Tag: memory

The Afternoons of My Childhood

The warmth, the belonging of the afternoons of my childhood keep me cozy on cold nights still. The whirring fan that toiled during those afternoon siestas, in my childhood home did cool me, always, but failed, to shoo away the warmth of family, of…

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,…

You Are Still Here

Its been a while since you have gone, yet, all I know is that you are still here. Wasn’t that you, in the air today that smells like musk, sandalwood and and you? And as I take a walk in the woods, where the…

That Summer

It was the summer of possibilities of hopes that filled the heart, of dreams that strained to come true, of joy that was smug and proud. Youth can be foolish, I knew not then, invincibility a mirage, I knew not then, hopes, frail,a dried…

When We Laughed Easy

The warm hearth of my home the cocoon that was my mom’s hug the small joys that made me laugh the hearty soups,the muddy puddles, all beckon, take me back, life. Oh, the games we played , Raindrops racing against the pane, Cricket in…

An Old Love

A day mundane as ever, suddenly stops with a visit. from an old love, a forgotten dream. Closing my eyes, I let it, Take me back in time. To some memories buried, of days smeared with love, of nights dark perfumed by dreams. of…

Grief

Sometimes she is afraid, very afraid. Of the shadows that fall across the room after the happy sun goes down. She sits, huddled in a corner, listening to the noise of silence. A distant roar of a car, a baby wailing in the apartment…