Tag: childhood

N For Nervous

Your first day in school, I stood beside the little you, And you brushed me away, Oh! how I loved you then! When you looked into her eyes, Weaving words dripped with love, I was within you, goading you to ignore me. When you…

Where I Belong

The taxi crawls, the croaking radio blasts an 80’s song . The driver is whinging about the rotten traffic. Bikes and rickshaws snake past. Chaos all around. I am home.  I sit and listen to the muted noise of hawkers and horns. I am…

The Path

I walk home, the gold strewn path breaking, crunching below my feet. Somewhere above, a lone bird sings, cutting the crisp air with its crackles. My school bag is very heavy, but definitely not heavier than my heart. I do not want to go…