The things people don’t say..

The words Cleave on to the roof tops of my mouth Out, from the fortress of my mind From the warmth of my hearts arse Naked, unashamed, into the spotlight Exposed to the eyes of scavengers Fangs of predators Devoured, devalued Food for prejudice, criticism This power that wields no force left in the hands […]

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Moments

It changed me It did change me I know you’re interested in what changed me and I’ll come to that but first, let me tell you something about me I used to wish that time could bear wings and fly by, So I can achieve my dreams quicker I mean, the hours were lazy, Days […]

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I cried again..

Today, I saw a painting It was a painting I made of Dad A silhouette of him, With his back facing me It was pretty and pithy Smeared with sad tears And splotches of mothers’ charcoal dusts I remembered I had cried painting it I cried again.. Because, maybe if he was an angel I […]

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‘The Clean Plate’

“You deserve a clean plate” This is the best advice that should probably have been given to me many years ago. Or better still, “you deserve the best”. I needed to hear those four letter words. But you, you might have been told before or read it somewhere or reading it now. It took some […]

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Suck those tears

You’re sitting.. On your bed alone. The events of the day play all over in your head. His maliciously handsome eyes glaring at you, his stern voice echoes in your head, loud. “You’re not even worth it”, ” you’re not smart” or “you’re just too dull for this..” It goes on and on. You’ve ran […]

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Does he know?

Does he know.. That when he laughed I melt into puddles of marshmallow goo When he smiled.. A swarm of butterflies flutter in my tummy When he cried.. The universe and time stops for a while That when he hugged me.. Whiffs of masculine scent bewitched and still haunts me And when he said bye.. […]

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Leave me a cloak

Leave me a cloak Hold me like a bear on her first days meal Let your arms whisper your love to me Your big arms, my succour, my haven Let it echo the song in our hearts The tears in our smiles As I drink in your delicious scent Letting it wash off my senses […]

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