Tag: happiness

The Unicorn

A unicorn on my daughter’s face, a piece of face painting that I love, for in her young heart, she believes in unicorns, in magic , in dreams. The unicorn will be gone in a day but I hope in her heart it will…

My Safe Place

The pink curves of the mouth are a world of hidden mysteries, beckoning me, maybe it is me I will discover in them. The blue specks of the eyes, flanked by brown mountains promise me of secrets, sizzling and scintillating Is it him I…

Will Love Stay?

Love arrives, raw and simple bringing along cousins questions and complexities. Will love stay, will it grow? Or with time, wither, will it? You step into the unknown, love rendering you fearless, You believe that it will all be roses, dreaming of a happily…

A Rainbow In My Window

A rainbow peeps through my window scattering colour in the dark room struggling to sneak into my being determined, stubborn, steady. My head and I, push back, So accustomed to darkness, that blinding are the slivers Of red blue, violet and indigo. Feel some…

Unkempt

I remember the exact moment I fell out of love. Squeezed by the day, I had come home and had cooked dinner-his favourite pasta. Huh, I always wanted to please him. He gobbled up the food. Some monosyllables as conversation, a few grunts as…

A Kite I Am

A kite I am, stuck in a tree, Waiting for a gust to set me free. I wish to soar in the blue skies, I wish to feel the whish of my wings. The branch of the tree grips me hard. Struggling, despairing, praying,…

A New Beginning

Today, a new hope surges in her, Life’s blows from yesterday buried. she shakes off the sorrow, some happiness she rubs on, and ahead she moves on. Some remnants of the past cling on, but them, she fears not, after all, from those ashes,…

Dream On

Plans go awry sometimes, A spanner in the works, A stumble, a fall, A few dark clouds, That is life. But dream on, Hope on, Love on, Smile on, Move on. Someday, one day, the dark clouds will part, the sun will show, A…

One to Belong

A riot of colours she is, A sip of sparkling wine. Her laughter the gentle tinkling, of a distant church bell, Her sorrow a cloudy day. She mesmerises, she teases, her heart that of a child’s, her smile, the blush of a rose, her…

Thousand Broken Rays

She is a thousand slivers of broken light. A shimmering illusion that I can’t catch. Love, I do, the mirage that is she, A dream I cling on to, a light I cannot yet see. At nights, the moon whispers to me, that somewhere…

Nature Heals…

As I sit on the balcony,the landscape demands a smile.The solemn hills try to lift,the blanket of sadness I adorn. The curves of the mountains,the whispering pines,seem to hold a message,from the future I know not yet. A message that love awaits,Tidings of faith…

The Fragrances of Life

Can you smell happiness? That divine scent of freshness, of some sun and dew mixed together to create a heavenly concoction?I can smell happiness, in that baby’s giggle, in that first rush of love, in that bird singing, in that first payslip. And what…