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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Hypocrisy

He says, I’m an ascetic. Then molests a girl. She says, gender equality. Then whines over reservations. He says, I want to change the world. But he spits on the road. She says, I’m not a faker. But spends hours on photoshop. They say, we want justice, peace. They incite to break, maim, wage war.…

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Torment

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Love = Poison

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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 © Pradita Kapahi 2018.

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