Drowning

Drowning

I watched him as he allowed the half a litre can to slip from within a loosened grip, to clatter along the rubber-matted floor. He was slouching slightly as he sat  at an angle opposite me on the rocking train, eyes focused on a unfocused image. He pulled out another... Read more
Lament of a Broken Teacher

Lament of a Broken Teacher

Something’s amiss because this puzzle is causing me a great deal of puzzlement as there’s clearly a piece I’m missing. I can’t see it. Maybe it’s hidden amongst my puffs of frustration; or maybe it’s hidden amongst the fluff of my personality; my smile and how I look... Read more
Wealth Surrounds Me (i)

Wealth Surrounds Me (i)

I write because I am but a web of words woven with threads of thought. A translucent sliver of silver when placed before light, held together by gold sprinkles of His Mercy. In my pocket lives a single coin that I keep warm with the grasp of my hand, though the... Read more
The Girl Who Wears Masks

The Girl Who Wears Masks

This is the story of a girl, who smiles to the world, with teeth as bright as pearls, playful with the young and old. She was grasped while still tender, placed into skin that didn’t fit her, and played a role that she was only half able to act out. Her eyes had seen... Read more
(Untitled I)

(Untitled I)

They floated along the river, silently. The moon had undressed for the night, displaying its perfection, generously bathing them with purity. She leaned over – whispered something. She covered her mouth, a slight squeal escaped. The moon cowered behind a cloud,... Read more
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Moon-kissed

My chin kisses the mild night air every night when I step off the metro. It knows to turn skyward as my eyes scan the ink-like blanket that is held effortlessly below the heavens, searching for the crescent beam to see how much more of itself it had revealed that... Read more

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