Womb Of Ocean

From the womb of the ocean I was born Yellows of sun and blues of water I adorn From the waves of ocean I was washed Ripples formed and misty tears swashed From the coat of azure I was furred Kept in dark with my gaze so blurred From the crash of waves I was…

When You Drown

“You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it.” -Paulo Coelho

A Sailor Sailed Away

Out on the waters he would sail Sending me little gifts without fail Letters would pop up in the mail Even on days going white with hail Then all went calm and silent, he was frail No photos of whales and their tail No holiday and scenery from the rail No stories about chalice or…

Love Never Dies

The strong arms of this world pulls us apart They hear me not but I shout, “He is my part” For years he lay with me and here forever he lies He is dead for years but I shout, “Love never dies”

Blood On Me

There is blood in my eyes, my tears are red There is blood on my soul, my insides are broken There is blood on my heart, I’ve been stabbed There is blood on my hands, I have killed I’ve died and I’ve killed, there is blood on my mind…

I Am Alive

You have sucked life out of my eyes, my soul and my existence. Now I float above the ocean like world as a dead body would. My eyes are still open but they are frozen pearls with no tears in them. My heart is still beating but feels nothing. My brain is alive and well…

The Colored Canvas

Staring at the blank canvas, she stands with paints around her. It was a beautiful sunset right outside her window. But today nothing could inspire her to pick up the brushes. Lying on the table with the palette was a form that would admit her to medical school. But did she want that? Her father…

A Wild Flower

You don’t see me in your garden Sitting pretty within a hedge I am a flower in the wild Holding my ground amid thorns You don’t water me tenderly Or sprinkle drops for a dewy look I am a flower in the wild Thirsty today, flooded tomorrow You don’t touch me gingerly Or pluck me…

In Your Honor

Fighting for honor, they say Where is the honor, I ask In keeping marriage pure, they say In killing those who love, I correct Love is bound to come, they say What bounds is not love, I remark What will the society think, they say Think what the lovers feel, I answer That’s not the…

At The End

At the end of my arrow you stand tight Scared of the fate that may befall you Scared of the pain that will soon tear you Scared of the horror you will now face At the end of my arrow you kneel down Begging forgiveness from my tortured soul Begging for a little mercy from…

The Blackness Of Red

“I watch as blood trickles down my wrist and wait for the red to blur before my eyes and leave behind a bright light that will soon fade to black.” -Yamini

In My Dreams

“This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief.” – Rumi