I’ll Bring You Home

My dear, here you are
Come here next to me
It’s been too long
We’ve went so far
Yet in our hearts
we always knew
I never left
You never went
Goodbye only meant:
I’ll see you soon,
I’ll see you here
We’ll meet again
and new

And now
New times have come
And we are near
Closer than
we ever were
So let our dreams
lead us the way
Please take my hand,
my heart, my eyes
my love, my whole and
more and more
It always was
It always has been yours
I’ll bring you home

©RoseGirl2018

Wild Horses

I ride my wild horses
through the dark woods
Where thorns and needles
split open old wounds

And rain falls hard upon me
Shadows all around me
And I loose my hands
As there isn’t a use
in pulling the reins

Oh wild horses
Where are you going
Is it the untamed fire
that inflames you
even more?

Now the raging fears
have free rein
I seek for my heart
to guide me
on this wild ride
out of the maze

©RoseGirl2018

Completion

My eyes long to be locked
with yours
My hand longs to be held
by its equivalent
My fire longs to be stirred up
by the flame in your heart
My breath longs to be
moved by your air
My arms long to be filled up
with all that you are
My water longs to flow
through your river
My body longs to merge
with your sacred temple

Every piece of me
longs to be completed
by pieces of you

©RoseGirl2018

Hotel Credible

There are worlds within worlds
behind the walls
of Hotel Credible
Where the true believers
rest, balance their scales,
create their dreams
underneath the sheets
with the sweetest smell
And where the windows always
let the light come in
of the One and Only Sun

©RoseGirl2018

Shared Words

I find you
in my words
Where our worlds meet
My words dance
sacredly with yours

My writing hand
draws you closer in
and then yours
takes me
by the hand
leads me
through metaphors
of shared dreams

One step further
One word closer
Ink melts
One poem

Until we both unclothe
us from our words
to dive into
their deepest meaning

©RoseGirl2018

Parachute

I’m losing ground
and I’m falling
Keep on falling
Where are my angel wings
My fairy powders
Why is everything
so real
And my dreams
don’t take me in?

Where are my stories
with happy endings
Where are my poems
that let me fly

And I am falling
Keep on falling
Can you catch me, love
Make me a parachute
As my tears
do not have a hold
And my fears
seem to pull me down

Let me land safely
into new worlds
Where the rivers are flowing,
always flowing
And where no frontiers
can divide
Where fields are wide
and open
And a rose reminds me
of what is locked
deep down inside

©RoseGirl2018

Naked

Here I stand unclothed in front of you
All veils around my heart have been lifted
I cannot hide behind my words no more
Vulnerable I am, the way I was born

My only weapon is my nakedness
If you fire words of harshness
I will undress even more
to reveal a deeper layer of my heart
and how it beats of purest love

What do you see when you look into my mirror?
Is it your own nakedness that scares you?

Walls can be broken
Masks can be scattered
Though pure nakedness is unbreakable

In naked beauty lies my strength and truth

©RoseGirl2018

Crescent Moon Lullaby

Oh crescent moon above Lisbon
You rose from the shadows
since you grow
in your full truth more and more

And now you are waxing
and this night when I’ll
be sleeping
and you’ll keep watch
over the land underneath,
will you please bring
my beloved in my dreams

©RoseGirl2018

In The Courtyard Of The Castle

My dear king, where are you
I drink my glass of wine
in the shades of trees
of the courtyard
protected by the castle walls

And I look out for you
over the town,
the river and the hills
While a summer breeze
blows through my head
and strokes my cheeks

And I could conquer worlds now
and create by my poetry
My sight is so clear
My army so strong
But would it matter
as my glass is half full
And you did not yet appear?

Would it matter
That the flags are raised,
the cannons are loaded,
the table’s set,
and I toast to us
even though
There is only one glass
And there is just me
and the endless horizon
to gaze at?

