Unheardwords of Writers of Colour

unheardwords - image Taite T Abrams - poem Collinie Weeratunga

Classic Featured Poetry

How Long The Road to Forgetfulness?

Don't look back

there's no point

it's an abyss left behind

a yawning chasm in front,

tread softly at present

don't wake dormant dreams

trying much as possible to stifle past screams,

let's carry on forever

and appear strong and serene.

© Collinie Hareendra Weeratunga, published 2005 (all rights reserved)

image acknowledgement Taite T Abrams