Caged or Free

Whether we are caged or free there are boundaries to be crossed daily in our lives   The free man thinks he is free but he is not There are hoops and snares he has to encounter daily in his life   The free man obsessed with being free doesn’t even notice the impediments along […]


Photo credited to Unsplash   When appetite controls our actions we transform into roaming wild horses stampeding down mountains We can’t be satiated Like a tiger we are on the hunt It is a feeding frenzy destroying whatever gets in our way No remorse It is all about feeding our inflatable ego   It is […]


Life has no play book There are no decks of cards No suite of Kings and Queens Spades Diamonds Hearts or Clubs   Whether dealer or loser It all revolves around our currency Money Hatred Greed or Envy   Like a hoarder of goods greed and avarice becomes one’s bedfellow and then we bellow not […]


When what you say is echoed back to you There is no debate It’s all yea, yea It is a set up You know that   When you are told what you want to hear You believe it because you feel it is sincere It is a set up You know that   Like the […]


Weight can weigh you down If all you think of is the scale There is no middle ground Your idea of weight distorts your gaze   Weight is weighty words It is written with precision No waning or waxing It is all predestined   There is no place for fallacy Weight can be your legacy […]

Sleep walking

Wandering and meandering on crossroads and highways Tripping and falling while sleep walking failure to seperate the dirt from the gravel Having no plan Like a beaver building a dam is a sure sign of having lost your way By choosing to be impulsive rather than rationalistic   © Norma Bobb-Semple 2016  

Hateful trait

Hating is like painting The ink keeps flowing from canvas to canvas There is no respite   It drips and coagulates like blood in our veins We hold it in our bosom for revenge is all we feel   We become leeches as hate seeps through our veins Our vision is distorted when hatred is […]

Just a Matter of time

Love without expectation Listen without interruption Share because you care Follow your heart because you dare to heal another’s pain   The smile on people’s faces are like canvases of artists The clouds are painting potraits Changing scenes continuously   Plant seeds of encouragement Focus on the task at hand Be attentive and appreciative for […]


Whose Secret was it his or hers She was his nurse he was her patient All she cared for was her job Opiniated and mouthy Pontificating and preaching on a self made altar Spinning tales about who got what Confidante to family secrets She could tell it all She was the hunter he was her […]


A Change of Heart Memories Thoughts Feelings Disemboweled or Interred   Dissect Infect Reflect Subject Reject or Deflect   Like a sharp jolt of lightning The bolt strikes and opens the vault for all to see No place to hide It’s all naked to the eye   © Norma Bobb-Semple 2016 Image credited to Google […]