The Mirror Of My Soul

Stare deep in my eyes and look through the teary ocean What do you find hidden in the mirror of my soul? Can you see the truth staring at you from within? Or you are blinded by the lies I’ve woven around me? Can you look past my deceit where the gospel truth strives? Or…

Lost

“In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost.” –Dante Alighieri

Masked Truth

What do you see when you look at her? She’s a mean, rude girl who does not give a damn about the world. That’s a front she holds on for dear life because the truth is far uglier. Her evil smirk covers her caring eyes and the mean laugh is practiced to hide away her…

If…

“If. A two letter word for futility.” ~Sidney Sheldon~

Decolored

“Children aren’t coloring books. You don’t get to fill them with your favorite colors.” ~Khaled Hosseini~

Under Threat

I belong to a nation where we worship a Goddess but kill a girl child in the womb. It’s a place where a daughter is seen as a burden on her father, a bad luck for her family A place where women can’t have opinions and must agree to the men in her life, The…

Cape Of Silence

They pelt stones at me, I am silent Calling me names, I am silent Push me down, run over my ego Punch my confidence, bruise my dreams But I wear a cape of silence They take me for granted but grant me nothing I brave all insults, it sinks deep in me I am silent…

What It Feels?

For years you build a dream, just one Slowly with each piece it rises tall Then one day it falls flat in a pile Burning a hole in our heart, it flames There is a deathly pallor on your face Blood sucked out, leaving you pale Ever been there? Know what it feels? There is…

Life Is Good

“Life is so monotonous”, she began cribbing “From office to home, home to office, that’s my entire life”. True, there was a need for excitement but what to do? One morning she woke up too disappointed with her dreary life that skipping office for a day to ‘have fun’ seemed natural. But only if she…

Do I Own It?

Locked inside the four walls of my house To ensure my ‘safety’ in the bad world My monotonous routine suffocates me I die every day in bits, succumbing to morals No vacations with friends, no sleepovers Clubs and bars are not where a ‘decent’ girl enters Late nights are out of question for me When…