It Came

It came like a soft breeze through the window, pushing past the purple curtain. Caressing my back it traced my flesh in a way that drowned me in melancholy. It came as a melody so deep. Imbibing in me an incongruous longing for the past. It came like palpitations as blood dripped from my wristsContinue reading “It Came”

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The home away from home

My mother received a call from her friend yesterday. So, we’re at her place today. It isn’t grand but you can’t exactly call it average. Three chandeliers lined across the ceiling are intricate in design. There were other women already present when we got there. All of them stood up as we greeted them byContinue reading “The home away from home”

Ruins

He had entered lost territory, a place where no man has dared to venture. The place was in shambles with walls smouldering into blackness where memories bled at night as she closed her eyes. The grey atmosphere filled his lungs with despair and a longing for the warmth of sunshine. Instead of a garden ofContinue reading “Ruins”

The tide

I stood by the shore gazing at a tide from afar. It took ravenous strides in my direction trying to get past the ocean of perseverance and will. With one mighty roar it rose high up, almost tearing apart the sky with its magnificence. But with an insufficient dose of will it lost the fight.Continue reading “The tide”

The forgotten muse

You said that we were like piano keys, indispensable to each other. There was no doubt that without you I could never be complete. But the melodies we were after could never dance along the same tunes. The music that kept us sane was slowly fading with the mist of growing distance between us. InContinue reading “The forgotten muse”

Memories – Lang Leav : Review.

“Lang Leav is an internationally bestselling author and social media sensation. She is the winner of a Qantas Spirit of Youth Award and coveted Churchill Fellowship. Her books continue to top bestseller charts in bookstores worldwide, and her collection Lullabies was the 2014 winner of the Goodreads Choice award for poetry“. From eye-catching illustrations toContinue reading “Memories – Lang Leav : Review.”

The bliss behind loneliness

For the most part, the walls didn’t close in on me. But the dancing shadows on the ceiling did become my only pals. At times my breath wasn’t enough to keep me alive. My mind almost gave up yet this blood pumping device inside my body helped me through. A soft tap, tap, tap likeContinue reading “The bliss behind loneliness”

A Mistake

It was like lighting the wrong end of the ciggerate and putting it in my mouth. A tinge of the lit end on the tip of my tongue left your burnt & grey flavor to cherish forever. It was like swimming in an ocean when I barely knew how to balance myself in water. YouContinue reading “A Mistake”

The soul inside you.

The soul has no color, race or class. It’s an element that fits wherever there is enough space to live. What happens when soul meets flesh? Color, race, gender, community to name just a few. From being an element so unique to being put under countless labels, how do you think your soul feels? OrContinue reading “The soul inside you.”

Little Things

A promotion this week, At a job you excel. The success you seek, Lies on your doorstep. A dinner at an outlet, With people you call family. Tonight you welcome all expenses, For money is the remedy. She stares at the roof, Waiting for daddy to be home. But the brother calls her a fool,Continue reading “Little Things”