Tag: sorrow

The Wife

The shimmering silvery waters are seducing her, promising her of joy, a lack of which has today driven her to where she is standing now. In the middle of nowhere, in the vastness of a shore playing hide and seek with the sea, an…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

Despair

She crouches in the corner, in terror. The door slams. Hugging her knees, she sits still, afraid one movement of hers would make him return.She is numb to the pain now. It is the silence after the storm that she dreads now. A silence…