Sacrifice

The weight of my tears

Would shatter my beloved earth

So I keep them inside

And they obliterate my heaven.

By Mikial Kenneth Millard

Copyright april 2018

All rights reserved.

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Rain trickled down my window as dark clouds embraced the sky. I began to sing a song of gloom as the thunder crackled behind flashes of electric. I could feel deep within my chest a burning flame.

I opened the window and climbed out into the rain. Taking a deep breath I began to walk down the dark wet road and since then I have never stopped.

By : Mikial Kenneth Millard

Copyright march 2018

No copying allowed.

Strength Is Not Defined

Strength cannot truly be defined, but I have learned that it comes from within. The greatest mountains to conquer are ourselves. No externality in adversity if mind is over matter. Life is what we make it, is it not? Struggle and adventure are intertwined, two poles differing only in degree. We do not need to define strength, we need only define ourselves.

Mikial Millard

Copyright feb 2018

No copying allowed.

The Serpent Eating Its Tail

I am whatever I choose to become.

A person is a star bound to a mountain.

Hot & cold, Night and day, infinite & finite
All are the same but differ in degree.
Where on the scale does hot end and cold begin ?

The words of the master come swiftly to the ears of the
student who is ready to understand.

These words are not mine, but within me they reside.

Mikial Kenneth Millard

2017

The Walk

Grey light flowing from the glimmer of an alien moon. I walk in the darkness under trees which sing when the wind blows. One foot in front of the other I become something the past would not blink to see. Waves of life pass over my face as the strings of fate softly sound in the distance.

by Mikial Kenneth Millard

copyright May2017

all rights reserved.

AEABIA RADIO EPISODE 3 With A Segment From Author Margaret Benison

AUDIO ONLY

Hello Everyone, this is show 3 of the AEABIA MUSIC & TALK SHOW which is different than the POETRY PODCAST in which the next episode will be released in a few weeks time. This show is more motivational, fun & I play fresh new music from a diverse array of artists.

This show we have a very special segment from Author Margaret Benison (Margaretbenison.com) on five reasons why your story may have been rejected. Please click the link to listen to the audio.

If you would like to share your poetry, wisdom or experience as a writer on our show via a prerecorded audio file please send us a message of interest through our contact page.

Thank you Greatly
Mikial Kenneth Millard

AEABIA Poetry Podcast: Special Guest Nyanda of Multiplatinum Group Brick and Lace

AEABIA CINQUAIN WRITING PODCAST WITH NYANDA
This very special podcast episode I begin by speaking about making an immediate impact with your first line. We move from that into writing cinquains and using a powerful multiple meaning word as the opener. Mega Star Nyanda of the multiplatinum group Brick & Lace calls in to share some writing experience and motivation with us. Nyanda calls in at 23 minutes into the show if you would like to skip to her segment. Please listen to this show, thank you all and enjoy.

Find Nyanda at these links, please show her support as she is a good friend of AEABIA ARTS
Twitter@nyandaBnL
Youtubehttps://www.youtube.com/user/officialnyanda/videos

Does She Know (Poem)

I was sitting up
in the middle of the night
my heart aching
my mind hurting
as I looked down at her

Weeping Heraclitus.

Weeping Heraclitus. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

sleeping beside me
wondering where we were going
wondering if she knew
like I did
that It might be over.
DId she know?
I wondered as the pale
moonlight
rippled off of my tears.

By Mikial Millard
copyright Sept 2013
All rights reserved.