Measure lengths Of time and space Bridge the gaps Time elapse The burden of knowing I can hear Greed crowing The connotation of 'need' The merciless feed Insatiable means Sacrificed identity Buried next to originality While Greed preys on the remaining parts of me Breathe... Bright screen Dull reality   © Mena B. 2017

Drawing. A. Blank.

  Fictitious ticking time bomb Threatens to explode As words fill an empty hole   And I'm sitting in a corner As you await my reaction But I am hunched over, and my spine is curled with no retraction   Every step closer a resounding BOOM! And it rattles in my ears and shakes my [...]

Thoughts In Nature

Sometimes I catch my thoughts in a net of what ifs. Free of condition and the limitations it presents To frolic in the grass without a shadow of fear lurking behind my back. Every step. Not a crack. To climb a tree - yes! Let's seek higher ground! To jump to the sky. Let's commune [...]


We were once foggy mirrors til we focused on breath Through thin glass, our hands met and swept - a universal circle The unspoken truth - so clear As I reflect on you and I We're makers of the same mirror   © Mena B. 2018

Inspiration Strikes

The past week or so... My dreams were light Almost blurry Practically out of sight Looking through foggy lenses Leads one to restless nights Until all of the sudden...   Inspiration strikes   I can't tell you how it happened Or how long it plans to stay But I've learned time after time It's best [...]

The Dreamer

  When will you make your dreams a reality? Perhaps when the stars align? Or maybe when pigs begin to fly? The tick tap of your sole The irrelevance of time... How will you make your dreams a reality? Through the twiddle of your thumbs? The unprecedented magic wand, That leaves all fair and benign? A [...]


  Above a field of wildflowers There flew a bird and a bee Overlooking flower flocks A freshly sprouted seed The bird turned to the bee and said...   “I foresee When blossom peaks There’s none as wild as she.”