Twilight time

the longest day has passed my twilight here approaches I can’t help but turn around I look at where I have come the moments that mattered the happiness I have found yet it seems so much easy for those I thought I had to just push me away soon for I know not if it … Read more Twilight time

February NaHaiWriMo Days 21 to 25

turquoise ring … the artist mixes green and blue Day #21, NaHaiWriMo February, Turquoise. living room … a ghost hurries past the wind chime Day #22, NaHaiWriMo February, Living Room. pillow talk – the local news goes live Day #23, NaHaiWriMo February, Bedroom. my worries floating away … soap bubbles Day #24, NaHaiWriMo February, Bathroom. … Read more February NaHaiWriMo Days 21 to 25

Bleeding in black …

Author’s thoughts: Over the past few days, after the gangrape of a young woman in New Delhi, the main issue being discussed (and rightly so) is the safety of women in the nation, especially the nation’s capital. It feels saddening to hear it, so I can’t even imagine what it’d be like for the victim. … Read more Bleeding in black …

For those many …

Author’s thoughts: Memories of 26/11 were fresh in my mind when I read the news of the Newtown shooting. It feels sad that a moment of madness changes so many lives, more than we can imagine. Each of these victims had a dream, were a dream of someone, and would have had dreams of someone. … Read more For those many …

The Last One Standing …

alone on this barren land, not a brother by my side; all gone, all slaughtered, as slowly, they were pried. nourished by our Mother, tall and proud, we stood; till the thought of another, felt us nothing but wood. a moment, all that it took, to push us down and out; nowhere to go, helpless, … Read more The Last One Standing …