Tag: hope

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,…

The Whispers of Nature

The ocean whispers to me sometimes, sweet nothings that lift my heart. With a whoosh of the waves, with a sea shell left behind, it says, I will be all right, after all. The azure sky sometimes smiles, as a message from the heavens,…

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,…

What The Fire Left Behind

He is gone, leaving me in pieces. For days, I have lain broken now. No sense of time or place. Curtains drawn, in darkness, in grief. Falling in love was a mistake. A bigger one was to marry him. I tell myself. But my…

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,…