Tag: soulful

Million Hues of Black

Darkness has impossible depths and hues that deepen at each step down the abyss that never ends I know, for into it I plunge, me and my sunken heart. An incessant ringing in my ear a silence that is deafening Away, I urge my…

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…

My Safe Place

The pink curves of the mouth are a world of hidden mysteries, beckoning me, maybe it is me I will discover in them. The blue specks of the eyes, flanked by brown mountains promise me of secrets, sizzling and scintillating Is it him I…

When The World Became Bright Again

A moment frozen in time when all the love the world is made of converged into my heart, making it grow and grow till it almost burst. A baby in my arms, all my dreams come true. A tiny hand holding mine, a prayer…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

I Am Made Of Stories Untold

The sweet nothings of the star struck lovers made me smile, the romance of the newly weds made me blush. Those first baby steps still reverberates in my soul. I have seen it all. The fights, the love, the hate. I have chuckled at…

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…

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…