Tag: hope

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,…

The Lone Farmer

The skies open up Manna showers from heavens, its cracked edges melting, the parched earth turns supple In the middle of the fields there, a lone farmer stands in happiness he soaks a prayer he mouths, a gentle rumble echoes as someone acknowledges.

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…