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 πŸ™πŸ˜˜ Copyright Β© 2018 Pradita Kapahi

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You Wish

Sometimes you wish you could disappear to another time, to another place, turn into another person. Sometimes you wish life could be as easy as making caricatures – draw and erase, go back to the drawing board, start again. Sometimes you wish and wish but only wishes remain. Copyright Β© Pradita Kapahi 2018.

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Not Good Enough

I look in the mirror And what do I see? My crown of brown Speckled with white. Eyes sunken into the skull, Spider webs stretched across my face, Lines around the mouth Where emotions rest – A smile, a frown, a thin line of dissent. Lips that move to soothe, To kiss and caress, Or…

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