Second to Someone

Those eyes haven’t looked at meThe way they looked at herThat once-upon-a-time whenYour heart would skip a beatOn her every appearance. Your lips have never sighed my nameLike they still trace hersWhen you, wrecked, heartsore,Cry a river on your pillow cover. Fingers, they’ve never caressed meThe way they cling to her nightdress,Or thumb through that…

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Matter

Sometimes relationships become all about give and take. Or just give and give. Or just take and take. Scriptures tell us that we must not desire, we must not expect. But is that achievable when you do something for someone? Do you wish sometimes that what you did was not reciprocated in materialistic things, but…

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You, I, We and Maybe

I don’t often come to WordPress anymore. But I’m mostly available on Instagram. Here’s the link to my handle. Look me up. Let’s start a conversation. Stay indoors and stay safe everyone!

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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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From Two To None

Some weeks ago I learnt that someone I knew committed suicide over a broken relationship. In another instance, a young driver who worked in the neighbourhood tried to take his own life over something someone had said to him. He eventually succumbed to his injuries. His suicide became a success. My shock aside, I kept…

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Random Gyan #33|| The Right Company

Have you ever had that one friend, or several, who brighten up your day with their mere existence? A friend who would call you names on your face because they love you and you know that’s how they love you? A friend who you know you can call at three in the morning just to…

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