Author Archives: marobbie

Some of Me

Some of me is here, the rest of me stayed behind, it lingered with you. Now some of me pines, longs for what is most of me, come see me one day. Adapted from Mahmoud Darwish: فبعصي لدي، وبعضي لديك … Continue reading

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He Who Walks in Love

Who seeks for heaven alone to save his soul, May keep the path, but will not reach the goal; While he who walk in love may wander far, Yet God will bring him where the blessed are. Henry Van DykeFrom: … Continue reading

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My Displaced Soul

Fragments of my heart are still floating around. On the internet cloud somewhere, a love letter that he rejected, or refused to read. Half-finished posts, about tender moments, half-lived. I can almost believe now, they were imagined. slivers of paper, … Continue reading

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His Poisonous Arrow

A lazy and careless remark that he threw at me has found its mark. Like a poisonous arrow with delayed effect it hurt me deeply. When he belittled what I felt from him and invited me to fall in love … Continue reading

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That Friday..

A split second glimpse shatters my outward resolve My soul is still yours ! I see it is you, less with my senses but more in my every cell My heartache revives, for a brief chance encounter a lifetime of … Continue reading

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Don’t Tell Me…

Don’t tell me how I should love, and how I shouldn’t. Don’t seek my love then reject its frank expression. Don’t tell me I should love the postman instead. My heart will never be yours to command, when it never … Continue reading

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Love’s Tragic Life

Over its lifetime, love is always loud and wild. It knows no moderation, and burns bright, hot or icy cold. At its best it is the sunshine in the heart, but its fire keeps burning, even in the heat of … Continue reading

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To Love is…

Love wouldn’t be true if it was given in exchange or expectation of anything in return. To love is to give of yourself freely and generously, not expecting even to be loved in return.    

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For Your Eyes

For your eyes what my heart suffered and what it will, And for love what is left of me and what is gone. I have never been one to let love into my heart, But whoever gazes into your eyes … Continue reading

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Hope Dies Last

I did not make the 100 days mark. Today it has been 98 days since I last saw my beloved Englishman, and I had to see him again when he texted me to have coffee. Over the past few months, … Continue reading

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