The Fall Breeze

Cocooned in layers of winter clothes, I step outside to take in the scent of fall. Leaves falling from trees welcome me into a street that will soon be covered in layers of snow. But today there is a rosiness around. The aroma of cinnamon and ginger has filled the air. Squirrels are running about…

Half Happy

Flashing my off-white smile to the world I wonder if they can see past it. The big grin they see plastered on my face does no justice to the teeth I am secretly clenching. The rosiness they see at the edge of my smile is mistaken for a shy blush. My anger has its redness…

The Burns Of Campfire

Camping in the woods last night I saw the beauty of fire. The rising flames were a contrast to the cool evening breeze. I made s’mores over the campfire as I downed rum and cola. My head was light and the world looked like a nice place. Morning brought with it a different realization. I…

Let’s Go Back

Close your eyes and let these flowers take you back to the days of unadulterated innocence. Let’s go back to the days of unending play and pure giggles. Allow me to take you back to the time we first met. They were days of childish pranks and heartfelt apologies. Let’s transport back to the days…

Time To Reflect

It was a Saturday evening, much like any other weekend. The music was loud, booze was high and my heels ached. I secluded into a corner with a drink in my hand and no thoughts on my mind. Out of nowhere he patted on my shoulder and asked, “Is this the hour of self reflection…

Full Circle

I have been running for days, weeks and months. Not stopping for a moment and today I’ve reached where I belong. The night time sky looking upon me as if reminding me of the dark patches I saw in this journey. But it is all behind me now, the journey to reach this point is…

Trapped In A Box

I wake up feeling suffocated, like someone is choking me with a pillow. I slowly open my eyes and all I see is dark. I try to move but my movement is constricted. I wiggle to make room but I bang my feet on a hard board. My breathing is labored and I can see…

The Evil In Me

You want the girl who smells as a daisy but I am not a flower you can pluck. I am a woman who has roughened up with the wild. You want the girl who spins sugar with her words but I am not a candy who melts sweetness in you. I am a woman who…

An Empty World

I see immense light radiating from a ball. I pick it up, it’s heavy and blue. I am dazzled by its light, my eyes unable to take it. I blink heavily to adjust to this luminous sphere. My hands start shaking as I realize this azure ball is the world. I can feel this incandescent…

My Escape

There is a ladder visible just to me, standing tall in a sea of my thoughts. It leads up and up into the sky where lies my escape. An escape from the silent shrieks of the inner me that have drowned behind my façade of smiles. An escape from the noise that falls on my…

I Am Sinking

I took a dip in my memories and floated alongside our old pictures. I dived deep into the flowing river of the time we lived together. I surrendered to the current of the ocean that swept our love away. Now I am sinking… sinking in my own sea of thoughts.

Playing With Fire

It is a lonely night, clouds are dark. A thunderstorm is brewing somewhere above me. I know it won’t rain tonight, just some thunder and lightning will fill the sky. Walking deeper into this dark forest I look up and smile at the moon. Its half form looks like a smile, an indication of what…