Tag: hope

The Great Oak

That great oak in my grandma’s garden my long lost friend, For many a summer evening I spent her leaves rustling a gentle music As a dreamy me weaved dreams. Years hence, here we stand The great oak and I, she looks at me…

A New Year Slides In

A Cuckoo Came Calling

Holding broken pieces of me, I sat on my balcony a summer arvo pondering about love and life wondering where had I gone wrong and then a cuckoo came calling. She made herself home, confident sure of herself, unlike me. And then she sang…

And The Clouds Parted

I walked in rain, my body drenched, soul parched, crevices in my heart and then I bumped into you and the clouds parted, The world turned golden again. Happiness had eluded me for long hope had died a while ago I travelled the world…

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…

The Broken Crayons

As usual, the day has fallen short of time. She had so much to do; she couldn’t get to all of it. A day full of mistakes. She is exhausted as she moves about the house, switching off lights, picking up toys. And then…

When I Saw You

When I saw you, my heart ripped apart and rearranged into something new something that looked like love, a shape that looked like hope. You are the reason I am, my child, else, this world had lost its shine, you have brought back its…

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…

The Light At The End Of The Tunnel

She see a tiny dot that glows, A blob so blinding that she blinks. She edges closer, parched and dry, The darkness still trying to swallow her. The light comes closer to her, Or she to it, she knows not, But it beckons, it…

The Light That Parted Water

As the waves of life pin me down, I wonder if drowning would be easier Will it set me free, will it bring peace? But then as I sink deeper and deeper, I get a glimpse of what I know not. A light breaks…

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…

Time

Ah time, you are closing in on me, I hear the screech as you come closer. The incessant ringing becomes louder, Life has passed me by. You, time, have won, by far. Dream stay dreams, hopes still hopes, I had so much to do,…