Have you ever stared into the sky,
At nothing really,
Trying to make out shapes from the clouds?
Even lions come alive in such times,
Unadorned. Ready to pounce.
4 weeks, 1 day
Me: I am scared of love and other four letter words
that add to my confusion.
You: You are that great undoing foretold to my heart… 21 more words
1 month, 1 week
I am a child of the night,
Born of my mother’s elegant dreams
And my father’s insistent vows.
Loved, might I add,
Even when my hunger won’t subside.
1 month, 2 weeks
I like to think that I’m more of a listener
Constantly betrayed by her thrashing interior
When it finds the comfort to speak but lacks… 14 more words
I am caught up in your dreams
It’s so hard to imagine what it means to be here
Exposed. Bare. Free.These marks on my skin… 13 more words
Today I wondered where I would have been
If I had grown with different circumstances:
Chosen this language not because mine was
supposedly inadequate; thought in this language… 7 more words
1 month, 3 weeks
I know a small girl
with fire in her eyes
and her prospects outlined
I do not dare to compare
unless I want to feel less alive