks Rob, you are right. We gotta let those words out, it’s a form of expression not meant to be contained. Thanks for reading πŸ™‚

      I love Coldplay too, they make such good music, SO many good songs! ^.^

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