Dear You, I said no to you three times, I know now it’s because I was protecting myself. Deep down I knew that you’re not capable of having a relationship—at least not the kind I want. I just ignored the obvious truth. I’m going to be honest with you, because that’s what people who care... Continue Reading →
I think God allowed me to purposely lose a personal item - more specifically my cross earrings - just so I can watch God help me find them, and the biggest reason for this is that it reinforces my faith in His constant presence, guidance and the love in my life. It also tells me... Continue Reading →
Formed in Your womb, You loved me before the Disappointment before the Tears before the Stress. Embracing my Imperfections, You showered me with an illuminating Love that became a Lighthouse to hide from the Darkness. - Nikki Leibbrandt (2019) To my mom. I love you. More about the picture here.
These four walls cut off my supply of oxygen blurring my sense of self. The screams, whispers and lies tell me who I am - no - who they think I am supposed to be and I listen, polluting my mind with the poisonous smoke, smothering my voice until it's weak and muffled. Forced... Continue Reading →
In my World the Full Moon appears like a unexpected guest - out of the blue and unwelcome. Claws pierce through human flesh as the Moon takes control of the Body. Howling, it makes You the background singer in your self-titled album. - Nikki Leibbrandt (2019) I write this poem with a heavy... Continue Reading →
If you were a song I'd sing you all the time So I can have you on my lips forever. - Nikki Leibbrandt (2019)
You are the Sun and I'm the Moon. In our circular dance of Night and Day, you lost sight of our violet Sunsets, deciding Twilight just wasn't good enough for you and instead shone your rays on Earth in search of something the Galaxy cannot offer you. - Nikki Leibbrandt (2019) There... Continue Reading →
The shadow of me keeps on haunting me following every step I take every mistake lingers behind me taunting me with a dark overcast - of innocence lost of heartache endured of pain to come. The shadow of me my only companion in my world of solitude is a constant reminder of my past... Continue Reading →
Atoms violently vibrating - the apex of destruction - about to shatter my human form to burst into ten thousand butterflies. - Nikki Leibbrandt (2019) More about the image, here.
Missing you is like the ocean each day has a different sea state it comes in waves my heart - the moon that controls the tides - my mind - the captain of my ship, sailing through the unknown. Missing you tonight (the waves roar, my ship sinks) feels like drowning. - Nikki Leibbrandt... Continue Reading →
Breathe in the dust particles of roads traveled by thousands infiltrating your lungs and narrowing your arteries until your heart turns to stone. Breathe out the smoke of a fire burning in your soul covering everything in darkness until your world turns into shadows. - Nikki Leibbrandt (2019) More about image, here.
Pressing my fingers into my skull in search of answers floating around in my mind. It violently bursts open in technicolor painting the night sky with colors of the rainbow. - Nikki Leibbrandt (2019) More about image, here.
The sea a poem without language. The waves collide with my body chained to a world ruled by letters and all of a sudden my tongue feels constrained by my words. - Nikki Leibbrandt (2018) More about the image, here.
You are the sun and I? I'm your loyal follower. A sunflower, enslaved to move my body to face your glorious rays. Worshiping the warmth that radiates from You, because I stopped shining. - Nikki Leibbrandt (2018) A poem to chronic medication. I don't write about this often, even though it is something... Continue Reading →
Hysteria blossoms searching for the truth in every syllable you utter. And all at once... The petals start to fall down as silence fills the space between you and me. - Nikki Leibbrandt (2018) More about image, here.
Two footprints left on the dirty little world while a blue blanket covers the chaos within. The barefooted owner stretches her arm above it all to touch a piece of infinity. - Nikki Leibbrandt (2018) More about the image here.
Tossed into the lake of reminisce drowning in the memories of then I float on the one of you and me dressed up in black and white I drift through the memory holding my breath until I turn grey just to freeze time. - Nikki Leibbrandt (2018) More about the image here.
Cut the strings of the Puppeteer and obedience disintegrates into thin air as the strings fall to earth like shooting stars. I rapidly make a wish to be tied to my dreams forever and suddenly strings grow out of my heart. I cast them into the galaxy of endless possibilities to be pulled left... Continue Reading →
We've become part of a world that is black and white. In this monochrome world, we numb and block out all the uncertainties life offers. Limiting the opportunities, growth, emotions and memories we are destined to experience. Neatly packaging our lives in little identical boxes. The uncertain moulded into certainty, there is either... Continue Reading →