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Little girl. Little girl” he said, with a voice like an angel. Such an oxymoron. “How would you like to die?”

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BREVITY

The monster lurked in the shadows. Always in the shadows, never in the light. I could not breathe and maybe he knew that. Always retreated, stealthily as he showed up, and then I could gasp up for air, shake my head and convince myself that it was impossible. He could not have found me and that is all I wanted to believe. Deep breaths in, deep breaths out.

darling…

I never liked poetry. Well, that’s not accurate. It’s not that I did not like it. I just didn’t quite understand it. Then I met you. And of course, Rupi Kaur.   Am not a poet my love but the first time we kissed you wrote poetry on my lips. You spelt out the letter... Continue Reading →

WHEN GOD LEFT THIS PLACE.

It was an awfully confusing Friday afternoon when He left. The clouds loomed at the distance, so dark and heavy laden with tears of our ancestors. For a second, I thought that the clouds would just swoop in, gather us in her bosom, and wash away our desiccated faces. Instead, she just blew a soft... Continue Reading →

SIXTEEN WASN’T ENOUGH

“Father forgive me for I have sinned. It has been ten years since my last confession.” “Go on my child…” “I have killed a man.”  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- “Uncle Jack! Uncle Jack! Will we play today? Please? Please uncle?” I always got so excited seeing him. He was the fun one, the life of the party. My... Continue Reading →

HOW TROUBLE SPEAKS…

"I’ve been in love with someone that didn’t love me back and I’ve been loved by someone that I didn’t love back. And I don’t know which is worse: to be broken or to break another soul." —Carolyn a.k.a. howliing_wolves

Ears Ringing

It all happened so, so fast. I didn't see it coming. I didn't hear him cork his gun or the bullet leave its chamber. All I heard was my own sharp inhale and a second bullet leaving its abode. Last thing I saw where his pale eyes fixed on me and blood trickling from his... Continue Reading →

Ode To A.

I had it all planned out. Except disappointment. Bought you flowers. They scattered outside my window. It is raining beautifully. I am crying disgustingly. It’s a beautiful night to die of heartache. Am hugging my knees tonight instead of you. How are you darling? Oh! Just my poem. Sleeping ON my bed. No point getting... Continue Reading →

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