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A Common Friend

The lone cloud whispers is loneliness your friend, asks he. Yes, I mutter, a friend she is in dark nights, in solemn days when my heart cries, when the soul screams, she holds me tight. Smiles and sighs the cloud, she is my friend…

The Butterfly

Today I saw a butterfly Flower to flower it hopped surely singing a tune with not a care in the world. Simple are its needs the sunny skies and flowers are all it desires. Closer it came to me, and the tune I heard…

The Big City

The skyscrapers creep in as I walk the alleys, Are the friends or foes? Is the big city about to swallow, devour me? Like it got to my dreams? With a bag full of hopes I had arrived, wow, said I This is where…

The Crimson Skies

The skies are crimson today the shade of my heart. The rivers cry, the mountains wail, mourning what I cannot.

Afternoons of my Childhood

On many a sunny afternoon at Grandma’s home, with cousins, partners in crime, I remember tiptoeing to the warm mango pickle jars full of oil shimmering in the lazy sun. As grandma slept, we would steal some and scamper away to our hiding place…

The Temptress

Sometimes, during the day, the storm inside of her threatens to break loose the demons crouching in the abyss of her heart. She swallows the fire raging within, locks it in with lips as red as the blood surging inside. And then she wears…

Aphrodite

Of musk and wood and hope you smelled, the whiff of you took my breath away. You stood there without a care, And didn’t give me a second glance. Adonis unaware of his Aphrodite. The unkind years have failed to drown the longing, Sometimes,…