Yes it matters
that the sun is shining
the king is always expected
And although my glass is empty
My veins are filled
with glowing warmth
As the throne of a king
is in a queen’s heart

©RoseGirl2018

I Give It To The River

I throw a flower into the air
and it takes a free flight
before it lands in the water
and the river takes it

And I give it to the river
All that is not mine
I am in motion
though my feet remain
on the riverbank

And even my strongest
heart’s desire
I give it to the river
River, will you take care
While I find ground
on solid land

And I trust you are not far
as I’m not far either
and the water will guide us
to find the harbour
of common ground

©RoseGirl2018

Angel Of My Heart

My angel of my heart
Even behind your clouds
I see your light
In your biggest storm
I find your stillness

Even your thunder words
caress
In your masks I see your face
When you shout
I hear your quietness
In your distance
I feel your close embrace

Even in your fears
I see your courage
In your pain
I see you healing

In your tears
I find the rainbows
In your lies
I see your truth

Since in you
I find you
always

©RoseGirl2018

The Imperfect Rose

I saw a rose that had scars
of rough weather
of thunderstorms,
rain and cold
She had lost
some of her petals
And although
she had her shadows
and wore her thorns
She was the most
delicate flower
rooted in heaven
As she had found
her radiating beauty
within her
perfect imperfection

©RoseGirl2018

White Birds

Tonight white birds fly over Lisbon
to reconcile heaven and earth
and bring peace
between your heart and mine
And while the church bells
of the cathedral ring
The flying messengers
come to sing
That all is safe and well
and forgiven
Since the sky that connects,
has been cleared

©RoseGirl2018

Up-tempo Beat

My love, let our feet dance and dance
to this up-tempo beat
Let our heads forget and forget
till we only have
this empty space
of sounds and footsteps
Com’on my love
The dancefloor is all ours
Can you feel the rhythm?
Let our bodies move and move
Faster, even faster
Let us whirl around like a wind
till there’s nothing left
but movement
but action
but vibrating tunes
Let us dance, dance, dance
As though we are
undisturbed
disentangled
from a reality
that went crazy

©RoseGirl2018

True Monarchy

Once there were
a queen and a king
that had their
colourful tiled palace
on a mountain
in the woods
of Sintra

And each day they looked
over the green land,
the sea, the wide sky,
the valley
and all the abundance
of their fairy tale like
kingdom

Though it was
in one another’s eyes
they found
their true monarchy

©RoseGirl2018

Dragon

Hear how the ocean rages
It spits its water
on the beach
A dragon rides the waves
and fires words
that thunder
mercilessly
against the cliffs

Oh dragon inside my heart
Roar your fire
Shout your strength
Over the land and
the mountains
And be as wild
and fearless
as the raging sea

©RoseGirl2018

Looking Out For You

Clouded is the sky
Like the sea it lost
its colours of deepest blue

All seems so grey now
Where are the rainbows,
the sunflowers,
the brave heroes
of the glorious sea?

Lost feathers on the beach
Oysters in the sand
that keep inside
their precious pearls

Sand rubs my feet
The sound of waves
invades my ears
and thoughts

But look,
on the horizon
ships come in
Fishermen bring
tales and treasures
to the land

And look,
how the seagulls float
Do they know?
Have they seen?

As long as there’s hope
that the sun will shine again
I’ll look out for you

©RoseGirl2018

Love Is Everywhere Around

Always firmly stand your ground
Love is everywhere around
The sun shines on your face
So don’t give up

Don’t give in to fears and doubts
Always look beyond the clouds
The truth is in your heart
And so is he

Just open to receive
All is already here
The prison is your mind
Though in the castle of your heart
you are free

©RoseGirl2018

Swords

Sharp words have torn apart my heart
Dark shadows have fallen upon us
The night came showing us no mercy

Though the swords that cut my heart
Mirror me the beauty
Of a heart that is wounded
As it loves so deeply

Please don’t let the night divide us
At least let us meet again by day

©RoseGirl2018

The Small White Church

July opens the door to summer
A strong wind moves the trees
In a park I walk on green grass
with daisies and clovers
While white butterflies dance
around me

And in the middle
a small white church stands
in sacred devotion
Inside the angels sing
about the force of purest love

The wind bends the grass
Birds surf the air
My hair and dress
wave like a flag
On a Summer day in a park
As I enter the white church
and let the sound of angels
surround me

©RoseGirl2018

The Recalcitrant Poem

I want to rhyme in schemes
But my poem doesn’t let me to
I want to find the harmony within the A,B,A,B
But my poem wants the A,F,B,G

I want to find perfect words
But my poem likes pure expression,
raw words, flowing like a rough river
directly from the heart
I want a garden with borders
but my poem likes the wild flowers
and the uncut grass

I want to write an
intellectual
metrical
composition in
symmetrical
verses
But my poem does
whatever it wants

And now, at least,
I want to end it all in style
But my poem says:
Just do whatever you like

©RoseGirl2018