Don’t Know Why

I don’t know why I’m getting all ‘their’ hate I’m not a killer or a thief; Just your average guy With all straight A’s. They say I’m a menace, But hello! Since when? I swear all I did Was go to the dentist. So my mom took me To his clinic yesterday. Now I hate…

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Smile Like Wildfire

His smile is wildfire. The couloir of his lips Widen just enough To let pass A glacial glimpse Of white peaks. Then, licks of red Snake up his eyes Where dark embers Burn with the heat Of the Pole Star. And while your eyes trail The pathways it makes, It gains A life of its…

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Siesta

Lazy afternoon, Head heavy, Eyes drifting Sleep calling To the wind Whispering, Through the leaves. The Sun stealing in Through slatted windows, Golden ribbons Of warmth Across browned skin. Blood running In busy, Concentric circles Through the ears, Like shallow waves Marrying the shores In a shady cove. That hour of solitude Where quiet sings…

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Abandonment

A lifetime Wasted Waiting For you To see, To find, To love Me. It takes You A second To forget, To dismiss, To unsee Me. And time flies For you, But all my clocks Are broken, Stuck In this one moment Of stinging Abandonment. Dearest Readers, Its the last few days of Story Mirror’s Author…

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Torment

If you like my work, please vote for me here and help me win the Author of the Year Award at StoryMirror. Thank you readers 🙏😘 Copyright © 2018 Pradita Kapahi

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